Wharton Statistics Seminars / Conferences

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Fall 2020 Online Seminars

Date Presenter Title
Wednesday, September 2
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Gautam Kamath – University of Waterloo CoinPress: Practical Private Point Estimation and Confidence Intervals
Wednesday, September 9
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Ryan Adams – Princeton University Some New Ideas for Unbiased Gradient Estimation in Optimization
Wednesday, September 16
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Lorin Crawford – Brown University Multi-scale Inference of Genetic Trait Architecture using Biologically Annotated Neural Networks
Berkeley – Penn Joint Seminar
Wednesday, September 23
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Weijie Su – University of Pennsylvania

Sam Pimentel – University of California, Berkeley
Local Elasticity: A Phenomenological Approach Toward Understanding Deep Learning

The Uniform General Signed Rank Test and its Design Sensitivity
Wednesday, September 30
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Aaron Roth – University of Pennsylvania Moment Multicalibration for Uncertainty Estimation
Wednesday, October 7
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Marina Meila – University of Washington Unsupervised Validation for Unsupervised Learning
Wednesday, October 14
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Haiyan Huang – University of California, Berkeley Count Statistics for Inferring Gene-Gene Interactions and Disease-Drug Associations
Wednesday, October 21
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Aguêmon Yves Atchadé – Boston University Markov Chain Monte Carlo Mixing Times in High Dimensions Using Approximate Spectral Gaps
Wednesday, October 28
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Edgar Dobriban – University of Pennsylvania On the Statistical Foundations of Adversarially Robust Learning
Wednesday, November 4
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Giles Hooker – Cornell University Optimal Adaptive Design of Experiments for Stochastic Dynamic Systems
Wednesday, November 18
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Mengdi Wang – Princeton University Some Theoretical Results on Model-based Reinforcement Learning
Wednesday, December 2
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Francis Diebold – University of Pennsylvania Real-Time Real Economic Activity Entering the Pandemic Recession
Wednesday, December 9
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Yao Xie – Georgia Institute of Technology
Wednesday, December 16,
Time: 12:10-1:10 pm
Yilin Wang – Massachusetts Institute of Technology SLE, Energy Duality, and Foliations by Weil-Petersson Quasicircles

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Conferences

Date Title
December 2021 Perspectives in Statistical Modeling and Inference: A Workshop in Honor of Ed George’s 70th Birthday
Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1, 2018 Memorial Service and Workshop in Honor of Lawrence D. Brown
May 20, 2015 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2015
December 15, 2010 Borrowing Strength Theory Powering Applications
June 5, 2009 Objective Bayes Meeting 2009
May 20, 2009 Atlantic Causal Modeling Conference 2009
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