Events

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar
Spring 2017

Fast Rates for Bandit Optimization with Upper-Confidence Frank-Wolfe
Vianney Perchet (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris-Saclay)
May 19, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Invariance and Causality
Jonas Peters (Univ. of Copenhagen)
May 12, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Some related phase transitions in phylogenetics and social network analysis
Sebastien Roch (Wisconsin)
May 05, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Testing properties of distributions over big domains
Ronitt Rubinfeld (MIT)
April 28, 2017 | 11:00am | 32-141

Active learning with seed examples and search queries
Daniel Hsu (Columbia)
April 14, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Sample-optimal inference, computational thresholds, and the methods of moments
David Steurer (Cornell)
April 07, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Probabilistic factorizations of big tables and networks
David Dunson (Duke)
March 17, 2017 | 11:00am | 32-141

Robust Statistics, Revisited
Ankur Moitra (MIT)
March 10, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Computing partition functions by interpolation
Alexander Barvinok (U Michigan)
March 03, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Causal Discovery in Systems with Feedback Cycles
Frederick Eberhardt (CalTech)
February 17, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Slope meets Lasso in sparse linear regression
Pierre Bellec (Rutgers)
February 10, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304

Non-classical Berry-Esseen inequality and accuracy of the weighted bootstrap.
Mayya Zhilova (GaTech)
February 03, 2017 | 11:00am | E18-304