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Remembering Charles Stein: Scientist, Colleague, and Friend

During his career, Charles Stein was acknowledged as the world’s premier mathematical statistician. He was also our treasured colleague of 50+ years, and the Statistics Department's intellectual leader.
November 28, 2017 - 2:30pm
LKSC ● Berg Conference Hall A

Friends, family, and colleagues of Professor Stein will gather for an afternoon of talks surveying a few of his influential ideas, followed by a cocktail reception and dinner in the Berg Hall foyer. Invited speakers and the schedule for the symposium are:

black and white photo of Charles Stein ca. 1974

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

2:30p

Carl Morris, "Charles Stein and Shrinkage Estimation"

3:15p

Gesine Reinert, "Stein’s Method and Exchangeable Pairs"

4p

Coffee Break

4:30p

Edward George, "Charles Stein and How It All Began"

5:15p

Reception

6:15p

Dinner and Remembrances of Charles