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Events in the Department of Mathematics

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the Department of Mathematics.

Introducing the The Collaborative Computational Project in Tomographic Imaging Core Imaging Library.

11:00 - 12:00 25 January 2022

The Collaborative Computational Project in Tomographic Imaging (CCPi) Core Imaging Library (CIL) is a versatile Python package for tomographic imaging intended for CT experimentalists to easily access optimised standard algorithms, create bespoke pipelines to handle novel imaging rigs, dynamic, hyperspectral, non standard scan geometry, to name...

UoM – Wellcome/ISSF Sandpits – Causal Inference in Biomedical Research

10:00 - 15:30 25 January 2022

This event is one of two University of Manchester Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund ‘Sandpit’ events taking place in 2022. This is an online event. The event aims to stimulate new Biomedical/AI collaborative activity, focused on causal inference. Following a tutorial on causal inference and talks by external speakers, participants...

Ed Cohen - Wavelet spectra for multivariate point processes.

14:00 - 15:00 26 January 2022

Ed Cohen, Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: Wavelet spectra for multivariate point processes. Abstract: Humans are harvesting vast event datasets that manifest themselves as a list of times at which particular events of interest occur....

Marco Polin -- North West Seminar Series in Mathematical Biology and Data Sciences

14:00 - 15:00 31 January 2022

(via Zoom) Join us for this seminar by Marco Polin (Warwick) as part of the North West Seminar Series in Mathematical Biology and Data Sciences. Details of the full series can be found here https://www.cms.livjm.ac.uk/APMSeminar/ The talk will be hosted on zoom, please contact carl.whitfield@manchester.ac.uk or igor.chernyavsky@manchester.ac.uk...

Emma Simpson - Conditional modelling of spatio-temporal extremes with an application to high surface temperatures in the Red Sea

14:00 - 15:00 02 February 2022

Emma Simpson, Lecturer in statistics at the Department of Statistical Science at University College London is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: Conditional modelling of spatio-temporal extremes with an application to high surface temperatures in the Red Sea Abstract: Recent extreme value theory literature has seen significant...

Turing Fellow 'Spotlight': 8 February

14:00 - 15:00 08 February 2022

The Digital Futures team are hosting a series of online talks by The University of Manchester's new Turing Fellows for 2021-22. Presenting at this event are: Manuel López-Ibáñez, Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences and Business Analytics. Manuel's main expertise is on the application of metaheuristics, including local search, evolutionary...

Eric Nalisnick - On Prior Specification for Bayesian Neural Networks

14:00 - 15:00 09 February 2022

Eric Nalisnick, Assistant Professor at the Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab, Informatics Institute at the University of Amsterdam is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: On Prior Specification for Bayesian Neural Networks Abstract: Specifying a Bayesian prior is notoriously difficult for complex models such as neural networks....

Ritabrata Dutta - Probabilistic Forecasting with Conditional Generative Networks via Scoring Rule Minimization

14:00 - 15:00 16 February 2022

Ritabrata Dutta, Assistant Professor of Statistics at the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: Probabilistic Forecasting with Conditional Generative Networks via Scoring Rule Minimization Abstract: Probabilistic forecasting consists of stating a probability distribution for a...

Finn Lindgren -

14:00 - 15:00 23 February 2022

Finn Lindgren, Professor of Statistics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: TBC Abstract: TBC

Seth Flaxman -

14:00 - 15:00 09 March 2022

Seth Flaxman, senior lecturer in statistical machine learning in the statistics section of the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: TBC Abstract: TBC

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