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

2003 Seminars

December 12, 2003 Application & Evaluation of Composite Estimator on Forest Inventory Data with ACAS Software Development
Murray Williams, Statistics Department, Colorado State University
December 11, 2003 Nonparametric Radial Basis Function Regression Using Genetic Algorithms and Model Averaging
Andrea Nibbe, Statistics Department, Colorado State University

November 17, 2003 Geostatistical Project, NCAR and Department of Statistics, CSU Mini-Seminar Series

November 3, 2003 Estimation for State-Space Models and Bayesian Regression Analysis with Parameter Constraints
Gabriel Rodriguez-Yam, Statistics Department, Colorado State University

November 3, 2003 Real-Time Prediction of West Nile Virus Neuroinvasive Disease Case Counts Accounting for Reporting Delays
Brad Biggerstaff, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
October 30, 2003 The Matrix Revisited:  Spatial Interpolation and Smoothing of Large Data Sets
Doug Nychka, Geophysical Statistics Project, National Center for Atmospheric Research

October 24, 2003 Nonparametric Bayesian Spatial Modeling Using Dependent Dirichlet Processes
Alan Gelfand, ISDS, Duke Unversity (Joint work with A. Kottas, UCSC and S. MacEachern, Ohio State)

October 14, 2003 Residual Lifetime Distributions and their Applications: The Median Residual Lifetime
Bander Al-Zahrani, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

September 29, 2003   Advances and Applications in Perfect Sampling
Uli Schneider, NCAR

September 22, 2003   Detecting and Tracking Turbulence Structures
Curt Storlie and Thomas Lee, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

August 1, 2003   Models for the Analysis of Discrete Compositional Data: An Application of Random Effects Graphical Models
Devin Johnson, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

July 31, 2003 Parameter Estimation for All-Pass Time Series Models
Beth Anderson, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

May 19, 2003 A Comparison of Estimation Techniques for Mixtures of Normal Densities
Stephan Whitaker , Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

April 14, 2003   Functional Data Analysis of Populations of Tree-structured Objects
Haonan Wang, Department of Statistics, U. North Carolina-Chapel Hill

April 10, 2003 Optimal Smoothing in Nonparametric Mixed-Effect Models
Ping Ma, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

April 8, 2003 Nonparametric Survey Regression Estimation in Two-Stage Spatial Sampling
Siobhan Everson-Stewart

April 7, 2003 Infinitely Divisible Time Series Models
Xuefeng Li, Department of Statistics, University of Pennsylvania

March 26, 2003 Estimating Distribution Functions from Survey Data Using Nonparametric Regression
Alicia Johnson, Colorado State University

March 24, 2003 A Review of Bioequivalence Testing for Reclamation of Strip Mined Sites
Jenya Polyakova, Colorado State University

February 24, 2003   Testing Covariate and Interaction Effects in Fully Nonparametric ANCOVA Model
Lan Wang , The Pennsylvania State University

February 14, 2003 Functional Regression and Principal Components Analysis For Sparse longitudinal Data
Fang Yao, University of California-Davis

February 10, 2003   Do Parasitoids Regulate Pea Aphid Populations in Alfalfa?A Model-based Approach to Analyzing Ecological Time Series.
Kevin Gross, University of Wisconsin-Madison

February 07, 2003  Approximate Likelihoods for Spatial Processes
Petrutza C. Caragea, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill