Seminars taking place at the Isaac Newton Institute as advertised through www.talks.cam.ac.uk, are listed below.

Separate pages listing these seminars are available from the institute website.

Monday 25 June 2018

Iain Johnstone (Stanford University)

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Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:00-11:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Iain Johnstone (Stanford University)

Eigenstructure in high dimensional random effects models

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:00-11:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Spyros Skoulakis (KPMG)

Managing Model Risk in Banking

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:00-13:00,
Venue: Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute
[details]

Philippe Rigollet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:45-12:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Philippe Rigollet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Uncoupled isotonic regression via minimum Wasserstein deconvolution

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:45-12:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Matthew Stephens (University of Chicago)

On applications of Empirical Bayes approaches to the Normal Means problem

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:00-14:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Matthew Stephens (University of Chicago)

On applications of Empirical Bayes approaches to the Normal Means problem

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:00-14:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Jana Jankova (University of Cambridge)

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Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:45-15:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Jana Jankova (University of Cambridge)

Asymptotic Inference for Eigenstructure of Large Covariance Matrices

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:45-15:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Flori Bunea (Cornell University)

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Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 16:00-16:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Flori Bunea (Cornell University)

A fast algorithm with minimax optimal guarantees for topic models with an unknown number of topics

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 16:00-16:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Guy Bresler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Reducibility and Computational Lower Bounds for Problems with Planted Sparse Structure

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:00-09:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Chao Gao (University of Chicago)

Reduced Isotonic Regression

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:45-10:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Ryan Tibshirani (Carnegie Mellon University)

Dykstra’s Algorithm, ADMM, and Coordinate Descent: Connections, Insights, and Extensions

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:00-11:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Peter Bickel (University of California, Berkeley)

Two network scale challenges:Constructing and fitting hierarchical block models and fitting large block models using the mean field method

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 11:45-12:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Marten Herman Wegkamp (Cornell University)

Adaptive estimation of the rank of the regression coefficient matrix

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:00-14:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Maryam Fazel (University of Washington)

Competitive Online Algorithms for Budgeted Allocation with Application to Online Experiment Design

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 14:45-15:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Alex d'Aspremont (CNRS - Ecole Normale Superieure Paris)

An Approximate Shapley-Folkman Theorem.

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 16:00-16:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Wednesday 27 June 2018

Urvashi Oswal (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Selection and Clustering of Correlated variables using OWL/GrOWL regularizers

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:00-09:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Elizaveta Levina (University of Michigan)

Matrix completion in network analysis

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:45-10:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Garvesh Raskutti (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Estimating sparse additive auto-regressive network models

Peter Bartlett (University of California, Berkeley)

Representation, optimization and generalization properties of deep neural networks

Thursday 28 June 2018

Tong Zhang (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)

Candidates vs. Noises Estimation for Large Multi-Class Classification Problem

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:00-09:45,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]

Aurore Delaigle (University of Melbourne)

Estimating a covariance function from fragments of functional data

Series: Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series,
Time: 09:45-10:30,
Venue: Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute
[details]