Second North American Conference of New Reseachers
Senior Speakers
Jerry Lawless, University of Waterloo:
"Estimating Equations: Theory and Applications."
David Pollard, Yale University:
"Hidden Convexity."
Conference Participants: New Researchers
(in alphabetical order)
Ed Chow, Chair New Researcher's Committee, Queens University.
Anderson, Christine,
University of Western Ontario, "Location and dispersion analysis methods
for directional data from a factorial experiment".
Arani, Ramin B.,
National Center for Toxicological Research, "On the existence of an unique
estimator under proportional hazards in a 2 x 2 classification".
Coakley, Clint W.,
Virginia Tech, "Robust regression by design".
Cook, Richard,
University of Waterloo, "Robust methods for the analysis of recurrent
events in randomized trials".
Corcoran, Stephen A.,
Oxford University, "Empirical likelihood in dependent data settings".
We note, with sadness, that our fellow new researcher and friend
, Stephen Corcoran
, passed away on March 8, 1996.
Datta, Susmita,
University of Georgia at Athens, "Dynamics of cytonuclier disequilibria
and a statistical test for the neutrality hypothesis".
Gonzalez-Barrios, Jose M.,
CIMAT, "Detection of clusters by using the minimal spanning tree and the
k-nearest neighbors graph".
Guo, Ingrid,
Baylor College of Dentistry, "Statistical evaluation of inter- and
intra-observer agreement".
Heo, Giseon,
University of Alberta, "Robust designs for linear regression".
Hu, Feifang,
National University of Singapore, "Relevance-weighted estimating
functions".
Huzurbazar, Aparna V.,
University of New Mexico, "Stochastic network models for survival
analysis".
Irwin, Mark E.,
Ohio State University, "Increasing the efficiency of Monte Carlo EM
algorithms".
Kouritzin, Michael A.,
Carleton University, "Weak invariance principles for parabolic equations
with random coefficients".
Li, Xiaochun,
University of British Columbia, "Prediction using a local linear
regression estimator".
Li, Zhaohai,
Washington University School of Medicine, "A random effects model for
analysis of correlated binary data".
Lin, Yachen,
Syracuse University, "Estimation of parameters from nonlinear regressions
to neural networks".
McPeek, Mary Sara,
University of Chicago, "Ordering chromosome markers by genetic linkage
analysis".
Meng, Xiao-Li,
University of Chicago, "Sometimes there is a free (and delicious) lunch
...".
Miao, Weiwen,
Tufts University, "Maximum likelihood estimation in exponential families".
Nobel, Andrew B.,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Histogram regression using
data-dependent partitions".
Pal, Nabendu,
University of Southwestern Louisiana, "Estimation of a normal variance: A
critical review".
Raghavan, Nandini,
The Ohio State University, "An assessment of Bayesian credibility sets in
nonparametric logistic regression".
Rao, J. Sunil,
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, "The weighted-jacknife-after-bootstrap".
Rein, Steven R.,
Virginia Commonwealth University, "Estimation of age dependence in the
seasonal depth distribution of mussels".
Ren, Jian-Jian,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, "Self-consistent estimators, bootstrap and
censored data".
Rosenberger, William,
University of Maryland, "New designs for quantile estimation".
Ryan, Daniel A. J.,
Acadia University, "Practical consequences of misspecifying a linear model
in the presence of an autoregressive error structure".
Sarkar, Jyotirmoy,
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, "Estimating the mean
of an exponential family having power variance".
Shen, Xiaotong,
Ohio State University, "Universal sieves and spline adaptation".
Sherman, Mike,
Texas A\&M University, "Subseries methods for dependent data".
Sun, Fengzhu,
University of Southern California, "The polymerase chain reaction and
branching processes".
Sun, Weimin,
Statistics Canada, "A Bayesian multivariate interpolator with its
empirical assessments".
Vidakovic, Brani.
Duke University, "Discrete wavelet transformations: statistical
applications.
Walther, Guenther,
Stanford University, "A fast approximation procedure for the empiraca
halfspcase".