Student Seminars

Student Seminar Series

Join us this Winter for a series of seminars organized by the graduate students of the Statistics Department at UC Davis. The seminars will be held on alternating Wednesdays at noon, in the Colloquium Room MSB 1143 (Small Statistics Seminar Room).

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

Wed Feb 1,

12:00pm

Mimi Tsuruga

(Postdoc, Math, UC Davis)

“What is Topological Data Analysis?” - ABSTRACT

Wed Feb 15, 12:00pm

Julio Deride

(PhD student, Math, UC Davis)

“Statistical estimation problems under stochastic optimization perspective” - ABSTRACT

Wed Mar 1,

12:00pm

Benjamin Roycraft

(PhD student, Statistics, UC Davis)

TBA

Wed Mar 15, 12:00pm

Hao Chen (Assistant Professor, Statistics, UC Davis)

TBA

Refreshments will be served at each seminar. Seminars will be approximately 40 minutes long.

Organizers: Irene Kim and Ozan Sonmez

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Here are the previous student-run seminars in 2016-17:

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

Wed Oct 5,

12:00pm

Data Mining Team

(PhD Candidates, Statistics, UC Davis)

“Predicting Return Quantity for a Fashion Distributor via Gradient Boosting and Ensemble Learning” - ABSTRACT

Wed Oct 19,

12:00pm

Rex Cheung

(PhD Candidate, Statistics, UC Davis)

“Detecting and Predicting Driving State with Driver Behavior Data” - ABSTRACT

Wed Nov 2,

12:00pm

Justin Wang

(PhD Candidate, Statistics, UC Davis)

"Techniques for nonlinear Dimension Reduction" - ABSTRACT

Wed Nov 16,

12:00pm

Norm Matloff

(Professor, Computer Science, UC Davis)

"Statistical Issue in Recommender Systems" - ABSTRACT

Wed Nov 30,

12:00pm

Ozan Sonmez

(PhD Candidate, Statistics, UC Davis)

“Detecting and dating structural breaks in functional data without dimension reduction” - ABSTRACT