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Special Lecture: 150 Years or More of Data Analysis in Canada

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 04:30 to 06:30
David Bellhouse, Statistician and Statistics Historian
Statistics Seminar
UBC Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 120, 2202 Main Mall

Join us as David Bellhouse (a statistician, Statistics historian, and professor emeritus from the University of Western Ontario), discusses the past and future of data analysis and Statistics in Canada. Topics will include Statistics from Victorian times through the foundational work of Fisher, Neyman, and Pearson and then into the computer age, bringing us to the emergence of Data Science.

4:30pm - 5:30pm:  Registration and mingling in the AERL lobby (with light refreshments)

5:30pm - 6:30pm:  Lecture in AERL 120 (the main lecture hall)


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by Friday, October 13, 2017.

This event is cosponsored by the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute, the Statistical Society of Canada, and the UBC Department of Statistics.