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Sir Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Discovery in High Dimensions

David Banks

Professor of Statistics at Duke University, USA

Scientists collect data about genes, stars, and human behavior. Corporations collect data about purchases and products. The government collects data about people and policies. Professor Banks will discuss how these data contain important hidden structure, and the new kinds of statistical procedures that are able to discover it.

Suitable for ages 14+

No booking required, but prompt arrival for 11.00 is essential

Date: Saturday 15 March 2007

Time: 11.00-12.00

Venue: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences 20, Clarkson Road, Cambridge, CB3 OEH


This talk is part of Cambridge University Science Festival 2008