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Some probability “paradoxes” to warm up your winter

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Mark Holmes, UBC Mathematics Visiting Professor; Professor of Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Statistics Seminar
Zoom / ESB 4192

Semiparametric inference under a density ratio model

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Archer Gong Zhang, UBC Statistics PhD student
Zoom / ESB 4192

Kriging Performance Without Kriging Complexity

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Donald R. Jones, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
Statistics Seminar
Zoom / ESB 4192

Model Projections in Model Space (MPMS): A geometric interpretation of the AIC and estimating the distance between the generating process and the best approximating model

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
José Miguel Ponciano, Department of Biology, University of Florida
Statistics Seminar

Optimal Transportation in the Inference of Finite Mixture Models

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Qiong Zhang, UBC Statistics PhD student

Data Journalism and the Pandemic: Observations from 19 months of Charts

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Justin McElroy, Municipal Affairs Reporter, CBC Vancouver
Statistics Seminar
Zoom / ESB 4192

CANSSI Ontario / U of T Statistical Sciences ARES Seminar: Tiffany Timbers

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30
Tiffany Timbers, UBC Statistics Assistant Professor of Teaching / Co-Director, UBC Master of Data Science Program (Vancouver option)
Statistics Seminar
Zoom (to register, see CANSSI website)

Computational methods for genomics data analysis: Cancer detection using circulating tumor DNA and miRNA expression inference in single cells

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Jakob Skou Pedersen, UBC Statistics Visiting Professor
Statistics Seminar
Zoom / ESB 4192

COVID-19 Modelling and Forecasting in the US and Canada: A statistician’s pro(retro)spective

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Daniel J. McDonald, UBC Statistics Associate Professor
Statistics Seminar
Zoom / ESB 4192

Navigating challenging EDI conversations: Tips and tricks for allies

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:30