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Monte Carlo Methods for Statistical Analysis
Friday, October 22, 2010 - 3:15pm

Portland State University
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
The Maseeh Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium Series* presents

Ian Dinwoodie

"Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Portland State University "
Monte Carlo Methods for Statistical Analysis

Abstract:
We will give examples of how randomness and sampling have been used to solve applied problems for over 100 years. Special attention will be given to Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods and applications to exact analysis of discrete data.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010, 3:15pm
Neuberger Hall room 350
(Refreshments served at 3:00 in NH 344)

* Sponsored by the Maseeh Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium Series Fund and the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics, PSU. This event is free and open to the public.