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Big Data challenges: heterogeneity, model misspecification and changepoints

16th April 2018 to 20th April 2018
Low Wood Bay Hotel, Windermere
Idris Eckley
Peter Bühlmann
Po-Ling Loh

Workshop Theme

The focus of this workshop will be to tackle emerging challenges associated with Big Data. This will encompass a variety of areas including heterogeneity, model misspecification and changepoints, outlining the latest research and describing key challenges that will help influence the research direction during the final phase of the Statistical Scalability programme.

Speakers include:

  • Holger Dette (Bochum)
  • Paul Fearnhead (Lancaster)
  • Claudia Kirch (Magdeburg)
  • George Michailidis (Michigan)
  • Axel Munk (Goettingen)
  • Zhou Zhou (Toronto)

For further workshop information please visit here.

Travel details:

​By Rail
Windermere is the closest station. Trains from London take approximately 3.5 hours and involve one change at Oxenholme Lake District. For train times, visit National Rail Arrival is to Windermere Train Station, then take a taxi to the hotel. Alternatively take a taxi directly from Oxenholme station (see below)

By Taxi
Local taxi services can be contacted on +44 (0)1539 444144 and +44 (0)1539 4888888 or book online here and the transfer time to the hotel from Windermere station is approximately 10 minutes and costs approximately £8-10. Taxis from Oxenholme Lake District Train Station if you prefer not to transfer to Windermere, are £35-40.


By Air

The closest airport is Manchester. There are multiple trains travelling north, but those with only one change at Oxenholme Lake District are shortest, at approximately 2 hours.

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