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: March 14, 2016 Time: 3:30pm Location: Dedman Life Sciences Building 131 Join Professor Monnie McGee of the Department of Statistical Science as she presents her work on metagenomic classification using quasi-alignment methods. Light Refreshments Provided. Sponsored by the DCII Research Cluster, "Linking Mathematical and Life Sciences." For more information http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events.
SMU and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Partner to Offer New Ph.D. in Biostatistics
We are pleased to announce a new Ph.D. program in Biostatistics offered in partnership between the Department of Statistical Science at SMU and the Department of Clinical Sciences at UTSW. The Ph.D. program in Biostatistics will be launched in the Fall 2014 semester, and applications are currently being accepted for admission into the program. READ MORE
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