# Canterbury Statistics Portal

Statistics events of interest to the Canterbury region.

## Previous events

175 events found.

### The Two-to-Infinity Norm and Singular Subspace Geometry

Speaker: | Professor Carey Priebe (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, John Hopkins University) |

Starts: | 03:00 PM, Aug 22, 2019 |

Ends: | 04:00 PM, Aug 22, 2019 |

Where: | School of Maths & Stats, UC |

The singular value matrix decomposition plays a ubiquitous role throughout statistics and related fields. Myriad applications including clustering, classification, and dimensionality reduction involve studying and exploiting the geometric...

### Kia kaua te reo e rite ki te moa, ka ngaro: Do not let the language suffer the same fate as the moa

Speaker: | Tessa Barrett-Walker (300 Level Student, University of Canterbury) |

Starts: | 02:00 PM, Aug 22, 2019 |

Ends: | 03:00 PM, Aug 22, 2019 |

Where: | NZILBB (NZ Institute for Language, Brain and Behaviour) |

More than a third of the worldâ€™s languages are currently classified as endangered and more than half are expected to go extinct by 2100. Strategies aimed at revitalising endangered languages have been implemented in numerous countries,...

### Inner Products on Convex Sets

Speaker: | Professor David Bryant (University of Otago) |

Starts: | 02:00 PM, Jul 30, 2019 |

Ends: | 03:00 PM, Jul 30, 2019 |

Where: | School of Maths & Stats, UC |

I've recently been trying to model how ecological niches change over evolutionary time. This lead to a bunch of thorny mathematical problems related to random convex sets, like how should we think about a random process when the state space...

### NZSA CPD - Visualisation in Data Science

Speaker: | Ian Westbrooke |

Starts: | 09:00 AM, May 9, 2019 |

Ends: | 04:30 PM, May 9, 2019 |

Where: | NZSA |

Keywords: | Continuing Professional Development, data science, visualisation |

A NZ Statistical Association Continuing Professional Development Programme course OBJECTIVE: To understand the principles of good data visualisation and implementing those principles using the R software CONTENT: Part one covers the proven...

### Prediction intervals for overdispersed binomial data with application to historical controls

Speaker: | Max Menssen (Leibniz University Hannover) |

Starts: | 02:00 PM, Apr 4, 2019 |

Ends: | 03:00 PM, Apr 4, 2019 |

Where: | School of Maths and Stats, UC |

Bioassays are highly standardized trials for assessing the impact of a chemical compound on a model organism measured as success counts out of a total number of events (eg. rats with tumors observed in a certain cohort). In that context, it is...