Mon 30 May – Fri 3 June 2016
The mission of this traditional summer school (poster) is to provide one-week intensive courses on active research topics in probability and statistics, lectured by leading scholars in the field. The school is targeted primarily for doctoral students in probability, statistics, and related areas. Advanced MSc students and fresh postdocs are also encouraged to apply.
- Nelly Litvak (U Twente): Ranking in scale-free random graphs (summary, exercises)
- Ludger Rüschendorf (U Freiburg): Dependence, risk bounds and optimal portfolios
- Harry van Zanten (U Amsterdam): Nonparametric Bayesian statistics (slides, exercises)
Note: You may earn 1 ECTS credit point for Nelly Litvak’s course by solving the majority of the course exercises and returning your solutions by email as pdf to Lasse Leskelä by 15 June 2016.
Lammi Biological Station (map) is located by Lake Pääjärvi in the village of Lammi, district of Kanta-Häme, 120 km to the north of Helsinki. The nearest towns are Hämeenlinna (about 45 km) and Lahti (about 40 km), from which there are frequent bus connections (www.matkahuolto.fi/en/) to Lammi.
The summer school starts on monday 30.5 at 12.50, and ends on friday 3.6 at 12.00. Program
You can register by filling in the registration_form. The participation fee (20 €) is to be paid on location in cash.
Photos courtesy of Anni Laitinen.
The school is organized by the Finnish Doctoral Education Network in Stochastics and Statistics (FDNSS), and financially supported by the Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation. For enquiries, contact the head of the organization committee:
PL 68 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 9 191 51407
Email: dario.gasbarra ‘at’ helsinki.fi