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FILD Webinar Series

FILD (Fall in Love with Data) Webinars are an initiative to help Students explore the opportunities in Advanced Statistics with the help of Industry experts.

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Explore what actually works in an industry from the industry experts.

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Learn what is not taught in Colleges and Universities.

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sayar karmakar

Dr. Sayar Karmakar

Bio: Faculty in Statistics Department, University of Florida.

PhD in Statistics at University of Chicago. B.Stat and M.Stat at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

His main research interests lie in multiple time series, time-varying models, econometrics and neural networks.

Topic: How to learn dependence of data independently?

Abstract of the Webinar: 

Contrary to what we learn in all basic statistics classes real data rarely show independence. This dependence can be of different forms: time dependence, space dependence, network dependence etc. In this talk I'll briefly introduce a few basic time series models that help identify some of the actual real life series. Some applications towards spatial dependence and network dependence will be mentioned. Finally I'll conclude with some econometric model that are usually used to model indices such as cryptocurrencies or stock indices.
Date: 7th May 2021
Time: 4:00 PM IST
Dr. Diganta Mukherjee

Dr. Diganta Mukherjee

Bio: Dr. Diganta Mukherjee, BStat, MStat, PhD (Economics) all from Indian Statistical Institute. Research interests are Welfare & Development Economics in general and multidimensional poverty in particular. He is also active in the area of Finance, particularly mathematical models for pricing contracts and Analysis and modelling of Network data. Ex-faculty, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Essex University, ICFAI Business School. Now faculty at the Indian Statistical Institute. Has over 90 research publications in national and international journals and authored four books.

He Has been involved in projects with large corporate houses and various ministries of Government of India and West Bengal Government. Also consults for NGOS and other Public Action Groups.

Acting as technical advisor to Multi-Commodities Exchange, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Sample Survey Office, National Accounts Division (Central Statistical Office), UNDP (through Ministry of Home Affairs), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.

Topic: A Gentle Introduction to Statistics for Finance
Abstract of the Webinar:

The setting: data in financial market
The model: discrete time: Binomial model
Data Analysis for financial model: using Correlation, Regression
Date: 9th April 2021
Time: 4:00 PM IST

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