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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers IX (June 3-7, 2013)

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June 3, 2013 (Monday)

  7:45 a.m. -   8:30 a.m.    Registration and computer accounts in the Lobby of 102 Chemistry Building
  8:30 a.m. -   8:45 a.m.    Welcome (President Rodney Erickson, The Pennsylvania State University)
  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

  2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Inference I (James Rosenberger)
                                Break
  4:00 p.m. -   5:30 p.m.    Introduction to R (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB


June 4, 2013 (Tuesday)

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

                                Lunch Break

  2:00 p.m. -   3:15 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB
  3:15 p.m. -   3:45 p.m.    Linear regression issues in astronomy (Eric Feigelson)
                                Break
  4:00 p.m. -   5:30 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty),   LAB


June 5, 2013 (Wednesday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Nonparametrics (Chad Schafer)
                                Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Multivariate Analysis   (James Rosenberger)

                                Lunch Break

  2:00 p.m. -   3:00 p.m.    Bootstrap (G. Jogesh Babu)   LAB
                                Break
  3:30 p.m. -   5:00 p.m.    R session for Astronomy (Arnab Chakraborty)   LAB

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


June 6, 2013 (Thursday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Model Fitting and Model Selection (G. Jogesh Babu)
                                Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.    Clustering & Classification (Eric Feigelson)

                                Lunch Break

  1:00 p.m. -   2:30 p.m.    Clustering & Classification Tutorial (Arnab Chakraborty & Eric Feigelson)   LAB

                                Trip to Penn's Cave

  5:30 p.m. -  8:00 p.m.   Picnic at Sunset View Park (850 McKee St. State College, PA)


June 7, 2013 (Friday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Spatial Statistics (Ji Meng Loh)
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

  2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Time Series (Eric Feigelson)   LAB
                                Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:45 p.m.    MCMC (David Hunter)   LAB

                                End of the School


INSTRUCTORS:
    G. Jogesh Babu, David Hunter, and James Rosenberger (Statisticians, Penn State); Eric Feigelson (Astronomer, Penn State); Arnab Chakraborty (Statistician, Indian Statistical Institute); Ji Meng Loh (Statistician, New Jersey Institute of Technology); Chad Schafer (Statistician, Carnegie Mellon University); Thomas Loredo (Astronomer, Cornell University); Michael Kuhn and SaeNa Park (Graduate Students, Penn State).
LOCATIONS:
  • Registration: Lobby of 102 Chemistry Building
  • Classroom sessions: 102 Chemistry Building
  • Computer LAB sessions: 64 Willard Building

BOOKLET OF LECTURE NOTES  

Other resources:


Department of StatisticsEberly College of ScienceDepartment of Astronomy and AstrophysicsNSF