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SwitzerSeries 2010

3 views of Paul: in 1956, 1977 and 2006

A Seminar Series on the Occasion of the Retirement of Paul Switzer

Friday, October 22, 2010
CIS-X Auditorium

Emceed by Ingram Olkin, Professor of Statistics and of Education, Emeritus

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Schedule of Events

  • 2:00 to 2:10pm
    Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:15 to 2:45pm
    David Siegmund
    Stanford University
    "Paul Switzer, friend and scientist"
  • 2:50 to 3:20pm
    Michael Stein
    University of Chicago
    "Kriging and the screening effect"
  • 3:20 to 3:50pm
  • 3:55 to 4:25pm
    James Zidek
    University of British Columbia
    "Mapping pollution fields: Then and now"
  • 4:30 to 5:00pm
    Richard Smith
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    "Air pollution and health: An ongoing debate"