2015 Joint Statistical Meetings Statistics and Biostatistics Presentations

July 24, 2015
Department of Statistics

Seventeen statistics and biostatistics graduate students are presenting at the 2015 JSM in Seattle this summer.

SUNDAY 8/9/2015

Session 41 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-201
“Judgement Post-Stratification to Improve Inference of Link-Tracing Samples with Applications to Network Data”
Ran Wei joint with E. Stasny and D. Sivakoff

MONDAY 8/10/2015

Session 263 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-4B
“Transformation and Bayesian Density Estimation”
Andrew Bean joint with S. MacEachern and X. Xu

Session 263 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-4B
“Comparing Networks of Different Sizes: An Extension of the HERGM”
Anna Mohr joint with C. Calder and C. Browning

Session 263 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-4B
“Empirical Bayes Model Averaging Under Model Misfit”
Junyan (Jojo) Wang joint with C. Hans and M. Peruggia

Session 263 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-4B
“Improvement on James Stein Estimator in Empirical Bayes Analysis”
Xiaomu Wang joint with M. Berliner

Session 168 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-304
“Discordant Sibship Design for Detecting Imprinting and Maternal Effects Based on Partial Likelihood”
Fangyuan Zhang* joint with S. Lin
* Biometrics Section Student Paper Competition Winner

TUESDAY 8/11/2015

Sessions 308 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-4C1
“The Impact of Modeling Strategy and Informative Censoring on Estimated Readmission Risk”
Brittney Bailey joint with A. Shoben and R. Foraker

Session 302 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-214
“Regression-Based Covariance Functions for Nonstationary Spatial Modeling”
Mark Risser* joint with C. Calder
* Section on Statistics and the Environment Section Student Paper Competition Winner

Session 302 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-214
“A Monte Carlo Approach to Quantifying Model Error in Intractable Bayesian Hierarchical Models”
Staci White* joint with R. Herbei
* Section on Statistics and the Environment Section Student Paper Competition Winner

Session 418 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-4B
“Metric-Based Boxplots for Functional Data in the Presence of Time-Warping Variability”
Weiyi Xie joint with S. Kurtek

WEDNESDAY 8/12/2015

Session 501 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-603
“Pareto Optimization of Physical Systems Using Tuned Computer Simulators”
Po-Hsu (Allen) Chen joint with T. Santner and A. Dean

Session 492 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-605
“Bilinear Mixed Effects Models for Affiliation Networks: Segregation of Adolescents in Their Extracurricular Activities”
Yanan Jia joint with C. Calder and C. Browning

Session 553 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-4B
“Trend-Filtered Projections for PCA”
Liubo Li joint with V. Vu

Session 505 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-205
“Allele-Specific RNA Expression Modeling Using Finite Mixture Models”
Rong Lu joint with R. Smith, M. Seweryn, D. Wang, A. Webb, W. Sadee, and G. Rempala

Session 497 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-619
“Partially Sequential Median Ranked Set Sample Test Procedure”
Michael Matthews joint with E. Stasny and D. Wolfe

Session 609 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-617
“Quantitative Bayesian Lasso for Detecting Effects of Rare Haplotype Variants and Environmental Factors on Complex Diseases”
Han Zhang joint with S. Lin

THURSDAY 8/13/2015

Session 698 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-4C4
“Generalized Principal Component Analysis”
Andrew Landgraf joint with Y. Lee

Session 649 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-201
“Adjusting for Bounding and Time in Sample Effects in NCVS Property Crime Rate Estimation”
Hui Yang* joint with A. Turkmen and E. Stasny
* Survey Research Methods Section Student Paper Competition Winner