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Agenda for Symposium in Honor of Benjamin Kedem

3206 Math Department
Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology
University of Maryland, College Park


Thursday, July 30
7:45 am Registration
8:20 am Introductory Remarks
8:30 am Emanuel Parzen -- United Applicable Statistics: Mid-distribution, Mid- quantile, Mid p Confidence Intervals Proportion p
9:30 am Break
              Session Chair:  Victor De Oliviera
   10:00 am Kostas Fokianos -- Linear and Loglinear Poisson Autoregression
   10:40 am Ta-Hsin Li -- LaPlace Periodogram and Beyond
   11:20 am Anastasia Voulgaraki -- Estimation of Death Rates in U.S. States with Small Subpopulations
12:00 pm Lunch
              Session Chair:  Harry Pavlopolous
   2:00 pm Neal Jeffries -- Odds Ratio Bias in Case-Control Studies Using Robust Genetic Models
   2:40 pm Jing Qin -- Statistical Methods for Analyzing Right-Censored Length-Biased Data under Cox Model
   3:20 pm James Troendle -- Empirical Likelihood and the Nonparametric Behrens-Fisher Problem
4:00 pm Adjourn
7:00 pm Banquet at Holiday Inn, College Park
Friday, July 31
8:30 am Peter Bloomfield -- Modeling the Variance of a Time Series
9:30 am Break
              Session Chair:  James Troendle
   10:00 am Victor De Oliviera -- Optimal Predictive Inference in Log-Gaussian Random Fields
   10:40 am Gerald North -- A Tale about Hockey Sticks
   11:20 am Harry Pavlopolous -- Introducing a Fractional Integer-valued Autoregressive Model for Time Series of Counts
12:00 pm Lunch
              Session Chair:  Kostos Fokianos
   2:00 pm Donald Martin -- Distribution of Statistics of Hidden State Sequences Through the Sum-Product Algorithm
   2:40 pm Ritaja Sur -- Classification of Eye Movement Data
   3:20 pm Guanhua Lu -- Asymptotic Theories for Multiple-Sample Semiparametric Density Ratio Models
4:00 pm Adjourn