Students to Present at 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago

July 8, 2016
Department of Statistics

Sixteen of our graduate students in statistics and biostatistics will present at the 2016 JSM in Chicago this summer:

SUNDAY 7/31/2016

Session 34 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-W193b
"Sobol Sensitivity Indices Under Generalized Linear Models"
Rong Lu joint with G. Rempala

Session 88 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CC-Hall F1 West
"Geometric Methods for Network Comparison and Multilevel Modeling"
Anna Smith joint with C. Calder

MONDAY 8/1/2016

Session 139 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W177
"Bayesian Estimation of Heavy-Tailed Densities Using Transformations"
Andrew Bean joint with X. Xu and S. MacEachern

TUESDAY 8/2/2016

Session 306 (SPEED oral) 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W181a
Session 380 (SPEED poster) 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CC-Hall F1 West
"Generalizing Results from Randomized Trials to Target Population via Weighting Methods Using Propensity Score"
Ziyue Chen joint with E. Kaizar

Session 306 (SPEED oral) 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W181a
Session 380 (SPEED poster) 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CC-Hall F1 West
"Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trials with Two Layers of Clustering: Designs and Comparisons of Power"
Ranran Dong joint with A. Shoben

Sessions 307 (SPEED oral) 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W181b
Session 381 (SPEED poster) 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CC-Hall F1 West
"Two-Level Joint Model for Imputing Subject-Level Variables of Mixed Type"
David Kline joint with R. Andridge and E. Kaizar

Sessions 308 (SPEED oral) 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W183b
Session 382 (SPEED poster) 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CC-Hall F1 West
"Multiple Imputation for Meta-Analysis: A Comparison of Existing Methods"
Deborah Kunkel joint with E. Kaizar

Session 319 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W191
"Landmark-Constrained Elastic Shape Analysis of Planar Curves"
Justin Strait joint with S. Kurtek, E. Bartha, and S. MacEachern

Session 439 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-W186b
"Empirical Reference Distributions for Networks of Different Size"
Anna Smith joint with C. Calder and C. Browning

WEDNESDAY 8/3/2016

Session 506 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-W186a
"Bayesian Registration of Functions with a Gaussian Process Prior"
Yi Lu joint with S. Kurtek and R. Herbei

Session 539 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-W191
"Sequential Pareto Optimization of Physical Systems Using Calibrated Computer Simulators"
Po-Hsu Allen Chen joint with A. Dean and T. Santner

Session 547 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-W182
"Statistical Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging--Based Tumor Heterogeneity Density Profiles in Glioblastoma"
Abhijoy Saha joint with S. Banerjee – MD Anderson Cancer Center, S. Kurtek, S. Narang – MD Anderson Cancer Center, G. Rao – MD Anderson Cancer Center, J. Martinez – BrainLAB, K.Bharath – University of Nottingham, A. Rao – MD Anderson Cancer Center, and V. Baladandayuthapani – MD Anderson Cancer Center

Session 606 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-W184bc
"Law of Large Numbers for Generalized Network-Based SIR Models"
Mark Burch

Session 618 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-W196a
"Analyzing Binary Outcome Data from a Partially Clustered Design"
Brittney Bailey joint with A. Shoben

THURSDAY 8/4/2016

Session 695 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-W176a
"Statistical Analysis of Sea Surface Temperature Using the Fisher-Rao Functional Data Framework"
Weiyi Xie

Session 697 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-W175b
"Consistency of Penalized Cross-Validation for Model Selection"
Jieyi Jiang joint with S. MacEachern and Y. Lee