Department of Statistics & Operations Research

Statistics Seminars

2014/2015

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Second Semester

10 March

Dan Garber, Technion

Online Algorithms for Principal Component Analysis

24 March

Felix Abramovich, Tel-Aviv University

Model Selection in High-Dimensional Regression: Some Results and Extensions

14 April

Heejung Shim, University of Chicago

Multi-scale approaches for analyses of functional phenotypes arising from high-throughput sequencing assays

21 April

Lior Wolf, Tel-Aviv University

Image Annotation using Deep Learning and Fisher Vectors

5 May

Daniel Yekutieli, Tel-Aviv University

Inferring predictive treatment effects from the Cochrane Collaboration reviews

12 May

Noam Slonim, IBM

IBM Debating Technologies

 

19 May

Diklah Geva, Ben-Gurion University

Shelf life estimation for single and multiple storage conditions

 

26 May

Alex Ely Kossovsky, City University of New York

Benford's Law: Digits within Numbers

28 May

** special time and place**

The Israel Statistical Association Annual Meeting

 

 

 

9 June

Avital Lavie, Hebrew University

 

16 June

Shulamith Gross, Baruch College of CUNY

Comparing the Predictiveness of Nested Statistical Models

23 June

Emilio Porcu, University Federico Santa Maria

Space-Time Covariance Functions for Planet Earth

30 June

Iain Johnstone, Stanford University

Estimating sparse eigenstructure for high dimensional data

7 July

Will Fithian, Stanford University

Optimal Inference After Model Selection

First Semester

21 October

Richard Olshen, Stanford University

Clonality, richness, and multinomial parameters

23 October

** special time

Malgorzata Bogdan, Wroclaw University of Technology

Do the magic properties of the Benjamini-Hochberg procedure hold in the context of multiple regression?

28 October

Itai Dattner , Haifa University

Statistical Inference for Systems of Differential Equations

 

 

4 November

Ohad Shamir, Weizmann Institute

Learning with Information Constraints

 

11 November

Jeffrey Silber, University of Pennsylvania

 

Mistaken Advice on Heart Attack Mortality from Medicare's Hospital Compare

 

 

16 November

** special time and place**

Special Meeting

Israel Biostatistics Forum (IBF)

18 November

Yair Weiss, Hebrew University

 

Compressed Sensing and Natural Image Statistics

 

25 November

Jonathan Rosenblatt, Weizmann Institute

On the Optimality of Averaging in Distributed Statistical Learning

2 December

Saharon Rosset, Tel-Aviv University

 

Quality Preserving Databases: Statistically Sound and Efficient Use of Public Databases for an Infinite Sequence of Tests

 

9 December

Philip Reiss, New-York University

Varying-smoother models, with applications to human brain development

16 December

Tamar Sofer, University of Washington

Methods for the Analysis of Exposure Effect on Secondary Outcomes in Case-Control Studies

23 December

Adam Sales, Carnegie Mellon University

Adjusting for Many Covariates in Matching-Based Causal Inference

30 December

Eran Shmaya, Tel-Aviv University

Merging of opinions in a stationary environment

5-7 January

Special Meeting

Replicability across labs concerns in animal phenotyping and other pre-clinical studies

13 January

Niv Buchbinder, Tel-Aviv University

A Primal-Dual Approach to Online Optimization Problems

 

 

 

 


 

Seminars are held on Tuesdays, 10.30 am, Schreiber Building, 309 (see the TAU map ). The seminar organizer is Ruth Heller.

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Seminars from previous years