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Spline Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression

(students research seminar)

Fall 2006

### The meetings of the Seminar will be held on alternating Thursdays,
from 12:30 till 2pm, in room Jeffery 222.

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Scheduled talks:

Sept. 21, 2006

Speaker: Boris Levit (Math&Stat)

Title: Introduction: Interpolating splines and smoothing splines.

Oct. 5, 2006

Speaker: Saeed Varziri (Chemical Engineering)

Title: Penalized Least-Squares Smoothing, Generalized Smoothing Splines and
their application to state and parameter estimation in dynamic systems

Oct. 19, 2006

Speaker: Jaerin Cho (Math&Stat)

Title: An application of the method of generalized cross-validation to
cardinal splines.

Nov. 2, 2006

Speaker: Karim Rahim (Math&Stat)

Title: Introduction to Thin Plate Splines.

Nov. 16, 2006

Speaker: Dongsheng Tu (NCIC Clinical Trials Group)

Title: Spline Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression in Survival Analysis.