Neyman Seminar

Statistics 278B Fall 2006

Wednesdays 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in 1011 Evans.
Coffee and cake from about 3:45 pm in 1011 Evans

This semester the seminar will focus on statistical computing.

Dates and Speakers
Aug 30 No Seminar
Sep 6 Jasjeet S. Sekhon, Professor, Survey Research Center, UCB
Genetic Matching for Estimating Causal Effects: A General Multivariate Matching Method for Achieving Balance in Observational Studies.     [abstract]
Sep 13 Michael Wehner, Scientific Computing Group, LBL
Global warming and extreme weather     [abstract]
Sep 20 Raquel Romano, Postdoc, Visualization Group, LBL
Supernova Recognition using Support Vector Machines [abstract]
Sep 27 Statistical Computing Facility, UCB
Open Forum: Current and Future Directions     [abstract]
Oct 4 Bertram Ludaescher, Professor, Dept of Computer Science, UC Davis
Scientific Workflows: Towards a New Synthesis for Information Integration     [abstract]
Oct 11 Fyodor D. Urnov, PhD Team Leader, Advanced Genomics, Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.
Human Genome Editing in Living Cells -- the Challenge of a Text 3.3 Billion Letters Long
Oct 18 Lee Wilkinson, Senior VP, SPSS Inc, and Professor, Northwestern University
Scagnostics     [abstract]
Oct 25 Marti Hearst, Professor, School of Information, UCB
Unambiguous + Unlimited = Unsupervised     [abstract]
Nov 1 Minos Garofalakis, Senior Research Scientist, Intel Research Berkeley
Sketching Techniques for Tracking Distributed Data Streams     [abstract]
Nov 8 Emery Brown, Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Professor of Computational Neuroscience, MIT; Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Application of the State-Space Model Paradigm to Neuroscience Data Analysis     [abstract]
Nov 15
Nov 22 John Chambers, Bell Labs Fellow, Bell Labs, Lucent
Evolution of S (including R)     [abstract]
Nov 29 John Chambers, Bell Labs Fellow, Bell Labs, Lucent
Seeking Principles for Statistical Software     [abstract]
Dec 6 Duncan Temple Lang, Professor, Dept of Statistics, UCD
Evolving Statistical Computing Systems for the Next Decade     [abstract]