3rd Annual Probability and Statistics Day at UMBC
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Friday, April 24, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009




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Workshop on Modern Multiple Testing
Friday, April 24, 2009

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lecture Hall 8, ITE

Registration is required! (See Below)
For a copy of the workshop flyer, click here.

Instructor: Professor Sanat Sarkar, Temple University

Lecture 1
  1. The statistical problem
  2. Different measures of false discoveries and false non-discoveries
  3. Single-step vs. stepwise multiple testing procedures
  4. Useful formulas and inequalities

Lecture 2
  1. Procedures Controlling the Familywise Error Rate (FWER): Bonferoni, Sidak, Holm, Hochberg, etc.
  2. Approaches controll the False Discovery Rate (FDR): Benjamin-Hochberg vs. Storey
  3. Procedures controlling the FDR: The BH method, and adaptive BH methods
  4. Applications

Lecture 3
  1. Procedures controlling generalized FWER
  2. Procedures controlling generalized FDR
  3. Applications

Registration is now closed. For more information, please contact Dr. Sinha

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