85251
Seminar 217, Risk Management: "Transform Methods for Default Timing Problems"
2015-04-28
10:00:00
11:30:00
10
11:30 a.m.
Evans Hall
On Campus
597
32
Seminar
Primary
1793
Other Related Seminars
Secondary
Alex Shkolnik
Speaker - Featured
UC Berkeley
Center for Risk Management Research
Happening As Scheduled
89346
Berkeley-Davis Joint Statistics Colloquium: Spectral analysis of linear time series in high dimensions
2015-04-28
16:00:00
17:00:00
4
5 p.m.
Evans Hall
On Campus
60
2
Colloquium
Primary
1278
Berkeley-Davis Joint Colloquium at Berkeley
Secondary
We study the spectral behavior of a class of $p$-dimensional stationary linear processes in two different high-dimensional regimes, (A) $p/n \to c \in (0,\infty)$; and (B) $p/n \to 0$, as $p,n \to \infty$. The key structural assumption is that the linear process is driven by a sequence of $p$-dimensional real or complex random vectors with i.i.d. entries possessing zero mean, unit variance and...
Debashis Paul
Speaker
Department of Statistics, UC Davis
Statistics, Department of
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89253
Neyman Seminar: Positive Low-Rank Tensor Completion
2015-04-29
13:00:00
14:00:00
1
2 p.m.
Evans Hall
On Campus
1011
32
Seminar
Primary
773
Neyman Seminar
Secondary
Motivated by combinatorial regression problems (which we interpret as low-rank tensor completion), we study noisy completion for positive tensors. Existing approaches convert this into matrix completion, but this is unable to achieve the best statistical rates possible. Here, we show that a specific class of low-rank tensors (namely those parametrized as continuous extensions of hierarchical...
Anil Aswani
Speaker
IEOR, UC Berkeley
Statistics, Department of
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89534
Probability Seminar: The log-Sobolev inequality for unbounded spin systems
2015-04-29
15:10:00
16:00:00
3:10
4 p.m.
Evans Hall
On Campus
1011
32
Seminar
Primary
776
Probability Seminar
Secondary
The log-Sobolev inequality (LSI) is a very useful tool for analyzing high-dimensional situations. For example, the LSI can be used for deriving hydrodynamic limits, for estimating the error in stochastic homogenization, for deducing upper bounds on the mixing times of Markov chains, and even in the proof of the Poincare conjecture by Perelman. For most applications, it is crucial that the...
Georg Menz
Stanford University
Statistics, Department of
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77710
Theoretically Speaking Series — Cryptography: From Mathematical Magic to Secure Communication
2015-04-29
17:45:00
19:15:00
5:45
7:15 p.m.
Berkeley City College Auditorium
Off Campus
2050
Center Street
Berkeley
CA
19
Lecture
Primary
1793
Other Related Seminars
Secondary
Theoretically Speaking Series:
A new lecture series highlighting exciting advances in theoretical computer science. These events are intended for a general audience; no special background is assumed. Theoretically Speaking is produced by the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, with sponsorship from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and Berkeley City College.
Light refreshments will be served before the lecture, at 5 p.m.
Theoretically Speaking Series — Cryptography: From Mathematical Magic to Secure Communication
http://simons.berkeley.edu/events/theoretically-speaking-dan-boneh
Dan Boneh
Speaker - Featured
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Stanford University
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Berkeley City College
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88624
Biomedical HIV Prevention in Women
Interpreting Success and 'Failures' of Randomized Controlled Trials
2015-05-04
11:00:00
12:00:00
11 a.m.
12 p.m.
Li Ka Shing Center
On Campus
545
27
Presentation
Primary
1793
Other Related Seminars
Secondary
The last several years have yielded results from several large randomized controlled trials that evaluated the efficacy and safety of chemoprophylaxis for prevention of HIV-1 acquisition. These trials have evaluated administration of tenofovir-based antiretroviral preparations either orally or vaginally, and informed the U.S. FDA’s approval of tenofovir-emtricitabine for HIV-1 pre-exposure...
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA
University of Washington, Dept of Global Health
Public Health, School of
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84831
Simons Institute Open Lecture: Modern Coding Theory — Many Ideas, One Goal
2015-05-04
16:00:00
00:00:00
4 p.m.
Sutardja Dai Hall
On Campus
Banatao Auditorium
19
Lecture
Primary
1793
Other Related Seminars
Secondary
The third in the spring series of Simons Institute Open Lectures. The Open Lectures are intended for a broad scientific audience.
Light refreshments will be served before the lecture at 3:30 p.m.
Simons Institute Open Lecture: Modern Coding Theory — Many Ideas, One Goal
http://simons.berkeley.edu/events/openlectures2015-spring-3
Rüdiger Urbanke
Speaker
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
Happening As Scheduled
88532
Statistics Commencement Ceremony
2015-05-19
14:00:00
00:00:00
2 p.m.
Wheeler Auditorium
On Campus
34
Special Event
Primary
Statistics Commencement Ceremony
http://statistics.berkeley.edu/about/events/commencement
Yoav Benjamini
Speaker - Featured
Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel Aviv University
Statistics, Department of
Happening As Scheduled
86121
Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Ryan Gutenjunst
2015-05-22
16:00:00
17:00:00
4
5 p.m.
Li Ka Shing Center
On Campus
125
32
Seminar
Primary
1793
Other Related Seminars
Secondary
Inferring natural selection on proteins from network- and population-scale models
My group aims to understand how mutation and natural selection drive the evolution of the complex biomolecular networks that underlie life. To do so, we build detailed computational models to compare with genomic and molecular biology data. I'll first discuss recent “bottom-up” work in which we are using...
Dr. Ryan Gutenkunst
Speaker
Stanford
Computational Biology, Center for
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