Colloquia Fall 2015

Fall 2015 

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Tentative Topic or Title TBA
Wed, Sep 9 4:00PM AUST 105 UConn faculty presentations – I Professors Harel, Glaz, Zhang, Mukhopadhyay, K. Chen, Ravishanker & Pozdnyakov
Wed, Sep 16 4:00PM AUST 105 UConn faculty presentations – II Professors Schifano, Wang, Vitale, Yan, Bar, M-H. Chen, Chi & Dey
Fri, Sep 18 10:30AM Business School 106 On the Asymptotically Optimal Behavior of Sequential Allocation Policies Michael Katehakis; Rutgers University
Wed, Sep 23 4:00PM AUST 105 Estimating Standard Errors for Importance Sampling Estimators with Multiple Markov Chains
Vivekananda Roy; Iowa State University
Wed, Sep 30 4:00PM AUST 105 Topics in High-Performance Computing with R for EveRyone John W. Emerson; Yale University
Wed, Oct 7 4:00PM Joint UCONN-UMASS Colloquium @ Amherst, MA – Lederle Graduate Research Center (LGRT) room 1634 A Scalable Empirical Bayes Approach to Variable Selection Haim Bar; University of Connecticut
Fri, Oct 16 11:00AM AUST 344 Statistical Issues in Medical Fraud Assessment Tahir Ekin; Texas State University
Wed, Oct 21 4:00PM AUST 105 A Hierarchical Statistical Model and Computational Methods for Genome-Wide Association Studies Luis Carvalho; Boston University
Wed, Oct 28 4:00PM AUST 105 Spatial data and Gaussian processes: A beautiful marriage Alan Gelfand; Duke University
Wed, Nov 4 4:00PM AUST 105 Semiparametric Model Building for Regression Models with Time-Varying Parameters Ting Zhang; Boston University
Wed, Nov 11 4:00PM AUST 105 Bayesian Adaptive Clinical Trial Methods for Incorporating Auxiliary Data and Identifying Interesting Subgroups, with Application to Orphan Diseases Brad Carlin; University of Minnesota
Wed, Nov 18 4:00PM AUST 105 In search of an optimally valid criteria set for diagnosing alcohol use disorder Melanie Wall; Columbia University
Wed, Dec 2 4:00PM AUST 105 Joint scale-change models for recurrent events and failure time Steven Chiou; Harvard University

Colloquium is organized by Professor Xiaojing Wang.