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Isa seminar 9 7 2012 announcement (2)

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Isa seminar 9 7 2012 announcement (2)

  1. 1. The Department of Statistics and Operations Research, In cooperation with the Israel Statistical Association To Explain or To PredictThe meeting will take place on 9 July 2012, 15-17:30 in the Melamed Auditorium,Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University. There will be light refreshmentsavailable from 14:30.Panelists:  Professor Galit Shmueli, SRITNE Chaired Professor of Data Analytics, Associate Professor of Statistics & IS, Indian School of Business, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, India  Professor Uri Goldbourt, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Tel Aviv University  Professor Shlomo Havlin, Department of Physics, Bar Ilan University  Professor Irad Ben-Gal, Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv UniversityModerator: Professor David Steinberg, Tel Aviv UniversityThe discussion will be in Hebrew.Statistics focuses on how we can most efficiently learn from data. The goals of a studycan have an important influence on how we approach statistical analysis and selectmethods and actions. This panel discussion will consider these questions when the goalis "explanation" or "prediction". Each of the panelists will have 20 minutes to presentviews and ideas. Then we will have an open discussion.You can find background reading at:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fjj6eZwdzL1lYLxpPBAJeypm6vpC-1WXGQdZ2AoJ1ps/edit?pli=1The Melamed Auditorium is in the corridor between Shenkar Physics and ShenkarChemistry. A campus map is available at: http://www2.tau.ac.il/map/unimapl1.asp

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