Boston University
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Graduate Program Information
Seminar Series
Courses in Probability
and Statistics
Statistics Seminar Series -- Spring 2006
Thursday 4:00-5:00pm, Room MCS 149
(Tea served from 3:30-4:00pm, Room MCS 153)
September  14
Uri Eden (Boston University)
Recent and Upcoming Research in the Statistical Analysis of Neural Spiking Systems
September  28
Surajit Ray (Boston University)
Modal EM for Mixtures and its Application in Clustering
October 12
Aik Choon Tan (Johns Hopkins University)
Applications of Relative Expression Reversal Concept in Cancer Classification
October 19
Dipak Dey (University of Connecticut)
K-means Clustering: A novel probabilistic modeling with applications
October 26
Debashis Paul ( University of California at Davis)
Principal component analysis for structured high dimensional data
November 2
Marianthi Markatou (Columbia University)
Variance Estimators of Cross-Validation Estimators of the Generalization Error
November 9
Ofer Harel (University of Connecticut)
Analyzing data with two types of missing values
November 30
Liam Paninski (Columbia University)
Two problems from neural data analysis: sparse entropy estimation and adaptive experimental design


Information on seminars from previous semesters may be found here: Fall 2005 | Spring 2006