50th Anniversary Public Lecture

Date:August 4, 2017 (Friday)
Time:6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Tea reception at 5:30 p.m.)
Venue:CPD-3.28, 3/F, The Jockey Club Tower (賽馬會教學樓), Centennial Campus, HKU
Title:Monte Carlo Simulation & Conditional Monte Carlo
Speaker:Professor Søren ASMUSSEN
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HKU-NUS-STANFORD Conference in Statistical Science & Decision Analytics

Date:March 10-11(AM), 2017 (Friday & Saturday)
Venue:T5, 1/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU
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50th Anniversary Public Lecture Series

Date/Time Venue Title Speaker
AUG 4, 6:00 p.m.* CPD-3.28, 3/F, The Jockey Club Tower (賽馬會教學樓), Centennial Campus, HKU Patrick Poon Lecture Series in Actuarial Science
Monte Carlo Simulation & Conditional Monte Carlo
Professor Søren ASMUSSEN
JUN 29, 6:00 p.m.* CPD-3.04, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Tower (逸夫教學樓), Centennial Campus, HKU Saw Swee Hock Public Lecture in Statistics
Analysis of Massive Genome, Exposome & Phenome Data
Professor Xihong LIN
MAY 25, 6:00 p.m.* Rayson Huang Theatre(黃麗松講堂), HKU The Poisson Paradigm Professor Sheldon Mark ROSS
MAY 18, 6:00 p.m.* Rayson Huang Theatre(黃麗松講堂), HKU Saw Swee Hock Public Lecture in Statistics
Statistical models for complex extreme events
Professor Anthony Davison
MAR 9, 6:00 p.m.* CPD-3.04, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Tower (逸夫教學樓), Centennial Campus, HKU The Power of Statistics Professor Howell Tong
* Tea reception at 5:30 p.m.  


50th Anniversary Seminar Series

Date/Time Venue Title Speaker
FEB 1, 9:30 a.m.# RR301 Computationally efficient tensor completion with statistical optimality Dr. Dong XI
JAN 23, 10:30 a.m.# RR301 Principal component analysis for functional data on Riemannian manifolds & spheres Mr. Xiongtao DAI
JAN 22, 10:30 a.m.# RR301 Network vector autoregression Dr. Xuening ZHU
JAN 10, 4:30 p.m.# RR301 Statistical & computational limits for submatrix localization & sparse matrix detection Professor Tony CAI
JAN 3, 2:00 p.m.# RR301 Clustering time series by dependency Professor Daniel PEÑA
DEC 27, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Testing bilinear hypothesis in the growth curve model Professor Dietrich von ROSEN
DEC 8, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Financialization and society Professor Charles S. TAPIERO
DEC 7, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Statistical & relative randomness: The fractional brownian bridge & strictly stable distributions Professor Charles S. TAPIERO & Professor Pierre VALLOIS
DEC 5, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 General aggregation of misspecified asset pricing models Professor Esfandiar MAASOUMI
DEC 4, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Ghost data Professor Dennis K.J. LIN
NOV 29, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 On model selection from a finite family of possibly misspecified time series models Professor Howell TONG
NOV 23, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Model risk, solvency and risk aggregation Professor Dr. Paul EMBRECHTS
NOV 22, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Nonparametric recursive estimation of the derivative of the regression function with application to sea shores water quality Professor Bernard BERCU
AUG 22, 3:00 p.m.# RR301 Some aspects of data analysis under confidentiality protection Professor Bimal SINHA
AUG 7, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Bayesian ideas for premium strategies Professor Søren ASMUSSEN
JUL 21, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Deep learning for medical imaging prediction Dr. Zhili WU
JUL 18, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Identifying biomarker signatures for neurodegenerative diseases from large-scale biomarker measures with network structure Professor Yuanjia WANG
JUN 30, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Hypothesis testing for weak & sparse alternatives with applications to whole genome data Professor Xihong LIN
JUN 28, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Scalable sparse regression for large medical data Professor Gang LI
JUN 23, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Optimal estimation of co-heritability in high-dimensional linear models Professor Tony CAI
JUN 21, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Estimation of time varying covariance matrices for large datasets Professor Liudas GIRAITIS
JUN 21, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Discrete-time Markov models with time-varying parameters Dr. Lionel TRUQUET
JUN 16, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 The screening & ranking algorithm for change-points detection in multiple samples Professor Heping ZHANG
JUN 14, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 On distribution & quantile functions in Rd a measure-transportation approach Professor Marc HALLIN
JUN 13, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Testing for weak form efficiency of stock markets Dr. Kaiji MOTEGI
JUN 8, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis: A selected review Professor Thomas MATHEW
JUN 2, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Network cross-validation by edge sampling Professor Ji ZHU
JUN 1, 3:30 p.m.# RR301 Adaptive large-scale testing under heterogeneity sparsity Professor Guang CHENG
MAY 29, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Statistical inference based on the bootstrap method under covariate adaptive randomization Dr. Masataka TAGURI
MAY 26, 10:30 a.m.# RR301 The friendship paradox and a friendship network model Professor Sheldon Mark ROSS
MAY 24, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 The power of simple statistical techniques in the era of big & complex data: Some recent examples from genetic association studies Professor Lei SUN
MAY 19, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Extreme cold winters & ecological impacts on northern forests Professor Anthony DAVISON
MAY 10, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Dimensionality reduction & variable selection in multivariate varying-coefficient models Dr. Heng LIAN
MAY 8, 11:00 a.m.# RR301 Big data: It's not about big nor data, it's more about statistics (大数据: 关键不是数据大小和数据本身, 而是统计思维) Professor Dennis K.J. LIN
APR 26, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 An IBNR-RBNS insurance risk model with marked poisson arrivals Professor Andrei BADESCU
APR 19, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Acceleration of empirical means Professor Bernard DELYON
APR 11, 10:30 a.m.# RR301 Kriging over space & time based on a latent reduced rank structure Professor YAO Qiwei
MAR 31, 11:30 a.m.# RR301 Efficient estimation for semiparametric structural equation models with censored data Mr. WONG Kin Yau
MAR 31, 9:30 a.m.# RR301 Negative control analysis & its application to air pollution studies Dr. MIAO Wang
MAR 29, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Consistency and asymptotic normality of maximum likelihood estimators of a multiplicative time-varying smooth transition correlation garch model Professor Timo TERÄSVIRTA
MAR 28, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 A statistical aspect in risk management for equity-linked insurance Dr. Yasutaka SHIMIZU
MAR 8, 2:30 p.m.# RR301 Data-based nonlinear distributions under robust expectations Professor Shige PENG
# Refreshments will be served 15 minutes before the seminar.