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March 2018
  • 09 Mar 18

    Speaker:  Patricia Bouret, Centre national de la recherché scientifique (CNRS), France

    Date:         Friday 9th March 2018, 3.30 pm, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Title:         Family wise separation rates for multiple testing

    Abstract:  Starting from a parallel betw...

  • 05 Mar 18

    Speaker:  Matt Junge, Duke University

    Date:         Monday 5th March 2018, 12 noon in the Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building – Lecture room 5

    Title:         Parking

    Abstract: A car or parking spot is placed at each vertex of an infinite graph. Cars drive in search of unparked spots. When a car finds one, both the car and spot are removed. Three distinct traffic flow p...

  • 01 Mar 18

    Second year poster session

    Ground floor social area, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

February 2018
  • 26 Feb 18

    Speaker:              Aleksander Klimek, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

    Date:                    Monday 26th February 2018, 12 noon in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Title:                     Selection in fluctuating environment

    Abstract:             We are interested in populations in which the fitness of...

  • 22 Feb 18

    Speaker:  Jessie Wu, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Date:         Thursday 22nd February, 3.30 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Title:          Dirichlet process models and their applications

    Abstract:  This is an introductory lecture to Dirichlet Processes (DP). The beginning of the lecture will introduce the definition and the various representati

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  • 19 Feb 18

    Speaker:  Sandra Palau, University of Bath

    Date:        Monday 19th February 2018, 12 noon, The Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, L5

    Title:         Extinction properties and asymptotic behaviour of multi-type continuous state branching processes

    Abstract: In this talk we are going to study multi-type continuous state branching processes. Under mild conditions, we will see t...

  • 15 Feb 18

    Speaker:  Ben  Bloem-Reddy, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Date:         Thursday 15th February, 3.30 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Title:         An introduction to exchangeable random partitions and random discrete probability measures

    Abstract: Random partition processes underly many constructions for Bayesian models of clustered data; the Chine...

  • 12 Feb 18

    Speaker:  Varun Kanade, Department of Computer Science & LMH, University of Oxford

    Date:         Monday 12th February 2018, 12 noon, The Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, L5

    Title:         On coalescence time in graphs–When is coalescing as fast as meeting?

    Abstract: Coalescing random walks is a fundamental stochastic process, where a set of particles perform ind...

  • 08 Feb 18

    Speaker:   Marco Scutari, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford

    Date:          Thursday 8th February, 3.30 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Department of Statistics

    Title:           What is new in R?

    Abstract:  The capabilities of R have evolved considerably since its first public releases in the 1990s, with each major version bringing in new functionality. In this lecture I w...

  • 05 Feb 18

    Speaker:   Robin Stephenson, University of Oxford

    Date:          Monday 5th February, 12 noon, The Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, L5

    Title:           Convergence of bivariate Markov chains to multi-type self-similar processes, and scaling limits of recursively growing trees.

    Abstract:  We investigate the scaling limits of sequences of random trees obtained by recu...