Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Workshop and Tutorial on High Dimensional Data Analysis

(5 - 9 February 2018)

Venue: IMS Auditorium
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Monday, 05 Feb 2018

10:10am - 10:30amRegistration
10:30am - 12:30pm

Tutorial on high dimensional statistics with rare and weak signals

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Xin Tong, Thomson
National University of Singapore, Singapore
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Break
02:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on high dimensional statistics with rare and weak signals

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Wanjie Wang
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018

09:20am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30am - 10:20am

Principal nested submanifolds in object oriented data analysis

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Steve Marron
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
10:20am - 10:40amCoffee Break
10:40am - 11:30am

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

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Boaz Nadler
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
11:30am - 01:40pmLunch Break
01:40pm - 02:30pm

On some statistical challenges coming with non-Euclidean data

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Stephan Huckemann
Georgia Augusta Universität Göttingen, Germany
02:30pm - 03:20pm

Minimax estimation of large precision matrices with Bandable Cholesky factor

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Zhao Ren
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018

09:20am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30am - 10:20am

Inference for complex extreme events

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Anthony C. Davison
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
10:20am - 10:40amCoffee Break
10:40am - 11:30am

Local linear regression on manifolds and its geometric implications

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Ming-Yen Cheng
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
11:30am - 01:40pmLunch Break
01:40pm - 02:30pm

Inferring gene interactions and functional modules beyond standard statistical models

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Haiyan Huang
University of California, Berkeley, USA
02:30pm - 03:20pm

Differential connectivity analysis

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Ali Shojaie
University of Washington, USA

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018

09:20am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30am - 10:30am

Special Lecture 1:

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

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Tze Leung Lai
Stanford University, USA
10:30am - 10:50amGroup Photo & Coffee Break
10:50am - 11:40am

Low rank matrices with random perturbation and applications

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Van Ha Vu
Yale University and National University of Singapore, Singapore
11:40am - 01:50pmPoster Discussion and Lunch Reception at IMS
01:50pm - 02:40pm

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

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Shingyu Leung
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
02:40pm - 03:30pm

Interaction screening for high dimensional data

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Yongdai Kim
Seoul National University, Korea
03:45pmExcursion to Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
06:30pmDinner (Volunteer and self paid)
RISE restaurant

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

09:20am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30am - 10:20am

Model-free variable transformation in high-dimensional data analysis

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Hui Zou
University of Minnesota, USA
10:20am - 11:10amCoffee Break
11:10am - 12:00pm

Estimating a covariance function from fragments of functional data

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Aurore Delaigle
The University of Melbourne, Australia
12:00pm - 02:00pmLunch Break
02:00pm - 02:50pm

Detecting rare and faint signals via thresholding maximum likelihood estimators

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Song Xi Chen
Peking University, China
02:50pm - 03:40pm

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

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Yasunori Fujikoshi
Hiroshima University, Japan