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32 * ! Sun, 8/8/2021, 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM Virtual
Statistical Answers to Astrophysical Questions: A Vital Chapter in the Chase for New Discoveries — Invited Papers
Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Nonparametric Statistics
Organizer(s): Sara Algeri, University of Minnesota
Chair(s): Sara Algeri, University of Minnesota
3:35 PM Low-Hanging Fruit: Common Analysis Problems in Astronomy Without Statistically Principled Solutions
Vinay L. Kashyap, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
3:55 PM Hide-and-Seek: Finding Earth Analogs Hidden in Extreme Precision Radial Velocity Spectra
Jessi J. Cisewski-Kehe, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:15 PM Finding cosmic filament by the directional ridge finding algorithm
Yikun Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle; Yen-Chi Chen, University of Washington
4:35 PM Advances in statistical learning for new physics searches when either the signal or the background is unknown
Mikael Kuusela, Carnegie Mellon University; Purvasha Chakravarti, Imperial College London; Larry Wasserman, Carnegie Mellon University; Jing Lei, Carnegie Mellon University; Tudor Manole, Carnegie Mellon University; Patrick Bryant, Carnegie Mellon University; John Alison, Carnegie Mellon University
4:55 PM Discussant: David A van Dyk, Imperial College London
5:15 PM Floor Discussion