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Progress in Stein's Method
(5 January - 6 February 2009)

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability in celebration of 80th Anniversary of Faculty of Science

 

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Funding for Young Scientists

 

Visitors and Participants

NAME & AFFILIATION

PERIOD OF VISIT

TENTATIVE TITLE OF TALK

OVERSEAS VISITORS

   

Andrew Barbour
University of Zurich, Switzerland
a.d.barbour(AT)math.uzh.ch

3 Jan - 3 Feb 2009

Tutorial:

Poisson approximation

(PDF)


Infinite occupancy

(PDF)

Jay Bartroff
University of Southern California, USA
bartroff(AT)usc.edu

6 - 15 Jan 2009

Bounds on the normal approximation for the number of vertices of given degree

Vydas Cekanavicius
Vilnius University, Lithuania
vydas.cekanavicius(AT)mif.vu.lt

4 Jan - 1 Feb 2009

Estimates for pseudomoments

Nattakarn Chaidee
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Nattakarn.C(AT)Chula.ac.th

4 - 24 Jan 2009

Sourav Chatterjee
University of California at Berkeley, USA
sourav(AT)stat.berkeley.edu

22 - 24 Jan 2009

Tutorial:

Stein's method in concentration inequalities, spin glasses, random matrices, and strong approximations

Fraser Daly
University of Zurich, Switzerland
fraser.daly(AT)math.uzh.ch

5 Jan - 2 Feb 2009

Stein's method and convex orderings

Laurent Decreusefond
École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, France
Laurent.Decreusefond(AT)enst.fr

11 - 16 Jan 2009

Rubinstein distances on configurations spaces

Peter Eichelsbacher
Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
peter.eichelsbacher(AT)rub.de

4 - 11 Jan 2009

Omar El-Dakkak
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France
omar.eldakkak(AT)gmail.com

2 Jan - 2 Feb 2009

Hoeffding decomposition and urn sequences

Jason Fulman
University of Southern California, USA
fulman(AT)usc.edu

3 - 18 Jan 2009

Stein's method and symmetric spaces


Tutorial:

Stein's method and the symmetric group
Stein's method and compact Lie groups

(PDF 1) (PDF 2)

Larry Goldstein
University of Southern California, USA
Larry(AT)usc.edu

4 - 20 Jan 2009

Bounds on the constant in the mean central limit theorem

(PDF)


Tutorial:

Introduction to normal approximation

(PDF 1) (PDF 2) (PDF 3) (PDF 4)

Tiefeng Jiang
University of Minnesota, USA
tjiang(AT)stat.umn.edu

6 - 17 Jan 2009

Approximation of Haar distributed matrices and limiting distributions of eigenvalues of Jacobi ensembles

Kritsana Neammanee
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
k_neammanee(AT)hotmail.com

4 - 24 Jan 2009

Duy Tien Nguyen
Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam
Nduytien2006(AT)yahoo.com

6 - 15 Jan 2009

Ngoc Huy Nguyen
Vietnam National University, Vietnam
huynguyen2582(AT)gmail.com

6 Jan - 4 Feb 2009

Ivan Nourdin
Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France
inourdin(AT)gmail.com

12 - 16 Jan 2009

Density estimates with Stein's method and Malliavin calculus

Mia Pang-Rey
University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines
miapangrey(AT)yahoo.com

11 - 17 Jan 2009

Giovanni Peccati
University of Paris Ouest, France
giovanni.peccati(AT)gmail.com

4 - 17 Jan 2009

Limit theorems on the Poisson space: decoupling, Stein's method and low influences


Tutorial:

Stein's method, Malliavin calculus and infinite-dimensional Gaussian analysis

(PDF)

Erol Pekoz
Boston University School of Management, USA
pekoz(AT)bu.edu

2 Jan - 8 Feb 2009

Centered Poisson and Binomial approximations for the Poisson-Binomial

Mathew Penrose
University of Bath, UK
masmdp(AT)maths.bath.ac.uk

7 - 14 Jan 2009

Normal approximation for stochastic geometry and allocations

Martin Raic
University Of Ljubljana, Slovenia
martin.raic(AT)fmf.uni-lj.si

6 - 17 Jan 2009

Stein's method and Cramér type large deviations

Gesine Reinert
University of Oxford, UK
reinert(AT)stats.ox.ac.uk

5 - 16 Jan 2009

Stein's method and stochastic analysis of Rademacher functionals

(PDF)

Bero Roos
University of Leicester, UK
b.roos(AT)leicester.ac.uk

11 - 18 Jan 2009

On some examples where Stein's method could be improved

(PDF)

Sophie Schbath
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France
Sophie.Schbath(AT)jouy.inra.fr

11 - 16 Jan 2009

Statistics of biological network motifs: A compound Poisson approximation for their count in random graphs?

(PDF)

Qi-Man Shao
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
qmshao(AT)cuhk.edu.hk

8 - 17 Jan 2009

Exponential inequalities via exchangeable pair approach

Zhonggen Su
University of Zhejiang, China
suzhonggen(AT)zju.edu.cn

15 - 27 Jan 2009

Ivy Suan
University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines
ivysuan(AT)yahoo.com

11 - 17 Jan 2009

Murad Taqqu
Boston University, USA
m.taqqu(AT)gmail.com

5 - 19 Jan 2009

Convergence to fractional Brownian motion and to the Telecom process

Dinh Tuong Tran
University of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
trandinhtuong(AT)gmail.com

6 Jan - 4 Feb 2009

Nhat Thu Tran
Hanoi National University, Vietnam
tnt198(AT)yahoo.com

4 - 21 Jan 2009

Aihua Xia
University of Melbourne, Australia
a.xia(AT)ms.unimelb.edu.au

10 - 17 Jan 2009

Polynomial birth-death distribution approximation in Wasserstein distance

LOCAL VISITORS

   

Zhidong Bai
National University of Singapore
stabaizd(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Hock Peng Chan
National University of Singapore
stachp(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Sanjay Chaudhuri
National University of Singapore
stasc(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Louis Chen
National University of Singapore
matchyl(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

From zero-bias to Cramer-type moderate deviation

Kwok Pui Choi
National University of Singapore
matckp(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Wei Liem Loh
National University of Singapore
stalohwl(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Adrian Roellin
National University of Singapore
matar(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Normal approximation with Stein's method: a unifying approach

Rongfeng Sun
National University of Singapore
matsr(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Zhengxiao Wu
National University of Singapore
stawz(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Wang Zhou
National University of Singapore
stazw(AT)nus.edu.sg

12 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

GRADUATE STUDENTS

   

Christian Döbler
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
christian_doebler(AT)gmx.de

4 - 17 Jan 2009

Berry-Esseen theorems

Hanna Döring
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
hanna.doering(AT)rub.de

4 - 17 Jan 2009

Moderate derivations in random graphs via Laplace transforms

Xiao Fang
National University of Singapore
g0700725(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Discretized normal approximation for the number of ones in the binary expansion of a random integer

Anne Feidt
University of Zurich, Switzerland
anne.feidt(AT)math.uzh.ch

4 - 28 Jan 2009

Asymptotics of joint maxima of discrete random variables

Elizabeth Ford
University of Oxford, UK
ford(AT)stats.ox.ac.uk

2 - 28 Jan 2009

Barabási-Albert random graphs and the Yule-Simon distribution

Subhankar Ghosh
University of Southern California, USA
subhankar.ghosh(AT)gmail.com

4 - 20 Jan 2009

Lp bounds in a combinatorial central limit theorem using zero biasing

Bucong Han
National University of Singapore
g0801973(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Binyan Jiang
National University of Singapore
g0700706(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Qian Jiang
National University of Singapore
g0700708(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Xiaojun Jiang
National University of Singapore
jiangxiaojun(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Mengxin Li
National University of Singapore
g0403675(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Thi Ha Nguyen
University of Nhatrang, Vietnam
vnnguyenthiha(AT)yahoo.com

6 Jan - 4 Feb 2009

Thi Thuy Quynh Nguyen
Hanoi Institute of Maths, VAST, Vietnam
thuyquynh_1974(AT)yahoo.com

4 - 21 Jan 2009

Dhaval Patel
National University of Singapore
g0800787(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Anna Pósfai
University of Szeged, Hungary
posfai(AT)math.u-szeged.hu

4 Jan - 7 Feb 2009

Approximations in the coupon collector's problem

Nathan Ross
University of Southern California, USA
nathanfr(AT)usc.edu

12 - 28 Jan 2009

Step size and Stein's method of exchangeable pairs

Upadhye Neelesh Shankar
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
neelesh(AT)math.iitb.ac.in

5 Jan - 7 Feb 2009

Compound Poisson approximation to sums of compound negative binomial variables

Viktor Skorniakov
Vilnius university, Lithuania
visk1256(AT)gmail.com

4 - 18 Jan 2009

Manh Cuong Tran
Hanoi National University, Vietnam
cuongtm.mim(AT)gmail.com

4 - 21 Jan 2009

Methods of extending random mappings

Minh Ngoc Tran
National University of Singapore
ngoctm(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Li Wang
National University of Singapore
wangli(AT)nus.edu.sg

2 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Xiaona Wei
National University of Singapore
g0801986(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Jingxian Zhang
National University of Singapore
g0800791(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Kan Zhang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
zhangkan(AT)ust.hk

4 - 31 Jan 2009

Feng Zhu
National University of Singapore
zhufeng(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

REGISTERED LOCAL PARTICIPANTS

   

Shu Ann Chan
National University of Singapore
u0501886(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 1 Feb 2009

Chuen Teck See
National University of Singapore
see_cheunteck(AT)yahoo.com.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Daqing Wang
National University of Singapore
dwang(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

Von Bing Yap
National University of Singapore
stayapvb(AT)nus.edu.sg

5 Jan - 6 Feb 2009

 

 

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