Current RTG Lectures

RTG Lectures

Here is a list of lectures sponsored by the Research Training Group (RTG):

FALL 2016

RTG PRESENTATIONS: "Modern Tools in Statistics and Applications"

November 17-18, 2016, 10am-12pm, MSB 1147

This two-day series features presentations by PhD students in the RTG:

Thursday Nov 17: Computing

  • 10:00am, Clark Fitzgerald, "Introduction to parallel programming in R"
  • 10:30am, Nicholas Ulle, "Introduction to R Markdown"
  • 11:00am, Benjamin Roycraft, "Big Data packages in R"

Friday Nov 18: Methodology

  • 10:00am, Irene Kim, "Introducion to Topological Analysis"
  • 10:30am, Ken Wang, "Want less constraints?" Use empirical likelihood method!"
  • 11:00am, Jamshid Namdari, "Variable Selection in Ultra-high Dimensions"
  • 11:30am, Dmitriy Izyumin, "The Bootstrap - Basics and Applications"

More details about the RTG presentations...

STUDENT-RUN SEMINAR SERIES

The Student-run seminar series for Fall 2016 is organized by PhD Students Irene Kim and Clark Fitzgerald. For the ful list of seminars please visit: www.stat.ucdavis.edu/seminars/student-seminars.html

WINTER 2016

Sayan Mukherjee (Duke University), February 1-3 2016:

"Geometry and topology in statistical inference"

I. Geometry in Inference     Monday, Feb. 1, 3-5pm

II. Topology in inference     Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10am - 12pm

III. Stochastic topology        Wednesday, Feb. 3,  9 - 11am

Location MSB 1147. FULL DETAILS OF THE LECTURES

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