Mixture estimation and applications

The meeting on mixtures we organised with Kerrie Mengersen and Mike Titterington at ICMS, Edinburgh, will start tomorrow. While the meeting per se is by invitation only, there will be two public lectures (by definition open to anyone!, so feel free to attend if you are in Edinburgh):

Public Lecture by Kerrie Mengersen (Queensland University of Technology) Doors at 15 South College Street, Edinburgh will open at 17.30 on Wednesday 3 March for a Public Lecture entitled, “Where are they and what do they look like?  Discovering patterns in data using statistical mixture models”  [abstract] The lecture will commence at 18.00 prompt.  Please note that latecomers will not be permitted into the lecture theatre.

Distinguished Lecture by Michael Jordan (University of California, Berkeley) This lecture will be held in Room G07, the Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh on Thursday 4 March at 16.30as part of the Informatics Distinguished Lecture series. It is entitled, “Applied Bayesian nonparametrics[abstract]

8 Responses to “Mixture estimation and applications”

  1. [...] third time in a row, my bag went missing on a flight to Scotland… This happened first for the mixture meeting in 2009, costing me an attempt at Tower Ridge on Ben Nevis, then again when I took part in the [...]

  2. [...] Carlo methods (in Statistics), about a month before the workshop we organise on a similar theme at ICMS, Edinburgh, with Mark Girolami and Antonietta Mira. I am definitely and eagerly looking forward to [...]

  3. [...] 2012, in La Palma, Canary Islands. (Although I cannot attend AISTATS, as it is just before our ICMS workshop on advanced MCMC methods, April 23-25, I will be an area chair for the selection of [...]

  4. [...] a very well-articulated and broad talk. While the topic was rather close to the talks he gave in Edinburgh last year, I still got a new understanding about Bayesian non-parametrics, maybe because his Neyman [...]

  5. [...] book I co-edited with Kerrie Mengersen and Mike Titterington, Mixture: Estimation and Applications, has just been [...]

  6. [...] is a proposal for the cover of the mixture book on Mixture Estimation and Applications we are editing, with a stylised rendering of Buachaille Etive Mor… I am not sure it [...]

  7. [...] then the next one is $Y=2016, N=504$. However, while waiting in the plane to Edinburgh, I thought more about it and found that the problem can be solved with paper and pencil. It goes [...]

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