**Selected Seminars**

**2012**

**Nonparametric estimation of diffusions: a differential equations approach.**

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, University of Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

(10 May, 2012)

**2011**

**Improved Chernoff-type inequality and extended Poincare-type variance bounds in a subfamily of Pearson distributions**

George Afendras, University of Athens

(23 March, 2011)

**2010**

6th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series

Alexander Goldenshluger, University of Haifa

Anthony Davison, EPFL

B.L.S. Prakasa Rao, University of Hyderabad

Laurent Cavalier, University Aix-Marseille

Rainer Dahlhaus, University of Heidelberg

Risto Lehtonen, University of Helsinki

Yiannis Yatrakos, Cyprus University of Technology

(October - November 2010)

**2009**

5th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series

Alexander Lindner, University of Braunschweig

Alexandros Beskos, University College London

Dag Tjostheim, University of Bergen

Ilia Frenkel, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

Lev Khvatskin, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

Yosef Rinott, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

(September - November 2009)

1st Probability and Statistics Day: Information Theory

Adnan Awad, University of Jordan

Athanasios Sachlas, University of Piraeus

Kyriakos Mattheou, University of Cyprus

(4 April, 2009)

**2008**

4th Probability and Statistics Seminar Series

Markus Reiss, Universitat Heidelberg

Michael Neumman, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena

Paul Embrechts, ETH

Shaul Bar-Lev, University of Haifa

(September - November 2008)

**2007**

**3rd Probability and Statistics Seminar Series**

Alfred Müueller, Heriot-Watt University

Holger Dette, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum

Piotr Fryzlewicz, University of Bristol

Yoav Benjamini, Tel Aviv University

(September - November 2007)

Applied Statistics Seminars – Measures of Information, Entropy, and Divergence & Related Topics

Alex Karagrigoriou, University of Cyprus

Kostas Zografos, University of Ioannina

Kyriacos Mattheou University of Cyprus

Marlos Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago

Nikolas Limnios, Compienge Universite de Technologie

Takis Papaioannou, University of Piraeus

(February – May 2007)

**2006**

**Demonstration and Assessment of the Statistics Online**Computational Resourse (SOCR)

Nicolas Christou, Department of Statistics, UCLA

(14 June, 2006)

**2005**

2nd Probability and Statistics Seminar Series

Dominique Picard, Université de Paris VII

Gerard Kerkyacharian, Université de Paris X

Ludwig Fahrmeir, University of Munich

Yuri Ingster, St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University

(November - December 2005)

**2002**

1st Probability and Statistics Seminar Series

Anestis Antoniadis, University Joseph Fourier

Dag Tjostheim, University of Bergen

Thomas Mikosch, University of Copenhagen

Winfried Stute, Universitat Giessen

(November - December 2002)

**Prediction of Long-Memory time series: an overview**

Raj Bhansali, University of Liverpool

29 March, 2002

**Testing for serial correlation in semiparametric regression models**

Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph

(27 February, 2002)

**Distributions of order K with applications and open problems: An instructive introduction**

Andreas Philippou, University of Patras

(29 January, 2002)

**Some current statitical problems in cancer research**

Laurence Freedman, Bar-Ilan University

(23 January, 2002)

**2001**

**On the distance between convex-ordered random variables**

Eutichia Vaggelatou, University of Cyprus (Visiting Professor)

(10 October, 2001)

**Accurate calculation and maximization of log—likelihood for mixed logistic regression**

Eric Slud, University of Maryland

(19 June, 2001)

**Small Worlds**

Andrew Barbour, University of Zurich

(13 June, 2001)

**Compound Poisson approximation for long increasing sequences**

Eutichia Vaggelatou, National Technical University of Athens

(11 June 2001)

**Stein—Chen Poisson approximation: applications**

Ourania Chryssaphinou, University of Athens

(9 May, 2001)

**Stochastic models for evaluating animal population dynamics**

Panagiotis Besbeas, University of Kent at Canterbury

(30 April, 2001)

**Multivariate Analysis: A valuable tool in applied research**

Calyampudi R. Rao, The Pennsylvania State University

(25 April, 2001)