SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

July 28, 2014

Sept. 15-17, 2006
Conference on Nonparametric Statistics and Related Topics
Carleton University

Organizers: Ehsanes Saleh, Majid Mojirsheibani and Natalia Stepanova (Carleton)


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NONPARAMETRIC
STATISTICS AND RELATED TOPICS

TECHNICAL PROGRAM FOR
SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2006

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DATE : SEPTEMBER,15, 2006
PLACE : MINTO CENTRE 5050


8:30-9:00 OPENING REMARKS

BY: JEAN-GUY GODIN, DEAN OF SCIENCE

BY: D . A . S . FRASER , University of Toronto


SESSION I: NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS I
CHAIR: M. Alvo, University of Ottawa

9:00-9:40 REGRESSION RANK SCORES IN NONLINEAR MODELS
J. Jureckova, Charles University

9:40-10:20 NONPARAMETRIC MULTIVARIATE OUTLIER DETECTION
VIA DEPTH AND QUANTILE FUNCTION
R. Serfling, University of Texas at Dallas

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10:30-11:10 COMBINING P-VALUES FROM INDEPENDENT SOURCES
D. A. S. Fraser and A. K. Md. E. Saleh, University of Toronto
and Carleton University

11:10-11:50 NONPARAMETRIC CLASSIFICATION FOR HIGH DIMENSION
- LOW SAMPLE SIZE PROBLEMS
M. Ghosh, University of Florida

11:50-12:30 CONCURVITY AND BIAS IN SEMIPARAMETRIC ADDITIVE
MODELS
T. Ramsay, The Ottawa Hospital

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SESSION II: NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS II
CHAIR: P. Farrell, Carleton University

2:00-2:40 CONDITIONAL U-STATISTICS WITH APPLICATIONS
IN DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS, ARMA PROCESSES
AND HIDDEN MARKOV MODELS
M. Harel, C. N. R. S. Toulouse and M. L. Puri, Indiana University

2:40-3:20 SEMI-PARAMETRICALLY EFFICIENT R-ESTIMATION
OF SHAPE
M. Hallin, Hanna Oja and D. Paindaveine,
Universite' Libre de Bruxelles

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SESSION III: STATISTICAL INFERENCE WITH
MEASUREMENT ERRORS
CHAIR: J. N. K. Rao, Carleton University

3:30-4:10 EMPIRICAL LIKELIHOOD INFERENCE IN NONLINEAR
ERRORS-IN-COVARIABLE MODELS WITH
VALIDATION DATA
W. Stute, L. Xue and L. Zhu, University of Giessen

4:10-4:50 MINIMUM DISTANCE REGRESSION MODEL CHECKING
WITH BERKSON MEASUREMENT ERRORS
H. L. Koul and W. Song, Michigan State University

4:50-5:30 COX MODEL WITH NONLINEAR EFFECT OF COVARIATES
MEASURED WITH ERROR: A CASE STUDY OF CHRONIC
KIDNEY DISEASE INCIDENCE
C. M. Crainiceanu, John Hopkins University




DATE: SEPTEMBER 16, 2006
PLACE: MINTO CENTRE 5050

SESSION IV: CONFLICT WITH DIMENSIONALITY
AND SAMPLE SIZE
CHAIR: S. Mills, Carleton University

9:00-9:40 ROBUST STATISTICAL INFERENCE FOR HIGH-DIMENSION LOW
SAMPLE SIZE MODELS WITH APPLICATIONS
P.K. Sen, University of North Carolina

9:40-10:20 A REVIEW OF MULTIVARIATE THEORY FOR HIGH DIMENSIONAL
DATA WITH FEWER OBSERVATIONS
M.S. Srivastava, University of Toronto

10:20-11:00 GENERALIZED P-VALUES WITH APPLICATIONS
B. K. Sinha, University of Maryland-Baltimore County


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SESSION V: CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

CHAIR: J. Bondar, Carleton University


11:10-11:25 SELECTING BASIS AND KNOTS IN MARS WITH
EMPIRICAL BAYES METHOD
W. Sakamoto, Osaka University

11:25-11:40 STATISTICAL INFERENCE IN PARTIALLY LINEAR MODELS
WITH MISSING RESPONSE VARIABLES AND
ERROR- PRONE COVARIATES
R. Carroll, Texas A & M and H. Liang, University of Rochester
Medical Centre

11:40-11.55 EFFECT OF THE MEAN ON THE VARIANCE ESTIMATION
IN THE MULTIVARIATE NONPARAMETRIC REGRESSION
T.T. Cai, M. Levine and L. Wang, University of Pennsylvania,
Purdue University and University of Pennsylvania



11:55-12.10 STATISTICAL METHODS FOR HOLISTIC MASS SPECTRAL
DATA ANALYSIS
Z. Q. J. Lu, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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SESSION VI: GENERALIZED LINEAR
AND MIXED MODELS
CHAIR: S. Sinha, Carleton University

2:00-2:40 SOME RECENT ADVANCES IN LINEAR AND GENERALIZED
MIXED LINEAR MODELS WITH APPLICATIONS
J. N. K. Rao, Carleton University

2:40-3:20 FULLY NONPARAMETRIC MODELS FOR RANDOM AND MIXED
EFFECTS DESIGNS
M. Akritas, Penn State University

3:20-4:00 RETURN and VALUE AT RISK USING THE DIRICHLET PROCESS
M.Zarepour,University of Ottawa

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SESSION VII: FUNCTIONAL ESTIMATION
AND GOODNESS-OF-FIT
CHAIR: N. Stepanova, Carleton University

4:10-4:50 ON APPLICATION OF SPLINES IN FUNCTIONAL ESTIMATION
J. Cho and B. Levit, Queen's University

4:50-5:30 FORCING FUNCTIONS, GOODNESS-OF-FIT AND LATENT
VARIABLES IN DETERMINISTIC DIAGNOSTICS
G. Hooker, McGill University


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DATE : SEPTEMBER 17, 2006
PLACE: MINTO CENTRE 5050

SESSION VIII: NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS III
CHAIR: M. Zarepour, University of Ottawa

9:00-9:40 OPTIMAL RANK-BASED TESTS FOR HOMOGENEITY
OF SCATTER
D. Paindaveine and M. Hallin, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles

9:40-10:20 A NEW SMOOTH DENSITY ESTIMATOR FOR
NON-NEGATIVE RANDOM VARIABLES
Y.P. Chaubey, A. Sen and P. K. Sen , Concordia University
and University of North Carolina

10:20-10:50 IMPROVED ESTIMATION OF REGRESSION PARAMETERS
IN MEASUREMENT ERRORS
H. M. Kim, University of Alberta and
A.K.Md.Ehsanes Saleh,Carleton University

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SESSION IX: CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
CHAIR: M. Ould-Haye, Carleton University

11:00-11:15 STRONG CONSISTENCY OF KERNEL DENSITY ESTIMATES
FOR MARKOV CHAIN FAILURE RATES
C. C. Y. Dorea, Universidade Brasilia

11:15-11:30 A BIAS CORRECTED APPROACH TO DENSITY ESTIMATION
USING BERNSTEIN POLYNOMIALS
A. Leblanc, University of Manitoba

11:30-11:45 CURE-RATE ESTIMATION UNDER CASE-1 INTERVAL CENSORING
A. Sen and F. Tan, Concordia University

11.45-12.00 A DECOMPOSITION METHOD FOR FINITE MIXTURE MODELS
A.K.Md.E.Saleh and Zhengmin Zhang,Carleton University
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SESSION X: INFERENCE WITH LONG-RANGE
ERRORS AND TIME-SERIES
CHAIR: A. K. Md. E. Saleh, Carleton University

12:10-12:50 TESTING THE EQUALITY OF TWO NONPARAMETRIC
REGRESSION FUNCTIONS WITH LONG RANGE
ERRORS
F. Li, Indiana-Purdue University, Indianapolis

12:50-1:20 GANGA WATER IN VARANASI: AN ARIMA MODEL
M. Pandey, Banaras Hindu University

1:20-1:30 CONCLUSION

 

For additional information contact A. K. E. Saleh [esaleh@math.carleton.ca]