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560 Wed, 8/2/2017, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-Ballroom I
Annals of Statistics Special Invited Session: Selected Papers — Invited Papers
Organizer(s): Edward I. George, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
Chair(s): Edward I. George, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
2:05 PM Higher Order Influence Functions and Minimax Estimation of Nonlinear Functionals James Robins, Harvard University ; Aad van der Vaart, Universiteit Leiden ; Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Harvard University ; lingling li, sanofi genzyme ; rajarshi mukherjee, stanford
2:30 PM Minimax Rates of Community Detection in Stochastic Block Models Harrison H. Zhou, Yale University ; Anderson Zhang, Yale University
2:55 PM Global Rates of Convergence in Log-Concave Density Estimation Richard J. Samworth, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge ; Arlene Kyoung Hee Kim, Sungshin Women's University
3:20 PM A New Perspective on Boosting in Linear Regression via Modern Optimization Rahul Mazumder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; Robert Freund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; Paul Grigas, University of California, Berkeley
3:45 PM Floor Discussion
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