Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Meeting the Statistical Challenges in High Dimensional Data and Complex Networks

(5 - 16 Feb 2018)

Visitor List

Tom Berrett
University of Cambridge, UK
Kian Ming Chai
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Hock Peng Chan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lei Chen
Peking University, China
Shuaishuai Chen
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Song Xi Chen
Peking University, China

Detecting rare and faint signals via thresholding maximum likelihood estimators

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Ying Chen
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Ming-Yen Cheng
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Local linear regression on manifolds and its geometric implications

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Khai Sing Chin
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hyun Cho
Samsung Medical Center (SMC), Korea
Seonghun Cho
Seoul National University, Korea
Kwok Pui Choi
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Davin Choo
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Wee Song Chua
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dianne Cook
Monash University, Australia

Visualising high-dimensional spaces with application to particle physics models

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Hanwen Cui
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anthony C. Davison
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Inference for complex extreme events

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Basu Debabrota
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Aurore Delaigle
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Estimating a covariance function from fragments of functional data

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Benjamin Eltzner
University of Goettingen, Germany
Qiao Fan
Duke-NUS Medical School , Singapore
Zengyan Fan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yang Feng
Columbia University, USA

Pairwise covariates-adjusted block model for community detection

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Sheng Fu
University of Chinese Academy of Science, China
Yasunori Fujikoshi
Hiroshima University, Japan

High-dimensional consistency of efficient screening methods based on information criterion and misclassification rate criterion in discriminant analysis

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Chiara Giusy Genovese
University of Bologna, Italy
Jessica Goh
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Bin Guo
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Weiqiang Hang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jing He
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Jiang Hu
Northeast Normal University, China
Mengjiao Hu
Duke-NUS, Singapore
Huang
National University of Singpore, Singapore
Haiyan Huang
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Inferring gene interactions and functional modules beyond standard statistical models

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Stephan Huckemann
Georgia Augusta Universität Göttingen, Germany

On some statistical challenges coming with non-Euclidean data

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Henrik Hult
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Lim Johan
Seoul National, Korea
Kim Junsik
Seoul National University, Korea
Jeonghwan Kim
Inha University, South Korea
Samuel Kou
Harvard University, USA and National University of Singapore, Singapore

Special Lecture 2:

Optimal shrinkage estimation in heteroscedastic hierarchical models: beyond Gaussian

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Sunghee Kuk
Inha University, Korea
Soon-Sun Kwon
Ajou University, Korea
Ursula Laa
Monash University, Australia
Tze Leung Lai
Stanford University, USA

Special Lecture 1:

Gradient boosting: overview, theory and applications to big data analytic

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Dahye Lee
Seoul National University, Korea
David Lee
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Donghwan Lee
Ewha Womans University, Korea
Jiyeon Lee
Yeungnam University, Korea
Wayne Lee
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Woojoo Lee
Inha University, Korea
Shingyu Leung
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

A level set based variational principal flow method for nonparametric dimension reduction on Riemannian manifolds

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Yaguang Li
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yun Li
Duke - NUS, Singapore
Hao Liu
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Yan Liu
Northeast Normal University, China
Jing Lyu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Xuejun Ma
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Oh Man-Suk
Ewha Womans University, Korea
Steve Marron
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Principal nested submanifolds in object oriented data analysis

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Amr Mohamed
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anthea Monod
Columbia University, USA

Functional data analysis using a topological summary statistic: the smooth Euler characteristic transform

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Boaz Nadler
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Robust sparse covariance estimation by thresholding Tyler's M-estimator

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Trong Hoang Nguyen
Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Shiquan Ren
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhao Ren
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Minimax estimation of large precision matrices with Bandable Cholesky factor

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Chun Wei Seah
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Kok-Yong Seng
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Sunyoung Shin
University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Ali Shojaie
University of Washington, USA

Differential connectivity analysis

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Thi Trang Ta
Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam
Teck Kiang Tan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wojciech Tarnowski
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
Thi Van Anh To
Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam
Xin Tong, Thomson
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tutorial on high dimensional statistics with rare and weak signals

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Rouzbeh Touserkani
IPM Tehran, Iran
Bao Trung Tran
Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Simon Trimborn
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Satori Tsuzuki
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Van Ha Vu
Yale University and National University of Singapore, Singapore

Low rank matrices with random perturbation and applications

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Yi Wan
University of Macau, China
Jingli Wang
National university of singapore, Singapore
Wanjie Wang
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tutorial on large scale networks


Tutorial on high dimensional statistics with rare and weak signals

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Xiaoguang Wang
Dalian University of Technology, China
Xiaozhou Wang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Joong-Ho Won
Seoul National University, Korea
Cheryl Wong
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Weng Kee Wong
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Nature-Inspired metaheuristic algorithms for finding optimal designs for high dimensional problems

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Chengyuan Wu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jingjing Wu
University of Calgary, Canada

Estimation and classification in a two-component mixture model with stochastic dominance

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Yizong Xi
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Xiaochao Xia
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yingcun Xia
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yuqing Xia
Zhejiang University, China
Xiaorong Yang
Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Yuan Yao
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

Differential inclusion method in high dimensional statistics

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Zhigang Yao
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yi Yu
University of Bristol, UK

Optimal covariance change point detection in high dimension

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Nazgul Zakiyeva
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hongfan Zhang
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Huiming Zhang
Peking University, China
Jia Zhang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jian Zhang
University of Kent, UK

Multivariate variable selection: beamforming-based approach

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Jiejie Zhang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Xiangyu Zheng
Peking University, China
Jie Zhou
Capital Normal University, China
Juan Helen, Zhou
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Brain network topological changes in neuropsychiatric disorders: from voxels to networks

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Hui Zou
University of Minnesota, USA

Model-free variable transformation in high-dimensional data analysis

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