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General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2000-2001

Links listed below lead to an abstract for the seminar listed, if available.

September 8, 2000 - Peter Tonellato-Medical College of Wisconsin. "On Informatics and Animal Models."

September 13, 2000 - Michael Kosorok, Department of Statistics & Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. "Proportional Hazards Frailty Regression Models."

September 29, 2000 - Jeff Douglas, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. "On the Identifiability of Nonparametric Item Response Models."

October 13, 2000 - Jian Huang, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa. "Detecting Linkage Adaptive to Linkage Disequilibrium."

October 18, 2000 - Mari Palta, Department of Population Health Sciences and Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. "A unified approach to model misspecification due to informative missingness, measurement error and confounding."

October 25, 2000 - Michael Newton, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics & Statistics, UW-Madison. "A very very simple network model for cancer genome abnormalities."

October 27, 2000 - Ronald Gangnon, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. "A Weighted Average Likelihood Ratio Test for Clustering of Disease."

November 1, 2000 - Jason Fine, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. "Risk assessment via a robust probit model, with application to toxicology."

November 3, 2000 - Charles Kahn, Medical College of Wisconsin. "A Bayesian Network for Mammographic Diagnosis."

November 10, 2000 - Roderick Little, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan. "Robust Models for Surveys with Differential Probabilities of Inclusion."

December 1, 2000 - Sin-Ho Jung, Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine. "Rank Tests for Clustered Survival Data."

December 5, 2000 - Rebecca Betensky, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University. "Selection Bias in a Partially Retrospective Molecular Genetic Neuro-Oncology Study."

December 15, 2000 - Fei Zou, Department of Statistics, UW-Madison. "On Empirical Likelihood for a Semiparametric Mixture Model, with Application to Quantitative Trait Analyses."

January 24, 2001 - Ross King, University of Wales. "Logic and Automated Acquisition of Bioinformatic Knowledge."

February 9, 2001 - David Page, University of Wisconsin Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Computer Science. "Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence."

February 16, 2001 - Soomin Park, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin Department of Statistics. "Robust Methods to Analyze Longitudinal Data with Informative Missingness ."

February 19, 2001 - Bud Mishra, Courant Institute, New York University. "Algorithms For Detecting Gene Copy Number Fluctuations in Tumor Cells by Microarrays."

February 23, 2001 - Jaewon Lee, Department of Statistics, Korea University. "Statistical Evaluation of DNA Evidence in the Courts: A Review."

March 2, 2001 - Tony Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Statistics. "Nonparametric Comparison of Survival Functions Based on Interval Censored Data."

March 8, 2001- Joe Bockhorst, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Computer Sciences. "Refining the Structure of a Stochastic Context-Free Grammar."

March 9, 2001 - Guanhua Huang, University of Wisconsin Departments of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics & Medical Informatics. "Selecting the Number of Classes under Latent Class Regression Models: A Factor Analysis Analogous Approach."

March 22, 2001- Christian Lemmen, DuPont Pharmaceuticals. "Machine Learning Issues in Computational Drug Design."

March 23, 2001 - Varghese George, Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Biostatistics. "A Bayesian Transmission Disequilibrium Test of Linkage for Binary Traits."

March 28, 2001 - David Page, University of Wisconsin Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Computer Sciences. "Artificial Intelligence and Statistics."

March 30, 2001 - Tim Ramsay, Statistics Canada. "Spatial Smoothing over Difficult Regions."

April 3, 2001 - Michael Newton, University of Wisconsin Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Statistics. "Hierarchical models for gene expression data analysis."

April 4, 2001 - Zhiliang Ying, Columbia University Department of Statistics. "Semiparametric Analysis of Transformation Models."

April 6, 2001 - Giovanni Parmigiani, Johns Hopkins University Departments of Oncology and Biostatistics. "Carrier Probabilities for Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes."

April 13, 2001 - Enoch Temple, Alabama A&M University Departments of Mathematics and Statistics. "A Statistics Recruitment Program and Associated Activities."

April 20, 2001 - Mark Van der Laan, University of California-Berkeley Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics. "Locally Efficient Estimation in Censored Data Models."

May 4, 2001 - Alan Agresti, University of Florida Department of Statistics. "Dealing with Discreteness: Making 'Exact' Confidence Intervals for Proportions, Differences of Proportions, and Odds Ratios More Exact."

May 8, 2001- James Cussens, University of York. "Markov Chain Monte Carlo Using Tree-based Priors on Model Structure."

May 24, 2001 - Stephen Senn, University College of London Departments of Statistical Science and Epidemiology & Public Health. "Two Cheers for P-values."


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