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

Activity Details

311 * Tue, 8/3/2010, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-216 (West)
Surveillance — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security
Chair(s): Jeffrey Solka, Naval Surface Warfare Center
8:35 AM Cluster Analysis Investigation of Video Streams and Archives Brett Amidan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ; Harold Trease, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
8:50 AM Is Terrorism Contagious? Modeling Indonesian Terrorism with Self-Exciting Hurdle Models Michael David Porter, SPADAC ; Gentry White, Institute for Social Science Research
9:05 AM A Penalized Regression Approach in Detection of Nuclear Materials in Shipment to the United States Xueying Chen, Rutgers University ; Jerry Cheng, Rutgers University ; Minge Xie, Rutgers University
9:20 AM Calculating the Confidence That an Area Is Uncontaminated When Sample Results Are Subject to False Negatives Greg F. Piepel, Battelle/PNNL ; Brett Amidan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
9:35 AM Estimation of Mercury in Fish Pepi Lacayo, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:50 AM Time-Varying Parameters in Mixture Models Yorghos Tripodis, Boston University ; Kleoniki Vlachou, University of Maryland ; David J. Lovell, University of Maryland
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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