Mar 5 Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya (University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School) –
Detection Thresholds for Distribution-Free Non-Parametric Tests:
The Curious Case of Dimension 8
Mar 19 Daniel Roy (University of Toronto) – Relaxing the I.I.D. Assumption: Adaptively
Minimax Optimal Regret via Root-Entropic Regularization
Mar 26 Vladimir Vovk (Royal Holloway, University of London) – Testing the I.I.D.
Apr 9 Suriya Gunasekar (Microsoft Research) – Functions space view of linear multi-
channel convolution networks with bounded weight norm