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Consultations and revision classes

 All revision classes will be recorded via Panopto lecture capture. The recordings will be available on Canvas soon after the session has taken place and a direct link to the recording page will be added to this page.

Some lecturers may also be doing group consultations, which will be conducted mainly through Microsoft Teams. Details of times will be listed on this site and e-mails will be sent with invites to the sessions. If you have not received an invitation two days prior to the session, please e-mail academic.administrator@stats.ox.ac.uk.

The solutions to all the Part B and C Mathematics and Statistics 2019 exams are now available on the Examination Solutions WebLearn site.

A12 Simulation and Statistical Programming

SB1.1 Applied Statistics

  • Revision classes with Dr Neil Laws, covering questions 1 and 2 from the SB1 2019 and 2018 exam papers and Q1 from the 2017 exam paper are now available on Canvas here.
  • Revision class covering question 1 from the SB1 2017 exam paper, now available on Canvas here.
  • Thursday 7th and 14th May, weeks 2 and 3,  10am-11am, consultation sessions with Neil Laws via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent via email. Please email Dr Neil Laws (at least 24 hours in advance) with any question or points you would like to be addressed (indicating which session you will be attending if appropriate).

SB1.2 Computational Statistics

  • Revision class with Prof Geoff Nicholls on the first half of the material is now available on Canvas here.
  • Wednesday 13th May, week 3, 11am-12pm, consultation with Prof. Geoff Nicholls via Teams (on the first half of the material). An invitation to join will be send via e-mail.

SB2.1 Foundations of Statistical Inference

  • Revision classes with Prof Dino Sejdinovic, covering 2018 Q2 and 2017 Q3 are now available on Canvas here.
  • Friday 15th May (week 3), 5pm-6pm, consultation with Cian Naik via Teams. Please send your questions in by 10am Thursday 14th May. An invitation to join will be sent via e-mail.
  • Friday 22nd May (week 5), 10am-11am, consultation with Cian Naik via Teams. Please send your questions in by 10am Wednesday 20th May to Cian Naik. An invitation to join will be sent via e-mail.

SB2.2 Statistical Machine Learning

  • Revision classes with Brian Zhang going through 2015 Part C Q1 and Q2 (a-c), Q3 (b) and selected parts of 2017 MSc Q7 now available on Canvas here. Accompanying PDF is available here.
  • There will be two recorded revision classes in week 2 and week 3 going through 2015 Part C Q1 and Q2 (a-c), Q3 (b) and selected parts of 2017 MSc Q7 (week 2), and 2018 Part B exam and more if time allows (week 3).
  • Wednesday 20th May, week 4, 4pm-5pm, consultation with Prof. Pier Palamara via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail. Please send questions to Prof. Pier Palamara beforehand.
  • Wednesday 27th May, week 5, 10am-11am, consultation with Tom Rainforth via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail. Please send questions to Tom Rainforth beforehand.

SB3.1 Applied Probability

  • Revision classes going through all questions of the 2018 and 2019 exam papers are now available on Canvas here.
  • Tuesday 12th and 19th May, weeks 3 and 4, 11am-12.30pm, consultation sessions with Prof. Julien Berestycki via Teams. Please send in questions beforehand to Prof Julien Berestycki by Monday noon of whichever consultation sesion you wish to attend (please specify). An invitation to join will be send by e-mail.
  • Wednesday 6th and 20th May, weeks 2 and 4, 9am-10am, consultations with Dr Matthias Winkel via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.
  • Wednesday 27th May, week 5, 11am-12pm [Please note change of time], consultations with Dr Matthias Winkel via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.

If anybody is in a time zone west of the UK or has insufficient computer access for sessions, please let Matthias know by e-mailing winkel@stats.ox.ac.uk and he will make alternative arrangements.

SB3.2 Statistical Lifetime Models

  • Revision classes with Prof David Steinsaltz going through the 2018 and 2019 exam papers are now available on Canvas here.
  • and 2019 (week 4) exam papers, with Prof. David Steinsaltz. This will be recorded and made available on Canvas.
  • Monday 11th and 25th May, week 3 and 5, 11.30am-12.30pm, consultation sessions with Prof. David Steinsaltz via Teams. Please e-mail Prof. David Steinsaltz with questions beforehand, specifying the session you will be attending.

SB4.1 Actuarial Science

  • Revision classes with Dr Matthias Winkel are now available on Canvas here.
  • Wednesday 13th May, week 3, 9am,-10am, consultation with Dr Matthias Winkel via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.
  • Wednesday 20th May, week 4, 10am-11am, consultation with Dr Matthias Winkel via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.
  • Wednesday 27th May, week 5, 9am-10am, consultation with Dr Matthias Winkel via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.

If anybody is in a time zone west of the UK or has insufficient computer access for sessions, please let Matthias know by e-mailing winkel@stats.ox.ac.uk and he will make alternative arrangements.

Please find here a list of practice questions from previous exam papers when there were two Actuarial Science courses.

SC1 Stochastic Models in Mathematical Genetics

  • Notes on the Part C 2018 exam paper can be found on Canvas here.
  • A revision class going through the 2018 Part C paper will be recorded soon.
  • Wednesday 6th May (week 2), 9.30am-10.30am, consultation with Leo Speidel via Teams. Please send all questions to Leo Speidel at least 48 hours in advance. An invitation to join will be sent by e-mail.
  • Wednesday 20th May (week 4), 2pm-3pm, consultation with Prof Simon Myers via Teams. Please send all questions to Prof Simon Myers at least 48 hours in advance. An invitation to join will be send by e-mail.

SC2 Probability and Statistics for Network Analysis

  • Revision class going through 2018 SC2 exam paper with James Wilsenach is now available on Canvas here.
  • Tuesday 5th May, week  2, 9am-11am, revision class for Part C/OMMS covering the 2019 exam paper via Teams. Please attempt the paper before the revision session and send any questions to Professor Gesine Reinert before the session. The exam questions will not be presented, instead questions on the paper and other material will be answered. An invitation to join the session will be sent via e-mail.
  • Thursday 7th May, week  2, 9am-11am, revision class for MSc in Statistical Science covering the 2019 exam questions via Teams. Please attempt the paper before the revision session and send any questions to Professor Gesine Reinert before the session. The exam questions will not be presented, instead questions on the paper and other material will be answered. An invitation to join the session will be sent via e-mail.
  • Wednesday 13th May, week 3, 10am-12pm, consultation session for Part C/OMMS via Teams. Please submit questions to Tadas Temcinas at least 24 hours before the session. An invitation to join the session will be sent via e-mail.
  • Tuesday 19th May, week 4, 9am-11am, consultation session for Part C/OMMS via Teams. Please submit your questions to Professor Gesine Reinert before the session. An invitation to join the session will be sent via e-mail.
  • Wednesday 20th May, week 4, 2pm-4pm, consultation session with James Wilsenach via Teams. The consultation will cover general questions and questions on the 2018 exam paper. Please submit your questions to  James Wilsenach at least 24 hours before the session, although questions may also be asked in the session. An invitation to join the session will be sent via Teams.

SC4 Advanced Topics in Statistical Machine Learning

  • Friday 22nd May (week 4), 10.30am-12pm, consultation session with Emile Mathieu via Teams. Please send questions  in before the session to Emile Mathieu and please also note if there is a particular exam question you would like to be taken through. An invitation to join will be sent via e-mail.

SC5 Advanced Simulation Methods

  • Revision classes going through the 2018 and 2019 Part C/OMMS exam papers are now available on Canvas here.
  • Tuesday 5th May (week 2), 2pm-3pm, consultation session with Prof. George Deligiannidis via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent via e-mail.
  • Tuesday 12th May (week 3), 10am-11am, consultation sessions with Prof. George Deligiannidis via Teams. Please send questions to Prof George Deligiannidis before the sessions, specifying which session you are attending. An invitation to join will be send via e-mail.

SC7 Bayes Methods

  • A revision class with Prof Geoff Nicholls is now available on Canvas here.
  • Thursday 14th May, week 3, 11am-12pm, consultation with Prof. Geoff Nicholls via Teams. An invitation to join will be send via e-mail.
  • Thursday 21st May, week 4, 10am-11am, consultation with Prof. Geoff Nicholls via Teams. An invitation to join will be send via e-mail.

SC9 Interacting Particle Systems

Since the content has changed, we will provide suitable material for revision and exam preparation, separately for the first half and the second half of the course.

  • Revision class with Dr Dominic Yeo going through specimen Q1-Q3 are now available on Canvas here.
  • SPANNING FORESTS & PERCOLATION: Three relevant questions are available on Canvas. A recording discussing solutions will be posted shortly. A video consultation on the first half of the material will take place Thursday 7th May 11am-12pm via Teams. An invitation to join will be sent via email. Please send questions to Dominic by Tuesday lunchtime via email.
  • INTERACTING PARTICLE SYSTEMS & MIXING TIMES: Alessandra will run a similar arrangement, with consultation scheduled for Thursday 21st May 11am-12pm.

SC10 Algorithmic Foundations of Learning

  • Revision classes with Prof. Patrick Rebeschini going through the two mock exam papers dated 04-04/2019 and 15-04-2019 (3 questions each), the solutions of the 2019 Part C/OMMS exam paper (3 questions), and the 2019 MSc exam paper (2 questions). These are now available on Canvas here.
  • Wednesday 6th and 20th May (week 2 and 4), 11am-12pm, consultation sessions with Prof. Patrick Rebeschini via Team. Please go to: http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~rebeschi/teaching/AFoL/19/ for more information and how to submit questions annonymously, or you can submit questions directly to Prof. Patrick Rebeschini. Invitations to join the sessions will be sent via e-mail.

Link to the Mathematical Institute consultation and revision classes.