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December 2013


Date: Monday December 16
Place: Mathematics building (Niels Henrik Abels hus), room B81
Event: Statistics Seminar, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-15:15.
Speaker: Steve Marron
Title: Object Oriented Data Analysis.


Date: Thursday December 12
Place: Domus Medica, room 2180
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Valeria Vitelli (Postdoc, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo).
Title: Sparse clustering of functional data.


November 2013


Date: Thursday November 28
Place: Domus Medica, room 2240
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Nils Lid Hjort (Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo).
Title: Analysing a collection of paired binomials with many zeroes.


Date: Tuesday November 19
Place: Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 4
Event: Tuesday Seminar, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-15:15.
Speaker: Steinar Engen (NTNU).
Title: Evolutionary effects of non-selective harvesting in a stochastic environment.


Date: Thursday November 14
Place: Litteraturhuset
Event: Celebrating the International Year of Statistics, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 19:00.
Speakers:
-Jo Røislien (Norsk Luftambulanse)
-Giske Ursin (Kreftregisteret)
-Rønnaug Mysterud (Norsk Hydro)
-Helge Brunborg (Statistisk Sentralbyrå)
-Nils Lid Hjort (Universitetet i Oslo)
The program is here.



Date: Thursday November 14
Place: Domus Medica, room 2240
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Professor John P. Buonaccorsi (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts-Amherst).
Title: Misclassification in two-way tables and the power of the Cochran-Armitage test for trend .



Date: Tuesday November 5
Place: Domus Medica, Auditorium 4
Event: Tuesday Seminar, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-15:15.
Speaker: Xiangping Hu (Department of Mathematics, UiO).
Title: New approach for multivariate Gaussian random fields.


October 2013


Date: Tuesday October 22
Place: Auditorium 4, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus (UiO)
Event: Tuesday Seminar, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-15:15.
Speaker: Professor Ernst Wit (University of Groningen).
Title: Inference of genomic dynamics.



Date: Tuesday October 15
Place: Norsk Regnesentral, AlfaOmega room
Event: Celebrating the Sverdrup prize 2013
Time: 14:00-16:00.
Speaker: Nils Lid Hjort (Professor, University of Oslo).
Title: Distributions of Confidence.


Date: Thursday October 10
Place: Domus Medica, room 2240
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Siri Eldevik Håberg (Senior advisor, Norwegian Institute of Public Health).
Title: Risk of fetal death after pandemic influenza virus infection or vaccination.


September 2013


Date: Friday September 20
Place: Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 4
Event: Anders Løland defended his Dr.Philos. Degree
Time: 13:15
Title: "Statistical modeling in electricity and related markets".
Committee:
- Professor Rüdiger Kiesel, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
- Professor Dag Tjøstheim, University of Bergen, Norway
- Professor Sven Ove Samuelsen, University of Oslo, Norway


Date: Tuesday September 3
Place: Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 4
Event: Statistics seminars, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-15:15.
Speaker: Jan Fredrik Bjørnstad (SSB and Department of Mathematics, UiO).
Title: Extended likelihood approach to large-scale multiple testing.


June 2013


Date: Friday June 14
Place: Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 4
Event: PhD defense, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 13:15.
Candidate: Linn Cecilie Bergersen (Department of Mathematics, UiO).
Title: Guiding the Lasso: Regression in High Dimensions.


May 2013


Date: Thursday May 23
Place: Domus Medica, room 2180
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Bjørn Heine Strand (Senior Researcher, Department of Health Statistics, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health).
Title: Midlife vascular risk factors and the association with dementia deaths: results from a Norwegian study followed up for 35 years.


April 2013


Date: Tuesday April 30
Place: Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Auditorium 4
Event: Statistics seminars, jointly organized by Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:15-16:00.
Speakers: Philip Jonathan (Shell Projects & Technology, U.K. and Lancaster University) and David Randell (Shell Projects & Technology and Durham University).
Title: Modelling extreme environments and Locating and quantifying gas emission sources using remotely obtained concentration data.


Date: Thursday April 25
Place: Domus Medica, room 2180
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Gianpaolo Scalia Tomba (Department of Mathematics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy).
Title: Quantifying the re-exposure process to an infectious agent.


Date: Thursday April 18
Place: Domus Medica, room 2180
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Tron Anders Moger (Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Health Economics and Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo).
Title: Schizophrenia Susceptibility and Age of Diagnosis Onset - A Frailty Approach.


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March 2013


Date: Tuesday March 12
Place: Auditorium 4, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 14:15-15:15
Speaker: Peter Müller (The University of Texas, USA)
Title: A Nonparametric Bayesian Model for Local Clustering


February 2013


Date: Tuesday February 26
Place: Auditorium 4, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 14:15-15:15
Speaker: Kristoffer Herland Hellton (Department of Biostatistics, UiO)
Title: Consistency in high-dimensional principal component analysis


Date: Thursday February 14
Place: Domus Medica/Dept. of Biochemistry, Seminar room 2240
Event: Forum for causal inference, organized by Department of Biostatistics (UiO)
Time: 14:00-15:15.
Speaker: Theis Lange - University of Copenhagen.
Title: Assessing mediation through multiple pathways. Registration and more information here.


Date: Tuesday February 12
Place: Auditorium 4, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 14:15-15:15
Speaker: Benjamin Holcblat (Department of Financial Economics, BI)
Title: A Classical Moment-Based Approach with Bayesian Properties: Econometric Theory and Empirical Evidence from Asset Pricing


January 2013


Date: Tuesday January 29
Place: Mathematics building (Niels Henrik Abels hus), room B81
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 14:15-15:00
Speaker: Michael Scheuerer (Institute of Applied Mathematics, Heidelberg University, Germany)
Title: Statistical post-processing of weather forecasts: The importance of spatial modeling


Date: Tuesday January 22
Place: Mathematics building (Niels Henrik Abels hus), room B81
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 15:15-16:00
Speaker: Thomas Jaki (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University)
Title: Designing multi-arm multi-stage clinical studies


Date: Tuesday January 22
Place: Mathematics building (Niels Henrik Abels hus), room B81
Event: Tuesday statistics seminar (Joint (sfi)² and Dept Mathematics)
Time: 14:15-15:00
Speaker: Matthew Sperrin (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University)
Title: Modelling the effect of interventions on onset and progression of chronic disease


Date: Thursday January 17
Place: Domus Medica, room 2180
Event: Biostatistics Seminar, jointly organized by BMMS, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics and (sfi)²
Time: 14:30-15:30. Coffee/tea is served from 14:15.
Speaker: Jukka Corander (Professor, Department of Mathematics and statistics, University of Helsinki).
Title: Going BANANAS when inferring population histories from genetic data.

The International Year of Statistics launch video Improving Human Welfare in 2013 International Year of Statistics may be viewed here.



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