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Zachary Feinstein - McKelvey School of Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Apr 2, 2019 - 11:25am to 12:45pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 103
TBA
Tue.
4/2/19
Xiao-Li Meng - Department of Statistics, Harvard University
Apr 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 124
For years, it irritated me whenever someone calling the EM (expectation-maximization) algorithm an estimation procedure. I’d argue passionately that EM merely is an algorithm designed to compute a maximum likelihood estimator (MLE). Therefore the estimation principle/procedure is MLE, not EM,... read more
Tue.
4/2/19
Xiao-Li Meng - Department of Statistics, Harvard University
Apr 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Lecture - Hermann Hall Ballroom
The term “Big Data” emphasizes data quantity, not quality. However, many of the current measures of statistical uncertainties and errors are adequate only when the data are of the desired quality, that is, when they can be viewed as probabilistic samples. We show that once we take into... read more
Mon.
4/1/19

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