Close Menu

Events Archive

Event Archive

Persi Diaconis - Stanford University
Feb 24, 2017 (All day) to Apr 28, 2017 (All day)
Applied Mathematics - Conference -, Lecture - Robert A. Pritzer Center, Auditorium
The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology will host Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University, as the 2017 Karl Menger Lecturer. He will speak on "The Search for Randomness" on April 24 at 6:00 p.m.,... read more
Benjamin Reiniger - Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Feb 15, 2017 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 106
The game of Cops and Robbers involves a team of cops trying to catch a single robber on a graph \(G\). The players alternate turns moving along edges of \(G\). The speaker will first survey some of the major theorems and conjectures concerning the cop number of graphs, i.e., the... read more
Marcin Pitera - Institute of Mathematics, Jagiellonian University
Feb 13, 2017 - 1:50pm to 2:55pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 104
The estimation of risk measures recently gained a lot of attention, partly because of the backtesting issues of Expected Shortfall related to elicitability. In this talk, the speaker will discuss the optimal estimation procedures in terms of bias and relate them to backtesting. The... read more