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Friday, January 18, 2019

Semi-Supervised Inference with Large and High Dimensional Data: A Semi-Parametric Perspective

Lecture | January 18 | 12-2 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Abhishek Chakrabortty PhD

 Public Health, School of

In this talk, I will consider SS inference for a class of standard Z-estimation problems. I will discuss first the subtleties and associated challenges that necessitate a semi-parametric perspective. I will then demonstrate a family of SS Z-estimators that are robust and adaptive, thus ensuring that they are always as efficient as the supervised estimator and more efficient (optimal in some...   More >

Wolfgang Kaleck: Law Vs. Power: Edward Snowden's lawyer

Lecture | January 18 | 12:50 p.m. | 170 The Law Building

 Wolfgang Kaleck, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

 Human Rights Center, Human Rights Law Student Association, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, International Human Rights Law Clinic

Wolfgang Kaleck, best known as Edward Snowden's lawyer, is a human rights activist who has travelled globally for two decades to fight alongside those suffering injustice at the hands of powerful players. He is Founder and General Secretary of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin and together with his colleagues and partners from around the world he brings legal...   More >

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