Information for Williams Students
The 83rd William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held on Saturday, December 3rd. This fun and challenging math exam is split up over two blocks, 10am-1pm and 3pm-6pm. Sign up to participate here by December 1! You can get more info about the exam here, and you can check out previous iterations of the … Continue reading “Sign up for the Putnam Exam!”
Students who are taking courses in mathematics and statistics are cordially invited to join the Math/Stat faculty and their families at a Pizza dinner at The Log on Monday, November 7, 6:00-7:30pm. Thank you for your interest in participating! We have reached capacity for this event. We will do this again soon.
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is hosting a dinner on Wednesday (10/19) at 7pm in the Frank Morgan Library. Come join us for food from Chopsticks and to get to know other folks interested in math! All are welcome! Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfyvVY_Wr8Xm2DiJvyqdcvOKdzrKk82NqbG88DwHi_kgemPTg/viewform
Title: Recording (Statistical) Errors in Baseball by Dr. Katy McKeough Abstract: Understanding uncertainties from statistical and machine learning models is crucial in making informed, data-based decisions in sports analytics. Whether you are assigning value to a player or making recommendations to a coach, it is valuable to quantify and communicate variance around your predictions. This … Continue reading “Recording (Statistical) Errors in Baseball by Dr. Katy McKeough, Tuesday December 5th, 1:10pm”More →
Joint Computer Science + Statistics Colloquium: Mike Baiocchi ’03 and Jordan Rodu ’05 Tuesday, October 31st @ 7:00pm in Wege ***Stats Colloquium credit for attendance and Spooky Snacks provided!*** Outcome Reasoning: the under-discussed engine powering black box algorithms We’ll start this talk discussing a couple of studies: (i) a randomized trial to evaluate a sexual … Continue reading “Joint Computer Science + Statistics Colloquium”More →
The Association for Women in Math is hosting the following two events in the next two weeks and we would very much appreciate it if you could announce them in class and encourage your students to attend. All women and gender minorities interested in math/statistics are welcome. AWM T-Shirts and Hot Chocolate – Wednesday 10/25, … Continue reading “Incoming Events Organized by Association for Women in Mathematics”More →