Statistical Modeling of Complex Systems and Processes

Workshop "Uncertainty in the World of Mathematics“ on the occasion of Dietrich Werner Müller`s 75th birthday

Speakers and Titles

  • Dietrich Werner Müller (Universität Heidelberg): Retrospect of a Statistician
  • Hans Föllmer (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin): Uncertainty in the Mathematics of Finance
  • Rudy Beran (University of California at Davis): The Unbearable Transparency of Stein Estimation
  • Lucien Birge (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris): A Few Thoughts and Mathematics About the MLE
  • Lutz Dümbgen (University of Bern): Sorcerers′ Apprentices - Some Cases of Statistics in the Real World
  • Wolfgang Polonik (University of California at Davis): Mass Concentration, Then and Now

Program

13.00 Welcome-Mammen
13.10-13.40 Werner Müller
13.40-14.20 Föllmer
14.20-14.40 Beran
14.40-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-16.40 Birge
16.40-17.20 Dümbgen
17.20-18.00 Polonik
18.00 End
19.30 Conference Evening (Restaurant Molkenkur)

Practical information

Date: July 19th, 2017

Venue: University of Heidelberg, Mathematikon, Im Neuenheimer Feld 205, 69120 Heidelberg

Registration:
There is no registration fee for the workshop. But please note that the number of participants is limited and registration to the talks is on a first come first serve basis.
Those interested in attending the talks are asked to send ahead of time an e-mail to dn(at)statlab.uni-heidelberg.de.
If you like to attend the workshop dinner in the evening please register by sending an e-mail to Dagmar Neubauer (dn(at)statlab.uni-heidelberg.de) until July 5th, 2017. The contribution for the dinner is € 15, accompanied pay € 35.

Organizers

MAThematics Center Heidelberg (MATCH) in cooperation with the Research Training Group "Statistical Modeling of Complex Systems and Processes”