Skip to Content

Search: {{$root.lsaSearchQuery.q}}, Page {{$}}

Statistics Department Seminar Series: Alex Bouchard-Côté, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia

To be announced
Friday, February 12, 2021
10:00-11:00 AM
Alexandre Bouchard-Côté is an Associate Professor in the Statistics Department at the University of British Columbia. His main field of research is in statistical machine learning, with interests in the mathematical side of the subject as well as in applications in linguistics and biology. On the methodology side, he is interested in Monte Carlo methods such as SMC and MCMC, graphical models, non-parametric Bayesian statistics, randomized algorithms, and variational inference. His favourite applications, both in linguistics and biology, are related to phylogenetics in one way or another. Recently, he has been working on automated reconstruction of proto-languages; cancer phylogenetics; population genetics; and pedigrees, tree and alignment inference.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Link:
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: seminar
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Statistics, Department of Statistics Seminar Series