### RIT on Statistics Archives for Fall 2017 to Spring 2018

#### Machine learning and discriminant analysis

When: Tue, September 20, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Paul Smith (STAT Program, UMCP) - http://www.math.umd.edu

#### The Naive Bayes Classifier

When: Tue, October 4, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Speaker: David Bekkerman (UMCP) -

#### Naive Bayes Classifier II

When: Tue, October 11, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Speaker: Abram Kagan (STAT Program, UMCP) -

#### Topics in Machine Learning

When: Tue, October 18, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Speaker: V. S. Subramaniam (Computer Science Dept., UMCP) -

#### Boosting

When: Tue, October 25, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Speaker: Paul J. Smith (STAT Program, ) - http://math.umd.edu/~pjs

#### Boosting II

When: Tue, November 1, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Speaker: Paul Smith (UMCP STAT Program) -

#### Machine Learning in Genetics

When: Tue, November 8, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Xiaocui Zhang (STAT Program, UMCP) -

#### TBA

When: Mon, November 14, 2016 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Ayala Nuriely (UMCP) -

#### Organization meeting

When: Tue, February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Paul Smith (STAT) - http://www.math.umd.edu/~pjs

Abstract: The Spring RIT will deal with problems in nonparametric regression. This first meeting will briefly describe the problems and some approaches to solutions.

#### TBA

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Ying Han (STAT Program, U-M) -

#### Local polynomial estimators II

When: Tue, February 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Lijuan Cao (STAT Program) -

#### TBA

When: Tue, March 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: TBA () -

#### Spline Regression

When: Tue, April 4, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Paul Smith (STAT Program) -

#### Asymptotics of Spline Regression

When: Tue, April 11, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Paul Smith (STAT Program) -

#### Some statistical problems related to the Stam Inequality

When: Tue, April 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Speaker: Abram Kagan (UMD)