Academic English in Statistics (2015 Fall)

General Information

Part I: General Topics

  1. The way we read and present academic work
  2. A brief language guide for statistical writing
  3. The structure of statistical papers
  4. Typesetting your manuscript

Part II: Statistical Topics

Guide for presentations

You are supposed to work as a team (2-4 people) for each presentation topic. Please reply below to select the topic (with “Presentation Topic”) you want to present. This work counts 50% of your final score.

Presentation Topics

  1. Presentation Topic (Nov 20): Blei, D. M., Ng, A. Y., & Jordan, M. I. (2003). Latent dirichlet allocation. the Journal of machine Learning research, 3, 993-1022.
  2. Presentation Topic (Nov 27): Blei, D. M., & Lafferty, J. D. (2006). Dynamic topic models. In Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on Machine learning (pp. 113-120). ACM.
  3. Lecture (Dec 4): Introduction to Bayesian Inference
  4. Presentation Topic (Dec 11): Mcauliffe, J. D., & Blei, D. M. (2008). Supervised topic models. In Advances in neural information processing systems (pp. 121-128).
  5. Presentation Topic  (Dec 18): Blei, D., & Lafferty, J. (2006). Correlated topic models. Advances in neural information processing systems, 18, 147.
  6. Presentation Topic  (Dec 25):  Teh, Y. W., Jordan, M. I., Beal, M. J., & Blei, D. M. (2006). Hierarchical dirichlet processes. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 101(476).
  7. Presentation Topic (Jan 8): Blei, D. M., & Jordan, M. I. (2006). Variational inference for Dirichlet process mixtures. Bayesian analysis, 1(1), 121-143.
  8. Presentation Topic (Jan 15): Hoffman, M. D., Blei, D. M., Wang, C., & Paisley, J. (2013). Stochastic variational inference. The Journal of Machine Learning Research, 14(1), 1303-1347.

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19 thoughts on “Academic English in Statistics (2015 Fall)”

  1. 4.Presentation Topic (Dec 11): Mcauliffe, J. D., & Blei, D. M. (2008). Supervised topic models. In Advances in neural information processing systems (pp. 121-128).

    1. 2Presentation Topic (Nov 27): Blei, D. M., & Lafferty, J. D. (2006). Dynamic topic models. In Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on Machine learning (pp. 113-120). ACM.

      writing this post only because I forgot to write topic in the former posts

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