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2:00pm [2:30pm] Dr. Naveen Narisetty, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urban...
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Date and Time: 24th July at 2:30 pm. Venue: Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics Speaker: Dr. Naveen Narisetty, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Title: Variable Selection Techniques for Analyzing High Dimensional Data sets Abstract: In the modern big data era, data sets with a large number of features is a common phenomenon. In this talk, I will present an overview of high dimensional variable selection methods along with some recent advances both from the frequentist and Bayesian viewpoints. Both computational and theoretical challenges and ways to address them will be discussed.

3:00pm [3:30pm]Dr. P. V. Sukhatme Memorial Lecture Speaker: Prof. Vijay Nair, Emeritus Professo...
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Dr. P. V. Sukhatme Memorial Lecture Date and Time: 24th July at 3:30 pm. Venue: Ramanujan Hall, Department of Mathematics Speaker: Prof. Vijay Nair, Emeritus Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Title of the talk: Big Data, Machine Learning, and Data Science Abstract: In this presentation, I will provide some personal perspectives on the so-called Big Data movement, its impact, potential benefits and challenges. As part of this, I will discuss developments in, and applications of, machine learning with a focus on supervised learning. I will also spend a few minutes on the new field of Data Science. This will be a non-technical talk.

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