Our third and final session will have two presentations “Prediction of hospital demand from the COVID-19 death curve: IHME Model” and “Molecular epidemiology of SARS-Cov-2: what…

The fifteen years following World War II saw the development of a wide range of theories of decision making and resource allocation. Notable fields arising from slim foundations included: sequential…

Elicitation is the study of mechanisms which incentivize the truthful reporting of private
information from self-minded agents. In this talk I will present a general theory of elicitation
grounded in…

Selective Inference is the problem of testing hypotheses that are chosen or suggested by the
data. Inference after variable selection in high-dimensional linear regression is a common
example of…

Professor Dockery has studied the health effects of air pollution exposures in populations for over 35 years. Long-term follow-up studies have shown particulate air pollution is associated with…

Natural hazards such as floods, heatwaves and windstorms can cause havoc for the people affected and typically result in huge financial losses. Drug-induced liver injury is a major public health and…

Friday, May 2
2:20 p.m. – Presentation – 253 Rhodes Hall
Philippe Rigollet
The statistical price to pay for computational efficiency in sparse PCA
Computational limitations of…

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…

Computing reliable solutions to inverse problems is important in many applications such as biomedical imaging, computer graphics, and security. Regularization by incorporating prior knowledge is…

ORIE/Statistics Colloquium: Sahand Negahban (MIT) - Structured Estimation in High-Dimensions
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Modern techniques in data…

Tuesday, April 17 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
We analyze the efficiency of particular Markov chain methods used in Bayesian statistics, giving some of the first meaningful bounds on the…

Ricardo Daziano (Cornell) - Statistical Inference on Consumers’ Preferences and Willingness-to-Pay
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Understanding individual…