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Activity Number: 66
Type: Topic Contributed
Date/Time: Sunday, July 31, 2016 : 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM
Sponsor: Biometrics Section
Abstract #319423 View Presentation
Title: Accelerating Computation for Bayesian Spatial Modeling
Author(s): Mary Kathryn Cowles*
Companies: University of Iowa
Keywords: biostatistics ; computational statistics ; spatial statistics ; parallel computing

Kathryn Chaloner was my instructor, mentor, colleague, and friend. This talk will describe some of her influences on my life and career. In addition, I will present software for GPU-based acceleration of the fitting of Bayesian conditional autoregressive models to environmental data.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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