20TH APPLIED PROBABILITY DAY: IN HONOR/MEMORY OF LARRY SHEPP

Date: FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

Room 303
S. W. Mudd Building
500 W. 120th St.
Columbia University
New York City

Directions and parking information

Registration is FREE, all are welcome to join! (But please RSVP: cap@columbia.edu)

SPEAKERS & SCHEDULE

TIME 
EVENT
10:00 - 10:15AM Opening remarks, Karl Sigman, Director of CAP
10:15 - 11:00AM Martin Lindquist (Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University)
"From CT to fMRI: Larry Shepp's Impact on Medical Imaging"
11:00 - 11:45AM

Larry Brown (Department of Statistics, The Wharton School: University of Pennsylvania)
"The Class of Stationary Gaussian Processes That Are Limits of Stationary AR(p) Time Series"
11:45 - 12:00PM Comments about Larry Shepp from his Colleagues
12:00 - 1:30PM Lunch
1:30 - 2:15PM

Jim Reeds (Center for Communications Research, Princeton)
"Two Encounters With Robots"
2:15 - 3:00PM

Robert Vanderbei (Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University)
"From Bandits to Dishonest Statisticians, A Survey/Review of My Collaborations with Larry"
3:00 - 3:15PM Coffee Break
3:15 - 3:30PM

Comments about Larry Shepp from his Colleagues
Albert N. Shiryaev (Steklov Mathematical Institute and Lomonosov Moscow State University)
(Albert could not make it to the conference but kindly supplied us with these notes)
3:30 - 4:15PM S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (Courant Institute, New York University)
"Some remarks  on Large Deviations"
4:15 - 5:00PM Cun-Hui Zhang (Department of Statistics, Rutgers University)
"Estimation and Inference in Large Graphical Models"
5:00PM Wine and Cheese

 


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