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

2008 Seminars

 

December 1, 2008 "Variance estimation for nondifferentiable survey estimators" Jianqiang (Jay) Wang, PhD, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 20, 2008 "Spatial Analysis of Soil Infiltration Data
 at the Central Plains Experimental Range (CPER) in Northern Colorado" Ahmed Mohamed, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 11, 2008 "Zero-inflated Poisson and negative binomial models for count data with extra zeros" Wei Fan, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 10, 2008 "Continuum Models of Large Networks" Edwin Chong, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University.

November 6, 2008 "Estimating the Position of a Mobile using Least Squares and Smoothing Techniques" Stuart Kilzer, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 6, 2008 "eBay as the " Terminator": Feedback Ratings and Culture" Sybil Mendonca, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

November 3, 2008 "Analysis of Censored Survival Times with Missing Covariates
Using the EM Algorithm"
Josh Horstman, M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 27, 2008 "Bias in trials comparing paired continuous tests can cause researchers to choose the wrong screening modality" Deborah Glueck, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

October 20, 2008 "Elements of Statistical Learning for Complex Data Objects" Haonan Wang, Ph.D. Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 17, 2008 "Application of Generalized Fiducial Inference" Lidong E, PhD Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October 16, 2008 "Regression Splines: Applications and Fiducial Theory" Derek Sonderegger, Preliminary PhD, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

October13, 2008 "A Flexible Approach to Bayesian Multiple Curve Fitting" Carsten Botts, Ph.D. Williams College/Colorado State University.

October 6, 2008 "Optimal Prices and Production Rate in a Closed Loop Supply
Chain with Re-manufacturing under Heavy Traffic"
Arka Ghosh, Ph.D. Department of Statistics, Iowa State University.

September 29, 2008 "Calibrating Environmental Engineering Models and Uncertainty Analysis" David Ruppert, Ph.D., Andrew Schultz, Jr. Prof. of Industrial Engineering, Cornell University.

September 22, 2008 "Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Precipitation using Gaussian Markov Random Fields" Johan Lindstrom Ph.D., Lund University, Sweden.

September 15, 2008 "Spatial Statistical Estimation and Classification ---
Theory and Applications from Centimeter to Continental Scale"
Ute Herzfeld, Ph.D., INSTAAR/CU Boulder.

September 8, 2008 "A New Model for Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Genetic Variation, with Emphasis on Population Substructure " Geof H. Givens, Ph.D., Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

July 24, 2008 "Estimation of Structural Breaks in Nonstationary Time Series" Stacey Hancock, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 19 , 2008 " Data Mining Techniques for Temporal Point Processes Applied to Insurance Claims Data" Todd Iverson , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 18 , 2008 "Analysis of Yeast Log Data from Odell Brewing Company" Amy Kagey , M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 10 , 2008 " Predicting Seasonal Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) Curves and Associated Uncertainty Using a Two-Stage Regression Model Fitting Procedure" Ram Gurung , M.S. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 4 , 2008 "Spatial Processes with Stochastic Heteroscadesticity" Wenying Huang , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

June 3, 2008 "Spatial Models with Applications in Computer Experiment" Ke Wang , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 30, 2008 "Penalized Estimation for Sample Surveys in the Presence of Auxiliary Variables" Mark Delorey , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 16, 2008 "Bayesian analysis of abundance for binomial sighting data with unknown marked index" Brett McClintock , Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

May 7, 2008 "Constructing Confidence Regions for Level Curves" Joshua French , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 30, 2008 "Statistical Methods for Assessing Agreement Between Clinical Measurement and Manufacturing Measurement " Jing Jiang , Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 28, 2008 "Spatial Statistics in Disease Ecology:  Patterns and Processes in Landscape Epidemiology" Dr. Lance Waller, Emory University.

April 21, 2008 " Anxiety Over Statistics (or Vice Versa?)" Dr. Robert Starbuck, Wyeth Pharmacueticals.

April 14, 2008 "Shrinkage Techniques in Microarray Data Analysis" Dr. Tiejun Tong, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado-Boulder.

April 11, 2008 "Trend Evaluation of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory's Colorado Breeding Bird Data, 1998-2007" Amy Davis, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 9, 2008 "From Functional Data Analysis to Differential Equation Models, With Applications" Dr. James Ramsay, University of British Columbia.

April 10, 2008 "Modeling Change: Incorporating Dynamic Components into Data Analysis" Dr. James Ramsay, University of British Columbia. PRIMES Lecture.

April 7, 2008 " Efficiency Gains Using Group Sequential Methods for Clinical Trials " Michelle Sonnenberg , Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 7, 2008 "Detection Function Analysis for a Bowhead Whale Population" Laura Beri, Master's Candidate, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

April 4, 2008 "A Comparison of Bayesian Models for Spatially Correlated Binary Lattice Data" Douglas Gorman, Master's Candidate, Deparment of Statistics, Colorado State University.

March 31, 2008 "Slightly inaccurate observations in continuous time" Francois Coquet, Ph.D., ENSAI, France.

March 24, 2008 "Statistical Modeling in Forest Entomology: Space, Time, and Multiple Species" Jun Zhu, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

March 10, 2008 "Data depth based procedures that outperform classical t (or T2 in high D) procedures" Yijun Zuo, Ph.D. Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University.

February 11, 2008 "Change-Point Cox Model with Current Status Data" Song, Rui , Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

February 8 , 2008 "A Multivariate Semiparametric Baysian Spatial Modeling Framework for Hurricane Surface Wind Fields" Brian Reich, Ph.D., Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University.

February 6, 2008 "A Difference Based Method in Nonparametric Function Estimation " Lie Wang, Ph.D.Candidate, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

February 4 , 2008 "Bootstrap in some Non-Standard Problems " Bodhisattva Sen, Ph.D.Candidate, University of Michigan.

February 1 , 2008 "Convergence rates and asymptotic standard errors for MCMC algorithms for Bayesian probit regression" Vivekananda Roy, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida.

January 31 , 2008 "Continuum Direction Vectors for the Analysis of High Dimensional Low Sample Size Data" Myung Hee Lee, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

January 30, 2008 "Some Long Time Stability and Control Problems for Stochastic Networks in Heavy Traffic" Chihoon Lee, Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

January 29 , 2008 "Using Measurement error model to access the effect of metal pollution to Species in Arkansas River" Yao Huang, M.S. Candidate,Department of Statistics, Colorado State University.

January 28 , 2008 " Improving efficiency of inferences in randomized clinical trials using auxiliary covariates" Min Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, North Carolina State University.

January 25, 2008 "Scaling limits for processor sharing models." Bert Zwart, Ph.D. BA, Ph.D. H. Miilton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering; Georgia Institute of Technology

January 24, 2008 " Alternating service systems " Maria Vlasiou, Ph.D. H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering; Georgia Institute of Technology

January 22, 2008 "The effect of memory on moving average processes: Functional large deviations, long strange segments and ruin probabilities" Souvik Ghosh, Ph.D. Candidate, Cornell University.

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