The Statistics Department hosts weekly colloquia on a variety of statistcal subjects, bringing in speakers from around the world.

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:23pm
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:52pm
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:47pm
Regularization Adjusted Local Average Treatment Estimation for Regression Discontinuity Designs The regression discontinuity design is one of the most popular and credible methods available for causal inference with observational data.   Estimation of local average treatment effects in RDDs are typically based on local linear regressions using the outcome variable, a treatment assignment variable, and a continuous running variable.  In political…
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:44pm
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:31am
Symbolic Data Analysis: Statistical Inference on Interval Data Regression
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 8:06am
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:24am
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:21am
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:54am
Recent developments for analyzing droplet-based single cell transcriptomic data Single cell transcriptome sequencing (scRNA-Seq) has become a revolutionary tool to study cellular and molecular processes. The newly developed droplet-based technologies enable efficient parallel processing of thousands of single cells with direct counting of transcript copies using Unique Molecular Identifier (UMI). Despite the rapid technology advance,…
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:50am
The design of the National Forest Inventory for the Royal Government of Bhutan The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests of the Himalayan nation of Bhutan recently released its second report on the forest resources of the land. Planning for its first ever National Forest Inventory(NFI) had begun in 2009 with the aim of providing a model and comprehensive accounting of the country’s terrestrial resources. Details of the sampling design and its…