News & Announcements

Recent News

  • Chad Schafer has been elected co-chair of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Informatics and Statistics Science Collaboration. Starting in 2022, the LSST will digitally image the sky every night for a decade. The massive camera will gather roughly 30 terabytes - or 30,000 gigabytes - each night, creating "big data" for astronomy like never before. Read more
  • Ryan Tibshirani’s father is a statistician, but that is not the reason he went into the field. To Tibshirani, statistics is special because of its broad potential to impact almost any domain or field.
  • IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization, will award Carnegie Mellon University faculty members John Lehoczky and Ragunathan “Raj” Rajkumar and the University of Illinois’ Lui Sha, a CMU alumnus, with the 2016 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal, which recognizes technical leadership and contributions to fundamental theory, practice and standardization for engineering real-time systems.


Seminars

Monday, February 15th

  1. Seminar: Jeff Miller

Thursday, February 18th

  1. Seminar: Edward Kennedy

Monday, February 22nd

  1. Seminar: Weijie Su

Wednesday, February 24th

  1. Seminar: Sumanta Basu


Random Figure

"On the Bootstrap for Persistence Diagrams and Landscapes"

Persistence Diagram of the superlevel sets of a kernel density estimator on the 3D torus described in Example 2.2. From On the Bootstrap for Persistence Diagrams and Landscapes by Frederic Chazal, Brittany Terese Fasy, Fabrizio Lecci, Alessandro Rinaldo, Aarti Singh, and Larry Wasserman.
(See full paper)