Department of Statistics & Operations Research

Statistics Seminars

2013/2014

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Second Semester

18 February

Yishay Mansour, Tel-Aviv University

Learning Multiple Tasks using Shared Hypotheses

25 February

Yaacov Ritov, Hebrew University

On Asympotically Optimal Confidence Regions and Tests for High-Dimensional Models

 

4 March

Gal Elidan, Hebrew University

Lightning-speed Model Selection of Complex Densities

 

11 March

Malka Gorfine, Technion

Heritability Estimation using Regularized Regression Approach (HERRA)

 

25 March

Danny Pfefferman, Government Statistician

Statistical Inference under Nonignorable Sampling and Nonresponse. An Empirical Likelihood Approach

 

1 April

Robert Adler, Technion

A Statistical and Probabilistic Potpourri of Problems in Applied Algebraic Topology

 

8 April

Yoel Shkolnisky, Tel-Aviv University

Viewing Directions Estimation in cryo-EM Using Synchronization

 

29 April

Natan Srebro, Technion

Matrix Learning: A Tale of Two Norms

 

 

19 May

Boaz Arad,

big data

 

20 May

Ephraim Kenigsberg, Weizmann Institute

Studying tissue heterogeneity by measuring single-cell gene expression

 

27 May

Jonathan Rosenblatt, Weizmann Institute

On Seletive Estimation in Nueroimaging

 

10 June

Or Zuk, Hebrew University

Association Analysis using Wavelets Hidden Markov Trees

11 June

** special day and time**

Israel Statistical Association annual meeting

Program

1 July

Emmanuel Candes, Stanford University

The Knockoff Filter for Controlling the False Discovery Rate

 

First Semester

15 October

Amir Globerson, Hebrew University

Vanishing Component Analysis

 

 

29 October

Tomer Koren, Technion

Linear Regression with Limited Observation

 

 

5 November

Oren Louidor, Technion

 

The thinned extremal process of the 2D discrete Gaussian Free Field

7 November

** special day and time**

Abraham Wyner, University of Pennsylvania

 

Statistical Learning with Time Series Dependence: An Application to Scoring Sleep in Mice

 

 

12 November

Daniel Yekutieli, Tel-Aviv University

 

Optimal exact tests for complex alternative hypotheses on cross tabulated data

19 November

Marianna Pensky, University of Central Florida

Laplace deconvolution on the basis of time domain data and its application to Dynamic Contrast Enhanced imaging

26 November

** special time and place**

Special Meeting

Israeli Biostatistics Forum (IBF)

3 December

David Golan, Tel-Aviv University

Accurate Estimation of Heritability in Case-Control GWAS

 

 

24 December

Boris Levit, Queen's University

Some new perspectives in best approximation and interpolation of random data

31 December

Joseph Agassi, Tel-Aviv University

Replicability in science with special application to statistics

14 January

Roded Sharan, Tel-Aviv University

Protein networks: from topology to logic

21 January

Emilio Porcu, University Federico Santa Maria

 

 

Adaptive tapers for space-time geostatistics


 

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