Workshop and Conference on "Nonparametric measures of dependence" (Apr. 28--May 2)

Workshop (Apr 28th-May 1st) and Conference (May 2nd) on "Nonparametric Measures of Dependence"
Department of Statistics, Columbia University

Location:
The conference and workshop will be held in the School of Social Work Building (9th and 10thfloors; 1255 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027).

As part of our 2013-2014 focus year on “Measures of Dependence”, the Department of Statistics at Columbia University is organizing a 3-day workshop and a 1-day conference on “Nonparametric Measure of Dependence” (Apr 28th to May 2nd). This conference is open to the public.

Please register (free) at http://bit.ly/Qnor9W.

Workshop instructors are

  • Arthur Gretton (University College London, UCL)
    • “Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space”
  • Gabor Szekely (Renyi Institute of Mathematics)
    • “Brownian Distance Covariance and Energy Statistics”

Speakers for the May 2nd Conference:

  • Andrey Feuerverger (University of Toronto)
  • Arthur Gretton (University College London, UCL)
  • Michael Kosorok (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Jingyi (Jessica) Li (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Shaw-Hwa Lo (Columbia University)
  • Subhadeep Mukhopadhay (Temple University)
  • David Reshef (Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology)
  • Bharath Sriperumbudur (University of Cambridge)
  • Gabor Szekely (Renyi Institute of Mathematics)

The workshop and conference program, registration, and other information are available on

http://dependence2013.wikischolars.columbia.edu/Nonparametric+measures+of+dependence+workshop.

Please join us!


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