WORKSHOP
STATISTICAL INFERENCE IN
COMPLEX/HIGH-DIMENSIONAL PROBLEMS

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9:00 - 10:00

Invited Session 4, Lecture Hall C2
Chair: Martin Wainwright

Lawrence Brown (University of Pennsylvania):
Variable Selection Insurance (Abstract)   

10:10 - 11:20

Contributed Session 3a, Lecture Hall C2
Chair: t. b. a.

Nina Huber (University of Vienna):
Shrinkage Estimators for Prediction Out-of-Sample: Conditional Performance (Abstract)   

Eugen Pircalabelu (Catholic University Leuven):
Structure Learning Using a Focused Information Criterion in Graphical Models (Abstract)   

Giuliana Cortese (University of Copenhagen):
Choice of Prediction Models for Competing Risks with Time-Dependent Covariates (Abstract)   

Contributed Session 3b, Lecture Hall A
Chair: Erhard Reschenhofer

Fabian Scheipl (LMU Munich):
Spike-and-Slab Priors for Function Selection in Structured Additive Regression Models (Abstract)   

Luis F. Martins (Lisbon University Institute):
GMM-Based Model Averaging (Abstract)   

Linda Zhao (University of Pennsylvania):
Discovering Signals through Nonparametric Bayes (Abstract)   

11:20 - 11:45 Coffee Break, Foyer Lecture Hall C2
11:45 - 12:45

Invited Session 5, Lecture Hall C2
Chair: t. b. a.

Susan Murphy (University of Michigan):
Adaptive Confidence Intervals for Regression Coefficients in Q-Learning (Abstract)   

12:45 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:30

Invited Session 6, Lecture Hall C2
Chair: Emmanuel Candes

Xu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania):
Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Uniform Inference with Sporadic Identification Failure (Abstract)   

15:30 - 15:55 Coffee Break, Foyer Lecture Hall C2
15:55 - 16:55

Invited Session 7, Lecture Hall C2
Chair: Alexander Tsybakov

Richard Nickl (University of Cambridge):
The Geometry of Adaptive Confidence Sets (Abstract)   

19:00 - Conference Dinner
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