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JSM 2010 [end]

August 6, 2010

On Wednesday morning, before boarding my plane to San Francisco, I attended the first two talks in the Erich Lehmann memorial session. The first talk by Juliet Shaffer related Lehmann’s work on multiple testing to the recent developments on FDRs and FNRs. In particular, she mentioned the decision theoretic foundations of those false discovery indicators, […]

JSM 2010 [day 3]

August 4, 2010

The same pattern as yesterday occurred, namely that the sessions that most interested me were all together at the 10:30 and 2pm slots, while there was no talk (besides the official ones) after 4pm… After another run around Stanley Park, I took the opportunity of being late for the first session to sit outside and […]

JSM 2010 [day 2]

August 3, 2010

After a very good early run in Stanley Park, I went to a morning session on new statistical challenges in genetics, but unfortunately could not keep focussed enough (due to a very short night, still being not tuned to Pacific time!) so I ended up chatting with Sid Chib at the Springer booth about the […]

JSM 2010 [day 1]

August 2, 2010

The first day at JSM is always a bit sluggish, as people slowly drip in and get their bearings. Similar to last year in Washington D.C., the meeting takes place in a huge conference centre and thus there is no feeling of overcrowded [so far]. It may also be that the peripheric and foreign location […]

JSM 2010 [talk]

August 2, 2010

Here are the slides of the talk I am presenting on Monday at JSM 2010 in Vancouver, in the Bayesian Inference in Massive Data Problems session organised by Alexandra Schmidt: it is about Bayesian model choice in cosmology It borrowed from Darren Wraith’s presentation at JSM 2009 by adding more items on evidence estimation, in […]