BIDSA Webinar: "Veridical Data Science for biomedical discovery: subgroup discovery through staDISC"
BIDSA Webinar Spring Series 2021: Bin Yu, UC Berkeley Statistics, EECS, CCB
How to Improve Vaccines Communication
A study by Trento province health service, BIDSA Bocconi and ThatMorning reveals the differences between the social communication styles of the pro vax and the no vax. More storytelling and reassuring tones would help the case for vaccines.
Changing the Way Managers and Entrepreneurs Make Decisions
Alfonso Gambardella won an ERC Grant to conduct a randomized controlled trial on an unprecedented scale in management. He will test whether a scientific approach to decision making can improve the way managers and entrepreneurs make choices.
Marta Catalano wins an IMS New Researcher Travel Award
This distinguished award allows the winner to attend and present her work in a future IMS Meeting. Notably Marta is the only recipient based in Europe.
BIDSA Webinar: "Robust Estimation via M.M.D. Minimization"
BIDSA Webinar: "Robust Estimation via M.M.D. Minimization" - Pierre Alquier, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
BIDSA Webinar: "Robustly Learning Mixtures of (Clusterable) Gaussians via the SoS Proofs to Algorithms Method"
BIDSA Webinar Spring Series 2021 - Sam Hopkins
Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes
An Applied Social Science problem inspired Professor Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, new BIDSA Fellow, to investigate new scalable Bayesian computation strategies.
Navigating Uncertainty: Why We Need Decision Theory During a Pandemic
Massimo Marinacci and Valentina Bosetti investigate how modern Decision Theory can assist policymakers in critical times such as the Covid19 crisis in a paper co-authored by the Nobel Laureate Lars Peter Hansen.
BIDSA Webinar: "Streaming k-PCA and concentration for random matrix products"
BIDSA Webinar Spring Series 2021 - Jonathan Niles-Weed
BIDSA Webinar: “Differentiating Through Optimal Transport”
BIDSA Webinar Spring Series 2021 - Marco Cuturi