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Aug 7-12, 2021

Astrostatistics sessions at JSM

Note: all times are in EDT, Eastern Daylight Time (GMT+4)

INDEX

AIG meeting | Student Paper Award | Statistical Answers to Astrophysical Questions | Telling the story of our galaxy and beyond | Data-Rich Universe with Data-Driven Approaches | Statistical Challenges in Cosmology | Solar Flare Predictions I | Solar Flare Predictions II | Other events

We will use an Astrostatistics Interest Group Slack channel to ease communication between the audience and the speakers at the various sessions. In order to be added to this channel, please contact one of the office bearers or write to aigamstat @ gmail.

AIG Annual Meeting

Tuesday Aug 10 2021, 1:00pm-3:00pm EDT

The business meeting of the AIG is to be held remotely on Zoom.

The agenda will circulated closer to the meeting time.

JSM Astrostatistics Slack Channel

To see news and announcements regarding JSM and the astrostatistics sessions, or to simply ask questions, go to this Slack workspace and go to the #jsm2021 channel.

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Session 220142

Sunday Aug 8 2021, 3:30pm-5:20pm EDT

Statistical Answers to astrophysical questions: a vital chapter in the chase for new discoveries – Invited Papers

Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Nonparametric Statistics
Organizer(s): Sara Algeri, University of Minnesota
Chair(s): Sara Algeri, University of Minnesota

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Session 220521

Monday Aug 9 2021, 10:00am-11:50am EDT

Statistical and Machine Learning Efforts on Solar Flare Predictions I – Topic Contributed Papers

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science
Organizer(s): Yang Chen, University of Michigan
Chair(s): Yang Chen, University of Michigan

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Session 220569

Tuesday Aug 10 2021, 10:00am-11:50am EDT

Understanding a Data-Rich Universe with Data-Driven Approaches – Topic Contributed Panel

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Joshua Shen Speagle, University of Toronto
Chair(s): Joshua Shen Speagle, University of Toronto

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Session 220603

Wednesday Aug 11 2021, 3:30pm-5:20pm EDT

Statistical Challenges in Cosmology – Topic Contributed Papers

Section on Nonparametric Statistics, Astrostatistics Special Interest Group, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences

Organizer(s): Collin A. Politsch, Carnegie Mellon University
Chair(s): Jessi J. Cisewski-Kehe, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Session 220444

Thursday Aug 12 2021, 10:00am-11:50pm EDT

Astrostatistics Interest Group: Student Paper Award – Topic Contributed Papers

Information about Student Paper competition

Astrostatistics Special Interest Group
Organizer(s): Sara Algeri, University of Minnesota
Chair(s): Vinay Kashyap, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

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Session 220261

Thursday Aug 12 2021, Noon-1:50pm EDT

Astrostatistics: Telling the story of our galaxy and beyond – Invited Papers

SSC (Statistical Society of Canada), Astrostatistics Special Interest Group

Organizer(s): Derek Bingham, Simon Fraser University
Chair(s): Derek Bingham, Simon Fraser University

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Session 220622

Thursday Aug 12 2021, Noon-1:50pm EDT

Statistical and Machine Learning Efforts on Solar Flare Predictions II – Topic Contributed Papers

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences Organizer(s): Yang Chen, University of Michigan
Chair(s): Alfred O. Hero, III, University of Michigan

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Other events of interest

The following sessions feature methodological and applied work that may appeal to those working with astronomical data:

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