**Statistics Seminar**

**Dongsheng Wu**

University of Alabama-Huntsville

**Weak Convergence of Martingales and its Application to Nonlinear Cointegrating Model** (pdf)

**Xin Dang**

University of Mississippi

**Gini Distance Correlation and Feature Selection ** (pdf)

**Qian Zhou**

Mississippi State University

**Model Misspecification in Statistical Analysis ** (pdf)

**Tung-Lung Wu**

Mississippi State University

**Tests for High-Dimensional Covariance Matrices Using Random Matrix Projection ** (pdf)

**Dao Nguyen**

University of California-Berkeley

**Iterated Filtering and Iterated Smoothing Algorithms** (pdf)

**David Mason**

University of Delaware

**Bootstrapping the Student t‐Statistic** (pdf)

**Yichuan Zhao**

Georgia State University

**Jackknife Empirical Likelihood Methods for the Gini Index** (pdf)

**Junying Zhang**

Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan, P. R. China

**Marginal Empirical Likelihood Independence Screening in Sparse Ultrahigh Dimensional Additive Models** (pdf)

**Yimin Xiao**

Michigan State University

**On the Excursion Probabilities of Gaussian Random Fields** (pdf)

**Charles Katholi**

University of Alabama at Birmingham

**Estimating Proportions by Group Testing: A Frequentist Approach** (pdf)

**Cuilan Gao**

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

**Evaluate Agreement of Differential Expression for Translational Cross-Species Genomics** (pdf)

**Yang Cheng**

Mississippi State University

**Orbit Uncertainty Propagation Using Sparse Grid-Based Method** (pdf)

**Meng Zhao**

Mississippi State University

**Local Linear Regression with Censored Data** (pdf)

**Pradeep Singh**

Southeast Missouri State University

**A Modified Approach in Statistical Significance for Genome Wide Studies** (pdf)

**Ebenezer Olusegun George**

University of Memphis

**On the Exchangeable Multinomial Distribution** (pdf)

**Deo Kumar Srivastava**

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

**Robust Multiple Regression based on Winsorization and Bootstrap Methods** (pdf)

**Paul Schliekelman**

University of Georgia

**Integrating Genome-wide Expression Information into Genome Scans for Complex Traits** (pdf)

**Justin Shows**

Mississippi State University

**Sparse Estimation and Inference for Censored Median Regression** (pdf)

**Hanzhe Zheng**

Merck Research Laboratories

**Adaptive Design in Clinical Trials** (pdf)

**Stan Pounds**

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

**Reference Alignment of SNP Microarray Signals for Copy Number Analysis of Tumors** (pdf)

**Russell Stocker**

Mississippi State University

**Optimal Goodness-of-Fit Tests** (pdf)

**Gauri Sankar Datta**

University of Georgia

**Bayesian approach to survey sampling** (pdf)

**Dawn Wilkins**

University of Mississippi

**Supervised and Unsupervised Learning with Microarray Data** (pdf)

**Hemant K. Tiwari**

University of Alabama at Birmingham

**Issues & Challenges in Genetic Analysis of Complex Disorders** (pdf)

**Ajit Sadana**

University of Mississippi

**A Fractal Analysis of Binding and Dissociation Kinetics of Glucose and Related Analytes on Biosensor Surfaces** (pdf)

**Jane L. Harvill**

Mississippi State University

**Modeling and Prediction for Nonlinear Time Series** (pdf)

**Fenghai Duan**

Yale School of Public Healthy

**Probe-level Correction in Analysis of Affymetrix Data** (pdf)

**J. Sunil Rao**

Case Western Reserve University

**Spike and slab variable selection: frequentist and Bayesian strategies (in DNA microarray data analysis)** (pdf)

**Warren May**

University of Mississippi Medical Center

**On Being a Statistician in a Medical Center Environment** (pdf)

**Malay Ghosh**

University of Florida

**Hierarchical Bayesian Neural Networks: An Application to Prostate Cancer Study** (pdf)

**Pranab K. Sen**

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

**Constrained Inference in Statistical Practice** (pdf)

**Ebenezer Olusegun George**

University of Memphis

**Statistical Methods for Analyzing Clustered Discrete Data: Applications to Teratology Studies** (pdf)

**Haimeng Zhang**

Concordia College

**Estimating Survival Functions In Koziol-Green Models** (pdf)

**Deo Kumar Srivastava**

St. Jude Children’s Hospital

**Impact of Censoring in Survival Analysis** (pdf)

**Z. Govindarajulu**

University of Kentucky

** Robustness of Small Sample Size Re-estimation Procedures** (pdf)

**Xueqin Wang**

University of Mississippi

**Asymptotics of the Theil-Sen Estimator in Simple Linear Regression Model With a Random Covariate** (pdf)

**Xueqin Wang**

University of Mississippi

**Unbiasedness of the Theil-Sen Estimator** (pdf)

**Patrick D. Gerard**

Mississippi State University

**Estimating Polulation Density in Line Transect Sampling Using Kernel Methods** (pdf)