This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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307 * ! Tue, 8/3/2010, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-203 (West)
Forecasting, Response Modeling, and Solving Mysteries — Contributed Papers
Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences
Chair(s): Peter William Hovey, University of Dayton/Air Force Academy
8:35 AM Forecasting Emergency Medical Service Call Arrival Rates David S. Matteson, Cornell University ; Mathew W. McLean , Cornell University ; Dawn B. Woodard, Cornell University ; Shane Henderson, Cornell University
8:50 AM A Normal-Based Monotone Convex Transformation, with Continuous Convexity, as an Alternative to the Concept of 'Distribution'? Haim Shore, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
9:05 AM A Semi-MLE Algorithm for RMM Distribution and a Comparison of the Goodness of Fit of RMM Distribution and the Pearson Distribution System Michal Shauly, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ; Yisrael Parmet, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ; Haim Shore, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
9:20 AM Profile Data in the Food Industry Eric Lagergren, Kraft Foods ; Wu Ge, Kraft Foods ; Mahesh Padmanabhan, Kraft Foods
9:35 AM A New Look at Kendall's Cosine Quantogram: The Key to Unlocking Ancient Mysteries on Samothrace? Vicki Stover Hertzberg, Emory University ; Bonna Daix Wescoat, Emory University ; S. Margueritte Cox, Emory University ; Paul Weiss, Emory University
9:50 AM Improved Statistical Modeling of Power Outages During Hurricanes in the United States Roshi Nateghi, The Johns Hopkins University ; Seth Guikema, The Johns Hopkins University ; Steven Quiring, Texas A&M University
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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