The Department of Psychology invites you to attend a presentation by Nancy Sin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Sin will present her research on “Daily positive experiences and health: Biobehavioral pathways and resilience to stress” at 10-11:30 a.m. in the Sartain Room (Expressway Tower 1100 Conference Room) on Thursday, December 8. All are welcome.
Event Date: December 7, 2016 Location: Clements Hall 126 Time: 3:30--4:30 (Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the talk) Mathematics Colloquium Talk by Travis Thompson (Rice University) Link for more information: https://wiki.smu.edu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=108036103 Contact: A. J. Meir at firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Date: 12/8/16 Location: The Forum, Hughes-Trigg Student Center Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. with refreshments Join Dr. Cornelis Potgieter (Statistics) for a tutorial providing an overview of some of the tools often used in statistical analysis. These tools include methods of parameter estimation and statistical inference, methods which can often be formulated using a minimum distance framework. The notions of parametric and nonparametric statistics will be introduced and discussed in the context of this minimum distance framework. Several examples to illustrate the methods will be discussed. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events
Event Date: November 30, 2016 Location: Clements Hall 126 Time: 3:30--4:30 (Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the talk) Mathematics Colloquium Talk by Haizhao Yang (Duke University) Link for more information: https://wiki.smu.edu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=104268135
Event date: November 30, 2016 Location: Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall 147 Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Join Dr. Michael Hahsler (Lyle) as he presents a tutorial on Data Mining. The event will cover an introduction to data mining, the data mining process and the core methods used by data mining professionals and highlight how they are related to the fields of statistics, optimization and machine learning. The tutorial will also review available tools and examples. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events
Event on 12/5- Data is Made Up of Stories: University-wide Futures from the Digital Humanities Series Direct Encounters with History: Summer of Darkness and the Performance of Archive
Event Date: December 5, 2016 Location: The Forum, Hughes Trigg Student Center Time: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. RSVP: https://smudigitalhumanities.eventbrite.com Andrew and Anindita Basu Sempere present a case study of the Summer of Darkness iOS app, a digital humanities project that tells the story of "The Year Without Summer" through real-time notifications, weather animations, and excerpts of letters, journals, and literary works. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events