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Workshop on

Mathematical Foundations of
Statistical Uncertainty Quantification

Freiburg, 18–19 February 2019

Monday, 18 February 2019

08:40 - 09:00Registration
09:00 - 09:55Johannes Schmidt-Hieber (University of Twente)
New results on Bayesian uncertainty quantification
09:55 - 10:25Coffee break
10:25 - 11:20Lukas Steinberger (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Geometrizing rates of convergence under local differential privacy constraints
11:20 - 12:15Cristina Butucea (ENSAE and Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée)
Quadratic functional estimation under local differential privacy
12:15 - 14:00Lunch break
14:00 - 14:55Axel Bücher (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
Towards inference for multivariate time series: multiple block sizes and overlapping blocks
14:55 - 15:50Richard Nickl (University of Cambridge)
Nonparametric statistical inference for multidimensional diffusions
15:50 - 16:20Coffee break
16:20 - 17:15Alexander Meister (Universität Rostock)
Nonparametric estimation in the mixture Rasch model
17:15 - 18:10Richard Samworth (University of Cambridge)
Classification with imperfect training labels
Tuesday, 19 February 2019

08:45 - 09:40Alexandra Carpentier (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)
Sparsity testing in the linear regression model
09:40 - 10:10Coffee break
10:10 - 11:05Zongming Ma (University of Pennsylvania)
Signal detection in spiked random matrix and network models
11:05 - 12:00Enno Mammen (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Statistical inference in sparse high-dimensional nonparametric models
12:00 - 13.30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:25Alexandre Tsybakov (CREST)
14:25 - 14:40Coffee break
14:40 - 15:35Axel Munk (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Statistical optimal transport
15:35 - 16:30Markus Reiß (Humboldt-Universität Berlin)
Early stopping for partial least squares

University of Freiburg, Natural Sciences Campus ("Institutsviertel"), Lecture Hall at the Crystallography,
Hermann-Herder-Str. 5, 79104 Freiburg i. Br., Germany

Registration is free and possible by e-mail to

The workshop is sponsored by the DFG Research Unit 1735

Program committee:
Holger Dette (Bochum), Angelika Rohde (Freiburg)
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