This is the webpage of the Algebraic Statistics Seminar at Leiden University in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019.

Starting October 10th, we meet **Wednesdays** from **11.00** until **13.00** in room **174** of the Snellius.

- There are no sessions on
**October 31st**and on**December 5th**. - On
**December 12th**, we will be in room**312**. - On
**January 23rd**and**February 13th and 20th**, we will be in room**401**.

Date | Speaker | Topic | Notes/Slides | Comments |
---|---|---|---|---|

10-10 | Evgeny Verbitskiy | Probability Primer | Slides | Further reading on conditional probabilities: A User's Guide to Measure Theoretic Probability, by David Pollard. |

17-10 | Ronald van Luijk | Algebra Primer | Slide Videos | |

24-10 | Richard Gill | Conditional Independence I | Videos | |

07-11 | Bas Edixhoven | Conditional Independence II | Videos | |

14-11 | Stéphanie van der Pas | Statistics Primer | Slides | |

21-11 | Amine Hadji | Exponential Families I | Slides Videos | |

28-11 | David Holmes | Exponential Families II | Videos | |

12-12 | Erik Visse | Fisher's Exact Test | Notes Videos | |

23-01 | Richard Gill | Graphical Models | Videos | |

13-02 | David Holmes | Markov bases and the relation with toric ideals I | ||

20-02 | David Holmes | Markov bases and the relation with toric ideals II |