Members Seminar

Date:
Mar
08
2021

Members’ Seminar

Higher Representation Theory
2:00pm|Simonyi Hall 101 and Remote Access

New types of symmetries have been considered in algebra and algebraic geometry and a higher analog of representation theory has been developed to answer questions of classical representation theory. Geometric representation theory can be viewed as...

Mar
15
2021

Members’ Seminar

Estimating the mean of a real valued distribution
2:00pm|Simonyi Hall 101 and Remote Access

I revisit the basic statistical problem of estimating the mean of a real-valued distribution. I will introduce an estimator with the guarantee that "our estimator, on *any* distribution, is as accurate as the sample mean is for the Gaussian...