15 Mar - 16 Mar 18
The sandpit meeting will be held at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, from 9.30am on Thursday 15th March through to 2.00 pm on Friday 16th March 2018.
This sandpit meeting will look at network analysis problems posed by the presenters from three industrial partners:Dr Alan Whitmore and Dr Jonny Wray from e-therapeutics are interested in finding drugs through a network approach to protein interactions Dr Kimmo Soramäki from FNA is interested ...
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
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
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
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...