US Army Conference on Applied Statistics
October 30 - November 1, 2002
US Army Research Office, held at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Photo Posters, Photo Album, and Previous Wilks Award Winners



Abstract and Foreword

Call for Papers

Program and Agenda at a Glance

Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award Presented to Eugene F. Dutoit, Fort Benning

Short Course “Statistical Data Mining” Abstract, October 28-29, 2002, Edward J. Wegman and Jeff L. Solka

Invited Speakers

Title Author
Improving Confidence Intervals for Proportions, Differences of Proportions, and Odds Ratios (Keynote) Abstract Alan Agresti
A Study of Denial of Service Attacks on the Internet and Slides David J. Marchette
Stress-Strength Testing: Some Classical Approaches and Some New Formulations and Results Abstract Francisco J. Samaniego
Random Disambiguation Path Abstract Carey E. Priebe
A Microarray Lesson from Dear Old Dad (Design-Analyze-Display) Abstract Russell Wolfinger
SiZer for Simple, Direct Inference in Exploratory Data Analysis Abstract Steve Marron

Contributed Papers

Title Author
Skew-Elliptical Distributions and Their Applications Abstract in “Statistical Research at North Carolina State University” Marc G. Genton
Time Series Models for Zero-Inflated Data with Applications to Nuclear Power Plants Abstract in “Statistical Research at North Carolina State University” Sujit Ghosh
A Simple Boolean Model for Assessing Particle Flow from Type II Counter Data Abstract in “Statistical Research at North Carolina State University” Jason A. Osborne
Testing Monotonicity of Regression Abstract in “Statistical Research at North Carolina State University” Subhashis Ghosal
Development of Statistical Software Abstract in “Statistical Software” James E. Gentle
A Tour of New Directions in SAS Statistical Software Abstract in “Statistical Software” Robert Rodriguez
Using SAS/IML: Workshop for Dynamic Statistical Graphics Abstract in “Statistical Software” Simon L. Smith
Efficient Simulation Experimental Designs Abstract Thomas M. Cioppa and Thomas W. Lucas
Estimating Probabilities for Simulation Abstract D.H. Frank
A Space-Time Model That Combines Simulations and Flight Test Data for Assessing Missile Launches from the F-22 Prototype Aircraft Abstract Dave Higdon, Mark McNulty, and Bruce Lettallier
Evaluation of the Mental Health Impact of 9/11: Results from the Pentagon Post Disaster Health Assessment Survey Abstract Nikki Jordon
Performance Evaluation of Temporal Alerting Algorithms for ESSENCE Syndromic Surveillance Data Abstract Eugene Elbert, Howard S. Burkom, and Kevin Nelson
Effects of Missing or Incomplete Data on Military Medical Research Abstract T.E. Powers, Y. Li, and L.B. Trofimovich
A Comparison of the Outcomes of a Course Taught in the Traditional Classroom Setting with the Outcomes of the Same Course Taught in the Distance Learning Format (Developing a Methodology) Abstract Gene Dutoit
A Probability Programming Language Abstract Andrew Glen, Diane Evans, and Larry Leemis
A Lemma Useful in Combinatorics and Some of its Applications Abstract Bernard Harris
New Binomial and Multinomial Distributions from Graph Theory Abstract Milton Sobel and Yontha Ath
Class Cover Digraphs for Latent Class Discovery J.L. Solka, C.E. Priebe, and D.J. Marchette
Encoding of Text to Preserve “Meaning” Angel R. Martinez and Edward J. Wegman
Considerations of Inspection for Homeland Security with Cross Linkages to Quality Control, Game Theory, and Stochastic Simulation (Banquet) Abstract James R. Thompson
Benefits of Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) vs. Destructive Testing for Bayesian Reliability Estimation Abstract Paul Deininger, Shane Reese, Michael Hamada, and Robert Krabill
Munitions Stockpile Reliability Assessment Abstract Alyson Wilson and Nicholas Hengartner
Hierarchical Models for Software Testing and Reliability Estimation Abstract Todd L. Graves and John C. Kern II
An Almost Natural Application of Bayesian Statistics in Packaging Quality Control John A. Wasko and David B. Kim
Relationship between Toxicity Values for the Healthy Subpopulation and the General Population Ronald B. Crosier and Douglas R. Sommerville, presented by Robyn Lee
Finding the Season Effect and Trend of Attrition: Detect the Attrition Changes in the Early Stage Abstract T.E. Powers and Y. Li
Determination of the LD50 for Chemical and Biological Threat Agents Abstract Nancy A. Niemuth
Homogeneity of the Loss Rate and Individual Factor Effect Across MEPS: A Meta-Analysis on Attrition Abstract Y. Li and T.E. Powers
Relationship between the Dose-Response Curves for Lethality and Severe Effects for Chemical Warfare Nerve Agents Douglas R. Sommerville
A Method for Assessing Randomness in the United States Army’s Biochemical Testing Program Abstract Kevin P. Romano
The Analytic Challenges of the Army’s Network-Enabled Future Combat Systems Abstract and Slides Duane E. Brucker and Paul J. Deason
Threat Management Using Passive Inference of Network Infrastructure Topology Abstract John Rigsby and Jeff Solka
A Statistical Methodology for Automatic Target Recognition in Satellite Imagery John Bart Wilburn
Finding Clusters Abstract Jon R. Kettenring
Assessing Uncertainty in Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Abstract in “Command Control and Communication” Montserrat Fuentes and Adrian Raftery
Local Probability Propagation Algorithms for Approximate Inference in Graphical Models Abstract in “Command Control and Communication” Martin Wainwright, Tommi Jaakkola, and Alan Willsky
C4ISR and the Future Force Abstract in “Command Control and Communication” Monica Farah-Stapleton
Particle Filtering and Spatial Prediction in the Battlespace Abstract in “Command Control and Communication” Noel Cressie, Mark Irwin, and John Kornak
Statistical Techniques for Breaking Steganography Abstract R. Chandramouli
Classifier Optimization via Graph Complexity Measures J.L. Solka and D.A. Johannsen
Statistical Classification Based on Contours Abstract Mark Fitzgerald and Karen Kafadar
A Human Dimension Methodology for Assessing Future Combat Systems’ C4ISR Abstract Jock O. Grynovicki and Kragg P. Kysor
Assessing and Removing Unexpected Collinearity in Designed Experiments Abstract Trevor A. Craney

Clinical Papers

Title Author
Multivariate Goodness-of-Fit Testing for M256 Gun Tube Profiles Abstract David W. Webb and Mark L. Bundy
Study Design to Assess Autonomous Mobility of the Experimental Unmanned Vehicle (XUV) and Slides Barry A. Bodt and Ann E.M. Brodeen