The Twenty First Northwest Probability Seminar

  • Date: 10/19/2019
  • Time: 10:30
Location: 

University of Washington

Description: 

Northwest Probability Seminars are mini-conferences held at the University of Washington and organized in collaboration with the Oregon State University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Oregon. There is no registration fee. 

 

 

Speakers/Topics:

 

Jerry Li, Microsoft Research

- Quantum entropy scoring for fast robust mean estimation and improved outlier detection

 

Sayan Banerjee, University of North Carolina

- Non-parametric change point detection in growing networks

 

Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology

- "Birnbaum Lecture": Phase transitions and emergent phenomena in algorithms and applications

 

Delphin Sénizergues, University of British Columbia

- Geometry of the α-stable component

 

Peter Ralph, University of Oregon

- Whole genomes and whole genealogies: progress and challenges with tree sequences

Organizers:

The Scientific Committee for the NW Probability Seminar 2019 consists of Omer Angel (U British Columbia), Chris Burdzy (U Washington), Zhenqing Chen (U Washington), Yevgeniy Kovchegov (Oregon State U) and David Levin (U Oregon).

Other Information: 

For details, please visit the event link and official website.