Colloquium – Heping Zhang, Yale School of Public Health

230 Gordon Palmer Hall 505 Hackberry Lane, AL, United States

Statistical Strategies in Analyzing Data with Unequal Prior Knowledge The advent of technologies including high throughput genotyping and computer information technologies has produced ever large and diverse databases that are potentially information rich. This creates the need to develop statistical strategies that have a sound mathematical foundation and are computationally feasible and reliable. In statistics,

Colloquium – Xiaoming Huo, Georgia Institute of Technology

346 Gordon Palmer Hall 505 Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Title: Statistically and Numerically Efficient Independence Test The big data is a well-known phenomenon in the modern world. The emerging discipline of data science has inspired a lot of discussion and debate in the scientific research communities, including the mathematical and statistical science community. Contributing to this discussion, in the first part of this talk,