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Department of Statistics, U.Va.

Colloquium Schedule

3:00 - 4:30  Clark 101 (Unless noted)

Fall 2014


September 19th


Jie Peng
U. of California-Davis

October 3

Karen Kafadar
University of Virginia

           "To screen or not to screen?  
                 Evaluating benefits &
          biases in cancer screening trails"

October 10th

Tommy Wright
US Census Bureau

October 16th
Special Colloquium




October 17th


Annie Qu
U. of Illinois-Urbana


" Estimation for ultra-high dimensional factor model: a pivotal variabledetection-based approach"

October 24th

Vijay Nair
U. of Michigan

October 31st

Lixing Zhu
Hong Kong Baptist Univ


"Trace pursuit: A general framework of model-free variable selection"

November 12th

Joint Stats/Probability Seminar

Steve Pincus
Guillford, CT


"Higher Order Dangers & Precisely Constructed Tax in Models of Randomness"

Clark 101 - 4:00


November 14th


Todd Ogden
Columbia University


"Functional and imaging data in personalized medicine: Outcome prediction and treatment selection"

November 21st Pang Du
Virginia Tech
               "Cure rate models with nonparametric forms of covariate effects"


December 5th


Linda Young
USDA National Agricultural
Statistics Service


"Research within the National Agricultural Statistics Agency: The 2017 Census of Agriculture"