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non-uniform Laplace generation

Posted in Books, pictures, Statistics, University life with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 5, 2019 by xi'an

This year, the French Statistical Society (SFDS) Prix Laplace has been granted to Luc Devroye, author of the Non-Uniform Random Generation bible. among many achievements!, prize that he will receive during the 2019 meeting in Nancy, this very week.

Seminar in Nancy

Posted in Statistics, University life with tags , , , , on January 13, 2010 by xi'an

On Thursday, January 14, I am giving a seminar in Nancy, Institut Elie Cartan, at 10:45. The slides are those of the talk I could not give in Warwick.

Given that it seems to be primarily a probability seminar, I will insist on the Savage-Dickey paradox to see if the audience gets the point, contrary to the Annals’ screeners [post available on January 16!]