International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications
ICOSDA 2016

Oct. 14-16, 2016 at Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, Canada

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Conference Program is updated below (Updated 10/10/2016)

Important preparation prior to attending the conference (Updated on 8/5/2016)

Program Brochure is now available for downloading: ICOSDA 2016 Program Brochure (Updated on 10/20/16)

NOTE: The order of presentations for GI 2, GI 7, GI 8 and TI 17 have been changed.

Welcome to ICOSDA 2016. It is time to prepare for your presentation. The following are important information to help you get ready for the conference.

 

For student poster presentations: 4

 

·         An easel and a presentation board of 6(width)x4(height) will be available in the poster display room.

·         Student presenters are asked to prepare their posters which will be displayed on the presentation board.

·         A name card with presenter’s name is attached to the display board. Presenters are asked to display their posters prior to the break before 5:30 pm on October 15.

·         The time for poster presentation and discussion is from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm on October 15.

·         The room for poster is Canadian/A.

 

For all oral presenters, including Keynotes, Plenary, topic-invited and general-invited speakers:

 

·         Each presentation room will be equipped with a laptop computer to host your presentations (in PPT or PDF format).

·         Presenters are asked to e-mail their presentation file (in PPT or PDF format) by October 7th to

 

K. Cooray using the e-mail coora1k@cmich.edu .

 

·         Please name your attached presentation file: Lastname,Firstname_ICOSDA and use the Subject title on your e-mail: ICOSDA 2016 Presentation

·         In case you are not able to send your presentation by the deadline, please bring your presentation file with you and upload it to the laptop in your presentation room before the session starts.

 

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Thank you for your participation in the ICOSDA 2016. All of the presentations will be on October 15 and 16.

We will have two full day of outstanding programs covering a wide variety of topics. The general program schedule is tentatively planned as below. Please carefully check your presentation schedule and the session(s) you will be chairing. The abstracts are also posted on the ‘Accepted Abstract’ Page. Please take a look at your title and abstract. If you notice any errors, please e-mail carl.lee@cmich.edu  by September 12.

 

October 14 (Friday)

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Conference Check-in at the Conference Hotel Lobby

October 15 (Saturday)

Session Type: BKT- Breakfast, INT- Intermission, REF - Refreshment, TI -Topic Invited, GI - General Invited, SP - Student Poster, EXHI: Exhibition 

Room: NI- Niagara, BR- Brock, EL - Elizabeth, CAN/A - Canadian/A , CAN/B - Canadian/B          

Time

Room

Session Type

Organizer (O) / Chair (C) /Speaker

Title

Affiliation

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CAN/B

EXHI

Springer Publishing

 

 

7:00 am – 7:50 am

NI

BKT

 

 

 

7:50 am – 8:00 am

NI

 

Ejaz Ahmed

Opening remark

 

8:00 am -9:00 am

NI

Keynote

Felix Famoye (C )

Welcome

 

8:00 AM

 

 

Peter McCullagh

Statistical models for survival processes

University of Chicago

9:00 am - 9:15 am

 

INT

 

 

 

9:15 am -10:35 am

NI

TI

Jose Maria Sarabia, Emilio Gomez-Deniz (O,C)

Applications of Statistical Distributions in Business, Management and Economics

University of Cantabria, Spain/ University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

9:15 AM

 

 

Antonio Jose Saez-Castillo/Antonio Conde-Sanchez

Regression models based on extended Poisson distributions in R

University of Jaen, Spain

9:35 AM

 

 

Emilio Gomez-Deniz

Computing Credibility Bonus-Malus Premiums Using a Bivariate Discrete Distribution

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

9:55 AM

 

 

Faustino Prieto/ Jose Maria Sarabia

Family of generalized power law (GPL) distributions: Properties and Applications

University of Cantabria, Spain

10:15 AM

 

 

Jose Maria Sarabia / Faustino Prieto

A Hierarchy of Multivariate Pareto Distributions with Applications in Risk Analysis

University of Cantabria, Spain

9:15 am -10:35 am

BR

TI

Grace Yi (O,C)

Some Recent Issues and Methods in Statistics and Biostatistics

University of Waterloo

9:15 AM

 

 

Changbao Wu

Distribution Theory in Empirical Likelihood for Complex Survey Data

University of Waterloo

9:35 AM

 

 

Wenqing He

Improving Performance of Support Vector Machine Classifiers with Data Adaptive Kernel

University of Western Ontario

9:55 AM

 

 

Yingwei Peng

Prediction accuracy for cure probability in cure models

Queen’s University

10:15 AM

 

 

Grace Y. Yi

Analysis of High-Dimensional Correlated Data  in the Presence of Missing Observations and Measurement Error

University of Waterloo

9:15 am -10:35 am

EL

TI

Michael Evans (O,C)

Relative Belief Inferences

University of Toronto

9:15 AM

 

 

Michael Evans

Measuring Statistical Evidence Using Relative Belief

University of Toronto

9:35 AM

 

 

Gun Ho Jang and Lincoln Stein

Relative Belief based Signal Segmentation

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

9:55 AM

 

 

Saman Muthukumarana

Non-inferiority Hypothesis Testing in Two-arm Trials using Relative Belief Ratios

University of Manitoba

10:15 AM

 

 

Luai Al-Labadi

Prior-based model checking

University of Toronto

9:15 am -10:35 am

CAN/B

TI

Xiaojian Xu (O,C)

Recent developments in designs and analysis of statistical experiments

Brock University

9:15 AM

 

 

Saumen Mandal

 Optimal designs for minimizing correlations among parameter estimators in a linear model

University of Manitoba

9:35 AM

 

 

Sanjoy Sinha

 Joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data with a covariate subject to limit of detection

Carleton University

9:55 AM

 

 

Pengfei Li

Controlling IER and EER in replicated regular two-level factorial experiments

University of Waterloo

10:15 AM

 

 

Xiaojian Xu

Optimal designs for regression when measurement error is present

Brock University

10:35 am -10:50 am

NI

REF

 

 

 

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

NI

GI

Mavis Pararai (C )

Modeling 1 - Life Time, Biostatistics

 

10:50 AM

 

 

Matthew Matheson

The Shape of the Hazard Function: The Generalized Gamma and Its Competitors

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

11:05 AM

 

 

Xinyuan Song

Analysis of proportional mean residual life model with latent variables

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

11:20 AM

 

 

Jay Mandrekar

Statistical approach for the development, prediction, and validation of a simple risk score: application to a neurocritical care study.

Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic

11:35 AM

 

 

Konul Bayramoglu Kavlak

The mean wasted life time of a component of system

Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

11:50 AM

 

 

Shaiful Anuar Abu Bakar

Actuarial loss modeling with the composite models and its computer implementation

University of Malaya , Malysia

10:50 am - 12:20 pm

BR

GI

Mohamed Amezziane (C )

High Dimension Data Analysis

 

10:50AM

 

 

Chong Ho Yu

Pattern recognition: The role of data visualization and data mining in statistics

Azusa Pacific University

11:05 AM

 

 

David M. Ruth

An approach to the multivariate two-sample problem using classification and regression trees with minimum-weight spanning subgraphs

United States Naval Academy

11:20 AM

 

 

Faisal Maqbool Zahid and Christian Heumann

Multiple Imputation using Regularization

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

11:35 AM

 

 

Shahla Faisal

Improved Nearest Neighbors Imputation for High-Dimensional Longitudinal Data

Ludwig-Maximilians-Univeristy Munich Germany

11:50 AM

 

 

Dana Sylvan

Exploration and visualization of space-time data with complex structures

Hunter College, CUNY

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

EL

GI

Madhuka Samanthi (C )

Bayesian 1-Applications,  Spatial

 

10:50AM

 

 

Areti Boulieri

A Bayesian detection model for chronic disease surveillance: application to COPD hospitalisation data

Imperial College London

11:05 AM

 

 

Hsin-Hsiung Huang

New Mixed Gaussian Affine-Invariant Bayesian Clustering Method

University of Central Florida

11:20 AM

 

 

Ying Sun

A Stochastic Space-time Model for Intermittent Precipitation Occurrences

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

11:35 AM

 

 

John Daniels

Variogram Fitting Based on the Wilcoxon Norm

Central Michigan University

11:50 AM

 

 

Rajib Paul

Real Time Estimation of ILI (Influenza Like Illnesses) Rates Using Dynamic Downscaling

Western Michigan University

10:50 am - 12:20 pm

CAN/B

GI

Steve Sepanski (C )

Other - Miscellaneous

 

10:50 AM

 

 

Jie Mi

Instant System Availability

Florida International University

11:05 AM

 

 

Melissa Bingham

Quantifying Spread in 3-D Rotation Data: Comparison of Nonparametric and Parametric Techniques

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

11:20 AM

 

 

Nobuaki Hoshino

On the marginals of a random partitioning distribution

School of Economics, Kanazawa University

11:35 AM

 

 

Ibrahim Abdelrazeq

Goodness-of-Fit Test: Levy Driven Continuous ARMA Model

Rhodes College 

11:50 AM

 

 

Omer Ozturk

Ratio estimators based on ranked set sampling in survey sampling

The Ohio State University

12:05 pm -1:15 pm

NI

Lunch

 

 

 

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

NI

Plenary

Chin-I Cheng (C )

 

 

1:15 PM

 

 

Marc G. Genton

Tukey g-and-h random fields and max-stable processes

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

1:45 PM

 

 

Yi Li

Classification with Ultrahigh-Dimensional Features

University of Michigan

2:15 PM

 

 

John Stufken

Optimal design and subdata selection for big data

Arizona State University

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

NI

INT

 

 

 

3:00 pm -4:20pm

NI

TI

Ayman Alzaatreh (O,C)

Generalized distributions and its application

Nazarbayev University

3:00 PM

 

 

Steve Su

Transformation and Family of Generalised Lambda Distributions

Covance Pty Ltd

3:20 PM

 

 

Gholamhossein Hamedani

Characterizations of Probability Distribution Via the Concept of Sub-Independence

Marquette University

3:40 PM

 

 

Indranil Ghosh

Some alternative bivariate Kumaraswamy models

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

4:00 PM

 

 

Ayman Alzaatreh

Parameter estimation for the log-logistic distribution based on order statistics

Nazarbayev University 

3:00 pm -4:20pm

BR

TI

Kimberly Sellers (O,C)

Don’t Count on Poisson! Introducing the Conway-Maxwell-Poisson distribution for statistical methodology regarding count data

Georgetown University

3:00 PM

 

 

Kimberly Sellers

Introducing the Conway-Maxwell-Poisson distribution

Georgetown University

3:20 PM

 

 

Andrew Raim

A flexible zero-inflated model to address data dispersion

U.S. Census Bureau

3:40 PM

 

 

Hyoyoung Choo-Wosoba

Marginal Regression Models for Clustered Count Data Based on Zero-Inflated Conway-Maxwell-Poisson Distribution with Applications

 NIH/NCI, USA

4:00 PM

 

 

Darcy S. Morris

Bivariate Conway-Maxwell-Poisson Distribution: Formulation, Properties, and Inference

U.S. Census Bureau

3:00 pm -4:20pm

EL

TI

Mei-Ling Huang (O,C)

Extreme Value Distributions and Models

Brock University, Canada

3:00 PM

 

 

Percy Brill, Mei Ling Huang

A Renewal Process for Extremes

University of Windsor, Canada, Brock University, Canada

3:20 PM

 

 

Stanley Sclove

Extreme Values or Mixture Distribution?

University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.

3:40 PM

 

 

Myron Hlynka

Comments on the Gumbel Distribution

University of Windsor, Canada

4:00 PM

 

 

Christine Nguyen  (speaker), Mei Ling Huang

On High Quantile Regression

Brock University, Canada

3:00 pm -4:20pm

CAN/B

TI

Serge B. Provost (O,C)

Moment-Based Methodologies for Approximating and Estimating Density Functions

The University of Western Ontario

3:00 PM

 

 

Jiandong Ren

Moment-Based Density Approximations for Aggregate Losses

The University of Western Ontario

3:20 PM

Mathieu Pigeon

Composite (mixed) models for individual loss reserving

UQAM, Montréal (Québec), Canada

3:40 PM

 

 

Marc Paolella

Stable Paretian Distribution Testing

 University of Zurich

4:00 PM

 

 

Serge Provost

Differentiated Logdensity Estimates and Approximants as Rational Functions

The University of Western Ontario

4:20 pm -4:30 pm

NI

REF

 

 

 

4:30 pm -5:45 pm

NI

GI

Mavis Pararai (C )

Generalized Distributions 1

 

4:30 PM

 

 

Miriam Hodge

Comparison of liquefaction data:  An application of a logistic normal distribution in the simplex sample space

Lincoln University, New Zealand

4:45 PM

 

 

Silvia L. P. Ferrari

Box-Cox symmetric distributions and applications to nutritional data

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

5:00 PM

 

 

Dionissios T. Hristopulos

A probability distribution function for finite-size systems with renormalized weakest-link behavior

Technical University of Crete, Chania, Crete, Greece

5:15 PM

 

 

Marta Pérez-Casany

Random-Stopped Extreme distributions

Technical university of Catalonia

5:30 PM

 

 

Jana Jureckova

Specifying the tails of a distribution

Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

4:30 pm -5:45 pm

BR

GI

Mohamed Amezziane (C )

Inference -Estimation, Testing

 

4:30 PM

 

 

Alex Lewin

Fuzzy multiple testing procedures for discrete test statistics

Brunel University London

4:45 PM

 

 

Hoben Thomas & T.P Hettmansperger

Test Scores,  HRX, and Distribution Function Tail Ratios

Pennsylvania  State University, University Park, PA

5:00 PM

 

 

Cornelis Potgieter

Goodness-of-fit testing for generalized skew-symmetric distributions

Southern Methodist University

5:15 PM

 

 

Jiancheng Jiang

A new diversity estimator

UNC Charlotte

5:30 PM

 

 

Milan Stehlik

Exact distributions of LR tests and their applications

University of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile/ Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

4:30 pm -5:45 pm

EL

GI

Madhuka Samanthi (C )

Modeling 2 -Estimation

 

4:30 PM

 

 

Sifan Liu and Min-ge Xie

Exact Inference on Meta-Analysis with Generalized Fixed-Effects and Random-Effects Models

Rutgers University

4:45 PM

 

 

Anton Schick

Estimation of the error distribution function in a varying coefficient regression model

Binghamton University

5:00 PM

 

 

Qiying Wang

Limit theorems for nonlinear cointegrating regression

The University of Sydney

5:15 PM

 

 

Farid El Ktaibi

Change point detection for stationary linear models and MBB applications

Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

5:30 PM

 

 

Olatunji Arowolo and Kayode Ayinde

Parameter estimation techniques of simultaneous equation model with multicollinearity problem

Lagos State Polytechnic, Nigeria/Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria

4:30 pm -5:45 pm

CAN/B

GI

John Daniels (C )

Reliability, Risk

 

4:30 PM

 

 

James Gleaton

Characteristics of Generalized Log-Logistic Families of Lifetime Distributions and Asymptotic  Properties of Parameter Estimators

University of North Florida

4:45 PM

 

 

Dimitris Karlis

On mixtures of multiple discrete distributions with application

Athens University of Economics and Business

5:00 PM

 

 

Leda Minkova

Distributions of order K in risk models

Sofia University, Bulgaria

5:15 PM

 

 

Louis G. Doray

The Double Pareto Lognormal Distribution with Covariates and its Applications in Finance and Actuarial Science

Université de Montréal

5:30 PM

 

 

Jihnhee Yu, Luge Yang, Albert Vexler and Alan D. Hutson

Variance Estimation of the Nonparametric Estimator of the Partial Area under the ROC Curve

University at Buffalo, SUNY

5:45 pm -6:30 pm

CAN/A

SP

 

Student  Poster presentations

 

6:30 pm-7:20 pm

NI

Dinner

 

 

 

7:20 pm – 7:30 pm

NI

 

Nancy Reid

Conference Remarks from Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI)

 

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NI

Keynote

Jungsywan Sepanski (C )

 

 

7:30 PM

 

 

Mei-Ling Ting Lee

From Bacon and Eggs to Fréchet Shock-Degradation Models

University of Maryland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 16, 2016 (Sunday)

Session Type: BKT- Breakfast, INT- Intermission, REF - Refreshment, TI -Topic Invited, GI - General Invited, SP - Student Poster, EXHI: Exhibition 

Room: NI- Niagara, BR- Brock, EL - Elizabeth, CAN/A - Canadian/A , CAN/B - Canadian/B          

Time

Room

Session Type

Speaker

Title

Affiliation

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CAN/B

EXHI

Springer Publishing

 

 

7:00 am - 8:00 am

NI

BKT

 

 

 

8:00 am -9:00 am

NI

Keynote

Ejaz Ahmed (C )

 

 

8:00 AM

 

 

Kjell Doksum

Ensemble subspace methods for high dimensional data

University of Wisconsin, Madison

9:00 am - 9:15 am

 

INT

 

 

 

9:15 am -10:35 am

NI

TI

Edward Furman (O), Cossette (C )

Dependence modelling with applications in insurance and finance

York University

9:15 AM

 

 

Hélène Cossette, Itre Mtalai, Etienne Marceau, Déry Veilleux

Archimedean copulas: Aggregation and capital allocation

Laval University

9:35 AM

 

 

Jiang Wu and Ricardas Zitikis

Background risk models, two-period economies, and optimal strategies that minimize financial losses

Western University

9:55 AM

 

 

Mélina Mailhot

Reciprocal Reinsurance Treaties Under an Optimal and Fair Joint Survival Probability

Concordia University

10:15 AM

 

 

Petar Jevtić, Thomas R. Hurd

The joint mortality of couples in continuous time

McMaster University 

9:15 am -10:35 am

BR

TI

Wolf-Dieter Richter (O,C)

Multivariate distributions

University of Rostock

9:15 AM

 

 

Natalia Nolde

Multivariate light-tailed distributions: from the asymptotic shape of sample clouds to properties of multivariate extremes.

 University of British Columbia

9:35 AM

 

 

Olcay Arslan

A unified approach to some multivariate skew distributions

Ankara University, Republic of Turkey

9:55 AM

 

 

Christian Kleiber

On moment indeterminacy of the generalized variance

Universitaet Basel, Switzerland

10:15 AM

 

 

Wolf-Dieter Richter

Statistical reasoning on scaling parameters in dependent p-generalized elliptically contoured distributions

University of Rostock

9:15 am -10:35 am

EL

TI

Marco A. R. Ferreira (O,C)

Bayesian analysis for highly structured processes

Virginia Tech

9:15 AM

 

 

Allison N. Tegge

Bayesian analysis for multi-subject time course RNA-seq experiments

Virginia Tech

9:35 AM

 

 

Ho-Hsiang Wu

Mixtures of Nonlocal Priors for Variable Selection in Generalized Linear Models

National Cancer Institute

9:55 AM

 

 

Matthew J. Keefe

Objective Bayesian Analysis for Gaussian Improper CAR Models

Virginia Tech

10:15 AM

 

 

Andrew Hoegh

Multiscale Spatiotemporal Modeling for Predicting Civil Unrest

Montana State University

9:15 am -10:35 am

CAN/B

TI

Xiaoli Gao (O), Xie (C )

Recent development on Complex Data Analysis

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

9:15 AM

 

 

Kei Hirose

Robust estimation for sparse Gaussian graphical model

Kyushu University

9:35 AM

 

 

Bin Wang

Normalizing next-generation sequencing data via Density Estimation and Binning

University of South Alabama

9:55 AM

 

 

Yixin Fang

Variable selection for partially linear models via learning gradients

New Jersey Institute of Technology

10:15 AM

 

 

Yuying Xie

Joint Estimation of Multiple Dependent Gaussian Graphical Models with Applications to Mouse Genomics

Michigan State University

10:35 am -10:50 am

NI

REF

 

 

 

10:50 am -12:10 pm

NI

TI

Victor De Oliveira (O,C)

Copula Modeling of Discrete Dependent Data

The University of Texas at San Antonio

10:50 AM

 

 

John Hughes

Hierarchical Copula Regression Models for Areal Data

University of Colorado, Denver

11:10 AM

 

 

Lisa Madsen

Simulating Dependent Count Data

Oregon State University

11:30 AM

 

 

Peter Song

Copula Random Field with Application to Longitudinal Neuroimaging Data Analysis

University of Michigan

11:50 AM

 

 

Victor De Oliveira

On the Correlation Structure of Gaussian Copula Models for Geostatistical Count Data

The University of Texas at San Antonio

10:50 am - 12:05pm

BR

GI

Chin-I Cheng (C )

Bayesian 2: Estimation, Model

 

10:50 AM

 

 

Sheldon Ross

Friendship Paradox and Friendship Network Model

University of southern California

11:05 AM

 

 

Peer Bilal Ahmad

Bayesian analysis of misclassified generalized Power Series distributions under different loss functions

Islamic University of Science & Technology, Awantipora, Pulwama (J&K), INDIA

11:20 AM

 

 

Shengnan Li and Min Wang

Bayesian estimation of the generalized lognormal distribution using objective priors

Michigan Technological University

11:35 AM

 

 

Yuzo Maruyama

Harmonic Bayesian prediction under alpha-divergence

The University of Tokyo

11:50 AM

 

 

Manoj Chacko

Bayesian density estimation using ranked set sample when ranking is not perfect

University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

EL

GI

K. Cooray (C )

 Generalized Distributions 2

 

10:50 AM

 

 

Mohammad Aljarrah

Exponential-Normal distribution

Tafila Technical University, Jordan

11:05 AM

 

 

Rafid S. Alshkaki

An Extension to the Zero-Inflated Generalized Power Series Distributions

Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College, Doha, Qatar

11:20 AM

 

 

Ahmad Alzaghal

The Exponentiated Gamma-Pareto Distribution, Properties and Application

State University of New York at Oswego ahmad.alzaghal@oswego.edu

11:35 AM

 

 

John Nolan

Classes of generalized spherical distributions

American University

11:50 AM

 

 

Anant Godbole

Statistical Distributions in Combinatorics:  Moving from Intractability to Tractability

East Tennessee State University

10-:50 am -12:10 pm

CAN/B

TI

Milan Stehlik (O,C)

Statistics and Modelling

Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria)/Uni. of Valparaíso (Valparaíso, Chile)

10:50 AM

 

 

Lidia Filus

Two Kinds of Stochastic Dependencies Bi-variate Distributions; Part 1

Northeastern Illinois University

11:10 AM

 

 

Jerzy Filus

Two Kinds of Stochastic Dependencies Bi-variate Distributions; Part 2

Oakton Community College

11:30 AM

 

 

 Naoyuki Ishimura

Evolution of copulas and its applications

Chuo University, Japan

11:50 AM

 

 

Christina C. Christara

PDE option pricing with variable correlations

University of Toronto, Canada

12:10 pm -1:15 pm

NI

Lunch

 

 

 

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

NI

Plenary

John Daniels (C )

 

 

1:15 PM

 

 

Gwo Dong Lin

Recent Developments on the Moment Problem

Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

1:45 PM

 

 

Anand Vidyashankar

Implicit Networks in High Dimensional Problems

George Mason University

2:15 PM

 

 

Don Fraser

Distributional methods have changed statistical inference

Statistical Science, University of Toronto

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

NI

INT

 

 

 

3:00 pm -4:20pm

NI

TI

Kahadawala Cooray (O,C)

Copula Theory and Applications to Insurance and Finance

Central Michigan University

3:00 PM

 

 

Jean-François Plante

Rank Correlation under Categorical Confounding

HEC Montréal, Business school in Montreal, Québec

3:20 PM

 

 

Ranadeera Samanthi

Comparing the Riskiness of Dependent Insurance Portfolios

Central Michigan University

3:40 PM

 

 

Dong Hwan Oh

Time-Varying Systemic Risk: Evidence from a Dynamic Copula Model of CDS Spreads

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

4:00 PM

 

 

Kahadawala Cooray

Strictly Archimedean Copula with Complete Association for Multivariate Dependence Based on the Clayton Family

Central Michigan University

3:00 pm -4:20pm

BR

TI

Chin-I Cheng (O,C)

Bayesian approaches on models and distributions estimation

Central Michigan University

3:00 PM

 

 

Jianghua He

Bayesian Reliability Assessment of Facility-Level Patient Outcome Measures

University of Kansas Medical Center

3:20 PM

 

 

Arpita Chatterjee

A note on Dirichlet Process based semiparametric Bayesian models

Georgia Southern University 

3:40 PM

 

 

Golnaz Shahtahmassebi

Bayesian Estimation of Change Point problems using Conditionally Specified Prior Distributions with Applications

Nottingham Trent University

4:00 PM

 

 

Chin-I Cheng

Bayesian Estimators of the Odd Weibull distribution with censored data

Central Michigan University

3:00 pm -4:20pm

EL

TI

Broderick O. Oluyede (O,C)

Compounding and Copulas:  Generalized and Extended Distributions

Georgia Southern University, Stateboro, GA

3:00 PM

 

 

Lamya A. Baharith

Bivariate Truncated Type I Generalized Logistic Distribution

King Abdulaziz University

3:16 PM

 

 

Jong-Min Kim

Directional Dependence via Copula Stochastic Volatility Model.

University of Minnesota, Morris, USA

3:32 PM

 

 

Hideatsu Tsukahara

The empirical beta copula

Seijo University

3:48 PM

 

 

Broderick O. Oluyede

The Burr XII Weibull Power Series Distribution: Theory and Applications

Georgia Southern University

4:04 PM

 

 

Boikanyo Makubate

Dagum Power Series Class of Distributions with Applications to Lifetime Data

4:04 PM

3:00 pm -4:20pm

CAN/B

TI

Mohamed Amezziane (O,C)

Modeling complex data

Central Michigan University

3:00 PM

 

 

Vladimir Vinogradov and Richard B. Paris

Poisson-Tweedie mixtures: a case study

Ohio University/University of Abertay Dundee

3:20 PM

 

 

Guan Yu

Sparse Regression for Block-missing Multi-modality Data

State University of New York at Buffalo

3:40 PM

 

 

Sévérien Nkurunziza

A class of restricted estimators in multivariate measurement error regression model

University of Windsor

4:00 PM

 

 

Mihai Giurcanu

Thresholding Least Squares Inference in High Dimensional Regression Models 

University of Florida

4:20pm -4:30 pm

NI

REF

 

 

 

4:30 pm -5:50 pm

NI

TI

Paul McNicholas (O,C)

Mixtures of Non-Gaussian Distributions with Applications in Clustering

McMaster University

4:30 PM

 

 

Sanjeena Dang

Mixtures of Dirichlet-Multinomial Regression Models for Microbiome Data

Binghamton University – SUNY

4:50 PM

 

 

Michael Gallaugher

Clustering Clickstream Data Using a Mixture of Continuous Time Markov Models

McMaster University

5:10 PM

 

 

Utkarsh Dang

Parsimonious skew power-exponential mixture models

Binghamton University – SUNY

5:30 PM

 

 

Paul McNicholas

Mixture of Coalesced Generalized Hyperbolic Distributions

McMaster University

4:30 pm -5:50 pm

BR

TI

Carlos A. Coelho (O,C)

Likelihood-based Inference: Methods and Applications

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

4:30 PM

 

 

Ayaka Yagi and Takashi Seo

The null distribution of the LRT statistic for mean vectors with monotone missing data

Tokyo University of Science

4:50 PM

 

 

M. Filomena Teodoro

Modeling the time between failures using likelihood ratio tests

Portuguese Navy & CEMAT, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon University

5:10 PM

 

 

Ricardo Moura

Likelihood-based exact inference for Posterior and Fixed-Posterior Predictive Sampling synthetic data under the MLR model

Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CMA-FCT/UNL)

5:30 PM

 

 

Carlos A. Coelho

Likelihood ratio test for the equality of mean vectors when the joint covariance matrix is block-circulant or block compound symmetric

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

4:30 pm -5:50 pm

EL

TI

Hon Keung Tony Ng (O,C)

Statistical Methods for Analysis of Industrial and Medical Data

Southern Methodist University

4:30 PM

 

 

Dongliang Wang

Penalized Empirical Likelihood for the Cox Regression Model

SUNY Upstate Medical University

4:50 PM

 

 

Kalanka Jayalath

A Graphical Test for Testing Random Effects in Common Statistical Designs

University of Houston - Clear Lake

5:10 PM

 

 

Hon Yiu So

Title of Presentation: The EM algorithm for One-shot Device Testing with Competing Risk under Different Lifetimes Distributions

McMaster University

5:30 PM

 

 

Hon Keung Tony Ng

Statistical Inference for Component Distribution from System Lifetime Data

Southern Methodist University

4:30 pm -5:50 pm

CAN/B

TI

Alfred Akinsete (O,C)

Construction of new statistical distributions and statistical data modeling

Department of Mathematics, Marshall University

4:30 PM

 

 

Mavis Pararai

A New Lifetime Distribution With Applications

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

4:50 PM

 

 

Michael Otunuga

Distribution Models of Energy Commodity Spot Price Processes

Marshall University

5:10 PM

 

 

Raid Al-Aqtash

Gumbel-Burr XII {logistic}  distribution

Marshall University

5:30 PM

 

 

Avishek Mallick

Robustness of Multiple Comparison Methods for One-way and Two-way ANOVA with Repeated Measurements

Marshall University

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

NI

Closing

Carl Lee

Raffle Draw.  Many door prices will be given away, including over 50 advanced level books, a tablet and others

 

 

 

 

Poster Presentations

Time:  5:45 pm - 6:30 pm, October 15

Room: Canadian/A

Name

Title

Affiliation

Aldeni, Mahmoud

Families of distributions arising from the quantile of generalized lambda distribution

Central Michigan University

Arapis, Anastasios N.

Joint distribution of k-tuple statistics in zero-one sequences

University of Patras, Greece

Chaba, Linda and Omolo, Bernard

Using copulas to select prognostic genes in melanoma patients

Strathmore University

Chan, Stephen

Extreme value analysis of electricity demand in the UK

University of Manchester

Cordero, Osnamir Elias Bru,  Jaramillo, Mario César and Canal, Sergio Yáñez

Random Number Generation for a Survival Bivariate Weibull Distribution

National University of Colombia in Medellin, Colombia

De Silva, Kushani

Bayesian Approach to Profile Gradient Estimation using Exponential Cubic Splines

Clarkson University

Darkenbayeva, Gulsim

Convergence of some quadratic forms used in regression analysis

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Hamed, Duha

T-Pareto family of distributions: Properties and Applications

Winthrop University, USA

Kang, Kai

Bayesian semiparametric mixed hidden Markov models

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Krutto, Annika

Estimation in Univariate Stable Laws

University of Tartu

Mdziniso, Nonhle Channon

Odd Pareto Families of Distributions for Modeling Loss Payment Data

Central Michigan University

Nitithumbundit, Thanakorn

Maximum leave-one-out likelihood estimation for location parameter of unbounded densities

 University of Sydney, Australia

Odhiambo, Collins Ojwang

A Smooth Test of Goodness-of-fit for the Weibull Distribution: An Application to an HIV Retention data

Strathmore University

Selvitella, Alessandro

The Simpson's Paradox in Quantum Mechanics

McMaster University

Yan, Hongxuan

Modeling Financial Time Series of Count Data with Long Memory

University of Sydney

Zhang, Yuanyuan

New bivariate wrapped distributions

University of Manchester (UK)