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CC = Vancouver Convention Centre   F = Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
* = applied session       ! = JSM meeting theme

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342 Tue, 7/31/2018, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-West 209
SPEED: Sports to Fire: Fascinating Applications of Statistics — Contributed Speed
Section on Statistics in Sports, SSC, Section on Statistics in Imaging, Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Statistical Consulting, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Statistical Auditing Interest Group, Transportation Statistics Interest Group, Section on Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences, Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts
Chair(s): Bo Chen, University of Toronto
Poster Presentations for this session.
10:35 AM Claim-Level Models Using Statistical Learning Techniques and Risk Analysis

Mathieu Pigeon, Université du Québec à Montréal; Francis Duval, Université du Québec à Montréal
10:40 AM Beach Volleyball Team Optimization

Matthew Oehler, BYU
10:45 AM Distributions of Time to First Spot Fire

Trevor Thomson, Simon Fraser University
10:50 AM Rao-Blackwellizing Field Goal Percentage in the NBA

Daniel Daly-Grafstein, Simon Fraser University; Luke Bornn, Sacramento Kings and Simon Fraser University
10:55 AM Estimating Attendance at Non-Ticketed Non-Gated Events

Carl Schwarz, Simon Fraser University
11:10 AM Teaching Statistics Graduate Students the Importance of Reproducible Research

Kristen McQuerry, University of Kentucky
11:15 AM Shared and Study-Specific Dietary Patterns: a Novel Approach to Replicability and Validity
Roberta De Vito; Carlo La Vecchia, Università degli Studi di Milano; Giovanni Parmigiani , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Valeria Edefonti, Università degli Studi di Milano
11:20 AM Statistical Ethics and Challenging Substantial Errors in Statistical Methods and Results in a Prominent Peer Reviewed Economics Journal
Chris Barker, Statistical Planning and Analysis Services, Inc.
11:30 AM To Bet or Not to Bet - the Modified Kelly Criteria

Dani Chu, SFU Sports Analytics Club; Yifan Wu, Simon Fraser University; Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University
11:35 AM The Home Run Spike of MLB 2017: Drop in Quality of Pitch (QOP) Is a Missing Factor

Jason Wilson, Biola University
11:40 AM An Application of Machine Learning for 3D IC Defect Detection

Meihui Guo, National Sun Yat-Sen University; Yu-Jung Huang, I-Shou University
11:50 AM The Simple Story of Advanced NBA Metrics
Zach Fulker, University of Pittsburgh; Tyler Folta, University of Pittsburgh; Lucas Mentch, University of Pittsburgh
11:55 AM Application of Email Spam Filtering Algorithms to SMS Data

Yishu Xue, University Of Connecticut
12:00 PM MLB Rule IV Draft: Valuing Draft Pick Slots

Anthony Cacchione, City College of New York
12:05 PM Assessing the Impact of Practice Restriction Rules on Injury Rates in the National Football League (NFL)

Zachary Binney, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Cecile Janssens, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Kyle E Hammond, Emory University School of Medicine; Mitchel Klein, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Michael Goodman, Emory University