Past Events

Event Date:
November 4, 2020 1-4 pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Tutorial

United States
[Please Note: The Essential Data Science for Business: Descriptive Analytics, Exploratory Data Analysis, and Data Visualization has already occurred.   Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened., or... Missed this Event? To gain access to the recording of this event along with... more
Event Date:
October 30, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Come join us for the first ever NISS Graduate Student Network Fall Social!   This event is for graduate students at NISS Affiliate departments or institutions.  If you are not certain if your institution is a NISS Affiliate, please check the list of Affiliatte Academic Departments. Connection... more
Event Date:
Friday, October 30, 2020, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Title: Coming Soon! Speaker Anima Anandkumar, (California Institute of Technology) Abstract Coming Soon! Bio Anima Anandkumar is a Bren Professor at Caltech and Director of ML Research at NVIDIA. She was previously a Principal Scientist at Amazon Web Services. She has received several honors such... more
Event Date:
October 30, 2020 11 am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The Department of Statistics at Florida State University is pleased to announce Nancy Reid, University Professor and Canada Research Chair in Statistical Methodology at the University of Toronto, as the inaugural speaker for its newly endowed Myles Hollander Distinguished Lecture.   Reid will... more
Event Date:
October 23, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Data Science Analytics and Methodology in Biomedical Research and Clinical Trials This is a webinar of the 2020 Orange County Biostatistics Symposium Series to present topics related to data science and analytics in biomedical research and clinical trials.  The webinar has some interesting topics... more
Event Date:
Friday, October 23, 2020 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Learning Linear Dynamical Systems: Improved Rates and the Role of Regularization Speaker Maryam Fazel, (University of Washington, Seattle) Abstract We consider the problem of learning linear dynamical systems from input-output data, or system identification, given limited output samples. Learning... more
Event Date:
October 21, 2020 1-4 pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: The Essential Data Science for Business: Descriptive Analytics, Exploratory Data Analysis, and Data Visualization has already occurred.   Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened., or... Missed this Event? To gain access to the recording of this event along with... more
Event Date:
October 16th, 12pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Quasi Stochastic Approximation with Applications to Gradient Free Optimization and Reinforcement Learning Speaker Sean Meyn, (University of Florida) Abstract Soon after the publication of Watkins’ Q-learning algorithm, it was recognized independently by Tsitsiklis and Jordan that the recursion... more
Event Date:
October 15, 2020 12:00 noon - 2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: The Statistics Debate session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened and view the recording.]  Where do YOU stand? Given the issues surrounding the misuses and abuse of p-values, do you think p-values should be used? Do you think the use... more
Event Date:
Friday, October 9th, 11am ET 
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Off-Policy Estimation of Long-Term Average Outcomes with Applications to Mobile Health Speaker Susan Murphy (Harvard University) Abstract Due to the recent advancements in wearables and sensing technology, health scientists are increasingly developing mobile health (mHealth) interventions.  The... more

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