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Monday, July 7th, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Invited Session 1: New Frontiers for Experimental Design
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Abstract Title: DESIGNING TWO-PHASE EXPERIMENTS WHEN FULL REPLICATION OF FACTORIAL TREATMENTS IS NOT POSSIBLE
Abstract: 47018-2-12118.doc 
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Abstract Title: A STRATEGY FOR BAYESIAN INFERENCE FOR COMPUTATIONALLY EXPENSIVE MODELS WITH APPLICATION TO THE ESTIMATION OF STEM CELL PROPERTIES
Abstract: 46985-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Abstract Title: MULTI-PHASE VARIETY TRIALS WITH BOTH COMPOSITE AND INDIVIDUAL FIELD PLOT SAMPLES
Abstract: 40365-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Invited Session 2: Estimating Relationships and Relatedness from Genetic Marker Data
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Abstract Title: THE USE OF GENOME-WIDE AND LOCUS-SPECIFIC RELATEDNESS IN QTL AND ASSOCIATION MAPPING IN PLANTS
Abstract: 47370-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: APPLICATIONS OF (GENOMIC) RELATIONSHIPS TO LIVESTOCK GENETICS
Abstract: 45734-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating relatedness using genetic marker data: application to disease gene mapping
Abstract: 48020-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed - Bayesian Methods
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: Bayesian nonparametric dependent models for the study of diversity for species data
Abstract: 38502-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: A Gibbs Sampling Representation of Reversible-Jump MCMC Allowing Computation of Posterior Model Probabilities by Post-Processing MCMC Output
Abstract: 39572-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: Measuring Lack-of-Fit of a Bayesian Model
Abstract: 37679-2-12118.pdf 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: PReMiuM: new tools for improved profile regression with enriched Dirichlet process mixtures
Abstract: 38525-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian estimation of an MIC density
Abstract: 37522-2-12118.doc 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN VARIABLE SELECTION IN DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP CONTEXT
Abstract: 39099-2-12118.docx 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: Suitable Prior Distributions for Additive Bayesian Networks Models
Abstract: 39458-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed - Survival Data Analysis
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: A Score Test for Association Between Recurrent and Terminal Events
Abstract: 40344-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: MULTIPLE TIMESCALE IN MULTISTATE MODELS: PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF ESTIMATION OF TRANSITION PROBABILITIES
Abstract: 39266-2-12118.doc 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: TIME DEPENDENCY OF PROGNOSTIC INDEX EFFECT ON TIME-TO-EVENT ENDPOINTS
Abstract: 39592-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Analysis of Recurrent Failure Time Data Using Copulas
Abstract: 37901-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: Assessing the effect of a binary time-dependent covariate on patient survival using generalised pseudo-values with application to the comparison of chemotherapy and stem-cell transplantation
Abstract: 37708-2-12118.doc 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: USING MULTIPLE TIME SCALE MODELS FOR THE EVALUATION OF TIME-DEPENDENT TREATMENTS
Abstract: 39223-2-12118.docx 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: TREE-STRUCTURED SURVIVAL ANALYSIS WITH TIME DEPENDENT COVARIATES
Abstract: 38348-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Contributed - Infectious Diseases and Control
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: Predictive model of the HIV epidemic in hyper-endemic settings
Abstract: 40408-2-12118.doc 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS GENOTYPE PREVALENCE IN ITALY AFTER NATIONWIDE VACCINATION: A DYNAMIC TRANSMISSION MODEL.
Abstract: 40838-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: LIFE COURSE TRAJECTORIES AND HIV INFECTION IN A SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRY
Abstract: 39024-2-12118.doc 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EXPONENTIAL-FAMILY RANDOM GRAPH MODELS FOR WITHIN-HOUSEHOLD CONTACT NETWORKS
Abstract: 38335-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: COUNT TIME SERIES MODELS FOR SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE AND OUTBREAK DETECTION
Abstract: 39285-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATING THE COURSE OF THE HIV-INCIDENCE WITH DATA FROM THE AIDS CASE REGISTER AND THE CONFIRMED HIV-DIAGNOSES ACCORDING TO THE GERMAN INFECTION PROTECTION ACT
Abstract: 37282-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 3: Biomarkers in Oncology Clinical Trials
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: Directing Subgroup modeling in Phase III Trial Designs
Abstract: 47356-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical Analysis Plans in Phase III All-Comers Clinical Trials with a Predictive Biomarker
Abstract: 46538-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: Keeping Clinical Risk Calculators Current
Abstract: 45554-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 4: Inference for Infectious Sease Outbreaks Using Genetics and/or Social Structures
2:00 PM - 2:35 PM
Abstract Title: PAIR FORMATION, PARTNERSHIP CAPACITY AND HIV TRANSMISSION
Abstract: 45798-2-12118.pdf 
2:35 PM - 3:10 PM
Abstract Title: ACCOUNTING FOR WITHIN- AND BETWEEN-HOST EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS WHEN FITTING INFECTIOUS DISEASE MODELS TO HIV-1 GENETIC SEQUENCE DATA
Abstract: 45731-2-12118.docx 
3:10 PM - 3:35 PM
Abstract Title: Optimising disease-dynamic model structure for age and human movement using self-reported social contact data
Abstract: 46484-2-12118.pdf 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed - Design and Analysis of Clinical Trial
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: Gold standard designs for clinical trials with overdispersed count data
Abstract: 41144-2-12118.doc 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: SAMPLE SIZE CALCULATION FOR PHASE II/III DRUG DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Abstract: 38092-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: Commensurate Priors for Detecting and Accounting for Violations of the Constancy Assumption in Non-Inferiority Clinical Trials
Abstract: 38792-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE EFFECT OF HETEROGENEOUS VARIANCES ON THE EFFICIENCY AND POWER OF A CLUSTER RANDOMIZED TRIAL
Abstract: 39164-2-12118.doc 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: Overview of current designs for biomarker strategies
Abstract: 41180-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT OF BLINDING FOR RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 35584-2-12118.docx 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Designs for Randomised Trials that Allow for Patient Treatment Preferences
Abstract: 37318-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed - Agricultural Research
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating cattle herd size using a state space model
Abstract: 40592-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: A SIMPLE PARAMETRIC BOOTSTRAP METHOD FOR AMMI ANALYSIS OF GENOTYPE-BY-ENVIRONMENT DATA
Abstract: 37822-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: The Accuracy of Mixed Models for use in Genomic Selection
Abstract: 38904-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Model for Quantification of Temperature Profiles via Germination Times
Abstract: 37491-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: A weighted AMMI algorithm to study genotype-by-environment interaction and QTL-by-environment interaction
Abstract: 36943-2-12118.doc 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: Nonlinear Varying-Coefficient Models with Applications to a Photosynthesis Study
Abstract: 33594-2-12118.docx 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Use of pedigree information in early generation selection of peas for black spot resistance
Abstract: 38244-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed - Medical Research
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: CONSTRUCTION OF JOINT CONFIDENCE REGIONS FOR THE OPTIMAL TRUE CLASS FRACTIONS OF ROC SURFACES AND MANIFOLDS.
Abstract: 37615-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: Novel tests for testing accuracies between two diagnostic tests based on paired data
Abstract: 38029-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: A WEIGHTED GENERALIZED SCORE STATISTIC FOR COMPARISON OF PREDICTIVE VALUES OF DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
Abstract: 39443-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: GENERATED EFFECT MODIFIERS (GEMS) IN RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 38328-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: PROBABILITY ESTIMATION WITH MACHINE LEARNING METHODS FOR DICHOTOMOUS AND MULTICATEGORY OUTCOME USING NEAREST NEIGHBORS, BAGGED NEAREST NEIGHBORS, AND RANDOM FORESTS
Abstract: 35488-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: CUT-POINT FINDING METHODS FOR CONTINUOUS BIOMARKERS IN THE PRESENCE OF BINARY AND CENSORED FAILURE TIME OUTCOME
Abstract: 38286-2-12118.doc 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: PROBLEMS WITH CAUTIONARY NOTES ON THE USE OF LATENT CLASS MODELS IN THE ABSENCE OF A GOLD STANDARD IN DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH
Abstract: 39663-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: PROBLEMS WITH CAUTIONARY NOTES ON THE USE OF LATENT CLASS MODELS IN THE ABSENCE OF A GOLD STANDARD IN DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH
Abstract: 39663-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Invited Session 5: Emerging Methodology for Routine Electronically Collected Health Data
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: Methodology for multiple imputation for missing data in electronic health record data
Abstract: 48103-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Longitudinal Data Analysis
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: GUIDELINES FOR MULTI-LEVEL ANALYSES WITH SPARSENESS AT THE LEVEL OF THE PRIMARY UNIT
Abstract: 38912-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling of Longitudinal Glaucomatous Visual Fields using a Two-Stage Approach
Abstract: 37738-2-12118.doc 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating Marginal Properties of Quantitative Real-Time PCR Data Using Nonlinear Hierarchical Models
Abstract: 39034-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: PRACTICAL ISSUES IN THE DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF DOSE-RESPONSE STUDIES
Abstract: 40964-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical Issues With and Models for Data in Clusters of Random Size
Abstract: 38291-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: STUDY OF DISEASE PROGRESSION VIA DYNAMIC CLUSTERING OF HAZARD FUNCTIONS IN NON-HOMOGENEOUS COUNTING PROCESSES: AN APPLICATION TO HEART FAILURE
Abstract: 37587-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Joint modelling of a multilevel factor analytic model and a multilevel covariance regression model
Abstract: 38260-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Microarray and Omics Data
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: A COPULA-BASED APPROACH TO DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS
Abstract: 37246-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: WAVELET BASED FUNCTIONAL PRINCIPAL COMPONENT ANAYSIS FOR NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING DATA
Abstract: 38958-2-12118.doc 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: Simulating Gene Silencing Through Intervention Analysis
Abstract: 41040-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN MULTI-TASK CLUSTERING OF GENE EXPRESSION TIME SERIES DATA FROM MULTIPLE EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 39614-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: A MODEL SELECTION CRITERION FOR UNSUPERVISED MODEL-BASED CLUSTERING OF ANNOTATED DATA: APPLICATIONS TO THE ANALYSIS OF RNA-SEQ AND MICRROARRAY DATA
Abstract: 35662-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: Half-normal plots and overdispersion in R
Abstract: 37938-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Rationalizing CMap Gene Expression Readouts via Target Prediction
Abstract: 37238-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Multiple Testing and Adjustments for Multiplicity
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: Method to Estimate the Global Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Incidence in Children
Abstract: 37381-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: The role of household transmission for RSV infection in Kenya
Abstract: 39360-2-12118.docx 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PAIN, FATIGUE AND INSOMNIA IN CANCER PATIENTS: A CRITICAL REVIEW USING A BIPLOT APPROACH
Abstract: 38538-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: A COMPARISON BETWEEN RISK-ADJUSTED BERNOULLI CUSUM CHART AND RISK-ADJUSTED SETS METHOD IN THE MONITORING OF HEALTH EVENTS
Abstract: 39777-2-12118.doc 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: Practical Applications of Statistics in Clinical Studies.
Abstract: 38676-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: NONPARAMETRIC LOCATION-SCALE REGRESSION MODELS FOR INTERVAL-CENSORED DATA WITH IMPRECISELY MEASURED COVARIATES
Abstract: 38104-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING HETEROGENEITY IN RESPONSE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS GLOBAL WARMING, ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OF TURKISH PEOPLE: A LATENT CLASS APPROACH
Abstract: 38094-2-12118.doc 
Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Invited Session 6: Spatial Statistics, Disease Clustering and Environmental Epidemiology
8:45 AM - 9:05 AM
Abstract Title: Statistical Methods for Disease Clustering
Abstract: 45523-2-12118.docx 
9:35 AM - 9:55 AM
Abstract Title: Multivariate space-time downscaler of output from numerical models
Abstract: 45851-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Invited Session 7: Novel Approaches for Causal Inference with Time-varying Intermediate Variables
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN INFERENCE FOR CAUSAL MECHANISMS WITH APPLICATION TO A RANDOMIZED STUDY FOR POSTOPERATIVE PAIN CONTROL
Abstract: 45473-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Inference for Sequential Treatments under Latent Sequential Ignorability
Abstract: 45931-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN APPROACH FOR ESTIMATING CAUSAL EFFECTS ON SURVIVAL TIME FROM OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES WITH TIME-VARYING EXPOSURE
Abstract: 38324-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed: Genetic Research (Human)
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Integrating Genetic, Epigenetic, and Transcriptional Factors in Genetic Association Studies of Complex Diseases
Abstract: 36820-2-12118.doc 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: EXTENSION OF FAMILIAL GENETIC ASSOCIATION TO POLYTOMOUS PHENOTYPES AND TWO-LOCUS MODELS
Abstract: 38506-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: Using Memetic Algorithms for Bayesian Analysis of Genome-wide Association Studies
Abstract: 36980-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATING GLOBAL INDIVIDUAL ANCESTRY USING PRINCIPAL COMPONET FOR FAMILY DATA
Abstract: 38399-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: A CLUSTERING APPROACH FOR MAPPING RARE VARIANTS BASED ON MUTUAL ASSOCIATION
Abstract: 35571-2-12118.doc 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: Linking Genetics Of Brain Changes To Alzheimer's Disease: Sparse Whole Genome Association Scan Of Regional MRI Volumes in the ADNI And AddNeuroMed Cohorts
Abstract: 37684-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: KULLBACK-LEIBLER DIVERGENCE FOR DETECTION OF RARE HAPLOTYPE COMMON DISEASE ASSOCIATION
Abstract: 37892-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM: Contributed: Genetic: Ecological Research
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Hyrid Symbolic-Numeric Method for Detecting Parameter Redundancy in Ecological Models
Abstract: 37162-2-12118.docx 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: DIAGNOSTIC GOODNESS-OF-FIT TESTS FOR CAPTURE-RECAPTURE DATA
Abstract: 37926-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: THE EQUIVALENCE OF N-MIXTURE AND MULTIVARIATE POISSON MODELS
Abstract: 38309-2-12118.doc 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: BOOTSTRAP CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR SMALL SAMPLE SIZES
Abstract: 36524-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: INTEGRATED STOPOVER MODELS
Abstract: 37497-2-12118.doc 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: PARAMETER REDUNDANCY OF MIXTURE MODELS IN CAPTURE RECAPTURE
Abstract: 38642-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed: Missing and Incomplete Data
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Systematically missing data in individual participant data meta-analysis: a semi-parametric inverse probability weighting approach
Abstract: 39212-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: A COMPARISON OF MULTIPLE IMPUTATION METHODS FOR BIVARIATE HIERARCHICAL DATA WHEN THERE IS CLUSTER NON-RESPONSE
Abstract: 38827-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: Estimating and Testing Interactions using Multiple Imputations when Explanatory Variables are subject to Non-classical Measurement error
Abstract: 40320-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: SIMULATION-BASED COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF MULTIPLE IMPUTATION METHODS FOR INCOMPLETE LONGITUDINAL ORDINAL DATA
Abstract: 38374-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: THRESHOLDING CENSORED COVARIATES IN REGRESSION MODELS
Abstract: 39692-2-12118.docx 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: Application of multiple imputation to incomplete three-way three-mode multi-environment trial data
Abstract: 38822-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: INFERRING IDENTITY-BY-DESCENT GENOME SEGMENTS IN ADMIXED POPULATIONS
Abstract: 37157-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Invited Session 8: Improving the Speed of Drug Development: Multi-arm Multi-stage Designs From Frequentist and Bayesian Perspectives
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Abstract Title: Adaptive Multi-arm, Multi-biomarker Clinical Trials
Abstract: 47432-2-12118.docx 
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Abstract Title: Treatment Selection in Multi-arm, Multi-stage Clinical Trials
Abstract: 46112-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Invited Session 9: Modern Developments in Statistical Ecology
11:25 AM - 11:50 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING SPECIES ABUNDANCE ACCOUNTING FOR SAMPLING MECHANISMS
Abstract: 47183-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed: Survival Data Analysis
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: BRIER SCORE FOR FIXED PROGNOSTIC CLASSIFIERS
Abstract: 39472-2-12118.doc 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: A JOINT MODEL OF PERSISTENT HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS INFECTION AND CERVICAL CANCER RISK: IMPLICATIONS FOR CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING
Abstract: 37317-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: Incorporating Reference Ranges from Healthy Individuals in Joint Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Modelling
Abstract: 39079-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARING BRIER SCORES FOR TWO RANDOM PROGNOSTIC CLASSIFIERS
Abstract: 39064-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: PREDICTIVE ABILITY OF TUMOR SIZE MEASUREMENTS FOR CANCER EVOLUTION USING JOINT LONGITUDINAL AND SURVIVAL MODELS
Abstract: 39442-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: ENHANCING THE IDENTIFICATION OF SURVIVAL PROGNOSTIC MODELS
Abstract: 38573-2-12118.docx 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: IMPACT OF PREVENTIVE POLICY REGARDING DEMENTIA'S RISK FACTORS, ON PREVALENCE PROJECTIONS AND LIFE EXPECTANCY.
Abstract: 38380-2-12118.doc 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed: Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: Confidence bounds for monotone dose-response relationships
Abstract: 38990-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: A simple alternative to Fisher's Exact Test under inverse sampling for very small event rates with applications to sequential designs.
Abstract: 39147-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: Investigating Consistency in Network Meta-Analysis by Approximating Sub-Networks
Abstract: 39265-2-12118.doc 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ENHANCEMENT OF AN IDEAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS: UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEXITIES AND CONSTRUCTING SOLUTIONS.
Abstract: 38401-2-12118.doc 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: ROBUST META-ANALYTIC-PREDICTIVE PRIORS IN CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 37581-2-12118.doc 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: AVERAGING EC50 ESTIMATES FROM MULTIPLE DOSE-RESPONSE EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 37975-2-12118.docx 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling semi-attributable toxicity in dual-agent phase I trials with non-concurrent drug administration
Abstract: 39107-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributes: Genetic Research (Non-Human)
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: BI-DIRECTIONAL HIDDEN MARKOV-MODEL FOR GENE-MAPPING BASED ON WHOLE-GENOME SEQUENCING DATA
Abstract: 40889-2-12118.pdf 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Multiscale DNA partitioning: statistical evidence for segments
Abstract: 38582-2-12118.doc 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: Genome-wide association analysis of environmental adaptation using predicted phenotypes
Abstract: 37939-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ON THE NOTIONS OF HERITABILITY AND CO-HERITABILITY UNDER GENERALIZED LINEAR MIXED MODELS
Abstract: 39541-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: Exploring alternative specifications for whole genome prediction bivariate trait models
Abstract: 39373-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: Added value of whole-genome sequence data to genomic predictions in dairy cattle
Abstract: 38922-2-12118.doc 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: FLPCA: A FUSED LASSO PCA_BASED APPROACH TO IDENTIFY FOOTPRINTS OF SELECTION IN DIFFERENTIATED POPULATIONS FROM DENSE SNP DATA: APPLICATIONS TO HUMAN AND CATTLE DATA
Abstract: 38939-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 10: Sequences of Regressions: Recent Theory and Applications
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: Regression Graphs and Models Invited Session 23: Sequences of regressions: recent theory and applications (N. Wermuth)
Abstract: 47462-2-12118.doc 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: Potential pathways linking adiposity and bone phenotype in healthy postmenopausal women
Abstract: 45966-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: Mixed graphical Markov models and higher-order conditioning for investigating the genetics of gene expression
Abstract: 46556-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 11: Data Integration in the Omics Sciences
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical aspects of integrating data in plant genetic contexts
Abstract: 48123-2-12118.docx 
2:25 PM - 2:50 PM
Abstract Title: INTEGRATING METABOLOMICS WITH OTHER OMICS DATA
Abstract: 47544-2-12118.docx 
2:50 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: A hierarchical Bayesian model for simultaneous inference of copy number variants and their association with gene expression data
Abstract: 48182-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed: Bayesian Methods
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: Age-specific probability of childbirth via bayesian nonparametric location-scale-shape mixtures
Abstract: 39101-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN NON PARAMETRIC IDENTIFICATION OF PRE-VERSUS-POST TREATMENT BIOMARKER EFFECTS ON PROGRESSION FREE SURVIVAL
Abstract: 40930-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: Hierarchical analysis of time-course flow cytometry data with Dirichlet process mixture modeling applied to HIV vaccine trial data
Abstract: 39561-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN KRIGING MODEL TO PREDICT PM10 ANNUAL AVERAGE CONCENTRATIONS FOR THE LOMBARDY REGION (ITALY)
Abstract: 41152-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Model Selection on the Structural Equation Models with Application to a Longitudinal Myopia Trial
Abstract: 37223-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: A Bayesian regression discontinuity design: application to the prescription of statins in UK primary care
Abstract: 41091-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed: Epidemiological Research and Multiple Testing and Adjustments for Multiplicity
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: ADJUSTMENT FOR NONRESPONSE USING LOGISTIC REGRESSION FOR TWO-STAGE CASE-CONTROL DATA
Abstract: 37922-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: USE OF THE TWO-STAGE METHODS IN INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL POOLED DATA ANALYSES: ARE THEY ALWAYS THE RIGHT SOLUTION?
Abstract: 40944-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: A GENERAL CLASS OF MODELS IN CONTINUOUS TIME CAPTURE-RECAPTURE, AND THEIR APPLICATION TO ESTIMATE THE NUMBER OF CANNABIS USERS IN ITALY
Abstract: 37093-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: INCORPORATING MAMMOGRAPHY AND POSTMENOPAUSAL HORMONE THERAPY EFFECTS INTO AGE-PERIOD-COHORT MODELS FOR BREAST CANCER INCIDENCE
Abstract: 37131-2-12118.doc 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: DIRECT AND INDIRECT EFFECT OF MC1R GENE ON MELANOMA: A MEDIATION ANALYSIS
Abstract: 38982-2-12118.doc 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: IDENTIFYING OUTBREAKS OF TWO COMMON DEGENERATIVE DISEASES AS A STRATEGY TO IDENTIFY GENETIC RARE VARIANTS
Abstract: 38119-2-12118.docx 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Hierarchical Weighted False Discovery Rate Procedure for Clinical Trials
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed: Longitudinal Data Analysis
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: CORRELATED PROBIT ANALYSIS OF REPEATEDLY MEASURED CONTINUOUS AND ORDINAL OUTCOMES WITH APPLICATION TO THE HEALTH AND RETIREMENT STUDY
Abstract: 37706-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: ANALYSING INPATIENT ADVERSE EVENTS: THE NEED FOR LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
Abstract: 36374-2-12118.doc 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: MCP-Mod in longitudinal phase II trials - practical experiences in the pharmaceutical industry
Abstract: 41054-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: UNKNOWN BREAK-POINT ESTIMATION IN SEMIPARAMETRIC MODELS AND F-TEST COMPARISON WITH LINEAR SEGMENTED MODELS FOR LONGITUDINAL AND REPEATED DATA
Abstract: 39307-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: Diagnostics for censored mixed-effects models using the multivariate Student-t distribution
Abstract: 37851-2-12118.pdf 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: NEW BETWEEN/WITHIN-SUBJECT COVARIATE DECOMPOSITION METHODS TO PROVIDE ROBUSTNESS TO MISSING-AT-RANDOM DATA AND SUBJECT-LEVEL CONFOUNDING
Abstract: 38526-2-12118.docx 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: CHALLENGES IN EVALUATING EQUIVALENCE OF GROWTH
Abstract: 37826-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Invited Session 12: Recent Developments in Statistical Modeling of Brain Imaging Data
4:40 PM - 5:05 PM
Abstract Title: Time-dependent Network Structure in fMRI Data
Abstract: 46340-2-12118.docx 
5:05 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: Biosignatures based on functional data
Abstract: 45664-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Biometrics Showcase
Abstract Title: Spatial-temporal modeling of the association between air pollution exposure and preterm birth: identifying critical windows of exposure
Abstract: 49190-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Validity and Reliability of Measurements
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: ASSESSING AGREEMENT WITH RELATIVE AREA UNDER THE COVERAGE PROBABILITY CURVE
Abstract: 37300-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: LIMITS OF AGREEMENT: MODELLING AND TRANSFORMATIONS
Abstract: 38828-2-12118.doc 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: PEARSONIAN ESTIMATION AND INFERENCE FOR A MODEL-BASED MEASURE OF AGREEMENT
Abstract: 39420-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling the intra-class correlation coefficient
Abstract: 39677-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: Limits of Agreement: Birth of a Simple Idea
Abstract: 35501-2-12118.doc 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: Assessing the Agreement between Radiographic Grading Systems for Assessing Approximal Caries Lesion Progression when there is no Reference Standard Available
Abstract: 38693-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A NOT SHAREABLE PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO THE AGREEMENT ASSESSMENT. THE CASE OF THE CLSI EP09-A2-IR GUIDELINE, 2010.
Abstract: 38718-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM: Contributed Spatial Data Analysis and Spatio-Temporal
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: Application of spatial Bayesian Poisson regression to identify associations between EHEC incidence and socio-economic factors
Abstract: 37953-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: A Changepoint Analysis for Spatio-Temporal Point Processes
Abstract: 37582-2-12118.docx 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: FDR AND FNR: COMPARISON OF LOSS FUNCTIONS IN EPIDEMIOLOGIC SURVEILLANCE
Abstract: 40288-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: SPATIAL OVERDISPERSED MODELS: A NEW PROPOSAL
Abstract: 38657-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: MEMOS - A spatially adaptive multivariate postprocessing procedure
Abstract: 37663-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: The Bivariate Combined Model for Spatial Data Analysis
Abstract: 38257-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Biological Networks and Other Topics
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: THE SPATIO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF GENE EXPRESSION AS OBSERVED THROUGH SINGLE CELL IMAGING DATA
Abstract: 38270-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: JOINT ESTIMATION OF CAUSAL EFFECTS FROM OBSERVATIONAL AND INTERVENTION GENE EXPRESSION DATA
Abstract: 38336-2-12118.docx 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: MIXTURES OF NEGATIVE BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTIONS FOR MODELLING OVERDISPERSION IN NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING DATA
Abstract: 37535-2-12118.doc 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: SUBSET SELECTION OF SNP MARKERS FOR COST-EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF GENOMIC SELECTION
Abstract: 39020-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: RECONSTRUCTING PEDIGREES WITH MAXIMAL LIKELIHOOD FROM GENETIC MARKER DATA
Abstract: 39248-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: POLYNOMIAL STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELS IN QUANTITATIVE GENETICS: A SIMULATION STUDY
Abstract: 40835-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: INNOVATIVE MATHEMATICAL MODELLING FOR THE EFFECTS OF CHRONIC EXPOSURE TO RADIATION ON CANCER RISK
Abstract: 38845-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed: Epidemiological Research
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: PARAMETRIC CONDITIONAL FRAILTY MODELS FOR RECURRENT CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN THE LIPID STUDY
Abstract: 38242-2-12118.doc 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: A Hierarchical Frailty Model for Familial Testicular Germ-Cell Tumors
Abstract: 38310-2-12118.docx 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: How does lymph nodes removal affect cancer patients survival: a statistical approach to prostate cancer setting
Abstract: 39610-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: A METHOD FOR IPD META-ANALYSIS OF TREATMENT-COVARIATE INTERACTION WITH A CONTINUOUS PREDICTOR IN RANDOMISED TRIALS
Abstract: 37597-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE OUTCOME MEASURE IN META-ANALYSES OF RARE COMPETING EVENTS
Abstract: 37828-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: REVISITING THE NATIONAL HALOTHANE STUDY: A TURNING POINT IN THE HISTORY OF STANDARDIZATION AND CONFOUNDER CONTROL IN OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES
Abstract: 37496-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Nested case-control and case-cohort designs to study multi-state models for hospital-acquired infections
Abstract: 40454-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Poster Group 1
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: APPLICATION OF THE ACE ALGORITHM ON A VIRUS KINETIC MODEL DESCRIBING THE PK/PD OF POLYCLONAL ANTIBODIES EXHIBITING TARGET MEDIATED DRUG DISPOSITION
Abstract: 39090-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Sample Size Calculation for Infectious Diseases Using Mathematical Modelling
Abstract: 37283-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: INVESTIGATING SOCIAL CONTACT STRUCTURES AND THEIR INTERACTIONS WITH DIFFERENT TYPES OF TIME USE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Abstract: 39695-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: USING DIFFERENT MODEL SELECTION TOOLS TO ELUCIDATE THE TRANSMISSION POTENTIAL OF VZV IN EUROPE FROM A SOCIAL CONTACT PERSPECTIVE
Abstract: 39188-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A THREE VARIABLE DISEASE INFECTION PROBABILITY ESTIMATION MODEL
Abstract: 35618-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: DECREASE OF PERTUSSIS AMONG SCHOOLCHILDREN IN BADEN-WUERTTEMBERG, 1992 - 2008
Abstract: 40828-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: QUANTILE REGRESSION FOR PLANT GROWTH AND CLIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
Abstract: 38507-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ANALYSIS OF FERTILIZATION EXPERIMENTS USING SPATIAL YIELD AND SOIL MONITORING IN PRECISION AGRICULTURE
Abstract: 39595-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: APPLICATION OF MULTIVARIATE METHODS TO EVALUATE FATTY ACIDS IN SOYBEAN CULTIVARS
Abstract: 41160-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIPLOT METHOD FOR EVALUATION OF SAPONINS INSOYBEAN CULTIVARS
Abstract: 39622-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Temporary and Spatial variation in the chemical composition of a pasture of lucerne (Medicago sativa) according to a Lineal Generalized Model.
Abstract: 39478-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Partial compositing for the design and analysis of cereal tolerance trials in Australia
Abstract: 41211-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Forward Projection of the number of farm animals of Turkey: ARIMA modeling
Abstract: 39902-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Usage of Factor Analysis Scores in a Multiple Regression Model for Estimation of Body Weight from Some Body Measurements in Karacabey Merino Sheep
Abstract: 39950-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF BAYESIAN AND STANDARD APPROACHES IN DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE IN THE ABSENCE OF A GOLD STANDARD
Abstract: 39144-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A POPULATION BASED APPROACH TO MODELLING TIME SERIES OF PULSATILE HORMONES
Abstract: 39673-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: POWER PRIOR IN SURVIVAL ANALYSIS
Abstract: 38917-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Count Data Inverse Regression: Some Applications in Radiation Biodosimetry
Abstract: 38306-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN HIERARCHICAL MODEL FOR BIOMARKER DISCOVERY WITH HIGHLY LEFT-CENSORED MULTIPLEX IMMUNOASSAY DATA
Abstract: 38107-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING AND INFERENCE STATISTIC ON HYPOGLYCEMIC EFFECT OF MEDICINAL PLANTS USED TO TREAT DIABETES MELLITUS
Abstract: 38970-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN HIERARCHICAL MODEL FOR BIOMARKER DISCOVERY WITH HIGHLY LEFT-CENSORED MULTIPLEX IMMUNOASSAY DATA
Abstract: 38107-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EFFECTS OF BEHAVIOUR TYPE SPECIFIC NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR DIABETES PATIENTS: A STUDY PROTOCOL
Abstract: 38227-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A CONTINUAL REASSESSMENT METHOD USING SHORT-TERM SURROGATE EFFICACY OUTCOMES TO EVALUATE BINARY BIVARIATE EFFICACY AND TOXICITY OUTCOMES IN PHASE I CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 37479-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A RESCUE STRATEGY FOR HANDLING UNEVALUABLE PATIENTS IN SIMON'S TWO-STAGE DESIGNS
Abstract: 37529-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EFFICIENT DESIGNS FOR SURVIVAL TRIALS
Abstract: 39035-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EUROSUPPORT 6: ASSESSING EFFECT OF A COMPUTER-ASSISTED COUNSELLING INTERVENTION ON SAFER SEX FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV
Abstract: 38293-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL ISSUES ARISING IN THE TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER VELOCITY WITH TRANSFUSIONS CHANGING TO HYDROXYUREA (TWITCH) TRIAL
Abstract: 33603-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARE: WEB PLATFORM TO CHOOSE THE PRIMARY ENDPOINT OF A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL
Abstract: 38765-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PHASE II TRIAL DESIGN WITH BAYESIAN RESPONSE ADAPTIVE COVARIATE BALANCED RANDOMIZATION USING LONGITUDINAL PATIENT OUTCOMES
Abstract: 38684-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: The design and analysis of three-arm non-inferiority trials for time-to-event endpoints
Abstract: 40316-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling species communities with habitat characteristics and species traits using Bayesian hierarchical modelling
Abstract: 40393-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN ESTIMATION OF ABUNDANCE BASED ON REMOVAL SAMPLING UNDER WEAK ASSUMPTION OF CLOSED POPULATION WITH CATCHABILITY DEPENDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. APPLICATION TO TICK ABUNDANCE
Abstract: 37718-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Phylogenetic skew: a new index of community diversity
Abstract: 39889-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: The Effect of Recycled Individuals in Tag-Loss Models
Abstract: 38198-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: APPROXIMATE BAYESIAN COMPUTATION APPLIED TO NONINVASIVE DNA-BASED POPULATION ESTIMATION
Abstract: 40906-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling Historical Weather Effects on National Species Index Data
Abstract: 38323-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Mixture models for multi-species and environmental data
Abstract: 38206-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: LINEAR MIXED EFFECTS MODELLING FOR MULTIFACTORIAL SENSORY AND CONSUMER DATA USING THE R-PACKAGES LMERTEST AND SENSMIXED
Abstract: 39171-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Some notes on prognostic accuracy evaluation of regression models applied to longitudinal clustered binary data
Abstract: 40048-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Selecting a Valid Sample Size for Longitudinal and Multilevel Studies
Abstract: 37753-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ANALYSING TIME TRENDS IN INTENSIVE LONGITUDINAL DATA: APPLICATIONS OF MULTILEVEL MODELS
Abstract: 39395-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: GOODNESS OF FIT TESTS FOR LONGITUDINAL PANEL DATA: DECISION CRITERION BASED ON P-VALUES.
Abstract: 38562-2-12118.pdf 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Adjustment of nonlinear functions to plant growth- models comparison
Abstract: 36579-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Variance Estimates in Logistic Regression Models with Random Effects
Abstract: 38303-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Sample size calculation for non-inferiority clinical trials with paired Poisson count data
Abstract: 38044-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Ascertainment bias in breast and ovarian cancer risk assessment based on family history
Abstract: 40474-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EFFECTIVENESS AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF CYTOSPONGE SCREENING FOR BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS
Abstract: 39574-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: TECHNIQUES FOR UNDERSTANDING THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PROCESS AND ASSESSMENT OF DISEASE PROGRESSION
Abstract: 38903-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: METHODS FOR ASSESSING THE CONTRIBUTION OF A NEW FACTOR(S) IN RISK PREDICTION MODELS
Abstract: 39093-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PAIRWISE MULTIPLE COMPARISONS IN MMRM WITH UNEQUAL VARIANCES
Abstract: 38252-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Significance of Residuals in Contingency Tables: Problems Arising from Multiple Testing and Conditional Approaches
Abstract: 36977-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A comparison of group sequential testing for clinical trials with multiple survival endpoints
Abstract: 38871-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ADAPTING BENJAMINI-HOCHBERG BY SIMES' INEQUALITY
Abstract: 39482-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Multiple Testing Adjustments with Copula Models
Abstract: 36873-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ASSESSING PREFERENCES ON DELIVERY METHODS FOR OBSTETRICIANS ACCORDING TO PROGNOSTIC FACTORS
Abstract: 39691-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Overcoming unbalanced item-exposure rates in Computer Adaptive Testing with weighted item information functions
Abstract: 38949-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Mixed linear model approaches in mapping QTLs with epistatic effects
Abstract: 40570-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Automatic Determination of the Number of Dimensions to Retain in a Principal Component Analysis by Simulation
Abstract: 39060-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ADDITIVE PREDICTIVE ABILITY OF A NEW MARKER WITHIN A PREFIXED RANGE OF SPECIFICITY
Abstract: 40434-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: QUEUING THEORY: ADAPTATION OF THE THEORY ON LUNCH SERVICE SYSTEM FOR YILDIRIM BEYAZIT UNIVERSITY (YBU)
Abstract: 39683-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Comparison of Computational Approaches for Maximum Likelihood Estimation on Compositional Data
Abstract: 37925-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A study of association between the risks of breast and liver cancer for female based on data given by age and period
Abstract: 37344-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating Velocity for Processive Motor Proteins with Random Detachment
Abstract: 33580-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FACTOR SCORES AND PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS IN ARCHAEOMETRY DATA
Abstract: 35544-2-12118.pdf 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Benchmark dose calculation for ordered categorical responses with multiple endpoints
Abstract: 40942-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Robust Statistical Inference via Model Uncertainty and Model Averaging in Risk Assessment
Abstract: 40422-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: QUESTION OF RISK
Abstract: 34462-2-12118.pdf 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Dealing with missing spatial locations in social networks for epidemiological purposes
Abstract: 39457-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling the distribution of species using hierarchical Bayesian Kriging with uncertainty in the covariates
Abstract: 37916-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling Changes in Small Area Disability Free Life Expectancy: Trends in London Wards between 2001 and 2011
Abstract: 41005-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian meta-analysis of heterogeneous geo-referenced disease survey data via transmission models
Abstract: 41167-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL APPROACHES FOR SPATIAL VARIABILITY ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE SITE SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT ON LARGE FORESTRY EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 39130-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL APPROACHES FOR SPATIAL VARIABILITY ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE SITE SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT ON LARGE FORESTRY EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 39130-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL PATTERNS OF TERMITE MOUNDS IN THE NORTHERN OF GUATEMALA USING RYPLEY´S K FUNCTION.
Abstract: 38629-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: INFERENCE IN SPATIAL LINEAR MODELS GAUSSIAN WITH REPEATS MULTIPLE
Abstract: 41056-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Kriging or Smoothing Splines in Geostatistics: Does it all Matter in the End?
Abstract: 38955-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: HOMOLOGY MODELING USING MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH
Abstract: 37635-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: OPTIMAL CUT POINTS TO CATEGORIZE CONTINUOUS PREDICTOR VARIABLES IN A COX PROPORTIONAL HAZARDS MODEL
Abstract: 37923-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: REGRESSION MODELS FOR DYNAMIC PREDICTION IN SURVIVAL ANALYSIS WITH BINARY TIME-DEPENDENT COVARIATES WITH AN APPLICATION ON TRANSPLANT IN LEUKEMIA.
Abstract: 39394-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A penalized algorithm for event-specific recurrent events
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN FRAILTY MODEL FOR ANALYSING CLUSTERED INTERVAL CENSORED DATA
Abstract: 40947-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: NONPARAMETRIC MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATORS OF AN EVENT-FREE FRACTION AND AN EVENT TIME DISTRIBUTION FOR LEFT-TRUNCATED AND INTERVAL-CENSORED DATA
Abstract: 38731-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN MODEL WITH SHARED FRAILTIES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF RECURRENT EVENT TIME DATA
Abstract: 38524-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A FAMILY OF SURVIVAL MODELS FOR CONCENTRATION AND LONGEVITY
Abstract: 39573-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A STUDY OF THE UPPER LIMIT OF HUMAN LONGEVITY APPLYING EXTREME VALUE THEORY TO DATA FOR OLDEST OLD DEATHS IN JAPAN
Abstract: 37263-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: On the nonparametric estimation of a concordance probability for doubly-censored time-to-event response
Abstract: 38560-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ILLNESS-DEATH MODEL FOR INTERVAL-CENSORED AND CLUSTERED DATA: APPLICATION TO DEMENTIA.
Abstract: 39136-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: The analysis of multiple events in cohort study
Abstract: 39710-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Information criterion for Firth-type penalized partial likelihood in Cox regression
Abstract: 40304-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Assessing Acceleration of Failure Time with Grouped Poisson Regression Model
Abstract: 37025-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Demographic spread of disability in South Africa: Facts from a population-based National Survey
Abstract: 41175-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Smooth Test of Goodness-of-fit for the Baseline Hazard Function in Recurrent Event Models
Abstract: 37270-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A POWER-SERIES BETA WEIBULL REGRESSION MODEL FOR PREDICTING BREAST CARCINOMA
Abstract: 38581-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ALTERNATIVE ESTIMATING EQUATIONS FOR SOME SURVIVAL MODELS
Abstract: 38897-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Joint Semiparametric Time-to-Event Modeling of Cancer Onset and Diagnosis When Onset is Unobserved
Abstract: 38773-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMBINING DYNAMIC PREDICTIONS IN JOINT MODELS USING BAYESIAN MODEL AVERAGING
Abstract: 34633-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Sample Size Calculation for the One-Sample Log-Rank Test
Abstract: 37954-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Sample size determination for paired right censored data using non-rank based test
Abstract: 38093-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF SPLITTING METHODS ON SURVIVAL TREE
Abstract: 37806-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE TOTAL DEVIATION INDEX APPLIED TO NON-NORMAL DATA
Abstract: 38158-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Comparison Between Conventional Formalin and Novel PAXgene Tissue Fixation: the European Spidia Morphology Ring Trials Experience
Abstract: 40491-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: DIAGNOSTIC TESTS' ACCURACY WHEN THE GOLD STANDARD IS NOT BINARY
Abstract: 40359-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: INTRA-RATER RELIABILITY OF POSTURE ANALYSIS TOOLKIT
Abstract: 35549-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: REPEATABILITY WITH COMPOSITIONAL DATA: INVESTMENT ALLOCATION IN GULL CLUTCHES
Abstract: 38162-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: VALIDATION OF A SELF-REPORTED ANXIETY TEST IN CHILEAN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS; INVARIANCE BY SEX. AN APPLICATION OF STRUCTURAL EQUATIONS.
Abstract: 39077-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PERFORMANCE AND VALIDATION OF PRISM-II AND PIM-II IN A PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT IN TURKEY
Abstract: 38946-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Modeling of multilevel ordinal agreement
Abstract: 38723-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF PROFILES FOR STUDIES WITH TEMPORAL VARIATION OF TREATMENT EFFECTS
Abstract: 38071-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Dependent Prior: An Application in Spinal Anaesthesia Drug Treatment Effect Comparison
Abstract: 37278-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATION OF DISTANCE CORRELATION COEFFICIENT USING BAYESIAN APPROACH IN MEDICAL RESEARCH
Abstract: 36203-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A NEW APPROACH FOR STATISTICAL CLASSIFICATION AND VISUALIZATION FOR LONGITUDINAL TEXT DATA
Abstract: 39078-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATION OF NET MARGINAL SURVIVAL FUNCTIONS FROM THE CRUDE ONES GIVEN BY A MULTIPLE DECREMENTS TABLE UNDER THE ASSUMPTION OF A SUBJACENT POISSON COPULA
Abstract: 40863-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF ROUTINE VACCINATION AND SUPPLEMENTARY IMMUNIZATION ACTIVITIES ON MEASLES EPIDEMIOLOGY IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES: ANALYSIS OF CURRENT AND HISTORICAL DATA
Abstract: 39092-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Validating a predictive model for E-Cigarette Use in a Sample of U.S.A. Adolescents
Abstract: 39254-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIAS ASSOCIATED WITH SELECTIVE CROSSOVER IN RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIALS
Abstract: 39300-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MECHANISMS OF CHROMOSOMAL INSTABILITY IN MELANOMA
Abstract: 38755-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: P-VALUE MULTIPLE-TESTING ADJUSTMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF CORRELATED TESTS AND ASSOCIATION MAPPING
Abstract: 38442-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: TWEEDIE FAMILY OF PROBABILISTIC MODELS APPLIED TO RAINFALL DATA
Abstract: 36204-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATING THE ACCURACY OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING BASED ON MULTIPLE RATERS USING RANDOM EFFECTS MODEL
Abstract: 38835-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: IMPACT OF MISSING DATA ON THE MIXED MODEL ESTIMATION OF PLANT BREEDING PARAMETERS FROM MULTIENVIRONMENT YIELD TRIALS
Abstract: 39204-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PROTOCOL TO BUILD REPRODUCTIVE AND PRODUCTIVE INDICATORS FOR BIO-ECONOMIC MODELS IN DAIRY SCIENCES
Abstract: 39488-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MIXED MODELS IN THE VALIDATION OF SATELLITE DERIVED DATA FOR HYDROLOGICAL STUDIES
Abstract: 38794-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: GENE-SET ANALYSIS FOR GENETIC ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS OF A SET OF SNPS USING THE EXTREME VALUE THEORY
Abstract: 37674-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: PARTIAL AREA UNDER ROC CURVE FOR VARIABLES UNDER LIMIT OF DETECTION
Abstract: 35679-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: A NEW APPROACH FOR STATISTICAL CLASSIFICATION AND VISUALIZATION FOR LONGITUDINAL TEXT DATA
Abstract: 39078-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Dependent Prior: An Application in Spinal Anaesthesia Drug Treatment Effect Comparison
Abstract: 37278-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATION OF DISTANCE CORRELATION COEFFICIENT USING BAYESIAN APPROACH IN MEDICAL RESEARCH
Abstract: 36203-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Estimation of correlation between pixel intensities in microarray experiments
Abstract: 37102-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Incorporation of new items on oral cancer awareness in a formerly calibrated ability scale
Abstract: 37061-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Approaches for subgroup identification based on a continuous baseline covariate
Abstract: 41107-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL MODELLING OF SPECIES COMMUNITIES
Abstract: 47368-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: RESOLVABLE QUASI-SEMI-LATIN SQUARE DESIGN
Abstract: 37747-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Insecticide application optimization and resistance estimation in Aeges aegypt populations
Abstract: 39417-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COVARIATE SELECTION IN A MULTIVARIATE COX REGRESSION USING A GENETIC ALGORITHM
Abstract: 37492-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF EXPOSURE TO VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS ON HERPES ZOSTER DEVELOPMENT IN A PRE-VACCINATION SETTING
Abstract: 39469-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: VALIDATION OF HIGH THROUGHPUT PHENOTYPIC DATA: AN APPROACH BASED ON EXPERT KNOWLEDGE AND REGRESSION WITH SHAPE CONSTRAINTS
Abstract: 39566-2-12118.pdf 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: OVERDISPERSED GENERALIZED NONLINEAR MODEL
Abstract: 40583-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: SURVIVAL AND LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF BREAST CANCER AT BRAGA'S HOSPITAL-PORTUGAL
Abstract: 38850-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE PERFORMANCE OF RECENT STATISTICAL METHODS FOR INFERENCE AND INTEGRATION OF RANKED OMICS DATA
Abstract: 38177-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: DEVELOPMENT OF GENETIC BIOMARKERS IN DRUG DISCOVERY AND EARLY DRUG DEVELOPMENT EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 39484-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMBINATORIAL MIXTURES OF MULTIPARAMETER DISTRIBUTIONS, WITH AN APPLICATION TO MICROARRAY DATA
Abstract: 38262-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: MIXED MODELS FOR ANALYSIS OF HUE PEEL COLOUR OF PAPAYA (CARICA PAPAYA L.) CV. "SUNRISE SOLO", MEASURED ALONG TIME BY MEANS OF A SCANNER AND A COLORIMETER
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIAS ASSOCIATED WITH SELECTIVE CROSSOVER IN RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIALS
Abstract: 39300-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: High-throughput alternative splicing detection using restricted constrained correspondence analysis
Abstract: 37291-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: EVALUATION OF NONLINEAR MODELS WITH THE ADDITION OF COVARIATES ON PARAMETERS
Abstract: 39623-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: ONCE UPON MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS: WHEN THEY TELL SEVERAL STORIES ABOUT BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION
Abstract: 39134-2-12118.doc 
Thursday, July 10th, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Poster Group 2
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Analysing Brain Responses by Incorporating Archetypes in the Mahalanobis–Taguchi Strategy
Abstract: 38321-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Evaluation of Different Classifiers using Palmprint Based Personal Recognition in Conjunction with User Psychology in Authentication / Recognition Biometrics
Abstract: 35590-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: IMAGE SEGMENTATION USING A SPATIALLY REGULARIZED MIXTURE MODEL - APPLICATION TO LESION SEGMENTATION IN STROKE
Abstract: 40392-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical analysis of 3D prostate cell structures
Abstract: 40995-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN COPULA MODEL FOR DETECTING DYNAMIC INTERACTIONS AMONG SIMULTANEOUSLY-RECORDED NEURONS
Abstract: 38659-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ALGORITHM OF HER2 SCORING BY STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF BIMODAL DISTIBUTIONS
Abstract: 39272-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Parametric Time Warping in Metabolomics
Abstract: 37716-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Identification of Patient Subgroups in High-Throughput Data
Abstract: 38139-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: An Extension Of The CORANOVA Method For Correlated Correlations
Abstract: 38883-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: NqA: an R-based Algorithm for the Normalization and Analysis of MicroRNA qPCR Data
Abstract: 39062-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: NEW FUNCTIONALITIES FOR THE INFOSTAT INTERFACE TO LME4 LIBRARY
Abstract: 38208-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: SELF-ORGANIZING MAPS WITH DYNAMIC NODE SPLITTING FOR PREDICTION WITH HIGHLY IMBALANCED DATASETS
Abstract: 40159-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Flexible Forest Plots with metaplot
Abstract: 38035-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: The PIT-trap - a general bootstrap procedure for inference about regression models with non-normal response
Abstract: 36811-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: USE OF A CONFIDENCE INTERVAL APPROACH TO DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF BRIDGING STUDIES
Abstract: 40593-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: D-optimal Design for Clinical Trials with Potentially Missing Data
Abstract: 40538-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Data Augmentation Dose Finding with Continual Reassessment Method and Delayed Toxicities
Abstract: 39860-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ASYMPTOTIC BIAS IN THE TREATMENT ESTIMATE FROM A RANDOMIZED TRIAL WITH A BINARY OUTCOME USING LOGISTIC REGRESSION WITH MISSING COVARIATES
Abstract: 40096-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Evaluation of balance in stratified block randomization - Simulation of the effect of block sizes -
Abstract: 37273-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Evaluation of balance in stratified block randomization - Simulation of the effect of block sizes -
Abstract: 37273-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ON COUNTERMEASURE FOR DEGRADING POWER AND SIZE DUE TO PATIENTS' HETEROGENEITY IN RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 38049-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Urn Models in Clinical Trial
Abstract: 39140-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A SUBGROUP META-ANALYSIS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 38595-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: An overview of Classic and Modern closed capture-recapture models
Abstract: 39988-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Tuning Parameter Selection in Penalized Regression Models using ERIC
Abstract: 37680-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: SEMI-MARKOV COMPONENTS FOR MULTI-STATE CAPTURE-RECAPTURE MODELS
Abstract: 40500-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: GENERALIZED LINEAR MIXED EFFECT MODELS OF WHITE SHARK HABITAT USE IN FALSE BAY, SOUTH AFRICA
Abstract: 39518-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: GROWTH AND YELD MODELS APPLIED TO SPATIAL CORRELATED DATA
Abstract: 35172-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Misidentification In Mark-Recapture: Have You Got The Moves?
Abstract: 39413-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING THE SEASONALITY OF THE DAILY RAINFALL SERIES: A COMPARISON USING DIFFERENT TYPES OF DATA QUALITY
Abstract: 38443-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF PRECARIOUSNESS IN SPAIN, ITALY, FRANCE, PORTUGAL AND BELGIUM
Abstract: 37746-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATING THE HUMAN EXPOSURE DISTRIBUTION TO MULTIPLE AIRBORNE POLLUTANTS IN EUROPE
Abstract: 37295-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELING PROBABILITY OF FIRE OCCURRENCE USING ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES, REMOTE SENSOR AND GIS
Abstract: 39703-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating the number of straying dogs and cats in metropolitan Ankara, Turkey
Abstract: 39947-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: HAS THE INCREASING SKIN CANCER TREND REACHED A PLATEAU? CHANGE POINT DETECTION IN INCIDENCE DATA
Abstract: 38117-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: NOWCASTING DAILY MORTALITY ON REAL-TIME FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE
Abstract: 41080-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Applying Multistate Model to Examine the Development of Diabetic Nephropathy and Its Determinants among Diabetes
Abstract: 37910-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING JOINTLY THE MORTALITY RATES OF THE MOST COMMON CANCERS IN ARGENTINA TO ESTIMATE SHARED RISK FACTORS LINKED TO DIETARY PATTERNS
Abstract: 40061-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIBLOCK REDUNDANCY ANALYSIS: PERFORMANCE IN VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES WITH SMALL SAMPLE SIZES AND CORRELATED VARIABLES
Abstract: 37712-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF SAMPLING SCHEMES FOR A CASE-COHORT DESIGN IN HOKKAI COHORT STUDY WHEN SOME OUTCOMES OF INTERESTS ARE KNOWN TO BE MISSING
Abstract: 38711-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Semi-Markov models for interval censored transient cognitive states with back transitions and a competing risk
Abstract: 38500-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MEASURING AND ADJUSTING COMPLEXITY IN PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTION SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS
Abstract: 39380-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: The Cure Rate Modeling: an Application with Bayesian Approach in Liver Cirrhosis Patients
Abstract: 37259-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Confidence limits for prevalence of disease, adjusted for sensitivity and specificity
Abstract: 38577-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ON THE IMPACT OF USING PROPENSITY SCORES IN THE ESTIMATION OF NON-LINEAR EXPOSURE EFFECTS
Abstract: 38308-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Analysis of stillbirth data: correspondence between proportional hazards models and logistic regresson models
Abstract: 39022-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Risk of death due to cardiovascular disease in long term breast cancer survivors. A comparison with individuals from the general population.
Abstract: 39571-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: multipleNCC: Inverse probability weighting of nested case-control data in R
Abstract: 38287-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Nested case-control and case-cohort designs to study multi-state models for hospital-acquired infections
Abstract: 40454-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical analysis on excess mortality risk due to cerebrovascular disease among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima
Abstract: 38214-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Radiation Dose-Response Estimation with Emphasis on Low Dose Range: Application of Restricted Cubic Spline Models to All Solid Cancer Mortality Data, 1950-2003, in Atomic-bomb Survivors
Abstract: 37024-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Studies of Cancer Mortality Risk among Early Entrants after the Hiroshima Bombing: 1970-2010
Abstract: 38226-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN APPROACH TO FORENSIC AGE ESTIMATION
Abstract: 41033-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Wavelet Functional Data Analysis for FANOVA Models under Dependent Errors
Abstract: 38003-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Genetic analysis of salt tolerance in a segregant population of citrus rootstocks
Abstract: 37250-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: RARE VARIANTS IN HUMAN GENETIC DISEASES: COMPARISON OF ASSOCIATION STATISTICAL TESTS
Abstract: 38054-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Genomic Determination Index
Abstract: 37576-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Local ancestry inference in the Chilean admixed population
Abstract: 38087-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Selection of variables for gene-set analysis using Kernel methods
Abstract: 39455-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Testing for age-at-onset anticipation and parent-of-origin effects on age-at-onset: the Lynch Syndrome case
Abstract: 41022-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Analysis of Complex Event History Data: An Epidemiological Study of Recurrent Infant Diarrhoea
Abstract: 37592-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Bayesian two-part mixed effects model with right truncation with application to multisite ambulance diversion data
Abstract: 40400-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COVARIANCE MATRIX STRUCTURE FOR DIFFERENT HUMAN FAMILY TYPES IN A QUANTITIATIVE TRAIT LINKAGE ANALYSIS
Abstract: 40916-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: OUTLIER DETECTION IN LONGITUDINAL BINARY AND BINOMIAL DATA USING GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS WITH SEPARATE RANDOM EFFECTS FOR CORRELATION AND OVERDISPERSION
Abstract: 38302-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Assessment of Modeling Longitudinal Binary Data Based on Graphical Techniques
Abstract: 38851-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: JOINT MODELING OF TIME-TO-EVENT OUTCOMES AND CONTINOUS DISEASE MARKERS IN THE PRESENCE OF INFORMATIVE CENSORING AND COMPETING EVENTS
Abstract: 38300-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Generalized Partial Linear Model with Semiparametric Covariance Structure for Correlated Medical Cost Data
Abstract: 33579-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: On the statistical comparison of diagnostic tests
Abstract: 40960-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modelling Survival following "Bone Marrow Transplantation" using Longitudinal Immune Measurements at Arbitrary Time Points
Abstract: 39409-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Evaluating penalized regression models in predicting insulin sensitivity from correlated metabolic parameters
Abstract: 40291-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Evaluation of Variety of Early Response in Treatment to Predict Long-Term Survival
Abstract: 40925-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Departure from Clinical Equipoise - Determinants of Bias and Implications in a Multi-Centre Surgical RCT
Abstract: 38265-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: UNKNOWN BREAK-POINT ESTIMATION IN SEMIPARAMETRIC MODELS AND F-TEST COMPARISON WITH LINEAR SEGMENTED MODELS FOR LONGITUDINAL AND REPEATED DATA
Abstract: 39307-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Simulation Methods for Power Analysis to Predict Tamoxifen Treatment Response for Breast Cancer using Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging (DOSI)
Abstract: 39335-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS OF THE ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY INFORMATION ON CLINICALTRIALS.GOV
Abstract: 38996-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MIXED MODEL APPLIED TO ANALYZE LYOPHILIZATION PROCESS IN MEAT
Abstract: 39706-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Binary matched pairs
Abstract: 40981-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A MONTE CARLO COMPARISON OF SOME SELECTED TESTS FOR GAMMA DISTRIBUTION
Abstract: 39016-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Methods for Detecting Outliers in Price Series from the Consumer Price Index
Abstract: 39485-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: The regularised CPC covariance matrix estimator and its application in discriminant analysis
Abstract: 38580-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: D-OPTIMAL FIRST ORDER DESIGNS FOR MIXTURE EXPERIMENTS WITH A POISSON RESPONSE
Abstract: 38701-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIOCHEMICAL PROFILE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH PESTICIDES IN RIVER AND WELLS
Abstract: 38656-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Establishing Standards of Conduct to Encourage Statisticians to Hold Individual Principles
Abstract: 38686-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A NEW APPROACH TO IDENTIFY AN OPTIMAL CUT-POINT VALUE IN ROC ANALYSIS
Abstract: 38132-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EVALUATION OF HOSPITAL DEMANDS BY RESPONSE SURFACE MODELING
Abstract: 40267-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Secular trends in age-specific mortality in Baden-Wuerttemberg and Germany, 1980 - 2007
Abstract: 40645-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Paediatric Pharmacovigilance: Use Of Pharmacovigilance Data Mining Algorithms For Signal Detection In A Paediatric Phase IIIb Clinical Trial Safety Dataset From Seven African Countries
Abstract: 35496-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIOEQUIVALENCE TESTS BASED ON SKEWED BIOAVAILABILITY MEASURES UNDER 2X2 CROSSOVER DESIGN
Abstract: 37220-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Comparison of the methods for calculating the sample size of a population pharmacokinetic study within a hypothesis testing framework.
Abstract: 38895-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Simulation of Mortality Dynamics by Means of a Hybrid Model Based on Cellular Automata Theory
Abstract: 41128-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Diagnostic tools for M-quantile regression models
Abstract: 40437-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian analysis of the log-linear Birnbaum-Saunders model
Abstract: 38012-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Optimal designs for factorial experiments
Abstract: 40418-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: RESPONSE SURFACE MODELLING FOR COUNT DATA USING GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS.
Abstract: 39661-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING EXPOSURE-LAG-RESPONSE ASSOCIATIONS
Abstract: 39870-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING EXPOSURE-LAG-RESPONSE ASSOCIATIONS
Abstract: 39870-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Small-sample confidence intervals for the absolute effect parameters in a linear lognormal regression
Abstract: 37840-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: NONLINEAR REGRESSION MODEL USING SYMMETRICAL DISTRIBUTIONS
Abstract: 39652-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: BIPOLAR DISORDER INVESTIGATION USING THE BINARY LOGISTIC REGRESSION MODEL
Abstract: 38753-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Robust heritability estimation in plant candidate gene association studies
Abstract: 40415-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis for Cluster-Randomized Trials
Abstract: 38082-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Predicting the Existence of M.Tuberculosis using Machine Learning Methods
Abstract: 40902-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTILEVEL POISSON MODEL TO ESTIMATE ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS AND PROSTATE CANCER INCIDENCE IN CÓRDOBA, ARGENTINA.
Abstract: 40567-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ALTERNATIVE TESTS FOR GENETIC ASSOCIATION ON TRIO STUDIES
Abstract: 38647-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: FINDING THE BASIC NEIGHBORHOOD IN VARIABLE RANGE MARKOV RANDOM FIELDS: APPLICATION IN SNP DATA
Abstract: 38804-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIVARIATE HERITABILITY ESTIMATES: THE IMPACT OF THE DATA CATEGORIZATION
Abstract: 38654-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: REVISITING THE USE OF PHASE II FUTILITY TRIALS TO REDUCE THE COST OF PHASE III TRIALS
Abstract: 41052-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: DEVELOPING A NEW SCALE IN ORDER TO DEFINE THE BURNOUT LEVELS AMONG STUDENTS
Abstract: 39176-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: JOINT PRIOR DISTRIBUTIONS FOR VARIANCE COMPONENTS IN MULTILEVEL MODELS
Abstract: 38771-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Differential Network Analysis with Multiply Imputed LURIC Lipidomic Data
Abstract: 39009-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Estimation of Chlamydia Prevalence in 5 Industrialized Countries
Abstract: 37048-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Generalization of the Biased Coin and the Big Stick Randomization Prozedures for more than two treatment groups and unequal allocation rates
Abstract: 38937-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Contributed: Analysis of Imaging and Signals Data
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: Power and sample size calculations for fMRI studies based on the prevalence of active peaks.
Abstract: 37731-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: TESTS FOR NOVELTY IN HIGH-CONTENT CANCER CELL SCREENING EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 38999-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: BOOSTING IN NONLINEAR REGRESSION MODELS APPLIED TO DCE-MRI DATA
Abstract: 38059-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIMODAL BRAIN IMAGING GENETICS
Abstract: 38243-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: SEMI-MARKOV MODELS AND CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN HIV-INFECTED INDIVIDUALS
Abstract: 40649-2-12118.doc 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Invited Session 13: Recent Developments in Genetics Associaltion Studies for Traits
8:45 AM - 9:10 AM
Abstract Title: Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits: Implications for Discovery, Prediction and Prevention
Abstract: 45495-2-12118.doc 
9:10 AM - 9:35 AM
Abstract Title: Learning Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits Across Populations
Abstract: 45408-2-12118.docx 
10:00 AM - 10:25 AM
Abstract Title: A novel integrated framework for rare variant analysis
Abstract: 45454-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Invited Session14: Accounting for Model Uncertainty when Adjusting for Confounding in Large Observational Studies: a Bayesian Perspective
8:45 AM - 9:10 AM
Abstract Title: Double-Robust Estimators: Slightly more Bayesian than Meets the Eye?
Abstract: 46888-2-12118.docx 
9:35 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: Bayesian approaches for handling differential covariate measurement error in propensity score methods
Abstract: 46076-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed-Design and Analysis of Clinical Trial
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Some aspects of the Robust Variance Estimator Under Recurrent-events Model
Abstract: 40885-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: JOINT MODELING OF TIME TO RECURRENCE AND CANCER STAGE AT RECURRENCE IN ONCOLOGY TRIALS
Abstract: 34592-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: Measuring the Mortality Reductions due to Cancer Screening
Abstract: 40153-2-12118.pdf 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Prediction of the Treatment Effect on Overall Survival using Information about an Intermediate Time-to-Event Endpoint in a Randomized Clinical Trial: Use of the Joint Frailty Model
Abstract: 39284-2-12118.doc 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: SINGLE-ARM PHASE II DESIGN FOR TIME-TO-EVENT ENDPOINT AND ITS CORRECTIONS BASED ON NONPARAMETRIC BOOTSTRAP METHODS
Abstract: 39288-2-12118.docx 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: NON-INFERIORITY TESTS FOR SURVIVAL RESPONSES: SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO THE TESTS UNDER PROPORTIONAL HAZARDS
Abstract: 36260-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: Analysing recurrent events: how to account for informative censoring, with application to major trials in heart failure
Abstract: 37064-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed- Regression Modelling
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Robust and accurate inference for the negative binomial regression model in small samples
Abstract: 38721-2-12118.docx 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: A Flexible Zero-augmented Generalized Gamma Random Effects Regression Calibration model to Correct for Measurement Error in the Exposure variable
Abstract: 40324-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: IMPROVED LIKELIHOOD INFERENCE IN GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS
Abstract: 38141-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Meta-analysis of J-shaped dose-response curves with likelihood-based assignments of grouped exposure levels
Abstract: 38893-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: PREDICTION IS DISTINCT FROM CAUSAL INFERENCE: COMMON CONFUSIONS ABOUT REGRESSION AND PREDICTION
Abstract: 39744-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: A Mixed Model for Positive Responses Augmented by Zeros
Abstract: 37987-2-12118.pdf 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: Using mechanistic models to analyze the effect of Interleukine-7 treatment in HIV infected patients
Abstract: 37231-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed-Ecological and Environmental Research
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Analysis of Extended Batch-Marking Studies
Abstract: 39632-2-12118.docx 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: Spatio-Temporal Models for British Butterfly Data
Abstract: 37839-2-12118.doc 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: NEW ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR CAMERA TRAP DATA.
Abstract: 39057-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Inferring habitat use, population distribution and total population size by combining individual-level and population-level data
Abstract: 40459-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATING THE BREAST CANCER RISK IN CENTRAL PORTUGAL WITH STRUCTURED ADDITIVE REGRESSION MODELS
Abstract: 38963-2-12118.docx 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: COVARIATE-DEPENDENT TAG-RECOVERY MODELS FOR FISHERIES DATA WITH MISSING COVARIATE VALUES
Abstract: 36591-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: A CLASS OF MULTI-SITE POINT PROCESS MODELS FOR SUB-HOURLY RAINFALL
Abstract: 39186-2-12118.doc 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: KRLMM: an adaptive genotype calling method for low frequency/rare variants
Abstract: 40921-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Invited Session 16: Recent Developments in Measurement Error Modelling
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Variable selection for multivariate regression calibration with error-prone and error-free covariates
Abstract: 45505-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Semiparametric Analysis of Incomplete Current Status Outcome Data under Transformation Models
Abstract: 45418-2-12118.doc 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: Measurement Error and Variable Selection
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: ISI Special Invited Session
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Model-based dose finding under model uncertainty using general parametric models
Abstract: 49194-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Simultaneous Inference for Model Averaging of Derived Parameters
Abstract: 38057-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: Robust Statistical Inference via Model Uncertainty and Model Averaging in Risk Assessment
Abstract: 40422-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed: Validity and Reliability of Measurements and Medical Research (including diagnostics research and medical decision making)
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: QUALITY ASSESSMENT AND EXTERNAL VALIDATION OF NON-INVASIVE SCORES FOR DISEASE STAGING IN NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE: AN INTERNATIONAL MULTICENTER STUDY
Abstract: 40631-2-12118.doc 
11:15 AM - 11:30 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL METHODS FOR MASS SPETROMETRY DATA ANALYSIS AND IDENTIFICATION OF PROSTATE CANCER BIOMARKERS
Abstract: 37346-2-12118.doc 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: A meta-analysis procedure for aggregated survival data with competing risks
Abstract: 40620-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Assessing agreement in mental health studies with different types of outcomes
Abstract: 39242-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: An extension of the "Trim and Fill" method in meta-analyses of diagnostic studies
Abstract: 38934-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: ANOTHER APPROACH TO BENCHMARKING AND COMMUNICATING HOSPITAL PERFORMANCE
Abstract: 41116-2-12118.docx 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: META-ANALYSIS OF LOGISTIC REGRESSION COEFFICIENTS FOR CLINICAL PREDICTION MODELS
Abstract: 38151-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed-Longitudinal Data Analysis
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: A Model for the Joint Evolution of a Longitudinal Marker And Survival; Application To Gerontology‎
Abstract: 37634-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Classification of longitudinal data through a semiparametric mixed-effects model based on lasso-type estimators
Abstract: 38165-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Abstract Title: MULTISTAGE CARCINOGENESIS MODEL AND ITS APPLICATION TO ANALYSIS OF SOLID CANCER MORTALITY RISK AMONG ATOMIC BOMB SURVIVORS IN HIROSHIMA
Abstract: 38228-2-12118.doc 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Confidence intervals for intraclass correlation coefficients in mixed effects nonlinear regression model for dose-response meta-analysis
Abstract: 36807-2-12118.pdf 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: A MIXED-EFFECT GAUSSIAN PROCESS REGRESSION MODEL TO EVALUATE AND PREDICT UPPER LIMB FUNCTIONAL ABILITY AFTER STROKE
Abstract: 40819-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: MIXED BETA REGRESSION WITH PENALIZED SPLINES FOR SEVERITY IN PLANT DISEASES
Abstract: 37883-2-12118.pdf 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: The prediction of random effects in hurdle models 
Abstract: 38203-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 18: Methodological Challenges in Diagnostic Testing
2:25 PM - 2:50 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating diagnostic accuracy of endometriosis without a gold standard: a new sensitivity analysis approach which addresses the problems with standard latent class models
Abstract: 45583-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:40 PM
Abstract Title: Comparing diagnostic test accuracy using meta-analysis
Abstract: 46283-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Contributed- Genetic Research (Human)
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: INVESTIGATING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUSCEPTIBILITY VIA ASSOCIATION PLUS LINKAGE ANALYSIS WITHIN A MENDELIAN RANDOMIZATION COMBINATION OF EVIDENCE FROM MULTIPLEX SARDINIAN FAMILY AND AUTOPTIC BRAIN EXPRESSION DATA
Abstract: 39795-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: A powerful two-stage test for gene-to-gene interactions in a case-control setting
Abstract: 40652-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: PREDICTING THE GENETIC RISK FOR COMPLEX DISEASES: CHOOSING THE BEST POLYGENIC RISK SCORE
Abstract: 39527-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: MultiBLUP: Improved Prediction for Complex Traits.
Abstract: 39013-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: LEVERAGING TRIOS TO REMOVE BIASES AND INCREASE POWER IN TESTS OF EPISTATIC INTERACTION
Abstract: 40604-2-12118.doc 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed-Epidemiological research and Survival Data Analysis
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: Overrunning in Clinical Trials: a Methodological Review
Abstract: 39026-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: MORE POWERFUL TESTS FOR COMPARING SURVIVAL FUNCTIONS
Abstract: 37182-2-12118.doc 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: DEVELOPMENT AND EASY CALCULATION OF PROGNOSTIC SEVERITY SCORES FOR RISK STRATIFICATION: AN APPLICATION TO MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH A COPD EXACERBATION
Abstract: 38108-2-12118.docx 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: MEASUREMENT ERROR MODELS WITH INTERACTIONS
Abstract: 37558-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: Generalized profiling with monotonicity constraint for microbial growth
Abstract: 37831-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF INDIVIDUALIZED DYNAMIC PREDICTIONS: APPLICATION TO THE PREDICTION OF PROSTATE CANCER RECURRENCE ACCORDING TO THE INITIATION OF A SECOND TREATMENT
Abstract: 39236-2-12118.doc 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Coupled variable selection in time-to-event regression models for clinical registries
Abstract: 38788-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Invited Session 19: Statistical Challenges in Metabolomics
4:15 PM - 4:40 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN REGRESSION MODELS FOR SIGNAL EXTRACTION
Abstract: 45677-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM
Abstract Title: GAUSSIAN GRAPHICAL MODELING RECONSTRUCTS PATHWAY REACTIONS FROM HIGH-THROUGHPUT METABOLOMICS DATA
Abstract: 48673-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Invited Session 20: Recent Developments in copeting Risks Applications in Biometry
4:55 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: FLEXIBLE MODELLING IN COMPETING RISKS ANALYSIS
Abstract: 46485-2-12118.docx 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed- Survival Data Analysis
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: Highly Stratified Survival Data: Accurate Inference based on Integrated Likelihood.
Abstract: 38800-2-12118.doc 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: REGRESSION MODELS FOR EXPECTED LENGTH OF STAY
Abstract: 40453-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: Sensitivity Analyses for Dependent Censoring
Abstract: 38945-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: Conditional Transformation Models and Non-Proportional Hazards Regression
Abstract: 36823-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATE CAUSE SPECIFIC SURVIVAL IN SOFT TISSUE RETROPERITONEAL SARCOMAS IN THE PRESENCE OF COMPETING RISKS: RELATIVE AND NET SURVIVAL
Abstract: 39278-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: Frailty-based competing risks models for addressing tumor dormancy
Abstract: 39543-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: Combined Dynamic Predictions using Joint Models of Two Longitudinal Outcomes and Competing Risk Data
Abstract: 37591-2-12118.doc 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Contributed- Agricultural Research
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS AND SPATIAL MODELS BASED ON SIMULATED DATA USING REAL FIELD SPATIAL HETEROGENEITY IN AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENTATION
Abstract: 39642-2-12118.docx 
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Abstract Title: Baseline fertility connects crop yield and soil
Abstract: 39976-2-12118.doc 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Title: ON TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN CROP YIELDS
Abstract: 35491-2-12118.docx 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Abstract Title: Nonparametric Estimation of Possibly Similar Densities with Application to Estimating Crop Yield Densities
Abstract: 35507-2-12118.docx 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Abstract Title: TESTING INTERACTION IN BLOCK AND BLOCK LIKE DESIGNS
Abstract: 36220-2-12118.docx 
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Abstract Title: RECIPROCAL DESIGN II FOR PREDICTING COMBINING ABILITY USING MOLECULAR MARKERS
Abstract: 39337-2-12118.docx 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Title: DESIGNS FOR FIELD TRIALS WITH UNREPLICATED TREATMENTS
Abstract: 37539-2-12118.docx 
Friday, July 11th, 2014
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Invited Session 21: Recent Advances in Computer-Intensive Bayesian Methods for Biological Modelling
8:45 AM - 9:05 AM
Abstract Title: Using ABC for Optimal Bayesian Design for Stochastic Processes
Abstract: 45469-2-12118.docx 
9:25 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: A Spatial Poisson Hurdle Model with clustered random effects to understand the provision of health services
Abstract: 45871-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed- Categorical Data Analysis
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: Clustering for Ordinal Categorical Data
Abstract: 37215-2-12118.docx 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: The choice of latent classes in noncompensatory diagnostic classification models
Abstract: 37636-2-12118.doc 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: LOG-MEAN LINEAR REGRESSION MODELS FOR ASSESSING THE EFFECT OF HIV-INFECTION ON MULTIMORBIDITY IN A CASE-CONTROL STUDY
Abstract: 37382-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Dimension Reduction via Clustering
Abstract: 38019-2-12118.docx 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: IMPACT OF CATEGORIZATION OF THE CONTINUOUS EXPOSURE MEASURED WITH ERROR
Abstract: 37549-2-12118.doc 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: Simultaneous analysis of clustering and dimension reduction for binary variables with application to biomedical data
Abstract: 38070-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: APPROXIMATE TESTING FOR LOGISTIC REGRESSION PARAMETERS
Abstract: 37900-2-12118.docx 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed- Functional Data Analysis and Statistical Graphic
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: HETEROGENEITY IN FUNCTIONAL DATA FOR LIPID, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND ANTHROPOMETRICS IN COHORTS OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Abstract: 37414-2-12118.pdf 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM: Contributed-Missing and Incomplete Data
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: INFERENCE FOR LONGITUDINAL PATTERN MIXTURE SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS WHERE, POST-WITHDRAWAL, PATIENTS JUMP TO CONTROL
Abstract: 39628-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Faster REML (PX)EM algorithms for linear mixed models
Abstract: 38518-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: DATA MISSING DUE TO RESCUE MEDICATION IN THE ANALYSIS OF DIABETES TRIALS
Abstract: 39767-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: INTENTION-TO-TREAT ANALYSIS WITH TREATMENT CONTINUATION AND MISSING DATA IN CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 40077-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: SYSTEMATIC HANDLING OF MISSING DATA IN COMPLEX STUDY DESIGNS - EXPERIENCES FROM THE HEALTH 2000 AND 2011 SURVEYS
Abstract: 38953-2-12118.doc 
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Abstract Title: FLEXIBLE BINARY RESPONSE MODELS TO CONTROL FOR NON-RANDOM SAMPLE SELECTION
Abstract: 37920-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Invited Session 23: Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data and Dynamic Individualized Predictions
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Abstract Title: Dynamic individualized predictions based on joint models with applications in prostate cancer research
Abstract: 40140-2-12118.docx 
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: Assessing the quality of dynamic predictions based on joint models
Abstract: 45442-2-12118.doc 
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Abstract Title: REAL-TIME MONITORING OF PROGRESSION TOWARDS RENAL FAILURE IN PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
Abstract: 45557-2-12118.docx 
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
Abstract Title: Discussion: Practical importance of joint modelling and dynamic individualized predictions, where we are, where want to get and how to achieve that
Abstract: 45427-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM: Invited Session 24: Statistical Challenges in Gene by Environment Interaction: Application to Plant, Animal and Human Genetics
2:00 PM - 2:35 PM
Abstract Title: Linking phenotype and genotype in multi-environment plant breeding trials
Abstract: 46146-2-12118.docx 
2:35 PM - 3:10 PM
Abstract Title: MODELLING INTERACTIONS BETWEEN-HIGH DIMENSIONAL INPUT SETS
Abstract: 45831-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Contributed-Regression Modelling
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: A Combined Gamma Frailty and Normal Random-effects Model for Repeated, Overdispersed Time-to-event Data
Abstract: 38744-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: Unimodal Spline Regression in Biometrical Applications
Abstract: 40989-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: Beta mixed models: inference and applications to life and water quality indexes
Abstract: 41234-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: Using monotone polynomials and monotone smoothing splines to detect inflection points
Abstract: 38902-2-12118.doc 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: Linear regression for interval censored measurements
Abstract: 38440-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed-Microarray and Omics Data
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: STATISTICAL METHODS FOR PREPROCESSING, INTEGRATION, AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF SYNTHETIC LETHALITY DATA
Abstract: 38838-2-12118.pdf 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: AN INITIAL LOOK AT GENOMIC SELECTION METHODS IN PERENNIAL RYEGRASS BASED ON GENOTYPING-BY-SEQUENCING DATA
Abstract: 40898-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: Estimation of Uncertainty and its Impact on Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Experiments
Abstract: 37101-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: PARAMETRIC AND NONPARAMETRIC TWO-SAMPLE TESTS FOR CLASS COMPARISON WITH HIGH-DIMENSIONAL OMICS DATA: A SIMULATION STUDY
Abstract: 40421-2-12118.doc 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: Prediction of patient survival from high-dimensional data: A comparison study
Abstract: 38709-2-12118.doc 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Integration of omics data measured by different technology platforms
Abstract: 39381-2-12118.docx 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Contributed-Causal Inference in Clinical and Epidemiological Research-Miscellaneous
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Abstract Title: CLUSTERED ENCOURAGEMENT DESIGNS AND SPILLOVER EFFECTS: A BAYESIAN PRINCIPAL STRATIFICATION APPROACH
Abstract: 39430-2-12118.docx 
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Abstract Title: ADJUSTMENT FOR MISMEASURED EXPOSURE USING VALIDATION DATA AND PROPENSITY SCORES
Abstract: 40047-2-12118.docx 
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Abstract Title: A GOODNESS-OF-FIT TEST FOR LINEAR STRUCTURAL MEAN MODELS
Abstract: 38040-2-12118.doc 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Abstract Title: A differential geometric approach to mixed graphical models
Abstract: 39033-2-12118.docx 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Abstract Title: TESTING THE HYPOTHESIS OF ABSENCE OF UNOBSERVED CONFOUNDING IN FLEXIBLE BIVARIATE PROBIT MODELS
Abstract: 37523-2-12118.docx 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARING ACCURACY OF SCREENING TESTS IN PRESENCE OF NONCOMPLIANCE
Abstract: 39327-2-12118.doc 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Covariate adjustment in Time Dependent ROC Curve
Abstract: 38080-2-12118.doc 
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Abstract Title: Covariate adjustment in Time Dependent ROC Curve
Abstract: 38080-2-12118.doc 
8:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Contributed: Causal Inference in Clinical and Epidemiological Research
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Abstract Title: BOOTSTRAP INTERVALS OF THE ATTRIBUTABLE BENEFIT OF OPTIMAL TREATMENT REGIMES SPECIFIED FROM REGRESSION AND CLASSIFICATION MODELS
Abstract: 38371-2-12118.docx 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Abstract Title: Analysing time-dependent confounding by imputation of counterfactual covariate trajectories
Abstract: 39042-2-12118.docx 
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Abstract Title: MEDIATION ANALYSIS IN CROSS-OVER STUDIES
Abstract: 37578-2-12118.docx 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Abstract Title: Understanding treatment mechanisms in clinical survival trials - A causal approach
Abstract: 40929-2-12118.doc 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Abstract Title: PROFILE OF THE OCULAR DIMENSIONS, INTEROCULAR ASYMMETRY AND THEIR ASSOCIATIONS IN AN OLDER WHILE POPULATION: THE EDINBURGH EYE STUDY
Abstract: 41016-2-12118.doc 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Abstract Title: MEDIATION ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CLINICAL CANCER TRIALS
Abstract: 39570-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: Assessing clinical center performance: Interactions between center and patient characteristics
Abstract: 39124-2-12118.docx 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Abstract Title: Assessing clinical center performance: Interactions between center and patient characteristics
Abstract: 39124-2-12118.docx 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Contributed: Design and Analysis of Clinical Trial
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Abstract Title: Adaptive survival trials
Abstract: 39429-2-12118.docx 
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Abstract Title: Adaptive Designs for Comparative Effectiveness Trials
Abstract: 39405-2-12118.docx 
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Abstract Title: Performance of Decision Rules for Selecting the Target Population in Adaptive Enrichment Designs
Abstract: 37103-2-12118.docx 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Adaptive designs and adaptive learning for biomarker-based clinical trials for targeted therapies
Abstract: 37653-2-12118.docx 
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Abstract Title: Interim decision-making strategies in adaptive designs for population selection considering post-progression survival magnitudes
Abstract: 40389-2-12118.docx 
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Abstract Title: Active Learning Clinical Trials for Personalized Medicine
Abstract: 37671-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Poster Group 3
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: CITRUS YIELD ESTIMATION USING DIGITAL IMAGES
Abstract: 39352-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: QUANTIFYING THE COMPETITION EFFECT OF TWO CRABGRASS SPECIES ON MAIZE IN TWO SOIL TYPES
Abstract: 37029-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Comprehensive Modelling Of Fertility and Competition Effects in Cocoa Breeding Trials
Abstract: 39565-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: LOGISTIC REGRESSION MODELS APPLYING WEATHER DATA TO ESTIMATE FUMONISIN LEVELS IN ARGENTINEAN CORN GRAIN.
Abstract: 37210-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: TESTING GENETIC COVARIANCE VIA AVERAGE CROSS PRODUCTS RATIO: A MONTE CARLO APPROACH
Abstract: 35530-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTI-PHASE VARIETY TRIALS WITH BOTH COMPOSITE AND INDIVIDUAL FIELD PLOT SAMPLES
Abstract: 40365-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: DESIGNS ROBUST TO MISSING OBSERVATIONS FOR MULTI-FACTORIAL EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 37677-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARING JAB-PLANTERS USING GENERAL DISCRETE TRIANGULAR MODELS
Abstract: 39829-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian variable selection for large epidemiological geostatistical data
Abstract: 41179-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Analyses of sample size formulas within a Bayesian meta-analytic predictive approach for summarizing information from historical trials
Abstract: 37833-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: USE OF THE GENERALIZED BIRNBAUM-SAUNDERS SPECIAL-CASE DISTRIBUTION IN A DIAMETER BREAST HEIGHT DATA: A BAYESIAN APPROACH
Abstract: 40258-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Bayesian Semi-parametric Longitudinal Actor-Partner Interdependence Model for Multilevel Intervention Studies on HIV-impacted Families
Abstract: 39334-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: CREDIBILITY LEVEL TEST OF TWO PAIRED BINOMIAL PROPORTIONS FOR IMPROVING THE MCNEMAR TEST
Abstract: 37695-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian Alternatives for Estimation of an Unknown Dose
Abstract: 34250-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Goodness-of-Fit Diagnostics for Bayesian Hierarchical Models
Abstract: 35631-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: R PROCEDURES FOR MULTINOMIAL CATEGORICAL DATA: DISCUSSION AND SUGGESTIONS
Abstract: 37075-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Interpreting Log-Linear Models in the Analysis of HIV Outcomes.
Abstract: 39965-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Correcting for Bias in the Estimation of Proportions by Inverse Binomial Group Testing
Abstract: 38034-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: NOMINAL CATEGORICAL DATA MODELS FOR LONGITUDINAL STUDY
Abstract: 35510-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Biclustering models for ordinal data
Abstract: 39835-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION OF AN APPROXIMATE MARGINAL LOGISTIC DISTRIBUTION FOR LONGITUDINAL ORDINAL DATA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMPARISON OF GROUPS OF LONGITUDINAL SEQUENCES BY QUASI U-STATISTICS
Abstract: 38307-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: LOGISTIC BIPLOTS FOR NOMINAL AND ORDINAL DATA
Abstract: 38960-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EVALUATING THE PRESENCE OF PLEIOTROPY IN A MENDELIAN RANDOMIZATION STUDY ON IRON BLOOD LEVELS AND KIDNEY FUNCTION
Abstract: 38997-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Measuring the Efficacy of the U.K. Counterweight Programme via g-computation Algorithm
Abstract: 41186-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Hypothetical Intervention and Bayesian G-Formula to Empirically Pre-screen for Most Effective Intervention Strategies for Improving HRQoL in Children with JIA
Abstract: 37994-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ADIPOSITY IN EARLY, MIDDLE AND LATER ADULT LIFE AND RISK MARKERS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES; FINDINGS FROM THE BRITISH REGIONAL HEART STUDY
Abstract: 36743-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Population and study design in causal models
Abstract: 38938-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Weighting to strengthen weak instrumental variables
Abstract: 37903-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Causal and Statistical Inference for Social Network Data
Abstract: 41055-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: CLASSIFICATION OF INTERACTIONS IN SUFFICIENT CAUSES MODEL
Abstract: 37931-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Estimating the variance of a propensity score matching estimator: Another look at right heart catheterization data
Abstract: 38710-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN NETWORK, NEURAL NETWORK AND STEPWISE REGRESSION FOR FEATURE SELECTION AND PREDICTION OF MACULAR PIGMENT OPTICAL DENSITY.
Abstract: 41124-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN APPROACH FOR ESTIMATING CAUSAL EFFECTS ON SURVIVAL TIME FROM OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES WITH TIME-VARYING EXPOSURE
Abstract: 38324-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Robust and efficient estimation of structural nested mean models in randomized trials with partial compliance using generalized method of moments
Abstract: 40596-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: IMPACT OF POPULATION STRATIFICATION ON MENDELIAN RANDOMIZATION
Abstract: 38277-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A DOUBLY ROBUST AND EFFICIENT ADAPTATION OF THE MANN-WHITNEY TEST WITH APPLICATION TO RANDOMIZED EXPERIMENTS
Abstract: 38350-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Mediation Analyses for Trials of Parenting Programmes with Missing Values in Baseline and Parenting Measures
Abstract: 40577-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A cost-effective clinical trial design with multiple primary endpoints
Abstract: 37904-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Comparing a marker based stratified treatment strategy with the standard treatment in a randomized clinical trial
Abstract: 40456-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A PRACTICAL COMPARISON OF CONVENTIONAL AND COVARIATE-ADAPTIVE METHODS FOR TREATMENT ALLOCATION IN CLINICAL TRIALS
Abstract: 39985-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: INCORPORATING HISTORICAL DATA IN BAYESIAN PHASE I TRIAL DESIGN: THE CAUCASIAN-TO-ASIAN TOXICITY TOLERABILITY PROBLEM
Abstract: 37057-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: An extension of the conditional power approach incorporating early predictors to assess futility of the clinical endpoint in a phase 3 clinical trial
Abstract: 41169-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A CLUSTER RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO ASSESS EFFECTIVENESS OF DIETARY LIFESTYLE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS IN KUMAMOTO (PADOK), JAPAN: STUDY PROTOCOL
Abstract: 37805-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: BAYESIAN ADAPTIVE DOSE-ESCALATION PROCEDURES UTILIZING A GAIN FUNCTION WITH BINARY AND CONTINUOUS RESPONSES
Abstract: 38273-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE DOMINANT BIASED COIN DESIGN
Abstract: 38052-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: D- AND Ds- OPTIMAL DESIGNS FOR FINNEY MODELS
Abstract: 36815-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Joint analysis of multiple secondary phenotypes: An application in family studies.
Abstract: 38918-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Combining family-based and case-control genetic association studies in a meta-analysis context
Abstract: 35588-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Robust inference for DNA base substitution with correlation between different nucleotide sites accounted for
Abstract: 40370-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: SNP CLUSTERING METHODS FOR MULTI-MARKER ANALYSIS OF GENETIC ASSOCIATION STUDIES
Abstract: 38561-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: effects of severity scores on qtl detection for plant diseases: a simulation study
Abstract: 39038-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Integration of genomic information into genetic evaluation model : application in the multi-breed French dairy goat population
Abstract: 37541-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Development of data storage and processing infrastructure for plant genetic research
Abstract: 40615-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Application of Growth Mixture Models in Weight Loss Trials
Abstract: 39514-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Elliptical Multilevel Models
Abstract: 38665-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE HURDLE MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF LONGITUDINAL ZERO-INFLATED COUNT DATA IN THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE FIELD
Abstract: 38144-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A joint analysis of counting and severity with zero-inflated longitudinal data
Abstract: 40966-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Regression Analysis of Longitudinal Data with Informative Observation Times and Application to Medical Cost Data
Abstract: 37577-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTI-STRATUM DESIGNS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE
Abstract: 35988-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian variable selection of mixed effects in nonparametric random effects model
Abstract: 40851-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: An AIC based model selection index for decision tree methods
Abstract: 40156-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: THE KUMMER BETA UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION AND ITS APPLICATIONS
Abstract: 38627-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A comparison of confidence interval estimators for proportions in meta-analyses
Abstract: 38606-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A PARADOXICAL RESULT IN ESTIMATING REGRESSION COEFFICIENTS: APPLICATIONS TO MODERATOR ANALYSIS
Abstract: 38343-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF LATENT CLASS METHODS IN THE MEDICAL LITERATURE
Abstract: 38078-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF ORAL ANTIVIRAL TREATMENTS FOR CHRONIC HEPATITIS-B PATIENTS: EXPECTED VALUE OF PERFECT INFORMATION APPROACH
Abstract: 38258-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ESTIMATION OF THE INTER-OBSERVER VARIABILITY IN DIAGNOSTIC TRIALS: KAPPA VS. KRIPPENDORFF'S ALPHA
Abstract: 39481-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: PENALIZED REGRESSION MODELS FOR MULTIPLEX SNPS PYROSEQUENCING DATA ANALYSIS
Abstract: 40477-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MULTIMODAL INVESTIGATION OF EPILEPTOGENESIS: AN -OMICS PERSPECTIVE
Abstract: 39512-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EXPLORING OMICS DATASETS
Abstract: 37800-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A-optimal row-column designs for two-colour microarray experiments using linear mixed models
Abstract: 39152-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMBINING MULTIPLE MICROARRAY GENE EXPRESSION DATASETS: K-TABLES ANALYSIS APPROACH
Abstract: 37284-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ENSEMBLE MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH FOR BIOMARKER DISCOVERY USING MASS-SPECTROMETRY BASED PROTEOMICS DATA
Abstract: 39238-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: COMBINING DISTINCT CLASSIFIERS FOR ASSESSING PROTEOMIC DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS
Abstract: 39840-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Mapping of methylation data to gene information for the estimation of prognostic gene signatures
Abstract: 39955-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Wavelet Segmentation of Copy Number Variants from Exome Sequencing Data
Abstract: 38195-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Binary Biomarker Discovery with Population Heterogeneity
Abstract: 38150-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Analyzing Gene Expression Data with Matrix-variate Distributions: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing.
Abstract: 38294-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: LASSO CLUSTERING METHOD FOR CLASSIFICATION OF CANCER SUBTYPES USING MICROARRAY DATA
Abstract: 38251-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: APPLICATION OF STATISTICAL REGRESSION MODELS TO CONTROL FOR CONFOUNDING IN COMPARATIVE STUDIES
Abstract: 37934-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: SOME RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LINEAR STATISTICAL MODELS
Abstract: 37932-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Statistical modeling of metabolic profiling data based on sensory attributes
Abstract: 40343-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: PREDICTION OF ORGANOCHLORINE IN BREAST MILK AMONG FOOD CHAIN
Abstract: 37257-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Ajuste de modelos platô de resposta em dados de crescimento de gado nelore do estado de São Paulo - Brasil
Abstract: 41210-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: An investigation for the most accurate model in Forward regression analysis, by using an example of noisy data
Abstract: 37914-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: JOINT ESTIMATION OF MULTIPLE SPARSE REGRESSION FUNCTIONS WITH SIMPLE L1 PENALTIES
Abstract: 38076-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Bayesian analysis of multivariate threshold autoregressive models with missing data and forecastin.
Abstract: 39713-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ASSESSMENT OF THE PROPORTIONAL ODDS ASSUMPTION IN LONGITUDINAL STUDIES WITH MISSING ORDINAL OUTCOME DATA
Abstract: 38381-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: CALCULATING A COMBINED ODDS RATIO FROM A MIXTURE MODEL
Abstract: 40908-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: How to identify the best method to impute the study-specific standard deviation for meta-analyses on skewed endpoints: a simulation approach
Abstract: 39080-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Modeling non-ignorable dropouts in longitudinal studies to alleviate attrition bias: An illusion of instrumental variable approach
Abstract: 40585-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: AN EVALUATION OF MISSING DATA IMPUTATION AND ITS EFFECT ON CLASSIFIER PERFORMANCE
Abstract: 40595-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EXPLICIT EFFICIENCY BOUNDS FOR SEMI-PARAMETRIC REGRESSION MODELS IN RESPONSE-SELECTIVE SAMPLING
Abstract: 38839-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A Two Level Multilevel Analysis in the presence of Missing data on oil spillage.
Abstract: 40390-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Missing Data in Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis
Abstract: 39180-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: MEASURING DATA QUALITY IN CLINICAL RESEARCH
Abstract: 39339-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EFFICIENT ESTIMATION OF EYE PARAMETERS WHEN FOR SOME PATIENTS ONLY ONE EYE IS OBSERVED
Abstract: 41239-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN BIASED SAMPLING PROBLEMS
Abstract: 38873-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: EFFECTS OF MISSING DATA ON THE ANALYSES OF SURVEY RESULTS: A CROSS-NATIONAL SURVEY ON WELL-BEING AND SOCIAL RELATIONS
Abstract: 37699-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BGHN MODEL FOR SURVIVAL DATA WITH LONG-TERM SURVIVORS
Abstract: 38630-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: USE OF THE GENERALIZED BIRNBAUM-SAUNDERS SPECIAL-CASE DISTRIBUTION IN A DIAMETER BREAST HEIGHT DATA: A BAYESIAN APPROACH
Abstract: 40258-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A mathematical model to cancer: chemotherapy and immunotherapy
Abstract: 40273-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: FILTERING SAMPLES BASED ON ?ETA-MIXTURE MODEL FOR DNA METHYLATION DATA QUANTIFIED BY BISULPHITE MICROARRAYS
Abstract: 38856-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Copula based flexible modeling of associations between clustered event times.
Abstract: 38292-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A FAMILY OF SURVIVAL MODELS FOR CONCENTRATION AND LONGEVITY
Abstract: 39573-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: RECENT ADVANCES IN ANALYSIS OF MISSING DATA IN LONGITUDINAL CLINICAL TRIALS: APPLICATION IN A STUDY INVESTIGATING HEALTH BENEFIT OF A NUTRITIONAL PRODUCT
Abstract: 33662-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: ON SAMPLE SIZE DETERMINATION BASED ON A BAYESIAN SUPERIORITY TEST FOR TWO INDEPENDENT BINOMIAL PROPORTIONS
Abstract: 35913-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: A BAYESIAN NON-INFERIORITY TEST FOR TWO INDEPENDENT BINOMIAL PROPORTIONS
Abstract: 35986-2-12118.pdf 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Spatial point pattern analysis of the fauna found in a cave in ferruginous system
Abstract: 39425-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: TWO-STEP REGULARIZED COX PROPORTIONAL HAZARD MODEL FOR HIGH-DIMENSIONAL BRAIN MRI DATA
Abstract: 38910-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Cellular Automata Model for Cancer Growth with Immunological Surveillance and Chemotherapy
Abstract: 40427-2-12118.doc 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: SELECTION OF SUGARCANE FAMILIES USING SYNTHETIC DATA AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK
Abstract: 39039-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: Measures on Variability and Reliability in Determining Cut-off Points of ROC Curve
Abstract: 41221-2-12118.docx 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Abstract Title: FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ATTRITION IN LONGITUDINAL STUDIES OF AGEING
Abstract: 37872-2-12118.doc