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Discrete Mathematics and Probability in Networks and Population Biology
Seminars and Discussions
( 16 May - 10 Jun 2011 )

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Venue: IMS Seminar Room, H3 #01-03

 

Monday, 16 May 2011

10:30am

The concentration approach to multivariate approximation

Xiao Fang, National University of Singapore

02:00pm

Stochastic dynamics on hypergraphs and the majority rule

Nicolas Lanchier, Arizona State University, USA

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

10:30am

Laws of large numbers for processes with countably many types

Andrew Barbour, University of Zurich, Switzerland

01:30pm

River networks - some models of random oriented trees

Anish Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Monday, 23 May 2011

10:30am - 11:30am

Talagrand's concentration inequality

Daniel Paulin, National University of Singapore

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Stein's method in high dimensions

Adrian Roellin, National University of Singapore

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

... Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

On optimal estimation of a nonsmooth functional

Tony Cai, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

03:00pm - 04:00pm

... Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

Threshold phenomena in k-dominant skylines of random samples

Hsien-Kuei Hwang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Venue: Block S17-04-05, SR2

           Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

Monday, 30 May 2011

10:30am - 11:30am

Talagrand's isoperimetric inequality and the method of non-uniformly bounded differences

Daniel Paulin, National University of Singapore

Venue: IMS Seminar Room, H3 #01-03

Thursday, 2 Jun 2011

10:30am - 11:30am

On a recent paper by Ley and Swan: univariate Chen-Stein characterization of distributions

Adrian Roellin, National University of Singapore

Venue: IMS Seminar Room, H3 #01-03

 

 

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