"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

2009 Seminars

Monday, November 30, 2009 "To Tree or Not To Tree: Phylogeny and Microbial Community Comparisons" Rob Knight, University of Colorado, Boulder

Monday, November 16, 2009 "Realizing the Union of Information Theory and Communication Networks." Rockey Luo, Colorado State University

CANCELLED - Monday, November 9, 2009 Dong Sung, University of Southern California

Monday, November 2, 2009 "Where Has All the Carbon Gone? Atmospheric CO2 Assimilation in the GOSAT Era" Scott Denning, Colorado State University

Monday, October 26, 2009 "Pollution Source Direction Identification: Embedding dispersion models to solve an inverse problem" William Christensen, Brigham Young University

Monday, October 19, 2009 "Comparing Accuracy of Spatial Forecasts" Mandy Hering, Colorado School of Mines

Monday, October 12, 2009 "Clustering High Dimension, Low Sample Size Data Using the Maximal Data Piling Distance" Jeongyeon Ahn, University of Georgia

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 "Self-similarity in high frequency data and applications" Brani Vidakovic, Georgia Institute of Technology

Monday, October 5, 2009 "Convergence of Ensemble Kalman Filter" Jan Mandel, University of Colorado, Denver

Monday, September 28, 2009 "Bayesian Meta-Analysis of Literature Information: Estimating Functional Traits for 305 US Tree Species" Kiona Ogle, University of Wyoming

Friday, September 18, 2009 "Continuous Blood-Glucose Monitoring in insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus: An Application of the Extended Kalman Filter" Atul Sharma, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

Monday, September 21, 2009 "Evaluating Microbial Diversity and Adaptation: New Opportunities for Insight in a Data Rich World" Cathy Lozupone, University of Colorado, Boulder

Monday, September 14, 2009 "The Many Server Queue in Heavy Traffic" Anatolii Puhalskii, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Colorado, Denver

Friday, August 28, 2009 "Statistical Modeling with COGARCH(p,q) Processes"Erdenebaatar Chadraa, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Thursday, July 9, 2009 "Confidence Regions for Level Curves and a Limit Theorem for the Maxima of Gaussian Random Fields" Joshua French, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Friday, July 10, 2009 "Modeling Texas Groundwater Constituents using a Multivariate Geostatistical Model" Fatima Anderson, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 "Spatial Hierarchical Modeling in Comparing Extreme Precipitation Generated by Regional Climate Models" Erin M. Schliep, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Monday, May 11, 2009 "Shape Restricted Regression in a Bayesian Framework" Amber Hackstadt, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 "Statistical inference for semiparametric regression models based on the Fourier transforms" Myriam Vimond, ENSAI (France).

April 27, 2009 "A computational measure theoretic approach to inverse sensitivity problems" Don Estep, PhD, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University Mathematics and Statistics.

April 20, 2009 "Topics for statistical research at the National Center for Atmospheric Research" Eric Gilleland and Matthew Pocernich, NCAR.

April 13, 2009 NO SEMINAR.

April 6, 2009 "Multiple Imputation of Missing Values in Logistic Regression: A Case Study" Jeffrey Mergler, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 6, 2009 "Developing a practical predictive model of commercial performance with digital video recorder (DVR) data" Leigh Engelhardt, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 6, 2009 "Continuum limits for beta ensembles" Brian Rider, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Friday, April 3, 2009 "Bayesian Model Averaging in Economics." Megan Baburek, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 RESCEHULED "On Optimal Sampling Designs to Estimate Unknown Parameters in Elliptic Partial Differential Equations" Nathanial Burch, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

March 30, 2009 "TBA" Jan Nerger, Interim Dean, College of Nautral Sciences, Colorado State University.

March 27, 2009 "A report on the comparison of extreme quantiles estimators in surveys. " Hua Liu, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 POSTPONED "On Optimal Sampling Designs to Estimate Unknown Parameters in Elliptic Partial Differential Equations" Nathanial Burch, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

March 23, 2009. "The fundamental ideas of AIC-based model selection and multimodel inference". Ken Burnham, USGS and CSU Fishery and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University.

March 16, 2009 NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 "Fiducial Inference Applications to a Maximum Mean and the Generalized Pareto" Damian Wandler, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

March 9, 2009 "Efficient Adaptive Mixture Estimation" Jiayang Sun, Case Western.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 "When the POT–approach fails: super heavy tailed
distributions and covariate information"
Ulf Cormann, University of Siegen, Germany.

March 2, 2009 NO SEMINAR.

February 23, 2009 "Hierarchical spatial modeling of additive and dominance genetic variance for large spatial trial datasets" Dr. Sudipto Banerjee, PhD, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

February 16, 2009 NO SEMINAR.

February 9, 2009 "Of Seals and Statistics: Modeling northern fur seal movement" Devin Johnson, PhD, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA.

February 2, 2009 "Discussion of Opportunities in CIMS" Don Estep, PhD, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University Mathematics and Statistics.

January 28, 2009 "Functional Clustering of Dynamic Gene Expression Profiles" Rongling Wu, PhD, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

January 26, 2009 "A Statistical Strategy for Predicting Drug Response with Unphased Genetic Data " Rongling Wu, PhD, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

JANUARY 19, 2009 NO SEMINAR - MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY

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