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Workshop Programme

for period 7-11 January

Contemporary Frontiers in High-Dimensional Statistical Data Analysis

7-11 January

Timetable

Monday 07 January
08:30-09:55 Registration SCH
09:55-10:00 David Wallace - Welcome SCH
Chair: Mike Titterington
10:00-11:00 Donoho, D (Stanford) SCH
  Breakdown point of model selection when the number of variables exceeds the number of observations Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SCH
11:30-12:30 van de Geer, S (Zurich) SCH
  The deterministic lasso Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SCH
Chair: Sara van de Geer
14:00-15:00 Wegman, E (George Mason) SCH
  Methods for visualizing high dimensional data Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SCH
15:30-16:30 Young, A (Imperial) SCH
  Bootstrap and parametric inference: successes and challenges Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Short advertisements by poster presenters "Gong Show" SCH
17:30-18:30 Welcome Wine Reception and Poster session SCH
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SCH
Tuesday 08 January
Chair: Di Cook
09:00-10:00 Wainwright, M (Berkeley) SCH
  Practical and information-theoretic limitations in high-dimensional inference Sem 1
10:00-11:00 Samworth, R (Cambridge) SCH
  Some thoughts on nonparametric classification: nearest neighbours, bagging and max likelihood estimation of shape-constrained densities Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SCH
11:30-12:30 Cook, RD (Minnesota) SCH
  Model-based sufficient dimension reduction for regression Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SCH
Chair: Dennis Cook
14:00-15:00 Jordan, M (Berkeley) SCH
  Kernel-based contrast functions for sufficient dimension reduction Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SCH
15:30-16:30 Fan, J (Princeton) SCH
  Challenge of dimensionality in model selection and classification Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Bickel, P (Berkeley) SCH
  Regularised estimation of high dimensional covariance matrices Sem 1
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SCH
Wednesday 09 January
Chair: Jianqing Fan
09:00-10:00 Murtagh, F (Royal Holloway) SCH
  The ultrametric topology perspective on analysis of massive, very high dimensional data stores Sem 1
10:00-11:00 Duembgen, L (Bern) SCH
  P-values for computer-intensive classifiers Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SCH
11:30-12:30 Stuetzle, W (Washington) SCH
  Nonparametric cluster analysis: estimating the cluster tree of a density Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SCH
Chair: Peter Bickel
14:00-15:00 West, M (Duke) SCH
  Sparsity modelling in large-scale dynamic models for portfolio analysis Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SCH
15:30-16:30 Candes, E (Caltech) SCH
  Computationally tractable statistical estimation when there are more variables than observations Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Nadler, B (Weizmann) SCH
  Learning in high dimensions, noise, sparsity and treelets Sem 1
19:30-23:00 Conference Dinner - Emmanuel College (The Old Library) SCH
Thursday 10 January
Chair: Alastair Young
09:00-10:00 van der Vaart, AW (Amsterdam) SCH
  Estimating a response parameter in missing data models with high-dimensional covariates Sem 1
10:00-11:00 Wellner, J (Seattle) SCH
  Persistence: alternative proofs of some results of Greenshtein and Ritov Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SCH
11:30-12:30 Cook, D (Iowa State) SCH
  Looking at models in high-dimensional data spaces Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SCH
Chair: Enno Mammen
14:00-15:00 Tanner, J (Edinburgh) SCH
  The surprising structure of Gaussian point clouds and its implications for signal processing Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SCH
15:30-16:30 Lee, A (Carnegie-Mellon) SCH
  Finding low-dimensional structure in high-dimensional data Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Niyogi, P (Chicago) SCH
  A geometric perspective on learning theory and algorithms Sem 1
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SCH
Friday 11 January
Chair: Mike West
09:00-10:00 Buehlmann, P (Zurich) SCH
  High-dimensional variable selection and graphs: sparsity, faithfulness and stability Sem 1
10:00-11:00 Mammen, E (Mannheim) SCH
  Time series regression with semiparametric factor dynamics Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee SCH
11:30-12:30 Yu, B Y (Berkeley) SCH
  Using side information for prediction Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court SCH
Chair: David Banks
14:00-15:00 Hoyle, D (Manchester) SCH
  A physicist's approach to high-dimensional inference Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea SCH
15:30-16:30 Clarke, B (British Columbia) SCH
  Models, model lists, model spaces and predictive optimality Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Discussion of INI programme directions SCH
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents only) SCH
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