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ORIE Colloquium, 2014-10-07 - Bruce Turnbull: Interim Monitoring of Clinical Trials: Decision Theory, Dynamic Programming and Optimal Stopping

There are currently over 33,000 clinical trials being conducted worldwide according to the registry clinicaltrial.gov. These are very expensive, often costing tens or even hundreds of millions of…

From  E. Cornelius on May 4th, 2018 3 plays

ORIE Colloquium, 2014-11-18 - Patrick Cheridito: Equilibrium Pricing under Translation Invariant Preferences

Abstract: A general discrete-time framework for deriving equilibrium prices of financial assets is proposed. It allows for heterogenous agents, unspanned random endowments and convex trading…

From  E. Cornelius on May 4th, 2018 0 plays

ORIE Colloquium, 2014-12-19 - Nathan Kallus: From Predictive to Prescriptive Analytics

Many operational problems in data-rich environments can be characterized by three primitives: data on uncertain quantities of interest such as simultaneous demands, concurrent auxiliary data such as…

From  E. Cornelius on May 4th, 2018 123 plays

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Robert Daly - Hard Limits on Chinese Soft Power

Hard Limits on Chinese Soft Power: Beijing won’t develop attractive power any time soon, and it doesn’t seem to mind Robert Daly was named the second director of the Kissinger Institute…

From  E. Cornelius on May 4th, 2018 7 plays