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Training — Health Physics Statistics
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Jul 2017 • Oak Ridge, Tenn., United States
OP17 — SIAM Conference on Optimization
22 May 2017 - 25 May 2017 • Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, British, United States
The SIAM Conference on Optimization will feature the latest research in theory, algorithms, software and applications in optimization problems. A particular emphasis will be put on applications of optimization in health care, biology, finance, aeronautics, control, operations research, and other areas of science and engineering. The conference brings together mathematicians, operations researchers, computer scientists, engineers, software developers and practitioners, thus providing an ideal environment to share new ideas and important problems among specialists and users of optimization in academia, government, and industry.
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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIII
05 Jun 2017 • State College PA, United States
14th Graybill Conference on Statistical Genetics and Genomics
05 Jun 2017 - 07 Jun 2017 • Fort Collins, United States
Wen Zhou;     Phone: [9704911306];     Email:
Big Data in Genomics and Genetics, Copy Number Variation, Disease Gene Mapping, Epigenetics, Genetic Networks, Integrative Genomics and Genetics, Longitudinal Genomic Studies, Meta-Analysis, Microbiome Analysis, Methylation, mRNA/miRNA Interactions, Pathway-Based Genomics Single Cell RNA Sequencing, Statistical Genomics
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ICERM Topical Workshop: Probabilistic Scientific Computing: Statistical inference approaches to numerical analysis and algorithm design
05 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017 • Providence, RI, United States
There is an urgent and unmet need to formally analyze, design, develop and deploy advanced methods and algorithms that can scale in statistical and computational efficiency to the size of modern data sets and the complexity of contemporary mathematical models. Addressing this need will require a holistic approach involving new foundational theory, algorithms, and programming language design.
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AIM workshop — Phase transitions in randomized computational problems
12 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017 • American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, Calif, United States
This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the study of random constraint satisfaction problems (CSPs), with an emphasis on threshold phenomena and related algorithmic challenges. Heuristic methods of statistical physics predict a rich phase diagram for many problems of this type. In recent years, building on the physics insight, some of these predictions have been rigorously proved.
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6th Cornell Conference on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals
13 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017 • Cornell University, Ithaca, United States
This triennial conference series, the first event in which took place in 2002 and of which the 2017 meeting will be the sixth installment, is one of the major conferences whose focus is on mathematics on fractal sets. Topics to be discussed range from harmonic analysis to probability, from number theory to stochastic analysis. The long list of keynote speakers at the 2017 conference includes the names of most of the world's leading researchers in the field. Students and junior researchers from underrepresented groups in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply for travel funding.
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ICERM Topical Workshop: Robust Methods in Probability & Finance
19 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017 • Providence, RI, United States
On financial markets one never observes the same data twice; market configurations are subject to change across time. This poses some specific challenges to inference, prediction, and optimal control in financial contexts. Classically, strong model assumptions are needed, while current research aims at methods which are robust with respect to model misspecification. This issue lies at the heart of the envisaged workshops, and the program of the workshops will reflect recent developments in this direction. The last decade saw a rise of robust methods in probability and finance resulting in new numerical and theoretical challenges. Interestingly, these challenges bring together methodologies from PDEs, probability, stochastic analysis, and control theory. Mathematically speaking, robustness typically translates into nonlinearity showing up as a defining feature. Examples in this direction are nonlinear expectations, nonlinear PDEs, and H-infinity optimal stochastic control. Finance has a long tradition of fruitful interactions between these areas. Numerical results often build the first step for subsequent theoretical analysis (and vice versa), thus fitting specifically into ICERM's orientation towards computational and experimental research.
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WHOA-PSI2 — Second Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference
12 Aug 2017 - 14 Aug 2017 • Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, M, United States
A three-day workshop about accurate post-selection inference, with emphasis on foundations, theory and methods, and important applications. Topics include: selective and simultaneous inference, high-dimensional inference, and Bayesian post-selection inference. Also considered are tools from higher-order asymptotics, including analytic and simulation-based refinements, to improve accuracy and power for post-selection inference procedures. More than 20 invited talks, and two poster sessions. Registration opens in early 2017.
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Stochastic Sampling and Accelerated Time Dynamics on Multidimensional Surfaces
16 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM),, United States
In a multitude of research problems at the forefront of hard- and soft-matter simulation, adequate sampling of the free-energy landscape is a major challenge. Overcoming free-energy barriers in the search for equilibrium states and accurately characterizing temporal evolution that occurs as a system evolves through a series of free-energy minima limit progress in understanding materials synthesis and processing, biology, colloidal engineering, and earth sciences. We will discuss advances and challenges in methods such as transition-path sampling and transition-interface sampling, alchemical methods, umbrella sampling, identifying order parameters and collective variables, accelerated molecular dynamics, metadynamics, variational approaches, replica methods, and coarse-graining.
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Geometric Functional Analysis and Applications
13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
This is the main workshop of the program "Geometric functional analysis and applications". It will focus on the main topics of the program. These include: Convex geometry, Asymptotic geometric analysis, Interaction with computer science, Signal processing, Random matrix theory and other aspects of Probability.
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Workshop IV: Uncertainty Quantification for Stochastic Systems and Applications
13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 • Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM),, United States
In past decades, considerable effort has been devoted to first-principles modeling of materials and materials design. However, uncertainty quantification over multiple scales, especially when some of them are inherently stochastic, is not sufficiently understood despite having critical impact on guiding experimental efforts and design. The uncertainty in materials modeling and design can arise either from the stochastic nature of microscopic description, sampling and numerical errors or from improper modeling assumptions, inadequate or inaccurate parametrization of the system and/or the objective functionals that guide the design optimization. The methods for quantifying the impact of such errors and uncertainties have been recently studied in different communities, including computational quantum chemistry, materials engineering, and mathematics. Applications received by Monday, September 18, 2017 will receive fullest consideration.
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Deming Conference — 73rd Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics
03 Dec 2017 - 08 Dec 2017 • Atlantic City, NJ, United States
The full program as well as a downloadable printed version will be available on our website by June 1st and online registration will open in August. The purpose of the 3-day Deming Conference on Applied Statistics is to provide a learning experience on recent developments in statistical methodologies, stressing biopharmaceutical applications. The conference is followed by two parallel 2-day short courses. The conference is composed of twelve three-hour tutorials on current applied statistical topics. The books, on which these sessions are based, are available for sale at approximately a 40% discount. These books are not available by mail, but if an acquaintance attends, you could ask him to purchase them. Attendees will receive bound proceedings of the presentations. There will also be poster sessions. The conference will again be held in the state-of-the-art Havana Tower of the Tropicana Casino Resort with free high speed Internet. Walter Young has chaired this conference for 48 consecutive years.
Walter R Young;     Phone: [4158198884];     Email:
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PMAPS — 2018 IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems
24 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018 • Boise, ID, United States
The International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems cover all aspects of probabilistic and statistical modeling of power systems.
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