The Paper of the Month for March 2019 has been selected as:
Woodroofe, M. (1977). Second order approximations for sequential point and interval estimation. Ann. Statist., 5, 984-995.
Professor Nitis Mukhopadhyay has prepared notes that are available online here.
The Paper of the Month for February 2019 has been selected as:
Stein, C. (1981), Estimation of the mean of a multivariate normal distribution, Annals of Statistics, 9(6), 1135-1151.
Assistant Professor Yuwen Gu has prepared notes that are available online here.
The Paper of the Month for November 2018 has been selected as:
Liang, K. Y., & Zeger, S. L. (1986). Longitudinal data analysis using generalized linear models. Biometrika, 73(1), 13-22.
Professor Dipak Dey has prepared notes that are available online here.
The Department of Statistics has posted a new job posting for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.
More details can be found here.
The Department of Statistics will host an introduction to the University’s high-performance computing (HPC) cluster.
The presentation will include an overview of usage of the University’s HPC system, as well as a live demonstration.
The training will be held at 1pm on Friday, November 2, 2018, in AUST 340.
Attendees should register for an HPC account prior to the training, and should bring a laptop, if possible.
Department alumni Dooti Roy, Gregory Vaughan, Jianan Hui, Junxian Geng won the Professional Category of Data Expo at JSM 2018 with presentation titled “Should You Pay Attention to Daily Weather Forecasts? An Exploration”.
Dooti and Greg are pictured below after a successful presentation of their e-poster.