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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...


Approaching the inclusion of network structure

Speaker:Christian Blasche (Massey University)
Starts:02:00 PM, Mar 28, 2019
Ends:03:00 PM, Mar 28, 2019
Where:School of Maths and Stats, UC

Due to the large number of neurons in our brain, simulating network dynamics of neurons in a relevant scale is still problematic despite the rapidly increasing computational power. I will present the “theta neuron” model and how it can be...


Nonparametric Analysis of Reference-Dependence Upload ID 200

Speaker:Prof Ian Crawford (University of Oxford)
Starts:03:00 PM, Mar 15, 2019
Ends:04:00 PM, Mar 15, 2019
Where:Dept of Economics and Finance, UC

Abstract We give nonparametric necessary and sufficient conditions, for the consistency of choices with reference-dependent preferences as described in Kahneman and Tversky (1979, 1991). These conditions are nonparametric in the...


Designing and Disseminating the Next Generation of Interventions for Persons with Dementia Upload ID 199

Speaker:Professor Vincent Mor (Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University School of Public Health / UC Visiting Erskine Fellow)
Starts:04:00 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Ends:05:00 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Where:College of Education, Health and Human Development

Biography Dr. Vincent Mor is Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice and the Florence Pirce Grant University Health in the Brown University School of Public Health. Dr. Mor was on the faculty of the Department of Community Health...