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119 * ! Mon, 8/10/2015, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-211
Empirical Bayes Methods for Modern Data Analysis: Theoretical, Computational, and Practical Aspects — Topic Contributed Papers
Section on Nonparametric Statistics , Section on Bayesian Statistical Science , International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) , International Indian Statistical Association
Organizer(s): Lee H. Dicker, Rutgers University
Chair(s): Sihai Zhao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8:35 AM Nonparametric Empirical Bayes Estimation for Sparse, Heteroskedastic Normal Means Linda Zhao, University of Pennsylvania
8:55 AM Generalized Likelihood Ratio Test for Detecting Nonzero Normal Means Wenhua Jiang, Soochow University ; Cun-Hui Zhang, Rutgers University
9:15 AM Maximum Likelihood for Nonparametric Empirical Bayes: New Methods and Applications Lee H. Dicker, Rutgers University
9:35 AM Second-Order Calibration: A Cheap Way to Get Approximate Posteriors Omkar Muralidharan, Google
9:55 AM Sophisticated vs. Naive Bayes: Is It Worth the Effort? Ivan Mizera, University of Alberta
10:15 AM Floor Discussion

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