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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers VII (June 6-10, 2011)

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June 6, 2011 (Monday)

  7:45 a.m. -   8:30 a.m.    Registration and computer accounts in the Lobby of 100 Life Sciences Building
  8:30 a.m. -   8:45 a.m.    Welcome (Larry Ramsey, Head, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics)
  8:45 a.m. -   9:20 a.m.    Introduction to the Summer School (G. Jogesh Babu & Eric Feigelson)
  9:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.    Probability I (David Hunter)
                                Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    Probability II (David Hunter)

                                Lunch Break

  1:45 p.m. -   3:10 p.m.    Inference I (James Rosenberger)
                                Break
  3:30 p.m. -   6:00 p.m.    Introduction to R (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB


June 7, 2011 (Tuesday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Inference II (James Rosenberger)
                                Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    Regression (Mosuk Chow)

                                Lunch Break

  1:45 p.m. -   3:00 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB
  3:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Linear regression issues in astronomy (Eric Feigelson)
                                Break
  3:50 p.m. -   5:20 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty),   LAB


June 8, 2011 (Wednesday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Multivariate Analysis (James Rosenberger)
                                Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon    Cluster Analysis   (Debashis Ghosh)

                                Lunch Break

  1:30 p.m. -   3:00 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB
                                Break
  3:30 p.m. -   5:00 p.m.    Clustering & Classification (Eric Feigelson)   LAB

  6:30 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.    Dinner at The Nittany Lion Inn   (Ballroom C)


June 9, 2011 (Thursday)

  8:30 a.m. -   9:30 a.m.    Bootstrap (G. Jogesh Babu)
  9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.    Nonparametric Statistics (David Hunter)
                                Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    Model Fitting and Model Selection (G. Jogesh Babu)

                                Lunch Break

  1:30 p.m. -   2:45 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB

                                Trip to Penns Cave

  5:30 p.m. -  8:00 p.m.   Picnic


June 10, 2011 (Friday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Spatial Statistics (Murali Haran)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    Bayesian Analysis I (Thomas Loredo)
                                Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    Bayesian Analysis II (Thomas Loredo)

                                Lunch Break

  1:45 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Time Series (Eric Feigelson)
                                Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:45 p.m.    MCMC (Murali Haran)   LAB

                                End of the School


INSTRUCTORS:
    G. Jogesh Babu, Mosuk Chow, Debashis Ghosh, David Hunter, Murali Haran, and James Rosenberger (Statisticians, Penn State). Eric Feigelson (Astronomer, Penn State). Arnab Chakraborty (Statistician, Indian Statistical Institute). Thomas Loredo (Astronomer, Cornell University). Yihan Li (Graduate Student, Penn State).
LOCATIONS:
  • Registration: Lobby of 100 Life Sciences Building
  • Classroom sessions: 100 Life Sciences Building
  • Computer LAB sessions: 64 Willard Building

BOOKLET OF LECTURE NOTES

Department of StatisticsEberly College of ScienceDepartment of Astronomy and AstrophysicsNSF