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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 2019

Date Speaker Provisional Title/Topic

04 February

David Borchers, CREEM

A hidden Markov open population model for spatial capture-recapture surveys

18 February

Iain MacDonald, UCT The Conway-Maxwell-Poisson distribution and time series of counts

25 February

Jean-Michel Poggi, Uni. Paris

Spatial CART Classification Trees

4 March

Frans Cronje, Data Profit


11 March

Henning Winker, SEEC
JARA: A generalized Bayesian state-space tool for quantifying populations decline against extinction risk thresholds.

13 March

Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, Stanford University TBA

18 March

Isabel Meyer, UCT


25 March

Jasper Horrell, Deep Data


1 April

Tim Gebbie, UCT

Online Learning of Time-series Patterns for Trading

9 April

Wim Delva, School of Data Science & Computational Thinking

Model calibration as a missing data problem: Approximate Bayesian Computation with MICE