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2018-2019 Seminar Series

Spring 2019

Monday, April 15th

Speaker: Tim Ireland, Quantitative Researcher at Rotella Capital Management (Duquesne Class of 2017)
Time:  3:00 - 4:00 pm 
Location:  COLH 444

Title:  "How to make good decisions: a statistical introduction to reinforcement learning"

Wednesday, March 13th

Speaker: James Matuk
Time:  2:00 - 3:00 pm 
Location:  COLH 446

Title:  Functional and Shape Data Analysis

Abstract:  Functional and shape data analysis is a field in statistics that concerns itself with data that takes the form of vector valued functions defined on a time domain. This format encompasses data sources that are used in many scientific fields including biomarkers in medicine, functional magnetic resonance imaging time courses in neuroscience, and signature data and image contours in computer vision. While these data are rich with information, they are difficult to work with because of their distinctive nature.

Fall 2018

Wednesday, November 14th

Speaker: Dr. Ben Kane, Assistant Professor University of Hong Kong
Time:  2:00 - 3:00 pm 
Location:  TBD

Monday, November 5th

Speaker: Dr. Robert Lemke Oliver, Assistant Professor Tufts University
Time:  2:00 - 3:00 pm 
Location:  COLH 446

Title: Prime numbers, randomness, and the gambler's fallacy

Poster with details

Wednesday, September 5th

Departmental Seminar
Speaker: Daniel T. Michaels, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, National Institute for Newman Studies
Time:
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Location:
COLH 446

Title:  "Interactive and Interoperable - Technology for Image-based Resources"

Seminar details

SPRING 2018

Wednesday, April 25th

Speaker: Olga Litvinova, Fulbright Visiting Researcher
Time:  2:00 - 3:00 pm 
Location:  College Hall 104

FALL 2017

Thursday, November 30th

Speaker: Dr. Simonetta Frittelli, Associate Professor Duquesne University
Time:  12:30 - 1:30 pm 
Location:  College Hall 444

Monday, November 27th

Speaker: Timothy Ireland, Duquesne Alum
Time:  12:00 - 1:00 pm 
Location:  College Hall 444
Title:  "Getting to Why: how mathematical modeling shapes our understanding of the world."

Archive of Past Seminars