Talks

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Inference for Model-Agnostic Variable Importance

June 19, 2022

Talk, International Chinese Statistical Association Applied Statistics Symposium, Gainesville, FL

I discuss a framework for inference on general model-agnostic variable importance measures and possible summary measures for longitudinal variable importance.

Model-Agnostic Variable Importance and Selection

April 28, 2022

Talk, University of Washington Department of Biostatistics Seminar Series, Virtual

I discuss a framework for inference on general model-agnostic variable importance measures, and how this framework can be used to perform variable selection. I also briefly discuss several directions of current work, including longitudinal variable importance; a measure of how important variables are for tailoring treatment; and fairness-aware variable importance.

Inference for Model-Agnostic Variable Importance

February 24, 2022

Talk, American Statistical Association Statistical Learning and Data Science Webinar Series, Virtual

I discuss a framework for inference on general model-agnostic variable importance measures.

Statistics in Infectious Disease Research

December 02, 2020

Talk, Roanoke Valley Governor's School Computational Biology Course, Virtual

Guest lecture on some of the ways that statistics is used in infectious disease research in the Computational Biology course at Roanoke Valley Governor’s School.