Lorentz Center - Asymptotics: particles, processes and inverse problems from 10 Jul 2006 through 14 Jul 2006
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    Asymptotics: particles, processes and inverse problems
    from 10 Jul 2006 through 14 Jul 2006

 
Preliminary scientific program (May 31st 2006)

Monday, July 10

 

10.15 – 10.30    Opening

 

10.30 – 11.15    Steve Lalley Critical Behavior of Spatial Epidemics

11.15 – 12.00    Pablo Ferrari Multiclass invariant measures for TASEP and multitype queueing systems

 

12.00 – 15.00    Lunch and discussion [poster session 14.00 – 15.00]

 

15.00 – 15.45    Timo Seppδlδinen Fluctuations around characteristics for some many-particle systems

15.45 – 16.30    David Siegmund Approximating the variance of predicted states in a Hidden Markov Model

 

16.30 –               Wine and Cheese Party

 

 

Tuesday, July 11

 

09.15 – 10.00    Lucien Birgι Model selection for Poisson processes

 

10.00 – 10.30    Coffee break

 

10.30 – 11.15    Lutz Dόmbgen Algorithms, Consistency and Inequalities for Shape-Constrained Density Estimation

11.15 – 12.00    Aad van der Vaart Nonparametric estimation using a Gaussian prior on a Banach space

 

12.00 – 15.00    Lunch and discussion

 

15.00 – 15.45    Enno Mammen Kernel density estimation for the coefficients in random coefficient regression with applications to demand analysis

 

15.45 – 16.30    Richard Gill Nonparametric missing data problems in the design of experiments to prove quantum nonlocality

 

17.00 –               Getting on board for boat trip and Conference Dinner

 

 

Wednesday, July 12

 

09.15 – 10.00    Axel Munk Inverse Jumps

 

10.00 – 10.30    Coffee break

 

10.30 – 11.15    Sara van de Geer A comparison of l1 penalties

11.15 – 12.00    Jian Huang Asymptotic properties of some penalized methods in sparse high-dimensional regression models

 

12.00 – 14.00    Lunch and discussion

 

14.00 – 14.45    Laurens de Haan On spatial extremes; with application to a rainfall problem

14.45 – 15.30    Persi Diaconis Gibbs Sampling, Exponential Families, and Orthogonal Polynomials

 

15.30 – 15.45    Coffee break

 

15.45 – 16.30    Persi Diaconis Gibbs Sampling, Exponential Families, and Orthogonal Polynomials

17.00 –               Music in Gorlaeus building

 

 

Thursday, July 13

 

09.45 – 10.45    Pablo Ferrari (I) Quasi stationary distributions and Fleming Viot processes

 

10.45 – 11.00    Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.00    Pablo Ferrari (II) Quasi stationary distributions and Fleming Viot processes

 

12.00 – 14.30    Lunch and discussion [poster session 13.30-14.30]

 

14.30 – 15.30    Lutz Dόmbgen (I) Inference via Multiscale Methods

 

15.30 – 15.45    Coffee break

 

15.45 – 16.45    Lutz Dόmbgen (II) Inference via Multiscale Methods

 

 

Friday, July 14

 

09.45 – 10.45    Jon A. Wellner A Kiefer-Wolfowitz theorem for convex densities

 

10.45 – 11.00    Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.00    Jon A. Wellner A Kiefer-Wolfowitz theorem for convex densities

 

12.00 – 14.30    Lunch and discussion

 

14.30 – 15.30    Piet Groeneboom (I) Maximum Likelihood and its extensions

 

15.30 – 15.45    Coffee break

 

15.45 – 16.45    Piet Groeneboom (II) Maximum Likelihood and its extensions

 

16.45 – 17.00    Closing



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