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

Activity Details

461 Wed, 8/4/2010, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-120 (West)
Student Paper Competition: Applied Bayesian Modeling — Topic Contributed Papers
Section on Bayesian Statistical Science , Section on Statistics and the Environment
Organizer(s): Alyson Wilson, Iowa State University
Chair(s): Tanujit Dey, The College of William & Mary
8:35 AM Spatial Regression Using Kernel-Averaged Predictors Matthew Joseph Heaton, Duke University ; Alan E. Gelfand, Duke University
8:50 AM Semiparametric Bayesian Modeling of Spatio-Survival Data Under Cure Fraction Sandra Milena Hurtado Rua, University of Connecticut ; Dipak K. Dey, University of Connecticut
9:05 AM Inferring Likelihoods and Climate System Characteristics from Climate Models and Spatio-Temporal Tracer Data K. Sham Bhat, Penn State ; Murali Haran, Penn State ; Klaus Keller, Penn State ; Roman Tonkonojenkov, Penn State
9:20 AM The Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Estimating the Size of HIV At-Risk Populations in Bangladesh Le Bao, University of Washington ; Adrian E. Raftery, University of Washington ; Amala Reddy, UNAIDS Regional Support Team Asia-Pacific
9:35 AM Combining Principal Component Analysis with Parameter Line Searches to Construct Well-Designed Proposal Distributions for Metropolis-Hastings MCMC David Andrew Kennedy, The University of Chicago ; Vanja Dukic, The University of Chicago ; Greg Dwyer, The University of Chicago
9:50 AM Discussant: Catherine Calder, The Ohio State University
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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