April 23, 2024

Applications of Statistical Science Seminar Series

Nancy Reid (Statistics, University of Toronto)
Don Dawson (Fields Institute)

A new joint seminar series will be held monthly at the Fields Institute in Room 230.

The purpose of the seminar is to provide a forum for presentation of wide-ranging applications of statistics and probability to problems of current scientific interest, in diverse fields from the medical, physical, engineering, mathematical, and social sciences.

This series was co-sponsored with the Statistics Department of the University of Toronto.

December 17, 1998
Additive Logistic Regression: a Statistical View of Boosting

Rob Tibshirani, Stanford University

January 5, 1999
Randomly coloured self-avoiding walks
Stuart Whittington, Chemistry, University of Toronto

February 2, 1999
Statistics and the Genetics of Complex Human Disease
Shelley Bull, Mount Sinai Hospital & University of Toronto

March 2, 1999
The smell of greasepaint, the roar of the computer: 25 years of television network election night forecasting.
David Andrews, University of Toronto

April 6, 1999
Computational solutions to problems encountered in spatial data analysis
Carl Amrhein, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto (Joint work with David Buckridge, MD, MSc University of Toronto and Southeast Toronto Health Data Mapping Project)

May 4, 1999
Estimating and Improving Generalization Error for non-i.i.d Data
Yoshua Bengio, Université de Montréal

June 1, 1999
Statistical Issues in Population Health
Dan Krewski, University of Ottawa