Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Workshop and Tutorial on Social Networks

(12 - 16 February 2018)

Venue: IMS Auditorium
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Monday, 12 Feb 2018

09:10am - 09:30am Registration
09:30am - 10:30am

Tutorial on large scale networks

Wanjie Wang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
10:30am - 10:50amCoffee Break
10:50am - 11:50am

Tutorial on large scale networks

Wanjie Wang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
11:50am - 02:00pmLunch Break
02:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on large scale networks

Wanjie Wang
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

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

Differential inclusion method in high dimensional statistics

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Yuan Yao
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
10:20am - 10:40amCoffee Break
10:40am - 11:30am

Visualising high-dimensional spaces with application to particle physics models

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Dianne Cook
Monash University, Australia
11:30am - 01:40pmLunch Break
01:40pm - 02:30pm

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

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Weng Kee Wong
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
02:30pm - 03:20pm

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

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Jingjing Wu
University of Calgary, Canada

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018

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

Special Lecture 2:

Optimal shrinkage estimation in heteroscedastic hierarchical models: beyond Gaussian

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Samuel Kou
Harvard University, USA and National University of Singapore, Singapore
10:30am - 10:50amGroup Photo & Coffee Break
10:50am - 11:40am

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

Juan Helen, Zhou
National University of Singapore, Singapore
11:40am - 01:50pm Poster Discussion and Lunch Reception at IMS
01:50pm - 02:40pm

Multivariate variable selection: beamforming-based approach

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Jian Zhang
University of Kent, UK
02:40pm - 03:30pm

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

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Anthea Monod
Columbia University, USA

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

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

Pairwise covariates-adjusted block model for community detection

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Yang Feng
Columbia University, USA
10:20am - 10:40amCoffee Break
10:40am - 11:30am

Optimal covariance change point detection in high dimension

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Yi Yu
University of Bristol, UK

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

09:20am - 09:30amRegistration
09:30am - 12:30pmFree Discussion