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

Activity Details

39 Sun, 8/1/2010, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-213 (West)
Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistical Computing
Chair(s): Mingqi Wu, Texas A&M University
2:05 PM Slice Sampling with Adaptive Multivariate Steps: The Shrinking-Rank Method Madeleine Thompson, University of Toronto ; Radford Neal, University of Toronto
2:20 PM Small-World MCMC with Tempering: Ergodicity, Spectral Gap, and Applications Yongtao Guan, The University of Chicago ; Matthew Stephens, The University of Chicago
2:35 PM Using the RJMCMC Procedure for Identifying and Estimating Univariate TAR Models Fabio Humberto Nieto, Universidad Nacional de Colombia ; Hanwen Zhang, Santo Tomás University ; Wen Li, Iowa State University
2:50 PM Bayesian Analysis of Geostatistical Model with Auxiliary Lattice Jincheol Park, Texas A&M University ; Faming Liang, Texas A&M University
3:05 PM Bayesian Analysis via Stochastic Approximation Monte Carlo for Statistical Model with Intractable Normalizing Constants Ick Hoon Jin, Texas A&M University ; Faming Liang, Texas A&M University
3:20 PM Stochastic Matching Pursuit for Bayesian Variable Selection Ray-Bing Chen, National University of Kaohsiung ; Chi-Hsiang Chu, National University of Kaohsiung ; Te-You Lai, National University of Kaohsiung ; Ying Nian Wu, University of California, Los Angeles
3:35 PM Floor Discussion

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