THEMATIC PROGRAMS

April 19, 2014

Causal Interpretation and Identification of Conditional Independence Structures

Seminar 5 Schedule: Algebraic Methods in Statistics
October 25 to 29, 1999


Monday, October 25

MAINLY RANDOM MATRICES

9:00 - 9:45
Wong, C.S.
Discrete and algebraic methods in statistics

10:00-10:45
Csiszar, I. and Matus*, F.
Information projections revised

2:00 - 3:00
Letac, G. and Massam*, H.
All the moments and inverse moments of the Wishart distribution

Tuesday, October 26

GROUPS IN DISTRIBUTION THEORY

9:00 - 9:45
Graczyk, P.
Classical theorems of probability and statistics on Gelfand pair - applications of algebraic probability theory

10:00-10:45
Gneiting, T.
Matheron's Hankel group - An algebraic gem in geostatistics

1:15 - 2:00
Kim, P.T.
On the characteristic function of the matrix von Mises-Fisher distribution with application to SO(N) - deconvolution

2:15 - 3:00
Letac, G.
Some K invariant distributions on a symmetric cone

Wednesday, October 27

TOPICS IN STATISTICS

9:00 - 9:45
Chang*, T. and Rivest L-P.
The Covariance structure of M-estimates for location and regression problems in differentiable statistical group models

10:00-10:45
Perlman*, M.D. and Wu, L.
On the limitation of the Neyman-Pearson likelihood ratio, and maximum likelihood criteria for testing and estimation

1:15 - 2:00
Srivastava, M.S. and von Rosen*, D.
The growth curve model with unknown singular covariance matrix

2:15 - 3:00
Butler, R.
Algebraic and graphical methods for the transform computation and saddlepoint inversion in complex stochastic systems

Thursday, October 28

GRAPHS AND CONES

9:00 - 9:45
Madsen, J.
GSIADG Models: hypothesis testing and related problems

10:00-10:45
Andersson, S.A.
On the general Wishart distribution on homogeneous cones

1:15 - 2:00
Lajmi, S.
A characterization of Riesz exponential families

2:15 - 3:00
Neher, E.
Transformations groups of the Andersson-Perlman cone


Friday, October 29

MAINLY BAYES

9:00 - 9:45
Consonni*, G., Gutierrez-Pena, E., and Veronese, P.
Conditional reducible exponential families, enriched conjugate families and reference priors

10:00-10:45
Consonni, G., Gutierrez-Pena*, E., and Veronese,
P Continuation

1:15 - 2:00
Giudici, P.
Issues in reversible jump MCMC Bayesian model determination for graphical models

2:15 - 3:15
Hassairi, A.
Generalized variance and exponential families