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Algorithms & Computationally Intensive Inference seminars

Terms 1-3, Location C1.06, Fridays 12:15-14:00 (12:15-12:45 is an informal sandwich lunch).

Reminder emails are not sent to participants unless there is a change to the scheduled programme at short notice. If you would like to speak, or you want to be included in any emails, please contact one of the organisers.

Current Organisers: Dootika Vats,

  • If you would like to talk, or have ideas for possible speakers, then please email one of the organisers above.

Website URL: www.warwick.ac.uk/compstat

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2018/19 Term 1:

  • Week 1 - 5th October - Blocked for short talks
  • Week 2 - 12th October - Blocked for short talks
  • Week 3 - 19th October - Blocked for short talks
  • Week 4 - 26th October - Dootika Vats (Warwick) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 5 - 2nd November - Available
  • Week 6 - 9th November - Iker Perez (Nottingham) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 7 - 16th November - Giulio Morina (Warwick) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 8 - 23rd November - Stephen Connor (York) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 9 - 30th November - Emilia Pompe (Oxford) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 10 - 7th December - Flávio Gonçalves (UFMG) - Title / Abstract TBA

2018/19 Term 2:

  • Week 1 - 11th January - Available 
  • Week 2 - 18th January - Available 
  • Week 3 - 25th January - Available 
  • Week 4 - 1st February - Available 
  • Week 5 - 8th February - Ioannis Kosmidis (Warwick) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 6 - 15th February - Available 
  • Week 7 - 22nd February - Patrick Rebeschini (Oxford) - Title / Abstract TBA
  • Week 8 - 1st March - Available 
  • Week 9 - 8th March - Available 
  • Week 10 - 15th March - Available 

2018/19 Term 3:

  • Week 1 - 26th April - Available 
  • Week 2 - 3rd May - Available 
  • Week 3 - 10th May - Available 
  • Week 4 - 17th May - Available 
  • Week 5 - 24th May - Available 
  • Week 6 - 31st May - Available 
  • Week 7 - 7th June - Available 
  • Week 8 - 14th June - Available 
  • Week 9 - 21st June - Available 
  • Week 10 - 28th June - Available 

Previous Years:

2017/2018

2016/2017

2015/2016

2014/2015

2013/2014

2012/2013

2011/2012 

2010/2011

Some key phrases:

- Sampling and inference for diffusions
- Exact algorithms
- Intractable likelihood
- Pseudo-marginal algorithms
- Particle filters
- Importance sampling
- MCMC
- Adaptive MCMC

- Perfect simulation

- Markov chains...
- Random structures...
- Randomised algorithms...