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PhD Student: The Felix Bernstein Institute for Mathematical Statistics in the Biosciences at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks qualified applicants for the position of a PhD Student (more information).

PostDoc Position: The Research Training Group RTG 2088 offers a PostDoc Position from August 1st, 2017 (more information).

Nächster Vortrag im Stochastischen Kolloquium:
07.06.2017, 11:15, Prof. Dr. Alexander Aue (University of California, Davis)

"Spectral analysis of high-dimensional time series with applications to the mean-variance frontier" (Abstract).
Statistics Meets Friends: The workshop "Statistics Meets Friends - from biophysics to inverse problems and back -" takes place in Göttingen from November 29th to December 1st, 2017.
Lecture series: Dr. Bernhard Schmitzer, Universität Münster, will give a lecture series on Optimal Transport for Data Analysis in June 2017 (details).


stepR - an R package for change-point inference

Authors: T. Hotz and H. Sieling


This package includes an implementation of the change-point methods described in the work of


K. Frick, A. Munk and H. Sieling (2013),

Multiscale change-point inference,

Journal of the Royal Statist. Society, Ser. B, with discussion and a rejoinder by the authors,


T. Hotz, O. Schuette, H. Sieling, T. Polupanow, U. Diederichsen, C. Steinem and A. Munk (2013),

Idealizing Ion Channel Recordings by a Jump Segmentation Multiresolution Filter,

IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience





A. Futschik, T. Hotz, A. Munk, H. Sieling (2014),

Multiscale DNA partitioning: statistical evidence for segments,



The package is available on CRAN: