Statistics 699b, Spring 2002
Research Seminar in Statistics

  An introduction to some current research topics, built around the weekly Departmental seminar
Instructor:David Pollard
Time:Monday 1:00-2:00 (when seminar speaker has time for informal discussion),
Thursday 10:30-12:20
Place:24 Hillhouse

Aims of the course


MondayThursdaytopicMonday speaker
17 Jan Feng Liang on "Minimax density estimates": short talk followed by audience participation. Barron
24 Jan Gheorghe Doros on convex minorants and maximum likelihood for censored data. --
31 JanMakram Talih explaining Freedman's criticism of an attempt to deduce causality from correlationsHines
7 FebJoe Chang on DAG'sBonneau
11 FebJamie Robins Robins
14 Feb
21 Feb
28 Feb
7 MarJohnson
Spring break
25 Mar Tommi Jaakkola Jaakkola
28 Mar
4 Apr
11 AprSchapire
18 Apr
25 Apr

18 Jan 2002