Statistics and Biostatistics Seminars 2006 - 2007

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CL & MD Rustagi Lecture Series


Spring 2007

3:30PM Thursday, March 29, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Aleix Martinez, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University
The Secret Life of Linear Methods: Why they work, do not work, and can be made to work

3:30PM Thursday, April 5, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
David Rindskopf, Educational Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center, Wherry Lecture
Some Neglected Relationships Between Cognitive Psychology and Statistics:  How People Try to Think Using Advanced Statistical Methods Without Realizing It

3:30PM Thursday, April 12, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Jessica Utts, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis
Investigating Psychic Phenomena with Statistics

3:30PM Thursday, April 19, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Ji Zhu, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan
Group Variable Selection via Hierarchical Lasso and Its Oracle Property

3:30PM Thursday, April 26, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Timothy H Waterhouse, Eli Lilly and Company
Optimal Design for Mixed Effects Models

3:30PM Thursday, May 3, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Moulinath Banerjee, University of Michigan
Change--Point Estimation Under Adaptive Sampling

3:30PM Tuesday, May 8, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Lixin Lang, Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University
Parameter Estimation with Sequential Monte Carlo

3:30PM Thursday, May 10, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Sayan Mukherjee, Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University
Bayesian Kernel Models: Theory and applications

Thursday, May 17, 2007, Case Western Reserve University Note: Different location
CWRU/CCF/The Ohio State University Joint Biostatistics Symposium
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3:30PM Thursday, May 24, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
James Berger, SAMSI, Rustagi Lecture
Multiplicity in Testing - Types and Contrasts

3:30PM Thursday, May 31, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Thomas Otter, Department of Marketing and Logistics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Marketing Expenditures


Winter 2007

3:30PM Thursday, January 25, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Veronica J. Vieland, Columbus Children's Research Institute and The Ohio State University
Can probability be interpreted as a measure of evidence? Philosophical considerations and practical implications for human genetics research.

3:30PM Thursday, February 1, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Chris Holloman, Statistical Consulting Service, The Ohio State University
Crash Risk for Ohio Roadways: A Consulting Project with the Ohio State Highway Patrol

3:30PM Thursday, February 8, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
MB Rao, University of Cincinnati
On the Control of False Discovery Rate in Multiple Testing with no Assumption on Dependency

3:30PM Wednesday, February 14, 2007, Room 240 Cockins Hall (CH 240)
Amy Braverman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Data Mining to Improve Climate Models

3:30PM Thursday, February 22, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Yasuo Amemiya, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Multivariate Statistical Analysis at IBM Research

3:30PM Thursday, March 1, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Shannon LaDeau, Smithsonian Institution and The Ohio State University
Detecting the impact of West Nile virus in wild bird populations

3:30PM Tuesday, March 6, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Hongfei Li, Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University
Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Using APLE Statistics

3:30PM Thursday, March 8, 2007, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Abbas Khalili, Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University
Variable Selection in Finite Mixture of Regression Models


Autumn 2006

3:30PM Thursday, September 28, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Christopher H. Holloman, Statistical Consulting Service, The Ohio State University
Parameter Estimation Algorithms for Computationally Intensive Spatial Problems

3:30PM Thursday, October 5, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Mikhail Belkin, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University
Statistical Learning and Geometry

3:30PM Tuesday, October 17, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Feng Liang, Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University
Nonparametric Bayesian Kernel Models

3:30PM Thursday, October 19, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
John Holcomb, Department of Mathematics, Cleveland State University
Teaching statistics at the college level: how did I get here?

3:30PM Thursday, October 26, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Ram C. Tiwari, Mathematical Statistician and Program Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH
Prediction of U.S. Mortality Counts Using Semi parametric Bayesian Techniques

3:30PM Thursday, November 2, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Edward I. George, Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
BART: Finding Low Dimensional Structure in High Dimensional Data

3:30PM Thursday, November 9, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Jennifer A. Hoeting, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University
Model Selection and Parameter Estimation for Geostatistical Models

3:30PM Thursday, November 16, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Mark J. Schervish, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
A Bayesian Analysis of a Toxicity Study with Missing Data

3:30PM Thursday, November 30, 2006, Room 170 Eighteenth Avenue Bldg. (EA 170)
Wesley O. Johnson, Department of Statistics, University of California, Irvine
Bayesian Nonparametric and Semiparametric Inferences for Disease Risk, ROC Curves, and Prevalence



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