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## News*April 2019:*We are working on a professional development guide aimed at UQAM's math & stats majors and looking for contributors.*March 2019:*Received the Alexander-Graham-Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS D). Ranked first among all mathematical sciences applicants.*February 2019:*Admitted to Stanford University's Statistics PhD (declined; going to Duke to do Bayesian stats).
## Research interestsMy research has focused on ## Publications[2] **Binette, O.**(2019) A Note on Reverse Pinsker Inequalities.*IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (to appear)*. [link]
[3] **Binette, O.**(2018) Topologie et apprentissage machine. Notes From the Margin (13). p. 5-6. (Short paper for our Canadian mathematics student journal.)
## Preprints[1] **Binette, O.**et Guillotte, S. (2018) Bayesian Nonparametrics for Directional Statistics. arXiv:1807.00305. Submitted.
## Posters**Binette, O.**& Coache, A. The Significance of the Adjusted R Squared. (Bio)Statistics Research Day. McGill University (Canada). 21 septembre 2018.**Binette, O.**Classification and Topology, or Consequences of Sobolev Consistency. Canadian Statistics Student Conference. McGill University (Canada) 2 Juin 2018.*Best poster award.***Binette, O.**et Guillotte, S. Bayesian Nonparametrics for Directional Statistics. 11th Conference on Bayesian Nonparametrics. Paris (France). 26 Juin 2017.
## Recently organized events and seminarsStatistics Student Summit in Montreal (March 2019). sesam2019.ca UQAM's Graduate Student in Mathematics Seminar. (ongoing). Probability and Statistics Student Seminar. (summer 2018). *Le carréousel du géomètre*. Activity co-organized on the behalf of the Mathematical Science Institute at the Montreal Science Center. (summer 2018).Probability and Statistics Student Seminar. (summer 2017).
## Selected talksClassification and Topology. *MLBytes Speaker Series*(Duke University). November 15, 2018.On Bayesian Nonparametrics Estimation of Discontinuous Densities. *Nonparametrics research group at Texas A&M*(Texas). November 2, 2018. [notes] [slides]A Circular Analogue to the Bernstein Polynomial Densities, Bayesian Nonparametrics and Large Support Asymptotics. *Université du Québec à Montréal*(Montréal). October 4, 2018.A Circular Analogue to the Bernstein Polynomial Densities. *Annual Meeting of the Statistics Society of Canada*. Montréal (Canada). June 4, 2018.Topologie et apprentissage machine. *XXIe Colloque panquébécois des étudiants de l’ISM*. Sherbrooke (Canada). May 25, 2018.Bayesian Nonparametrics for Directional Statistics. *Sherbrooke University*(Sherbrooke). March 26, 2018.Bayesian Learning. *Mathematical Congress of the Americas*. Montréal (Canada). July 28, 2017.
## Contactolivier.binette at gmail dot com Université du Québec à Montréal |