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The Department of Statistics is launching a lecture series in honour of Ross Ihaka's contributions to the field. The inaugural series topic is Statistical Computing in the Data Age and will run 8-29 March.
What I'm working on over summer: Emily Parke
13 February 2017There are two threads to Dr Emily Parke’s research this summer: the definition of life, and the way that experiments and models function in science.
Our Blue Backyard
19 January 2017Our Blue Backyard is a five-part New Zealand Herald series that looks at the research generated by the Institute of Marine Science who are creating innovations inspired by nature and our marine environment.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Expressing yourself with R (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
08 March 2017Launching our 2017 Ihaka Lecture Series, Hadley Wickham will discuss R as a language, a medium of communication between you and the computer, and you and other programmers.
Ihaka lectures 2017: R and data journalism in New Zealand (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
15 March 2017, 6pmIn the second of the Ihaka Lecture Series, Harkanwal Singh, Data Editor at the New Zealand Herald, discusses the challenges of attempting to practise statistical thinking in a narrative-driven field, and how visualisation has helped to explain the value of data in the newsrooms.
Pebbles on Mars and the Gömböc - a public lecture by Professor Gábor Domokos (Mathematics, Physics, Environment) Event as iCalendar
21 March 2017, 5:15pmProfessor Gábor Domokos from the Department of Mechanics, Materials and Structures at the Hungarian University of Technology and Economics will present this fascinating lecture on the link between the rounded pebbles discovered on Mars in 2012, and the Gömböc.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Interactive visualisation and fast computation of the solution path for convex clustering and biclustering (Science Event Tags, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics, Conferences) Event as iCalendar
22 March 2017, 6pmIn the third in the Ihaka Lecture Series, Dr Genevera Allen, Dobelman Family Junior Chair and Assistant Professor at Rice University, presents new fast algorithms to dynamically and interactively explore clustering solutions. These R+shiny tools will be demonstrated on examples from text mining and cancer genomics.