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2016 
PCM Lectures  18th Series Iain Johnstone (Stanford University, USA) ISI Kolkata, 27th January 2016: Estimating sparse eigenstructure for highdimensional data
ISI Kolkata, 30th January 2016: Low rank structure in highly multivariate models
ISI Kolkata, 31st January 2016: Eigenvalues and variance components

2015 
PCM Lectures  17th Series Frank den Hollander (Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands) Metastability for interacting particle systems  Public Lecture
How Porous is a Brownian motion?
Metastability for interacting particle systems
How Does a Charged Polymer Collapse?
Large Deviations (Mini Course)
Breaking of Ensemble Equivalence in Complex Networks

2014 
PCM Lectures  16th Series Sara van de Geer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) ISI Kolkata, 9th October 2014: Statistical Theory for Highdimensional Models

2013 
PCM Lectures  15th Series Alan Gelfand (Duke University, USA) Space is the Place: Why Spatial Thinking Matters for Environmental Problems?  Public Lectures
Point Pattern Modelling for Degraded Presenceonly Data over Large Regions
Analysing Spatial Directional Data through the use of Gaussian Processes.

2009 
PCM Lecture  14th series Professor Louis Chen (National University of Singapore) Calculating Occurrences of rare Events.

2007 
PCM Lecture  13th series Prof. D. M. Titterington (Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK)

2006 
PCM Lecture  12th series Professor Michael S. Keane (Wesleyan University, U.S.A.) On spontaneous emergence of opinions; towards a better understanding of stochastic processes with infinite memory.
The Essence of the Law of Large Numbers.

2004 
PCM Lecture  11th series Professor Ulf Grenander (Brown University, U.S.A) Theory of Natural Scenes. Pattern Theory : The Formative years. Patterns of Thought.

2003 
PCM Lecture  10th series Professor Keith J. Worsley (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada) The geometry of random image in astrophysics and brain mapping.
Detecting changes in brain shape, scale and connectivity via the geometry of random fields.
Recent advances in random field theory.
The statistical analysis of fMRI data.

2001 
PCM Lecture  9th series Professor Peter McCullagh (Department of Statistics, University of Chicago, U.S.A.) What is a Statistical Model? Generalized Linear Models in Practice. MonteCarlo Estimation of Normalizing Constants.

2000 
PCM Lecture  8th series Professor Ildar Ibragimov (The Mathematical Institute, The Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia) Estimation of Analytic Function. On Almost Sure Limit Theorems. Statistical Curve Estimation.

1999 
PCM Lecture  7th series Professor C.F.J. Wu (Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A.) Statistics  Data Sciences. A System of Experimental Design. Industrial experimental design : Box, Taguchi and beyond. Exploration of complex aliasing in nonregular designs.

1997 
PCM Lecture  6th series Professor James Berger (Duke University, U. S. A.)

1995 
PCM Lecture  5th series Professor A.P. Dawid (University College, London, U.K.)

1992 
PCM Lecture  4th series Professor Peter G. Hall (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) On the Statistical Estimation of Fractal Dimension. Development of Bootstrap Method  An Illustration of Interface between Statistical Insight, Statistical Theory and Statistical Practice. Nonparametric Estimation of the Covariance of a Continuous Spatial Process.

1988 
PCM Lecture  3rd series Sir David Cox (Imperial College of Science & , Technology, U.K.)

1985 
PCM Lecture  2nd series Professor T.W. Anderson (Stanford University, California, U.S.A.)

1983 
PCM Lecture  1st series Professor S. Karlin (Stanford University, California, U.S.A.) The concept of Association Arrays and its Applications to Evaluating Familial Resemblance. Permutation Analysis of Family Data. The Optimality Nature of Even Sex Ratio.

