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Louisiana ASA Chapter Meeting Archive

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Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2016 Meeting

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Friday, 18 November 2016
220 Kirschman Hall
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana


Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:00 Reception
10:00-11:00 Keynote Address
Statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis: A selected review
Thomas Mathew
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland
11:00-11:45 Blind source separation for operator self-similar processes
Hui Li
Department of Mathematics
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
11:45-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 Visualizing Louisiana Educational Data to Inform Administrators and the Public
Amy Gray, Jack Hogan, Everett Moser, Billy Musgraves, Wayne Picou, Jewell Simon, Laura Vavrek, and Zhaoxia Mary Wang
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2:00-2:45 A Revisit to Test the Equality of Variances of Several Populations
Nabendu Pal
Department of Mathematics
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana


Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2016 Meeting

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Friday, 22 April 2016
Tureaud Hall, room 109
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:00 Reception
10:00-10:30 A Nonparametric Test of Independence Between Two Variables
Bin Li
Louisiana State University
10:30-11:00 Exploring the Racial Disparity in Health-related Quality of Life among Young Breast Cancer Survivors in Louisiana
Ruijuan Gao (speaker), Donna Williams, Xiao-Cheng Wu, and Qingzhao Yu
Department of Biostatistics
LSU School of Public Health
New Orleans
11:00-11:30 A (Gentle) Introduction to Statistics
Brian D. Marx
Louisiana State University
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-12:15 On Improved Estimation Under Weibull Model
Nabendu Pal
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
12:15-12:45 Analyzing partially paired data
BeiBei Guo
Louisiana State University
12:45-1:15 General Multiple Mediation Analysis To Examine Ethnic Differences in Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Survivors Using the MY-Health Survey
Kaelen L. Medeiros
Department of Biostatistics
LSU School of Public Health
New Orleans

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2015 Meeting

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The Fall 2015 meeting was held in conjunction with the 2015 Lloyd Roeling Conference.

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2015 Meeting

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Friday, 24 April 2015
Medical Education Building, Room S14
LSU Health Sciences Center
1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
10:00-10:30 Reception
10:30-11:00 Stochastic aspects of the mean-square displacement of tracer particles in biophysical experiments
Gustavo Didier and Kui Zhang (speaker)
Mathematics Department
Tulane University
New Orleans
11:00-11:30 More on point estimation of parameters under a zero-inflated Poisson (ZIP) distribution for modeling rare events
Suntaree Unhapipat (speaker) and Nabendu Pal
Mathematics Department
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette
11:30-12:00 Sample size under the additive hazards model
Lee S. McDaniel (speaker), Menggang Yu, and Richard J. Chappell
Biostatistics
LSUHSC
New Orleans
12:00-12:15 Break
12:15-12:45 On better virus quantification using dilution assay with a small amount of samples
Jian Li
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Tulane University
New Orleans
12:45-1:15 Variable selection in linear models
Ondrej Blaha (speaker), Julia Volaufova, and Lynn Roy LaMotte
Biostatistics
LSUHSC
New Orleans

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2014 Meeting

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Friday, 7 November 2014
9:30 am - 3:15 pm
208 Maxim Doucet Hall
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:15 Reception (Maxim Doucet room 451)
10:15-11:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Business Analytics in Corporate America

Sam Weerahandi
Pfizer, Inc.
11:15-11:30 Discussion
11:30-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 A Bayesian Analysis of Bioassay Experiments
Luis G. León Novelo
Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
1:30-1:45 Discussion
1:45-2:15 A Revisit to Testing the Equality of Several Poisson Parameters
Suntaree Unhapipat
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, and
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
2:15-2:30 Discussion
2:30-3:00 Interval Estimation for Hurricane Storm Surge Levels and Other Extreme Events
Michael Beck, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3:00-3:15 Discussion

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2014 Meeting

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Friday, 4 April 2014
228 Coates Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
10:00-10:30 Reception
10:30-11:00 Simple closed-form confidence intervals for some functions of binomial proportions with comparisons
Meesook Lee
South Louisiana Community College
Lafayette, Louisiana
11:00-11:30 Optimization by Metaheuristics: Algorithms and Applications
T. Warren Liao
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
11:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 Modeling zeroes in fish abundance data
Stephen Potts
Department of Experimental Statistics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1:45-2:15 Relative Survival Modeling of Laryngeal Cancer
Runhua Shi
Department of Medicine
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
LSU Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, Louisiana
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:00 Environmental Data Analysis Using Gamma Distributions
K. Krishnamoorthy
Department of Mathematics
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana
3:00-3:30 Using Generalized Linear Modeling for Improved Reservoir Characterization
Watheq Mohammed Al-Mudhafar
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2013 Meeting

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Friday, 26 April 2013
208 Maxim Doucet Hall
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:00 Reception
10:00-10:45

Modified Large Sample Method with Applications
K. Krishnamoorthy
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

10:45-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:45 Improved tests for the equality of normal coefficients of variation
Meesook Lee
South Louisiana Community College
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Race-ethnic, socioeconomic status, and sexual behavior differentials in HPV infection and cancer risk in US female adult: NHANES 2001-2010
Runhua Shi
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
LSUHSC - Shreveport
2:15-2:30 Discussion
2:30-3:15 A Bayesian Analysis of Bioassay Experiments
Luis G. Léon Novelo
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
3:15-3:30 Discussion

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2012 Meeting

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
103 Design Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
10:00-10:30 Reception
10:30-11:00 Bayesian Decision Theoretic Multiple Comparison Procedures: An Application to Phage Display Data
Luis G. León-Novelo
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
11:00-11:30 Nonlinear Regression of von Bertalanffy Growth Curves for Farm Released American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis)
Xiaotuan (Michelle) Liu
Louisiana State University
11:30-11:45 Business meeting
11:45-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 Testing linear hypotheses in nonlinear random coefficients models
Jeff Burton
LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
1:45-2:15 Racial Disparities in Diabetic Complications in an Underinsured Population
Yujie Wang
Louisiana State University
2:15-2:45 Time and spectral domain analysis of biodiffusion
Gustavo Didier
Tulane University
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:30 Precision Farming Technology Adoption in Cotton Farming: Duration Analysis
Mahesh Pandit
Louisiana State University
3:30-4:00 Using Random Forests and Cox Proportional Hazards to Understand and Predict Subscriber Longevity in a Subscription-based On-line Web Service
Christopher Peters
Louisiana State University

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2012 Meeting

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Friday, 27 April 2012
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
220 Kirshman Hall
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
10:00-10:30 Reception
10:30-11:00 Copula-based Log-Logistic Regression Models for Bivariate Binary Responses
Xiaohu Li
Department of Mathematics
University of New Orleans
New Orleans
11:00-11:30 Statistical tests in Gene Set Enrichment Analysis
Zhide Fang
Biostatistics Program, School of Public Health
LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
11:30-12:00 Statistical problems in Biophysics
Gustavo Didier
Mathematics Department
Tulane University
New Orleans
12:00-12:30 Genomics by Committee: Coexpression and cross-platform analysis using publicly available data
Michelle Lacey
Tulane University
New Orleans
12:30-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:15 Estimation in Binary and Linear Regression Models with a Stochastic Predictor Variable
Evrim Oral
Biostatistics Program
LSUHSC School of Public Health
New Orleans
2:15-2:45 Efficient Large Design Space Exploration and Prediction in Computer Microarchitectural Study
Bin Li
Department of Experimental Statistics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge
2:45-3:00 Coffee break
3:00-3:30 Relating red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) habitat selection in Bayou St. John to changes in water quality variables using linear regressions and generalized estimating equations
Patrick Smith
Graduate Student
Nekton Research Lab
University of New Orleans
New Orleans
3:30-4:00 Hypothesis Testing On The Common Location Parameter Of Several Shifted Exponential Distributions
Nabendu Pal
Mathematics Department
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2011 Meeting
2011 Lloyd Roeling UL Lafayette Mathematics Conference

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Thursday and Friday, 11-12 November 2011
208 Maxim Doucet Hall
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana

Schedule

Friday

Time Speaker Title
1:15-1:45 Reception --
1:45-2:00 Azmy Ackleh
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Opening remarks
2:00-2:45 Thomas Mathew
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Campus
Reference Intervals and Reference Regions With Applications in Laboratory Medicine
3:00-3:45 Evrim Oral
LSUHSC School of Public Health
Robust Estimation in Simple Random Sampling
4:00-4:45 Nicholas Ruiz
Center for Business & Information Technologies
Question Answering Systems
7:00 Friday Night Dinner --

Saturday

Time Speaker Title
8:30-9:00 Coffee --
9:00-9:45 Xiaohu Li
University of New Orleans
A New Family of Bivariate Copulas Generated by Univariate Distributions
10:00-10:45 Nabendu Pal
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Inferences On A Skew-Normal Distribution
11:00-11:45 Meesook Lee
South Louisiana Community College
Score and Fiducial Confidence Intervals for the Difference Between Two Poisson Means
12:00-12:45 Calvin Berry and Charles Anderson
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Dominance Measures for Univariate Distributions

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2011 Meeting

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Friday, 6 May 2011
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
212 Efferson Hall
LSU Agriculture Center
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:00 Reception
10:00-10:30 Using Logistic Regression to Assess Survival of Honey Bees
Chelsea Deroche
Louisiana State University
10:30-11:00 Economic Design of Two-stage Control Charts
Tzong-Ru Tsai
Kansas State University
11:00-11:30 On Parameter Estimation Under a t-Model
Nabendu Pal
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
11:30-11:45 Business meeting
11:45-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 Confidence Limits for Lognormal Percentiles and for Lognormal Mean based on Samples with Multiple Detection Limits
Zhao Xu
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
1:45-2:15 Analysis of Longitudinal Categorical Data with Nonignorable Dropout using Shared Random Effects Models
Myungok Lee
LSU Health Sciences Center
2:15-2:45 Analysis of Bivariate Longitudinal Quality of Life Data
Keunbaik Lee
LSU Health Sciences Center
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:30 Bootstrapping Oracle Estimators in Correlation Models
Mihai C. Giurcanu
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
3:30-4:00 Use of Biplots to Identify Stable-Resistant Rice Lines
James Silva
Louisiana State University

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Fall 2010 Meeting
Environmental Statistics

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Friday, 19 November 2010
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Maxim Doucet Hall, room 208
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, Louisiana
 
This meeting was partially funded by a faculty development grant from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
9:30-10:00 Reception
10:00-10:45 Statistical Analysis based on 'Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Models'
Bimal K. Sinha
University of Maryland Baltimore County
10:45-11:00 Discussion
11:00-11:45 Detection of leaks in underground storage tanks as a multiple change-point problem
Michael Baron
University of Texas at Dallas
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Confidence and Prediction Intervals for Small Sample Asbestos Fiber Counts Based on Lognormal and Gamma Distributions
Dulal K. Bhaumik
University of Illinois at Chicago
2:15-2:30 Discussion
2:30-3:15 Presenting Environmental Statistics: How to be Green and Objective at the Same Time
Barry D. Nussbaum
Chief Statistician
US Environmental Protection Agency
3:15-3:30 Discussion

Louisiana Chapter of the ASA: Spring 2010 Meeting

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Friday, 30 April 2010
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mathematics Building, room 214
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

Schedule

Time Title and Speaker
10:00-10:30 Reception
10:30-11:00 A Statistical Analysis of the 2004 NEEA Update
Matthew Healy
Mathematics Department
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
11:00-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Analysis of Affymetrix Exon Arrays
Yuan Zhou
Biostatistics Section
LSU Health Science Center
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Bayesian Inference for Stable Distributions
Ece Oral
Research and Monetary Policy Department
Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
2:00-2:15 Discussion
2:15-2:45 Syndromic surveillance: STL for modeling, visualizing, and monitoring disease counts
David Anderson
Mathematics Department
Xavier University of Louisiana
2:45-3:00 Discussion
3:00-3:30 Inferences on Parameters of a Generalized Exponential Distribution
Haochun Zhang
Mathematics Department
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
3:30-3:45 Discussion

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