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)
February  1
Patrick Wolfe (Harvard University)
Multi-Scale MCMC Methods for Sampling from Products of Gaussian Mixtures
February  8
Yingchun Zhou (Boston University)
Drug target prediction using Simultaneous Equation Models of Gene Regulatory Networks
February  22
Chenhua Zhang (University of Georgia)
Tail Expansions for the Distribution of the Maxima of Random Walks with Negative Drift and Regularly Varying Increments

March  1
Andrew Barron (Yale University)
Information Inequalities and the Central Limit Theorem
March  9
Davide Lee Gold
Bayesian Change Point Analysis of Genetic Instability in High-throughput Experiments
March  22
Yoonjung Lee (Harvard University)
Modeling the Random Demand Curve for Stock: An Interacting Particle Representation Approach
April  19
Rima Izem (Harvard University)
Analyzing Nonlinear Variation in Functional Data
April  26
L.K.Jones (UMass Lowell)
A Theory of Fusion for Machine Learning


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