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The Department of Statistical Sciences hosts weekly seminars where visitors and staff present their research.

All are welcome!

Venue: PD Hahn 3
Time: 13h00 – 14h00
Tea: From 12h30 in Statistical Sciences Tea Room.

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Seminars in 2018

Date Speaker Provisional Title/Topic
19 February 2018

Michelle MacDevette, OLSPS Analytics

Customer churn and fraud detection

26 February 2018 Sure Mataramvura, UCT An optimal reinsurance management and dividend payout strategy when the insurer's reserve is an Itô-Lévy process.
5 March 2018 Res Altwegg, SEEC, UCT TBA
12 March 2018 Bruce Basset, UCT TBA
19 March 2018 Robert Bennetto, Pivot Sciences TBA
26 March 2018    
6 April 2018 Andreas Kryger Jensen, University of Copenhagen

Biostatistical applications of Functional Data Analysis

9 April 2018 Michelle Lochner TBA
16 April 2018    
23 April 2018    
30 April 2018 Tim Gebbie, UCT Nature or Niche – What Seems To Drive Trader Behaviour?
7 May 2018 Hanjo Odendaal, Eighty20 TBA
8 May 2018 Andrew Fulton, Eighty20 TBA
9 May 2018 Nabihah Tayob, University of Texas, USA TBA
15 May 2018 Yabebal Fantaye, AIMS TBA
21 May 2018 André Zitzke TBA
28 May 2018 Birgit Erni, UCT TBA