Probability and Statistics Seminar
Fridays 3:30 - 4:30 in KAP 414
1/13/12 Tonci Antunovic,
UC-Berkeley, "Competing first passage percolation on random
1/20 No seminar this week
1/27 Joscha Diehl, TU-Berlin, "Rough
2/3 Fengzhu Sun, USC, "Alignment-free
genome and metagenome comparison using k-tuples"
2/10 Larry Goldstein, USC, "Concentration
of measure by size bias couplings"
2/17 Philip Protter, Columbia University,
"Can one detect a bubble in real time?"
2/24 Sergey Lototsky, USC, "Parameter
estimation in second-order continuous time linear autoregressions"
3/2 Sebastien Roch, UCLA, "Relating
Combinatorial and Variational Distances on Trees"
3/9 Moritz Biskamp, UC-Irvine,
"Asymptotic support theorem for planar isotropic Brownian flows"
3/16 SPRING BREAK
3/23 No seminar
3/30 Jelena Bradic, UC-San Diego,
"Regularization for Cox's proportional hazards model with
4/6 Vlad Vysotsky, Arizona State U.,
"Positivity of random sequences"
4/13 Wenjie Guo, Fudan Univ. and USC, and Jia
Zhuo, USC, "Probabilistic Numerical Methods for Fully Nonlinear
4/20 Rahul Jain, USC, "To queue or not to
queue: Strategic behavior in queueing systems"
4/27 Jason Fulman, USC, "Analysis
9/9/11 Jianfeng Zhang, USC, "On
9/16/11 No seminar
9/23/11 Dilap Madan, U. of Maryland, "Capital
minimization as a hedging criterion"
9/30 Osonde Osoba, EE-Systems, USC, "Bayesian Inference
with Adaptive Fuzzy Priors and Likelihoods"
10/7 (joint with Math Finance Colloq.) Alain Bensoussan, U. of
Texas at Dallas and Hong
Kong Polytechnic Univ., "Comparison Between Martingale Methods
and Dynamic Programming"
10/14 Sergei Zuyev, Chalmers Univ., "Stability for random
measures, point processes and discrete semigroups"
10/21 Georgios Fellouris, USC, "Parameter estimation
under communication constraints"
10/28 Alexander Vandenberg-Rodes, UC-Irvine, "Current flow and
negative dependence in the symmetric exclusion process"
11/4 (joint with Math Finance Colloq.) Rich Sowers, U. of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11/11 Mike Cranston, UC-Irvine
11/18 (joint with Math Finance Colloq.) George Yin, Wayne State U.
12/2 Stephen DeSalvo, USC
12/3 (Saturday) Southern
California Probability Symposium, at USC:
Tom Alberts, Cal Tech