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2015-2016 Seminar Series

The Departmental Seminar Series is a forum for researchers to share their ideas and forge collaborative relationships.
Held every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1083, 100 St. George Street.

Light refreshments will be served at 3:10 p.m.
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Congratulations Prof. Jaimungal on “Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading”

The first book on the mathematics of algorithmic trading
Combines market microstructure, data and algorithms in one place
Ideal for a one-semester course at graduate level

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New Masters of Financial Insurance

“The Department of Statistical Sciences is pleased to announce the launch of its new professional Masters of Financial Insurance (MFI) program. Traditionally, the finance and insurance worlds were quite distinct, but this distinction is disappearing. Financial firms are taking exposure to insurance risks, insurance …

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Nov. 19 ArtSci Salon with Artificial Nature and Chris Collins

ArtSci Salon is pleased to announce its first LASER Toronto event in the Fall, part of the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous series in Canada.

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Prof Rosenthal on Blue Jays baseball probabilities

Toronto Blue Jays have 88.52% chance of making the playoffs!

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Seminar: Speaker: Professor Andrey Feuerverger, University of Toronto

November 5, 2015 at 3:30pm
*Refreshments at 3:10pm
Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1087
Speaker: Professor Andrey Feuerverger, University of Toronto

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The Centre of Actuarial Excellence Program

The Centers of Actuarial Excellence program is a key component in the Society Of Aactuaries’ plan to strengthen the position of the academic branch of the profession.

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The Undergraduate Class Project Competition (USCLAP)

USCLAP Competition: Submission deadline: May 31, 2016 We will open the submission link for the 2016 competition soon!

The Undergraduate Class Project Competition (USCLAP) aims at class projects conducted by undergraduate students in their applied statistics courses at the introductory or intermediate level. Project Scope for …

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“Press Release” on Prof. Broverman’s new book

Mathematics of Investment and Credit is a leading textbook covering the topic of interest theory.

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Welcome to the Department of Statistical Sciences

Our mandate is to serve as a centre of excellence for statistical and actuarial research and education, across the campus, nationally and internationally. Our key strengths are the quality of our research in statistical science, the abilities of our undergraduate and graduate students, our programs in actuarial science and finance, our close ties to biostatisticians in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the broad reach of statistical sciences across other disciplines.

We offer courses in actuarial science, probability theory, applied statistics, statistical computation and theoretical statistics. These courses are geared towards a variety of students seeking training in statistical and actuarial reasoning. In addition we actively promote professional designations for our students offered by the Society of Actuaries and the Statistical Society of Canada.

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Held every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1083