Seminar for Statistics

ZüKoSt: Seminar on Applied Statistics


Time/Place: every Thursday at 4.15 pm at the Main Building of ETH, HG G 19.1

Spring Semester 2015


Date Speaker Title Time Location
5-mar-2015 (thu)
Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser
tba 16:15-17:00 HG G 19.1
Abstract: tba

Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser (Research Center for Statistics Université de Genève)

15-apr-2015 (wed)
Friedrich Leisch
tba 16:15-17:00 HG G 19.1
Abstract: tba

Friedrich Leisch (Universität Wien)

23-apr-2015 (thu)
Diego Kuonen
A Statistician's 'Big Tent' View on Big Data and Data Science 16:15-17:00 HG G 19.1
Abstract: There is no question that big data have hit the business, government
and scientific sectors. The demand for skills in data science is
unprecedented in sectors where value, competitiveness and efficiency
are driven by data. However, there is plenty of misleading hype
around the terms 'big data' and 'data science'. This presentation
gives a professional statistician's 'big tent' view on these terms,
illustrates the connection between data science and statistics, and
highlights some challenges and opportunities from a statistical

Diego Kuonen (Statoo Consulting, Bern)

25-jun-2015 (thu)
Hadley Wickham
tba 16:15-17:00 HG G 19.1
Abstract: tba

Hadley Wickham (Rice University)

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