Stein’s Paradox – Prof. Richard Samworth (Statslab)

Our next talk will be given by Prof. Richard Samworth.

Stein’s Paradox
Prof. Richard Samworth (Statslab)

Date and location: Monday 29 October, 8:30pm, Winstanley Lecture Theatre

Stein’s paradox is one of the most striking results in Statistics. Although it appears to be a toy problem in mathematical statistics, it turns out to have profound implications for the analysis of modern, high-dimensional data. I will describe both the result and some of its consequences.

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