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]