
50th Anniversary Public Lecture


HKUNUSSTANFORD Conference in Statistical Science & Decision Analytics

Date  :  March 1011(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 
2017 
AUG 4, 6:00 p.m.* 
CPD3.28, 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.* 
CPD3.04, 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.* 
CPD3.04, 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 
2017 
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 largescale 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 coheritability in highdimensional 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 
Discretetime Markov models with timevarying parameters 
Dr. Lionel TRUQUET 
JUN 16, 11:00 a.m.# 
RR301 
The screening & ranking algorithm for changepoints detection in multiple samples 
Professor Heping ZHANG 
JUN 14, 2:30 p.m.# 
RR301 
On distribution & quantile functions in R^{d} a measuretransportation 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 costeffectiveness analysis: A selected review 
Professor Thomas MATHEW 
JUN 2, 11:00 a.m.# 
RR301 
Network crossvalidation by edge sampling 
Professor Ji ZHU 
JUN 1, 3:30 p.m.# 
RR301 
Adaptive largescale 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 varyingcoefficient 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 IBNRRBNS 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 timevarying smooth transition correlation garch model 
Professor Timo TERÄSVIRTA 
MAR 28, 2:30 p.m.# 
RR301 
A statistical aspect in risk management for equitylinked insurance 
Dr. Yasutaka SHIMIZU 
MAR 8, 2:30 p.m.# 
RR301 
Databased nonlinear distributions under robust expectations 
Professor Shige PENG 
# Refreshments will be served 15 minutes before the seminar.

