US Army Conference on Applied Statistics
October 18-20, 2006
National Institute of Statistical Sciences held in Research Triangle Park, NC

Program and Program in Brief

Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award Presented to Barry A. Bodt, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Short Course “Robust Nonparametric Methods for the General Linear Model” (Title Only), October 16-17, 2006, Joseph W. McKean and Jeff Terpstra

Invited Speakers

Title Author
Scan Statistics on Enron Graphs (Keynote) (Title Only) Carey Priebe
Discrete Choice Models for Asymmetric Warfare Attack Prediction (Title Only) Don Brown
Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Semiparametric Regression Models with Censored Data (Title Only) Danyu Lin
Attacking Biosurveillance Challenges with Statistical Weapon (Title Only) Galit Shmueli
The Hockey Stick Controversy: Lessons for Statisticians (Title Only) Edward Wegman, Yasmin Said, and David Scott

Contributed Papers

Title Author
Degrees of Separation: A Case for the Impact of Statistics on Defense (Banquet) (Title Only) C. Shane Reese
Semiparametric Bayesian Latent Trajectory Models (Title Only) in “Statistical Frontiers at RTP” Amy Herring
A Semiparametric Additive Rates Model for Recurrent Event Data (Title Only) in “Statistical Frontiers at RTP” Jianwen Cai
Variable Selection in Regression Mixture Modeling for the Discovery of Gene Regulatory Networks (Title Only) in “Statistical Frontiers at RTP” Joe Ibrahim
Pooled ANOVA (Title Only) in “Information Technology Research at NISS: Data Confidentiality and Software Engineering” Michael Last
Combinations of SDC Methods for Numerical Microdata (Title Only) in “Information Technology Research at NISS: Data Confidentiality and Software Engineering” Anna Oganian
New Measures of Data Utility (Title Only) in “Information Technology Research at NISS: Data Confidentiality and Software Engineering” Mi-Ja Woo
The Need for a Tensor Theory of Social Networks (Title Only) in “Social Network Analysis” John E. Gray and John T. Rigsby
Social Networks within Calling Networks (Title Only) in “Social Network Analysis” Eric Vance
Models for Dynamic Social Networks (Title Only) in “Social Network Analysis” Alan Karr
Special Session to Commemorate Robert Launer’s Lifetime Service (Title Only) Nozer D. Singpurwalla and James R. Thompson
Special Session in Honor of Bernard Harris on his 80th Birthday (Title Only) Frank J. Samaniego, Nozer D. Singpurwalla, and Chong Jin Park
A Multivariate Spatial Modeling Framework for Hurricane Surface Wind Fields to Improve Coastal Ocean Prediction (Title Only) Montserrat Fuentes
Second Generation Point Estimation Methods (Title Only) Jerry L. Alderman and Allan Mense
The R-statistic: A New Goodness-of-Fit Test (Title Only) Allan Mense and Jerry L Alderman
On Comparing Systems of Different Sizes (Title Only) Francisco J. Samaniego
Nonparametric Bayes Methods for Dependent Data (Title Only) Jayaram Sethuraman
Orthogonal-Maximin Latin Hypercube Designs (Title Only) V. Roshan Joseph and Ying Hung
Army Officer Forecasting Models (Title Only) Mark W. Lukens
Optimal Stopping of Stochastic Delay Equations and Applications (Title Only) Mou-Hsiung (Harry) Chang
Checking Whether Seasonal Incidence Rates Can be Attributed to Seasonal Sub-population Sampling (Title Only) Art Fries
Letter Value Box Plots: Box Plots for Large Data Sets (Title Only) Heike Hofmann, Karen Kafadar, and Hadley Wickham
On Bootstrap Tests of Hypotheses (Title Only) Wei-Yin Loh
Evaluation of Commercial Aluminum Alloys for Armor and Vehicle Upgrade (Title Only) John F. Chinella, Mathew Burkins, Tyrone Jones, and William Gooch
Value Added Outcomes in Military Service Educational Programs: Comparing New and Old Technologies and Methods (Title Only) Krista Watts and Rodney X. Sturdivant
Brigade Level Simulation of Transition and Sustainment (BLSTAS) (under initial development) (Title Only) Paul J. Deason
Spatio-Temporal Prediction of Iraqi Events (Title Only) James A. Shine, Paul F. Krause and Kathleen L. Flood
Simulation Study of Army Precision Guided Artillery in an Urban Operation (Title Only) Lee Shockley, Sam Whitfield, and Paul Deason
Inter-Rater Assessment of Select ISLE Metrics for the PLATO Evaluation Paradigm (Title Only) Ann E.M. Brodeen, Michelle T. Vanni, Michelle C. McVey, and Keith J. Miller
Statistical Analyses of Test Data on Mine Clearing: Part 2 (Title Only) Jacqueline K. Telford
Fractional Calculus Modeling Physiologic Networks (Title Only) Bruce J. West
System Engineering Framework for Evaluating US Army Battle Command System Capabilities and Limitations (Title Only) Jock O. Grynovicki
Modeling Co-occurrence Patterns in Space and Time (Title Only) James P. Rogers, James A. Shine, Shashi Shekhar, and Mete Celik
De-Bunking the School of the Americas Myth: An Empirical Investigation Using Ordered Logit Models with Random Intercepts (Title Only) Carol Atkinson
Outlier Detection for Monitoring and/or Sensor Networks (Title Only) Katherine B. Ensor
The Little Formula that Beats the Market (Title Only) James R. Thompson and L. Scott Baggett

Clinical Papers

Title Author
Estimation of a Weibull Mixture Distribution (Title Only) David Webb
Dynamic Survival Modeling of International and Civil Conflict Risk (Title Only) David S. Siroky
Analyzing Irradiance and Trajectories of Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (RAM) Generated in a Closed Form Constructive Monte Carlo Simulation (Title Only) Robert H. Vasse