MSRC Program

MSRC Poster Session

To apply to present a poster, please email PDF(s) containing a CV, a well-written abstract, and a one-page outline of the results to Yuguo Chen at yuguo@illinois.edu.

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2013 . Some of the best posters will receive a cash award of $100.00 each. Up to three of the submitted poster abstracts will be selected by the poster committee to be presented as invited talks (with partial reimbursement of travel costs).

Poster session winners for the 2012 conference were:
Shawn Mankad, University of Michigan
Yunzhang Zhu, University of Minnesota
Xinxin Shu, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
S. Castruccio, University of Chicago
Each were given at $200.00 award.

Poster session winners for the 2011 conference were:
Atul Mallik, University of Michigan
Mahbubul Majumder, Iowa State University
Ting Zhang, University of Chicago
Each were given at $100.00 award.

MSRC Program

Friday, March 15

12:30 Registration
WI Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

1:00 Preliminary Remarks Hector DeLuca Forum

1:30 Session I Hector DeLuca Forum

Invited Talks: Statistical Theory

Gaussian Extreme Values and Optimal Thresholding in Sparse
Signal Recovery
Speaker: Anirban DasGupta, Purdue University

Self-normalization
Speaker: Xiaofeng Shao, University of Illinois

3:00 Break Hector DeLuca Forum

3:30 Session II
WI Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

Invited Talks: Statistical Computing

Aster Models with Random Effects
Speaker: Charles Geyer, University of Minnesota

Particle learning for low counts in disease outbreaks
Speaker: Jarad Neimi, Iowa State University

5:00 Dinner (on your own)

7:30 Poster Session Hector DeLuca Forum

Saturday, March 16

9:00 Session III
WI Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

Invited Talks: Applications of Statistics

Clustering Cancer Mortality Curves of U.S. States Based On
Change Points
Speaker: Chae Young Lim, Michigan State University

Advances in simulation-based inference for stochastic dynamic systems
Speaker: Edward Ionides, University of Michigan

10:30 Break Hector DeLuca Forum

11:00 Session IV Hector DeLuca Forum

Invited Talks: Graduate Students

Network Granger Causality with Inherent Grouping Structure
Speaker: Sumanta Basu, University of Michigan

Optimal Sparse Volatility Matrix Estimation for High Dimensional ItĂ´ Processes With Measurement Errors
Speaker: Minjing Tao, University of Wisconsin-Madison


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