Probability and Statistics

Selected Seminars

2012

Nonparametric estimation of diffusions: a differential equations approach.
Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, University of Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
(10 May, 2012)

2011

Improved Chernoff-type inequality and extended Poincare-type variance bounds in a subfamily of Pearson distributions
George Afendras, University of Athens
(23 March, 2011)

2010

6th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Alexander Goldenshluger, University of Haifa
Anthony Davison, EPFL
B.L.S. Prakasa Rao, University of Hyderabad
Laurent Cavalier, University Aix-Marseille
Rainer Dahlhaus, University of Heidelberg
Risto Lehtonen, University of Helsinki
Yiannis Yatrakos, Cyprus University of Technology
(October - November 2010)

2009

5th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Alexander Lindner, University of Braunschweig
Alexandros Beskos, University College London
Dag Tjostheim, University of Bergen
Ilia Frenkel, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering
Lev Khvatskin, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering
Yosef Rinott, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(September - November 2009)

1st Probability and Statistics Day: Information Theory
Adnan Awad, University of Jordan
Athanasios Sachlas, University of Piraeus
Kyriakos Mattheou, University of Cyprus
(4 April, 2009)

2008

4th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Markus Reiss, Universitat Heidelberg
Michael Neumman, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena
Paul Embrechts, ETH
Shaul Bar-Lev, University of Haifa
(September - November 2008)

2007

3rd Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Alfred Müueller, Heriot-Watt University
Holger Dette, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
Piotr Fryzlewicz, University of Bristol
Yoav Benjamini, Tel Aviv University
(September - November 2007)

Applied Statistics Seminars – Measures of Information, Entropy, and Divergence & Related Topics
Alex Karagrigoriou, University of Cyprus
Kostas Zografos, University of Ioannina
Kyriacos Mattheou University of Cyprus
Marlos Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nikolas Limnios, Compienge Universite de Technologie
Takis Papaioannou, University of Piraeus
(February – May 2007)

2006

Demonstration and Assessment of the Statistics Online Computational Resourse (SOCR)
Nicolas Christou, Department of Statistics, UCLA
(14 June, 2006)

2005

2nd Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Dominique Picard, Université de Paris VII
Gerard Kerkyacharian, Université de Paris X
Ludwig Fahrmeir, University of Munich
Yuri Ingster, St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University
(November - December 2005)

2002

1st Probability and Statistics Seminar Series
Anestis Antoniadis, University Joseph Fourier
Dag Tjostheim, University of Bergen
Thomas Mikosch, University of Copenhagen
Winfried Stute, Universitat Giessen
(November - December 2002)

Prediction of Long-Memory time series: an overview
Raj Bhansali, University of Liverpool
29 March, 2002

Testing for serial correlation in semiparametric regression models
Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph
(27 February, 2002)

Distributions of order K with applications and open problems: An instructive introduction
Andreas Philippou, University of Patras
(29 January, 2002)

Some current statitical problems in cancer research
Laurence Freedman, Bar-Ilan University
(23 January, 2002)

2001

On the distance between convex-ordered random variables
Eutichia Vaggelatou, University of Cyprus (Visiting Professor)
(10 October, 2001)

Accurate calculation and maximization of log—likelihood for mixed logistic regression
Eric Slud, University of Maryland
(19 June, 2001)

Small Worlds
Andrew Barbour, University of Zurich
(13 June, 2001)

Compound Poisson approximation for long increasing sequences
Eutichia Vaggelatou, National Technical University of Athens
(11 June 2001)

Stein—Chen Poisson approximation: applications
Ourania Chryssaphinou, University of Athens
(9 May, 2001)

Stochastic models for evaluating animal population dynamics
Panagiotis Besbeas, University of Kent at Canterbury
(30 April, 2001)

Multivariate Analysis: A valuable tool in applied research
Calyampudi R. Rao, The Pennsylvania State University
(25 April, 2001)