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309 Tue, 8/6/2013, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-518
Monte Carlo Methodology — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistical Computing
Chair(s): Feng Liang, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
8:35 AM Simulation Based Nearest Neighbor Entropy Estimation for (Adaptive) MCMC Evaluation Didier Chauveau, CNRS ; Pierre Vandekerkhove, University Marne la Vallée - CNRS
8:50 AM Empirically Comparing the Performance of Local MCMC Algorithms with Pools of Proposals Mylène Bédard, Université De Montréal
9:05 AM Continual Reassessment Method with Bayesian Variable Selection in Phase I Clinical Trails Zhenyu Zhao, Northwestern University
9:20 AM Improved Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification Using Monte Carlo--Based Optimization Algorithms Cong Xu, UC Davis ; Paul David Baines, UC Davis ; Jane-Ling Wang, UC Davis
9:35 AM Warp Bridge Sampling: The Next Generation Lazhi Wang, Harvard University ; Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University
9:50 AM A Nonparametric Method for Extreme Values Mei Ling Huang, Brock University ; Lucas Thorpe, Brock University
10:05 AM EM Algorithm and Likelihood Inference for Flexible Cure Rate Models with Weibull Lifetimes Suvra Pal, McMaster University ; Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, McMaster University

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