Boston University
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Graduate Program Information
Seminar Series
Courses in Probability
and Statistics
Statistics and Probability Seminar Series -- Fall 2007
Thursday 4:00-5:00pm, Room MCS 149
(Tea served from 3:30-4:00pm, Room MCS 153)

September 20
Mark Kelbert
Mathematics Department,
Swansea University, Wales UK,
Asymptotic properties of Markov Processes on Cayley Trees
PDF | Abstract
September 27
Jianing Di
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Boston University
Semiparametric Estimation of GARCH Models
PDF | Abstract
October 4
Jim Ramsay
Department of Psychology and
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
Parameter Estimation for Differential Equations: A Generalized Smoothing Approach
PDF | Abstract
October 11
Zhiyi Chi
Department of Statistics
University of Connecticut
Constraints on FDR control and ways to address them
PDF | Abstract
October 25
Giovanni Peccati
Laboratoire de Statistique Théorique et Appliquée (LSTA)
University of Paris VI
Path-dependence and Stochastic Processes
PDF | Abstract
November 1
Giles Hooker
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology &
Department of Statistical Science,
Cornell University
Data-Driven Diagnostics and Model Building in Nonlinear Dynamics
PDF | Abstract
November 8
Claudia Klüppelberg
Center for Mathematical Sciences
Munich University of Technology
The Lévy-driven continuous-time GARCH model
PDF | Abstract
November 15
Al Ozonoff
Department of Biostatistics,
Boston University
Biased estimators in public health practice
PDF | Abstract
November 29

Constantine Gatsonis

Community Health and Applied Mathematics
Brown University
Imaging based biomarkers
PDF | Abstract
December 7

Anna Liu

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University o Massachussets, Amherst
Modeling of Hormone Secretion-Generating Mechanisms With Splines:
A Pseudo-Likelihood Approach
PDF | Abstract

Information on seminars from previous semesters may be found here: Fall 2005 | Spring 2006 | Fall 2006| Spring 2007.