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2015 Robert Bohrer Memorial Workshop in Statistics

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Department of Statistics
Location
I-Hotel & Conference Center, Lincoln RoomI-Hotel & Conference Center Map
Date
Nov 20, 2015   1:00 - 5:00 pm  
E-Mail
stat-office@illinois.edu
Phone
333-2167
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Friday, November 20, 2015

1:00 - 1:10 Opening Remarks from Xiaofeng Shao

1:10 – 2:35 Session 1 (Chair: Georgios Fellouris)

1:10 – 1:25

Lyndsay Shand

Modeling Nonstationary Space-Time Data with Dimension Expansion

1:25 – 1:40

Weihong Huang

The Self-Multiset Sampler for Sampling Multimodal Distributions

1:40 – 1:55

Shun Yao

High-dimensional independence test via distance covariance

1:55 – 2:10

Xuan Bi

A group-specific recommender system

2:10 – 2:25

Yunbo Ouyang

A Nonparametric Bayesian Approach for Sparse Sequence Estimation

2:25 - 2:40 Break

2:40 - 3:55 Session 2 (Chair: Dave Zhao)

2:40 – 2:55

Subhadeep Paul

Community detection in multi-relational data through restricted multi-layer stochastic block model

2:55 – 3:10

Jin Wang

Some scalable algorithms for Bayesian variable selection

3:10 – 3:25

Xichen Huang

A Variational Algorithm for Bayesian Variable Selection

3:25 – 3:40

Xiaolu Zhu

Individualizing Drug Dosage with Longitudinal Data

3:40 – 3:55

Robert Eisinger

Sampling Strategies for Conditional Inference on Tables

3:55 - 4:15 Break & Presentation of Awards

4:15 - 4:40 Norton Prize Session (Chair: Xiaofeng Shao)

4:15 – 4:40

Srijan Sengupta

Modeling popularity of nodes in networks with community structure

4:40 – 5:05        

Shiyu Wang

Model Misspecification in Cognitive Diagnosis: Asymptotic Behavior of Maximum Likelihood Classification and A Robust Alternative”

5:05 - 5:30 Break

5:30 - 6:30 Reception

 

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