First North American Conference of New Reseachers
Iain Johnstone, Stanford University:
"Function estimation by wavelet shrinkage - Asymptopia?"
Terry Speed, University of California at Berkeley:
"Finding a balance in statistical research."
Conference Participants: New Researchers
(in alphabetical order)
Belkacem Abdous, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres "A link between quantiles, expectiles and weighted symmetry"
Subhash C. Bagui, The University of West Florida "Classification based on k-rank nearest neighbor rule"
Sudip Bose, The George Washington University "Bayesian robustness"
Ming-Hui Chen, Purdue University "Monte Carlo Markov chain sampling for evaluating multidimensional integrals with application to Bayesian computation"
Ed Chow, Queens University "Stochastic procedures, the bootstrap, and nonparametric estimation"
Somnath Datta, University of Georgia "Some recent results of bootstrap"
Robert Dobrow, The Johns Hopkins University "Generalizations and extensions of self-organizing Markov chain models"
Dimitrios Gatzouras, Yale University "Dimensions of self-affine sets"
Andrew Gelman (joint with Xio-Li Meng), University of California at Berkeley "Computing Normalizing Constants Using Path Sampling"
Ken Gerow, University of Wyoming "Model-unbiased, unbiased-in-general estimation of the average of a regression function"
Irene Gijbels, Universite Catholique de Louvain "Nonparametric function estimation via local polynomial approximation"
Jose M. Gonzalez-Barrios, CIMAT, A.C. "Cadlag and regulated functions on the unit interval"
Chong Gu, Purdue University "Penalized likelihood estimation"
Silvia Heubach, Colorado College "A stochastic model for the movement of white blood cells"
Snehalata Huzurbazar, University of Georgia "Approximations for p-values in MANOVA"
Xin Jia, University of North Dakota "Statistical models for response to a mixture of drugs"
Colleen Kelly, University of Rhode Island "A test of the Markovian model of DNA evolution"
Charles Kooperberg, University of Washington "Curve estimation using B-splines"
Thomas J. Kozubowski, University of Tennessee "The estimation of the parameters of the geometric stable laws"
Gang Li (joint work with Hani Doss), Purdue University "An approach to nonparametric regression for life history data using local linear fitting"
Zhaohai Li, Washington School of Medecine "An empirical Bayes model and EM algorithm for meta-analysis"
Dennis K.J. Lin, University of Tennessee "Systematic supersaturated design"
Jun S. Liu, Harvard University "Conditional independence for bivariate exchangeable random variables"
Mark Low, University of Pennsylvania "Superefficiency and adaptability in functional estimation"
Mark Matthews, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Title to be announced
Xiao-Li Meng (Joint with Steven Pedlow), University of Chicago "Jaccard's measure with incomplete observations"
Per A. Mykland, University of Chicago "Martingales and likelihood"
Nabendu Pal, University of Southwestern Louisiana "Improvements over the James Stein estimator: some latest results"
Victor de la Pena, Columbia University "Decoupling inequalities: theory and applications"
Dimitris Politis (joint work with Joe Romano), Purdue University "Bias-corrected moving blocks bootstrap and jackknife"
Chunfu Qiu, Purdue University "Bayes models for maximum penalized likelihood estimation"
Dan Rabinowitz, Harvard School of Public Health "Estimating Durbin's approximation"
Bonnie K. Ray, New Jersey Institute of Technology "Current research in long term memory processes"
Jian-Jian Ren, University of Nebraska "Regression analysis with doubly censored data"
Kai-Sheng Song (joint work with Hans-Georg M^Áller), University of California at Davis "Cube splitting in multi-dimensional edge estimation"
Jiayang Sun, The University of Michigan "Some topics in random fields, projection pursuit and bump hunting problems"
Dongchu Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia "Integrable expansions for posterior distributions for a two parameter exponential family"
Nizam Uddin, University of Southern Maine "Some contributions to the optimality and construction of design of experiments"
Brani Vidakovic, Duke University "Being reasonably conservative: T-minimax at work"
Yazhen Wang, University of Missouri-Columbia "Curve estimation subject to shape restrictions - Empirical process approaches"
Mei Wang, Illinois Institute of Technology "Some asymptotic results"
Daming Xu, University of Oregon "Hypergroup deformations, ensemble deformations, and Markov chains"
Bin Yu, University of California at Berkeley "Some results on dependence in statistical inference and information theory, and on statistical problems in physical mapping"
Tim Zajic (joint work with Amir Dembo), Stanford University "Large deviations for sample path of partial sums"
Heping Zhang, Yale University School of Medecine "Maximal correlation and adaptive spline"