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Statistics Day

Friday:  April 25, 2014                  8:30am - 5:00pm     Rhode Hall 309

The purpose of the Third Annual Statistics Day is to increase students and faculty awareness of the important role that statistics plays in our everyday lives, particularly its uses in a variety of disciplines.  You may think you don't use statistics yourself (A misconception in its own right) but rest assured statistics is being used on you!!



Speaker Short Title of Talk Location
Wenyaw Chan
Division of Biostatistics, University of
Texas-Health Science Center at Houston
Invited Talk:
Does imputation increase statistical power?
Rhode Hall 309
9:00a.m -9:50a.m.
Lawrence (Larry) M. Lesser
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Invited Talk (on Skype):
The Fun of Statistics and the Statistics of Fun:
Research and Resources
Rhode Hall 309
9:55a.m. - 10:10a.m.
Michael Tapfuma Muzheve
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Local Talk:
Graph Theory and Counting
Rhode Hall 309
10:15a.m. - 10:45am
Patricia Rodriguez and J.D. Kromrey
University of South Florida, Tampa FL
Invited Talk:
Item parameter recovery: An empirical comparison
Rhode Hall 309
10:50a.m. - 11:20am
Slavka Bodjanova
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Local Talk:
Some modifications of c-means clustering algorithm
based on generalized sets
Rhode Hall 309
11:25a.m. - 11:55am
Dr. Rajan Lamichhane
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Local Talk:
Analysis of locally changing time series data using
mixture distribution
Rhode Hall 309
1:10p.m. - 1:40p.m.
George Yanev
University of Texas - Pan American
Invited Talk:
Characterizations of exponential distribution through
record values and beta distribution
Rhode Hall 309
1:50p.m. - 2:20p.m.
Lokenath Debnath
University of Texas - Pan American
Invited Talk:
Critical Reviews of the famous controversy between
Bayesian and frequentism statistics
Rhode Hall 309
2:30p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Jim Sinclair and Margaret Land
TX-ESA Environmental Consultants
Invited Talk:
Batty way to meaure bird mortality
Rhode Hall 309
3:10p.m. - 3:40pm
Alex Aguilar and George Yanev
University of Texas - Pan American
Invited Talk:
On binary splitting branching process with
upper barrier
Rhode Hall 309
3:50p.m. - 4:20p.m.
Michael Johnson, Stephen A. Sedory
and Sarjinder Singh

Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Local Talk:
Introduction to Randomized Response Techniques
Rhode Hall 309
4:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.


Lunch will be Provided.  Students are encouraged to attend. RSVP required.

There is no fee to attend Statistics Day

For more information and to RSVP, please email Dr. Sarjinder Singh at kuss2008@tamuk.edu

Printable Flyer - pdf

Please RSVP by  Monday, April 21, 2014.

This page was last updated on: March 07, 2014