This intense weekend course is held in cooperation with
BMS Berlin and
It is aimed at advanced students, doctoral students, and postdocs from the mathematical sciences.
Everyone is welcome. Students wishing to receive credit (Schein) should enroll through TU Berlin.
Contact: Antje Schulz (TU Berlin): for everyone who is based in Berlin
Saskia Gutzschebauch (MPI Leipzig): for everyone from outside Berlin
Prerequisites: Mathematical maturity of an advanced graduate student. Interest in statistics.
Willingness to work hard on a weekend, especially when it comes to teamwork and computing.
Logistics: The morning lectures take place at FU Berlin, in Room 031 at Arnimallee 6.
At noon we all walk to the Harnack-Haus for lunch. We'll stay there for the rest of the day.
The afternoon sessions will be held in the Laue-Saal at the Harnack-Haus.
Lunch, afternoon coffee and a BBQ dinner on Friday are provided.
Participants from outside Berlin can book accomodation at the Harnack-Haus.
Grading: Students who wish to receive a Schein are expected to solve a representative sample of exercises
from the textbook. The precise scope will be discussed on May 25. Everyone is asked to present one of their
solutions to the class during the weekend. The others are to be submitted in writing before June 30, 2018.