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Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
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2016 PCM Lectures - 18th Series
Iain Johnstone (Stanford University, USA)
ISI Kolkata, 27th January 2016: Estimating sparse eigenstructure for high-dimensional 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 High-dimensional 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 Presence-only 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. Monte-Carlo 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 non-regular 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. Non-parametric 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.