## Past Speakers

#### 2016

- Nov 18: Matt Nunes (Lancaster)
*Analysis of network time series* - Oct 22: Long Tran Viet (UCL)
*A generalization of the Aldous-Hoover theorem* - Oct 14: Marios Papamichalis (UCL)
*Information theory on random networks* - July 22: Arthur Guillaumin (UCL)
*Correlation theory for random processes and random fields* - July 08: Harrison Zhou (Yale)
*Community detection for (degree corrected) block models* - June 10: Tuomas Rajala (UCL)
*Spatial point patterns: Intro and some challenges with large, multitype patterns* - May 25: Richard Everitt (Reading)
*Bayesian model comparison with intractable likelihoods* - May 20: Shaojun Guo (LSE)
*Conditional dependence in functional graphical models* - May 04: Yi Yu (Cambridge)
*Capture the neglected - composite likelihood methods used in network statistics* - Mar 18: Simon Lunagomez (UCL)
*Dynamic Network Models with Varying Number of Nodes: A Bayesian Perspective* - Mar 9: Carey Priebe (Johns Hopkins)
*Community Detection and Classification in Hierarchical Stochastic Blockmodels* - Feb 10: Charlotte Dion (Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble LJK and MAP5 Paris)
*Random effect estimation in mixed stochastic differential model* - Feb 1: Olga Klopp (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
*Oracle inequalities for network models and sparse graphon estimation* - Jan 20: Myrsini Katsikatsou (LSE)
*Pairwise likelihood for Structural Equation Models* - Jan 13: Richard Fischer (EDF France)
*Fast adaptive non parametric estimation of maximum entropy densities of order statistics*

#### 2015

- Dec 09: Francois Caron (Oxford)
*Sparse graphs using exchangeable random measures* - Nov 25: Vicenzo Nicosia (Queen Mary)
*Multiplex networks: definition, usage and open questions* - Nov 18: Petros Dellaportas (UCL) Bayesian hierarchical mixture modelling
- Oct 28: Thinh Doan (Warwick)
*Bayesian analysis for multiple climate time series data sets* *Oct 14:*Weichi Wu (UCL)*Gradient-based structural change detection for non-stationary time series M-estimation*- Oct 7: Sandipan Roy (UCL)
*Change-point Estimation in High-dimensional Markov Random Fields* - Jul 17: Simon Lunagomez (UCL)
*Prior Elicitation and Bayesian Inference for Network Data Based on Metrics* - Jun 3: Ed Cohen (Imperial)
*Spatial point patterns in super-resolution microscopy* - May 20: Jakob Runge (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)
*Causal inference methods for climate time series* - Apr 29: Helen Ogden (Warwick)
*Approximating the normalizing constant for graphical models* - Apr 1: Marios Papamichalis (UCL)
*Bayesian nonparametric models of sparse and exchangeable random graphs - a presentation of the new theory* - Mar 25: Aylin Cakiroglu (Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute)
*Data mining electronic health records* - Mar 18: Tom Bartlett (UCL)
*Network inference and community detection, based on covariance matrices, correlations and test statistics from arbitrary distribution* - Mar 11: Mark Fiecas (Warwick)
*Modeling the Evolution of Neurophysiological Signals* - Mar 4: Janine Illian (St Andrews)
*Developing complex spatial models for the real world - a multi-disciplinary symbiosis* - Feb 18: Endre Csóka (Warwick)
*Positive graphs* - Feb 11:
*PAC-Bayesian AUC classification and scoring* - Feb 4: Arthur Guillaumin (UCL)
*Modelling a structured time-varying time series* - Jan 28: Piers Stobbs (Dunnhumby)
*Data Science at Dunnhumby – some insights and examples* - Jan 21: Kara Stevens (Bristol)
*Bayesian wavelet shrinkage of the Haar–Fisz transformed wavelet periodogram with credible intervals*

#### 2014

- Dec 10: Rajen Shah (Cambridge)
*Goodness of fit tests for high-dimensional linear regression* - Dec 3:
- Nov 19: Valerie Isham (UCL)
- Nov 5: Ioanna Manolopoulou (UCL)
- Oct 29: Richard Clegg (UCL) and Beate Franke (UCL)
*Testing for network community structure* - Oct 22: Sylvain Robbiano (UCL)
- Oct 15: Ginestra Bianconi (Queen Mary)
*Average number of loops and cliques in scale-free networks* - Sep 24: James Martin (UCL)
*Dependence structures in massive point process Populations: Do rainforests contain communities?* - Sep 17: Long Tran Viet (Imperial), Yue Hui (UCL)
- Sep 10: Mladen Kolar (Chicago)
- Jun 25: Informal lunch
- Apr 2: Thomas Bartlett (UCL), Beate Franke (UCL), James Martin (UCL)
- Mar 12: Simon Wallace (UCL), Adam Sykulski (UCL), Pierre-Andre (UCL)
- Jan 29: Elise Berlinski (Gambit Research)
*Upper bound for the sleeping expert problem applied to football prediction* - Jan 22: Mason Porter (Oxford)
*Cascades and social influence on networks* - Jan 15: Richard Clegg (UCL)
*A likelihood based method for analysing evolving graphs*

#### 2013

- Dec 11: Gordon Ross (UCL)
*Bayesian nonparametric change-point modelling* - Nov 27: Piotr Fryzlewicz (LSE)
*Wild Binary Segmentation for multiple change-point detection* - Oct 30: Beate Franke (UCL)
*Testing for network community structure* - Oct 16: Franz Király (UCL)
*Identification of stationary subspaces and algebraic estimators* - Jun 14: Patrick Rubin Delanchy
(Bristol)
*Modelling event processes in networks* - May 31: Ed Cohen (Imperial)
*Wavelet coherence for stationary and non-stationary processes* - May 24: Sofia Olhede (UCL)
*Nonstationary time series* - May 17: Anton Flügge (UCL)
*Habitat detection using spatial associations* - May 3: Patrick Wolfe (UCL)
*Tutorial on graphs and their use in image processing* - Apr 19: Bertrand Hasani (Santander)
*OpRisk or applied extreme value theory* - Apr 12: Guy Nason (Bristol)
*A new test of stationarity and localized autocovariance for locally stationary time series* - Apr 12: David Ramirez (Padeborn)
*Power-CCA: Maximizing the correlation coefficient between the power of projections* - Apr 5: Yakir Berchenko (Cambridge)
*Respondent driven sampling as a counting process* - Mar 22: Pierre-André Maugis (UCL)
*Vine copulas: Construction, estimation, selection* - Mar 15: Sebastian Vollmer (Warwick)
*Effective MCMC and posterior consistency for (elliptic) Bayesian inverse problems* - Mar 8: Sofia Olhede (UCL)
*Modelling and estimation of the covariance of replicated modulated cyclical time series* - Feb 15: Adam Sykulski (UCL)
*Modelling timescales and efficient inference for Lagrangian time series* - Feb 15: Pierre-André Maugis (UCL)
*Event conditional correlation and linear approximation* - Feb 1: Patrick Wolfe (UCL)
*Point process modelling for directed interaction networks* - Jan 18: Sofia Olhede (UCL)
*What is a degree distribution?*

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