# Departmental Seminars

**Departmental Seminars are held Fridays, 3:30pm to 4:30pm in HSH 141 unless otherwise noted**

## Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Seminar Schedule

Date and time |
Speaker |
Title |

Friday, December 6, 3:30pm | Grad Students Seminar |
TBA |

Friday, November 15, 3:30pm | Dr. Jim Diamond |
The Reconstruction Conjecture |

Friday, October 18, 3:30pm | Dr. Jim Diamond | A Crisp Concise, and Condensed Conspectus of Data Compression (the Abridged Version) |

## Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Seminar Schedule

Date and time |
Speaker |
Title |

Fri, Apr 26, 3:30 - 4:30 | Derrick Lee, St. Francis Xavier University | Is your job killing you? Modeling occupational exposure and risk of breast cancer |

Fri, Apr 12, 3:30 - 4:30 | Connie Stewart, UNB | New Models for the Analysis of Compositional Data |

Fri, Apr 5, 3:00 - 4:30 | 1. Michael Goud 2. Colin Vibert 3. Di Wang 4. David Samuel |
Honours / Graduate Student Presentations1. Canadian federal election modelling 2. Successive Comparisons For One-Way Layout Based On Generalized Pivotal Quantities 3. A New Procedure in Unequal probability sampling without replacement with fixed sample size 4. How much does a curve curve? |

Fri, Mar 29, 3:30 - 4:30 |
Alia Sajjad, |
(1) Optimal Incomplete Block Designs (2) Exploring Students' Attitudes Towards Statistics |

Fri, Mar 1, 3:30 - 5:00, HSH 173 |
Franklin Mendivil, Acadia University |
Juggling Patterns (Acadia Math Society Seminar) |

Fri, Feb 8, 3:30 - 4:30, HSH 141 |
Maricarmen Guerra-Parris, Dalhousie University |
Mapping turbulent flows for hydrokinetic energy applications |

Fri Jan 25, 3:30 - 4:30 |
Kathryn Hare |
The size of self-similar sets and measures |

Wed Dec 5, 3:30 - 5:00, HSH16 |
1. David Samuel |
Graduate student seminar presentations 1. An introduction to the Haar Measure 2. Surreal Convergence 3. The Game of Ambush Cops and Robbers played on products of graphs 4. Approaches to white-tailed deer population estimation 5. Two sample size calculations for FDR-control in microarray data analysis 6. X-Band Marine Radar as a site monitoring tool in the Minas Passage |

Fri Nov 23, 3:30 - 4:30, HSH 141 | Alia Sajjad, Acadia University |
Exploring Students’ Attitudes Towards Calculus (pdf abstract) |

Thu Nov 8, 3:30 - 4:30, HSH 141 | Xingde Duan , Acadia University |
AARMS Collaborative Research Group Presentation: Tweedie mixed models for multivariate time series with application to sulphate deposition data |

Fri Sep 14, 2:30 - 3:30, HSH 206 | Neil Spencer, Carnegie Mellon University |
Evaluating Random Match Probabilities in Accidental-based Forensic Footwear Analysis |

Fri Sep 14, 3:30 - 4:30, HSH 206 | Raelee Rath, Canada Revenue Agency |
Research and Analytics Careers at the Canada Revenue Agency |

Fri Sep 28, 3:30 - 4:00, HSH 141 |
Donne D’Arnall |
Co-op showcase |

## Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Seminar Schedule

Date and time |
Speaker |
Title |

Friday April 13, 3:30 - 4:30, HSH 141 | Zhou Zhou |
Estimation and inference for precision matrices of non-stationary time series |

Thursday Apr 5, 3:30 - 5:30, HSH 141 |
1. Alice Lacaze-Masmonteil |
1. The game of Cops and Robber played with partial information |

Wednesday Mar 28, 4:00 - 5:00 HSH 147 |
Blake MacDonald, |
Best job in the world..... Actuary (really!) |

Friday Feb 9, 3:30pm, HSH 141 |
Zhigang Xu |
On Virtual Tide Gauges |

Friday Dec 1, 3:00 - 4:00 HSH 141 |
1. Alice Lacaze-Masmonteil |
Graduate Student Presentations |

Friday Sep 15, 3:30 - 4:00, HSH 141 |
1. Jeremy Locke 2. Claudia Watt |
Co-op showcase 1. Oceanographic Co-op Research Assistant 2. Retail Mortgage Assistant |