"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

2007 Seminars

December 7 , 2007 "Application of Saddlepoint Approximation to Functional Equations " Sunghoon Chung, Ph.D.Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

December 3 , 2007 "Unbiased Ratio Estimation for Finite Populations " . Jehad Al-Jararha, Ph.D.Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 26, 2007 "Using the Linearity of Map Features in Statistical Modeling of Map Positional Error" . Jarrett J. Barber, Ph.D. Department of Statistics, University of Wyoming.

November 12, 2007 "MCMC Calibration of Stochastic Volatility Models, Generalized Black-Scholes Pricing Formulas and Probability Approximation Schemes" . Chuanshu Ji, Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

November 5, 2007 "NCAR DAY " -Lunch and Seminar.

November 2, 2007 "Break Detection Using AutoPARM and an Application on the Stock Market" .Wing Chan , Master's.Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 22, 2007 "Bayesian Isotonic Estimation for Exponential Family and Beyond" . Jayanta Kumar Pal, Ph.D., SAMSI, Duke University.

October 26 , 2007 " Spatial Models for Water Chemistry in Streams " Stephanie Fitchett, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 15, 2007 "The Conditional Central Limit Question For Sums of a Stationary Process With Applications to Time Series" . Michael Woodroofe, Ph.D., L.J. Savage Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Michigan.

October 10 , 2007 " Model Selection Based on Expected Squared Hellinger Distance " Xiaofan Cao, Ph.D. Candidate-Defense, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 8, 2007 " Tapered empirical likelihood for time series data" . Dan Nordmann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Statistics Department, Iowa State University.

October 3 , 2007 " Model Selection Based on Expected Squared Hellinger Distance " Xiaofan Cao, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

September 26, 2007 " Flexible Modelling of Duration Time Models" . Dr. Goeran Kauermann, University of Bielefeld, Bielfied, Germany.

September 18 , 2007 " Clipped Latent-Variable Spatial Models for ordered Categorical Data " Megan Dailey Higgs, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

September 17, 2007 " Computational Issues in Spatial-Temporal Autologistic Regression Modeling" . Dr. Jun Zhu, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

September 10, 2007 " Statistical analysis of rolling mills in the steel industry, recursive integration methodologies, inferences on the non-centrality parameter of a non-central t-distribution, and detecting inferior drugs." . Anthony Hayter, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics and Operations Technology, Daniels School of Business, University of Denver.

July 25, 2007 " Model Choice for Agricultural Data: A Comparison of Regression-Type Models to Predict Weed Counts." . Maggie Stanislawski, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

July 13, 2007 Estimation for L\'evy-driven CARMA Processes . Yu "Vicky" Yang, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

July 11 , 2007 Estimating the parameters of continuous time GARCH (p,q) processes . Erdenbaatar Chadraa, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 21, 2007 An Analysis of Low-Response Characteristics in Rural Community Drug and Alcohol Survey Data.. Rebecca Orsi, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 22, 2007 Tolerance Intervals for Gene Flow Rates from Transgenic to Non-Transgenic Wheat and Corn Using a Logistic Regression Model with Random Location Effects . Samuel Broderick, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 18, 2007 Comparing Classification Techniques for Predicting Injury-Risk Status of Thoroughbred Race Horses . Kalanthe Luepschen-Meek Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 18, 2007 Estimation for some Linear and Nonlinear Time Series Models. Rongning Wu, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 22, 2007 Modeling Marijuana Involvement and Linguistic Acculturation among Hispanic Subgroups using Generalized Linear Mixed Models. Shujin Zhu, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 23 , 2007 Bowhead whale stock structure and modeling pairwise allele matching probabilities for SNPs data. Marisa Williams, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 10 , 2007
A Cost/Benefit Analysis of Consumer Driven Health Plans. Dustin White, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 8, 2007
Estimating the Number of Breaks in Nonstationary Time Series. Stacey Hancock, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 30, 2007
Media Mix Modeling for a Changing Media Landscape. Joshua Lewis, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 23, 2007
A Nonparametric Assessment of Properties of Space-Time Covariance Functions. Dr. Bo Li, NCAR, Boulder.

April 19 , 2007
Generalized and Hartley-Ross and Two-Stage Local Polynomial Regressin Estimation and Finite Populations, Jehad Al-Jararha, Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado State University, Department of Statistics.

April 13 , 2007
Option pricing with aggregation of physical models and statistical learning, Dr. Jianqing Fan "Fredrick L. Moore" Professor of Finance, Princton Univeristy and President elect of Institute of Mathematical Standards.

April 12 , 2007
Statistical Analysis of DNA Microarray Data, Dr. Jianqing Fan "Fredrick L. Moore" Professor of Finance, Princton Univeristy and President elect of Institute of Mathematical Standards.

April 11 , 2007
High-Dimensional statistical learning and inference, Dr. Jianqing Fan "Fredrick L. Moore" Professor of Finance, Princton Univeristy and President elect of Institute of Mathematical Standards.

April 9 , 2007
Bootstrap Aggregation for Cross-Validation and Inference under Constraints, Dr. Peter Hall, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, Australia.

April 2 , 2007
Kernel Density Estimation with Missing Data and Auxiliary Variables , Dr. Suzanne Dubnicka,Department of Statistics, Kansas State University.

March 26, 2007 Do Different Parts of the Brain Have the Same Dependence Structure? Dr. Cheolwoo Park, University of Georgia.

March 26 , 2007 State-Space Models for Stream Networks, , William Coar, Ph.D Candidate, Colorado State University, Department of Statistics.

March 19, 2007
Flexible modelling of the covariance structure of univariate and multivariate spatial processes Dr. Alexandra Schmidt, Instituto de Matemática – UFRJ, Brazil

March 7, 2007
Application of Fiducial Inference. Lidong E, Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado State University, Department of Statistics.

March 5 , 2007
The Malaria Attributable Fraction: Definition, Inference and
Sensitivity Analysis
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Dr. Dylan Small, Department of Statistics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

March 1, 2007
Spatial Models with Applications in Computer Experiments, Ke Wang, Ph.D Candidate., Colorado State University, Department of Statistics.

February 28, 2007
Spatial Processes with Stochastic Heteroscadesticity, Wenying Huang, Ph.D Candidate., Colorado State University, Department of Statistics.

February 19, 2007
A Directional Approach to PLS Regression, Pierre Druilhet, Ph.D., ENSAI.

February 6, 2007
Nonparametric models and nonresponse adjustments in surveys , Jean D. Opsomer, Ph.D., Iowa State University.

February 5, 2007
Decreasing and unimodal density estimation using shape-restricted regression splines , Mary C. Meyer, Ph.D., University of Georgia.

February 1, 2007
Distinguishing between Random Walks and Changes in the Mean, Alexander Aue, Ph.D., Clemson University.

January 31, 2007
Spatial Dependence Estimation and Prediction for Max-stable Random Fields, Daniel Cooley, Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder.

January 29, 2007
Spline-Backfitted Kernel Smoothing of Additive Models in Time Series, Lily Wang, Ph.D., Candidate, Michigan State University.

January 26, 2007
Testing whether Genetic Variation Explains Quantitative Measures of Gene Expression, and Application to Genetic Network Analysis, Zhaoxia Yu, Ph.D., Rice University.

January 24, 2007
Baysian Functional Data Analysis for Complex Computer Model Validation, Fei Liu, Ph.D., Candidate, Duke University.

January 22, 2007
Latent Socio Spatial Process Model for Social Networks, Crystal Linkletter, Ph.D.Candidate, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby British Columbia, Canada.

January 17, 2007
Multiscale Approximations for Stochastic Reaction Networks, Lea Popovic, Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.


January 16, 2007
High Dimensional Classification Using Features Annealed Independence Rules, Yingying Fan, Ph.D., Princeton University.

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