Statistical Learning and Data Mining
Meetings will be held every
other Thursday between 10:30 am - 11:30 am in CH212.
Presentation and discussion schedule will be posted as we go along.
Note: After the fall break (October 15-16), meetings will be in CH240.
- September 3, 2015
Organizational Meeting (Faculty only)
- September 17, 2015
Speaker: Zhifei Yan
Title: Network Cross-Validation for Determining the Number of Communities in Network Data by Kehui Chen and Jing Lei (2014)
- October 1, 2015
Speaker: Liubo Li and Shanshan Tu
Title: Adaptive piecewise polynomial estimation via trend filtering by Ryan J. Tibshirani (2014)
- October 22, 2015 (CH240)
Video Lecture: The unreasonable effectiveness of deep learning by Yann LeCun
Reference: Deep learning by Yann LeCun, Yoshua Bengio and Geoffrey Hinton (2015)
- November 5, 2015 (CH240)
Speaker: Jieyi Jiang and Qian Qian
Title: Controlling the False Discovery Rate via Knockoffs by Rina Foygel Barber and Emmanuel Candes (2014)
- November 19, 2015 (CH240)
Speaker: Tim Book
Title: Gaussian Graphical Models
Reference: Graphs and Model Selection (Chapter 9) from Statistical Learning with Sparsity: The Lasso and Generalizations by Hastie, Tibshirani, and Wainwright
- December 3, 2015 (CH240)
Speaker: Lo-Bin Chang
Title: High-dimensional graphs and variable selection with the lasso by Meinshausen, N. and Bühlmann, P.