Talks

Here we list talks and presentations given by the FocuStat participants, including also those from 2013 of relevance for the 2014-2018 project.

There's always an element of polite excitement in the hall when one of us is about to give a lecture.

2017:

  • Emil Stoltenberg: Two approaches to statistics. Fagligpedagogisk dag, UiO, November 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Whales, politics, and statisticians. Fagligpedagogisk dag, UiO, November 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Død, vold og statistikk: Game of Thrones vs. Rosekrigene. Kaspah! Vol. 5, Tilt, Oslo, October 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Combining diverse information sources with the II-CC-FF paradigm. Statistics seminar, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, September 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Personalized prediction through focused fine-tuning or ridge regression. Syvia Richardson Honoris Causa workshop, UiO, August 2017.
  • Emil Stoltenberg: Some insight into the cure model. Syvia Richardson Honoris Causa workshop, UiO, August 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Game of Thrones vs the Wars of Roses: Survival and competing risks. Syvia Richardson Honoris Causa workshop, UiO, August 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: All models are wrong, but some are more biologically plausible than other: Survival analysis models based on crossing times for cumulative damage processes. Syvia Richardson Honoris Causa workshop, UiO, August 2017.
  • Sam-Erik Walker (with N.L. Hjort): Estimation and model selection by data-driven weighted likelihood. Poster and speed presentation, JSM, Baltimore, July-August 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton (with N.L. Hjort): Focused Fine-tuning of Ridge Regression for Personalized Prediction. Contributed paper and presentation, JSM, Baltimore, July-August 2017.
  • Céline Cunen (with Nils Lid Hjort): Combining diverse information sources with the II-CC-FF paradigm: New developments. Invited talk, in an Invited session, organised by Nils, on BFF in Action; JSM, Baltimore, July-August 2017. [The talk was well prepared (see the link), but not actually given; Cunen chose not to take part (see her statement of page 2); Hjort was ill on that day of the conference.]
  • Nils Lid Hjort (with C. Cunen and G. Hermansen): Confidence distributions for change-points and regime shifts. Invited talk, in an Invited session on Complex risk structures or constraints of reliability of systems; JSM, Baltimore, July-August 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Combining diverse information sources with the II-CC-FF paradigm: Independent Inspection, Confidence Conversion, Focused Fusion. Invited talk, the 61st ISI World Conference, Marrakech, Marocco, July 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Empirical Likelihood and Bayesian Nonparametrics. Invited talk, the 11th Bayesian Nonparametrics Conference, Paris, June 2017.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Бернштейн--von Mises heorems for a class of Bayesian nonparametric setups for stationary time series. Poster presentation [with hours of wine and shouting], the 11th Bayesian Nonparametrics Conference, Paris, June 2017.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Focused Regularised Likelihood. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: The semifinals factor for skiing fast in the finals. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Estimation and model selection by data-driven maximum weighted likelihood. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Fridge: focused fine-tuning of ridge regression for personalized prediction. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Emil Stoltenberg: Selecting the failure time distribution in cure models. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Combining diverse information sources with the II-CC- FF paradigm. The 19th national meeting of the NSF, Fredrikstad, June 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Are the death rates in Game of Thrones realistic? A statistical case-study. Oslo Data Science Meetup, May 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Focused Fine-tuning of Ridge Regression for Personalised Prediction. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Focused regularised likelihood. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Vinnie Ko: Focused information criteria for copulae. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Focused model selection and inference using robust estimators. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Emil Stoltenberg: Inference in misspecified cure models. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Confidence distributions: A potential bridge for combining parametric and nonparametric analyses. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: The hybrid likelihood. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Minimum Dispair, Maximum Despair. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Building Bridges (at Bislett): general workshop themes. FocuStat BBB workshop, May 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Analysis of fat weights: Three new wide models. Presentation for the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commision, Bled, May 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: No paradox: Explaining how we can observe a decrease in fat weight, while the total weight appears to remain constant. Presentation for the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commision, Bled, May 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: Decline in energy storage in Antarctic Minke whales during the JARPA period: Assessment via the Focused Information Criterion (FIC) [with Lars Walløe and Nils Lid Hjort]. Presentation for the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commision, Bled, May 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Data fusion with confidence curves: The II-CC-FF paradim. The BFF4 conference, Harvard University, May 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: p-verdier. Metodemøte, Nasjonal kompetansetjeneste for kvinnehelse, February 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: p-values: what's the problem? Symposium of the IMB PhD Forum, February 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: A gentle introduction to Bayesian Nonparametrics. Big Insight Lunch Talk, February 2017.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Pop-Mat: 7 søyler med statistisk visdom. Matematisk fagutvalg, UiO, January 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Model selection and model averaging (2 hrs). Geilo Winter School, January 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence distributions and data fusion (2 hrs). Geilo Winter School, January 2017.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Bayesian nonparametrics (2 hrs). Geilo Winter School, January 2017.
  • Céline Cunen: The world's first novel: When did Author B take over for Author A? Poster presentation, Geilo Winter School, January 2017.

2016:

  • Céline Cunen: Statistikk for the Game of Thrones. Fagligpedagogisk dag, University of Oslo, November 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Minimum dispair, maximum despair. The "L^\eta, Многая лета" FocuStat Research Kitchen, Oslo, October 2016.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Minimum disparity estimators. The "L^\eta, Многая лета" FocuStat Research Kitchen, Oslo, October 2016.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: The Fridge. The "L^\eta, Многая лета" FocuStat Research Kitchen, Oslo, October 2016.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Focused Regularised Likelihood. The "L^\eta, Многая лета" FocuStat Research Kitchen, Oslo, October 2016.
  • Céline Cunen: When did author B take over for author A? Confidence Distributions and Change-Points. PhD and PostDoc workshop at Klækken, September 2016.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Fridge: a focused approach to fine-tuning ridge regression. PhD and PostDoc workshop at Klækken, September 2016.
  • Emil Stoltenberg: Estimating proportions from censored data. PhD and PostDoc workshop at Klækken, September 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Post-Selection Distributions, Model Averaging, Bagging, Inference. Invited talk, post-selection inference workshop, Leuven, August 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Combining Information Across Diverse Sources via Confidence Distributions: the II-CC-FF Paradigm. Invited talk, JSM2016, Chicago, August 2016.
  • Céline Cunen: The world's first novel: When did Author B take over for Author A? Poster & flashtalk (winning one of three Best Poster Awards), NordStat 2016, København, June 2016.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Integrative clustering of high-dimensional data with joint and individual clusters. Poster & flashtalk (winning one of three Best Poster Awards), NordStat 2016, København, June 2016.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Focused model selection strategies for time series. Poster & flashtalk, NordStat 2016, København, June 2016.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Model selection and focused inference using robust estimators. Poster & flashtalk, NordStat 2016, København, June 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: The hybrid likelihood: Bridging parametrics and nonparametrics. Invited talk, NordStat 2016, København, June 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence distributions and objective Bayes. ISBA World Meeting 2016, special topics session organised by Nils, Sardegna, June 2016.
  • Céline Cunen: When did Author B take over for Author A? PhD Day, Oslo, June 2016.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Focused information criteria for time series. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Focused inference based on robust estimators. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Céline Cunen: Focused model selection for meta-analysis of 2 x 2 tables. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: The hybrid likelihood: Combining parametrics and nonparametrics. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: The fridge: focused tuning of ridge regression. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Martin Jullum: FIC with a nonparametric candidate: A new strategy for FIC constructions. FICology workshop, Oslo, May 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: The world's first novel, skiing days near Oslo, Kola temperatures and the Hjort time series. University Bocconi, Milan, April 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence, Likelihood, Probability. Ten-hour short-course, University Bicocca, Milan, April 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence distributions for change-points and regime shifts. Invited talk, Fusion Learning & BFF, Rutgers, April 2016.
  • Céline Cunen: When did Author Two take over for Author One? Poster presentation, Fusion Learning & BFF, Rutgers, April 2016.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: When are principal component scores a good tool for visualizing high-dimensional data? Oberwolfach workshop, February 2016.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Statistikk, sannsynlighetsteori, sjansespill, samfunn, solidaritet. Part of the ungdomsundervisningen, for 14-15 year old school pupils, organised by Humanistforeningen at UiO, February 2016.

2015:

  • Nils Lid Hjort & Céline Cunen: The World's First Novel: When did Author Two take over for Author One? Pub med professor (og PhD-student), Realistforeningen, University of Oslo, November 2015.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Tirant lo Blanch, 1490: When did Author Two take over for Author One? Fagligpedagogisk dag, University of Oslo, October 2015.
  • Céline Cunen: Confidence distributions: a general introduction and an application to meta-analysis of two-by-two tables [joint work with N.L. Hjort]. Seminar at the Biostatistics group at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, October 2015.
  • Audun Øygard: Deep learning "hands-on"­ tutorial. Oslo Data Science Meetup. Teknologihuset, Oslo, October 2015.
  • Céline Cunen: Optimal inference via confidence distributions for two-by-two tables modelled as Poisson pairs [joint work with N.L. Hjort]. 60th ISI Conference, Rio, July 2015.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Combining information across diverse sources via confidence distributions. 60th ISI Conference, Rio, July 2015.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Model selection and verification for ensemble based probabilistic forecasting of air pollution in Oslo, Norway [joint work with G.H. Hermansen and N.L. Hjort]. 60th ISI Conference, Rio, July 2015.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Parametric or nonparametric: the FIC approach for stationary time series [joint work with M. Jullum and N.L. Hjort]. 60th ISI Conference, Rio, July 2015.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: Consistency of principal component scores in visualization of high-dimensional data [joint work with M. Thoresen]. 60th ISI Conference, Rio, July 2015.
  • Céline Cunen: Optimal inference for two-by-two tables modelled as Poisson pairs: a confidence distribution approach. 18th Norwegian Statistical Meeting, Solstrand, June 2015.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Predicting with confidence in time series processes. 18th Norwegian Statistical Meeting, Solstrand, June 2015.
  • Martin Jullum: Parametric of nonparametric: The FIC approach for time series. 18th Norwegian Statistical Meeting, Solstrand, June 2015.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: On just how surprised we ought to have been when Bolt set his world records. 18th Norwegian Statistical Meeting, Solstrand, June 2015.
  • Céline Cunen: Optimal inference for two-by-two tables: a confidence distribution approach. PhD and PostDoc workshop at Klækken, May 2015.
  • Martin Jullum: An approximate Bayesian geophysical inversion framework based on local-Gaussian likelihoods. PhD and PostDoc workshop at Klækken, May 2015.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Confidence distributions based on M-estimators. International FocuStat Workshop "Inference With Confidence", Oslo, May 2015.
  • Gudmund Hermansen: Predictive confidence for time series. International FocuStat Workshop "Inference With Confidence", Oslo, May 2015.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence distributions for change-points. International FocuStat Workshop "Inference With Confidence", Oslo, May 2015.
  • Kristoffer Hellton: PCA and the asymptotic distribution of high-dimensional sample eigenvectors. International FocuStat Workshop "Inference With Confidence", Oslo, May 2015.
  • Céline Cunen: Optimal inference via con dence distributions for two-by-two tables: presentation and comparisons with Liu, Liu, Xie methods. International FocuStat Workshop "Inference With Confidence", Oslo, May 2015.

2014:

  • Nils Lid Hjort: Are we in fact faced with one of the most flagrant cases of plagiarism in the history of literature? "Mathematical pearls and curiosa" lecture, University of Trondheim, November 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Model comparison, model selection and model averaging. SFI^2 Farewell Workshop, University of Oslo, November 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Cross-country ski sprint championships: how the semifinals influence the finals. Fagligpedagogisk dag, University of Oslo, October 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: What price Cox regression? Ranking estimates from semiparametric and parametric hazard regression models. Invited talk at the ISCB 35, Wien, August 2014.
  • Sam-Erik Walker: Ensemble based probabilistic forecasting of meteorology and air quality in Oslo, Norway. Presented at WWOSC 2014: The World Weather Open Science Conference, Montréal, Canada, August 2014. (Based on work carried out with NILU, the Norwegian Institute for Air Research.)
  • Nils Lid Hjort: HEL: A hybrid empirical likelihood bridging from nonparametrics to parametrics. Invited talk at the 2nd World Conference on Nonparametric Statistics, Cadiz, June 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: FocuStat: Focus Driven Statistical Inference With Complex Data. Lunch seminar at the Norwegian Computing Centre, April 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Distributions of confidence. Department seminar at Norwegian Business School, April 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Stille flyter ikke Don: Statistisk analyse av en krangel mellom nobelprisvinnere. Sinus-konferansen, Cappelen-Damm, Oslo, March 2014.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Quiet Does Not Flow the Don: Statistical analysis of a quarrel between Nobel laureates. Ski og matematikk, Rondablikk høyfjellshotell, January 2014.

2013:

  • Nils Lid Hjort: Analysing an ensemble of 2 x 2 tables with many zeroes. BMMS Statistics Seminar, November 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Distributions of Confidence. Corcoran Lecture, Department of Statistics, Oxford University, October 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Distributions of Confidence. invited talk, The International Selbu Conference, Selbu, October 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Distributions of Confidence. Sverdrup Prize Lecture, Norwegian Computing Centre, Oslo, October 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Confidence, Likelihood, Probability. invited talk, ISI World Conference, Hong Kong, August 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Who should be allowed to skate the 10,000 metre? Fagligpedagogisk dag, University of Oslo, October 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Beta-tilted Beta Processes. Invited talk, Bayesian Nonparametrics IX, Amsterdam, June 2013.
  • Martin Jullum: Parametric or nonparametric: The FIC approach. 29th European Meeting of Young Statisticians, Budapest, July 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Statistisk dag: Confidence and Likelihood. Tore Schweder 70 year conference, Academy of Sciences and Letters, Oslo, April 2013.
  • Martin Jullum: Parametric of nonparametric: The FIC approach. 17th Norwegian Statistical Meeting, Halden, June 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Last inner track: Does one need to race the 500 metre twice? "Fra tall til innsikt" evening with statistics, Litteraturhuset, Oslo, November 2013.
  • Nils Lid Hjort: Mathematics, physics, probability theory and pedagogical principles in Duckburg. (Exceedingly) popular science talk, Bjørnegildet, University of Oslo, February 2013.
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