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2010 Seminars


Friday, December 17, 2010 "A Handbook for Computational Statistics Including a New Application of Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Gene Expression Clustering" Ben Bird, STAT-MS Candidate, CSU

Thursday, December 2, 2010 "Thinklink Test Validation and Alabama Proficiency Level Predictions" Basil conway, STAT-DD-MS Candidate, CSU

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 "Differential analysis of DNA-seq Data" Bo Hu, Cleveland Clinic

Monday, November 15, 2010 "On Dimensionality of Mean Structure from a Single Data Matrix" Xuming He, UIUC

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 "Using Imputed Untreated Cholesterol in a Propensity Score Model to Reduce Confounding by Indication" Neal Jorgensen, STAT-DD-MS Candidate, CSU

Monday, November 8, 2010 "Two Applications of Particle Size Distributions" Snehalata Huzurbazar, Department of Statistics, University of Wyoming

Monday, November 8, 2010 "Modeling bobcat movement in relationship to land cover classification using artificial neural network" Sun He Bak, STAT-DD-MS Candidate, CSU

Monday, November 1, 2010 "Inference for Dynamic Treatment Regimes" Susan Murphy, University of Michigan

Monday, October 25, 2010 "Funding Opportunities at NSF" Grace Yang, NSF

Monday, October 18, 2010 "A computational statistician's brief history at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory" Ryan Elmore, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Monday, October 11, 2010 "Understanding Kriging with three reproducing kernels" Doug Nychka, NCAR

Monday, October 4, 2010 "Connecting Effective Classroom Research & GAISE Guidelines in the Undergraduate Statistics Course" Rick Gumina, Colorado State University

Monday, September 27, 2010 "Regularized Piling Discrimination for HDLSS data" Myung Hee Lee, Colorado State University

Monday, September 20, 2010 "Integrative Analysis of Cancer Genomic Data" Shuangge Ma, Yale University

Monday, September 13, 2010 "Gems from a Math Collaboration: Hidden Statistical Quantities of Great Utility in Mathematical Solutions" Mevin Hooten, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University

Monday, August 30, 2010 "Markov Decision Processes with Constraints" Edwin Chong, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Dept. of Mathematics, Colorado State University

Monday, July 26, 2010 "A hierarchical Bayesian approach to quantify DNA instability in the inherited neuromuscular disease myotonic dystrophy" Catherine Higham, Biomedical & Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

Monday, July 19, 2010 "Saddlepoint Approximation to Functional Equations in Queueing Theory and Insurance Mathematics" Sunghoon Chung, PhD Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, July 12, 2010 "A Survey Analysis of the 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife- Associated Recreation Wildlife- Watching Activities" Ryan Koralik, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, May 10, 2010 "Latin Hypercube Sampling and Thin Plate Splines Interpolation Approach for Developing Optimal Fuel Injection Strategies for Diesel Engines" Zonglin He, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, May 3, 2010 "Population and Percolation" Jeff Achter, Mathematics Department, CSU

Monday, April 26, 2010 "Estimating Habitat Selection when GPS Fix Success is Less Than 100%" Ryan Nielson, Western EcoSystems Technology

Friday, April 23, 2010 "Design Consistency of a Penalized Spline Survey Regression Estimator" Kelly McConville, PhD Preliminary Seminar, Colorado State University

Monday, April 19, 2010 SOARS Seminar

Monday, April 12, 2010 "Estimating Habitat and Species Occupancy Dynamics when Detection Probability is Less Than 100%" Larissa Bailey, FWCB, CSU

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 "Regression Model with Tree Structured Response" Yuan Wang, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 "Dynamical Multiple-Input, Single-Output Model of Neural Spike Transformation" Catherine Yan Tu, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, April 5, 2010 "Tracking Flu Epidemics - Google Flu Trends and Particle Learning Algorithms" Vanja Dukic, University of Chicago

Monday, April 5, 2010 "Analysis of Bidding Behaviors on Ebay" Bruce Bugbee, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Thursday, April 1, 2010 "Key Considerations for a Demand Response Design of Experiment" Tymen Schreuder, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 "Penalized Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Variable Selection in Spatial Linear Regression" Tingjin Chu, MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 "Determination of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Initiating Event Frequency Baseline Periods using Change-Point Analysis" David Teolis, STAT-DDP-MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, March 29, 2010 "Nonlinear Modeling of Neural Population Dynamics for Hippocampal Prostheses" Dong Song, USC

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 "Forest Inventory and Analysis: So many questions, so little time!" Gretchen Moisen, US Forest Service

Monday, March 22, 2010 "Parameter Estimation in Stochastic Volatility Models with Jumps and Long Memory" Jaya Bishwal, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Monday, March 8, 2010 "Improving extreme quantile estimation via a folding procedure" Philippe Naveau, Laboratiore des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement

Monday, February 22, 2010 "Examples of Statistical Inference in Abstract Spaces", Khalil Shafie, University of Northern Colorado

Monday, February 15, 2010 "Dimension Reduction Techniques for Genetic Studies of Gene Expression" Stephanie Santorico, University of Colorado, Denver

Friday, February 12, 2010 "A Fiducial Approach to Extremes and Multiple Comparisons" Damian Wandler, Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, February 8, 2010 "Penalized Balanced Sampling" Jay Breidt, Colorado State University

Monday, February 1, 2010 "Recent Advances in the Analysis of Massive Spatial Data" Hao Zhang, Purdue University

Monday, January 25, 2010 "Biostatistics Education and Research in the Colorado School of Public Health" Dennis Lezotte, Katerina Kechris and Anna Baron, University of Colorado, Denver

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