BOSTON COLLOQUIUM FOR PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
54th Annual Program
REVISITING THE FOUNDATIONS OF STATISTICS IN THE ERA OF BIG DATA: SCALING UP TO MEET THE CHALLENGE
Cosponsored by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Boston University.
Friday, February 21, 2014
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Photonics Center, 9th Floor Colloquium Room (Rm 906)
8 St. Mary’s Street
- Computational Challenges in Genomic Medicine
Jill Mesirov Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Broad Institute
- Selection, Significance, and Signification: Issues in High Energy Physics
Kent Staley Philosophy, Saint Louis University
- Multi-Resolution Inference: An Engineering (Engineered?) Foundation of Statistical Inference
Xiao-Li Meng Statistics, Harvard University
- Is the Philosophy of Probabilism an Obstacle to Statistical Fraud Busting?
Deborah Mayo Philosophy, Virginia Tech
- Targeted Learning from Big Data
Mark van der Laan Biostatistics and Statistics, UC Berkeley