Invited Sessions

 

Invited Session IS01

Smart Data in a Digital Economy

Organizer: Wolfgang Karl Härdle,

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Session Chair: Dedy Dwi Prastyo, ITS Surabaya, Indonesia

Elisabeth Bommes,

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Distillation of news flow into stock market reactions

 

Ernie TEO Gin Swee,

Singapore Management University

Digital currencies and data analytics

 

Lukas Borke,

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Q3, D3, LSA

 

Feida Zhu,

Pinnacle Lab@ Singapore Management University, Singapore

Social Media Mining and Analysis for Business and Consumer Insights

 

 

Invited Session IS02

Theoretical and Computational Developments for Statistical Inference for Stochastic

Processes

Organizer and Chair: Kengo Kamatani,

Osaka University, Japan

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Nakahiro Yoshida,

University of Tokyo and CREST JST, Japan

Quasi likelihood analysis for ultra high frequency data

Hiroki Masuda, Kyushu

University and CREST JST, Japan

Computational aspects

of estimating Levy driven models

Stefano M. Iacus,

Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Simulation and Inference for CARMA and COGARCH models

Masayuki Uchida, Osaka University and CREST JST, Japan

Hybrid multi-step estimators of the volatility for stochastic regression models

 

Invited Session IS03

Computational Econometrics and Empirical Finance

Organizer and Chair: Shih-Feng Huang, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Chuan-Ju Wang, University of Taipei, Taiwan

A Multi-Phase, Flexible, and Accurate Lattice for Pricing Complex Derivatives with Multiple Market Variables

Meng-Feng Yen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

The R-squareds, Active Risk, and Active Risk Volatility of Hedge Funds

Liang-Ching Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Efficient and Semi-positive Definite Pre-averaging Realized Covariance Estimator

Shih-Feng Huang,

National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

An EPMS Price Estimator for Multi-Asset Financial Derivatives

 

Invited Session IS04

Computation-based Statistical Process Control

Organizer and Chair: Changliang Zou, Nankai University, China

Time: 18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Nan Chen, National University of Singapore, Singapore

A State Space Model for Multivariate Poisson Count Series

Zhonghua Li, Nankai University, China

On-line Monitoring Data Quality of High-dimensional Data Streams

Dongdong Xiang, East China Normal University, China 

Statistical Process Control for Latent Quality Characteristics Using The Up-and-down Test

Zhonghua Li, Nankai University, China

A Distribution-free Multivariate Change-point Model for Statistical Process Control

 

Invited Session IS05

Machine learning in bioinformatics and biological data

Organizer and Chair: Yuan-chin Ivan Chang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Chen-An Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Genotype imputation using LD-based weighted K Nearest Neighbor

Pei-Ting Chou, National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan

Data-geometry based Learning

James J. Chen,

National Center for Toxicological Research

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA

Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics of Biomedical Data

 

Invited Session IS06

New Developments in Nonparametric Approaches to Analyzing High-dimensional and/or Functional Data

Organizer and Chair: Naisyin Wang, University of Michigan, U.S.A.

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50

Venue: LT50 

 

Yu-Ting Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Detecting changes in mean functionss for a functional data sequence

Veera Baladandayuthapani, MD Anderson, U.S.A.

Bayesian nonparametric functional models for high-dimensional genomics data

Naisyin Wang, University of Michigan, U.S.A.

Integrating and selecting signals from imultiple functional data to improve classification

Vincent Vu, Ohio State University

The interplay between regularization and computation in high-dimensional matrix estimation

 

Invited Session IS07

Recent Advances in Longitudinal Data Analysis

Organizer and Chair: Xingqiu Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Time: 18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30

Venue: LT50

 

Xingqiu Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Robust Estimation for Longitudinal Data with Informative Observation Times

Xinyuan Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Statistics analysis of multivariate longitudinal data

Pan Maolin, Nanjing University, China

A Bayesian analysis of the multinomial probit model under symmetric identification

Toshio Honda, Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Efficient estimation in semivarying coefficient models for longitudinal/clustered data

 

Invited Session IS08

Design and Analysis for Stochastic Simulations

Organizer and Chair: Qingpei Hu, Chinese Academy of Science, China

 

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: LT50

 

Mei Han, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Integrated Parameter and Tolerance Design with Computer Experiments

Yongxiang Li, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Pairwise Meta-Modeling of Multivariate Output Computer Models Using Nonseparable Covariance Function

Nan Chen, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Modelling Regression Quantile Process using Monotone B-splines

Tony Ng, Southern Methodist University, USA

A Stochastic Expectation-Maximization Algorithm for the Analysis of System Lifetime Data with Known Signature


 

Invited Session IS09

Reliability Estimation from Degradation Data Analysis

Organizer and Chair: Bae Sukjoo, Hanyang University, South Korea

 

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

Venue: LT50 

 

Qingpei Hu, Chinese Academy of Science, China

Accelerated degradation test planning with product initial performance incorporated

Yili Hong, Virginia Tech, U.S.A.

Statistical Methods for Degradation Data with Dynamic Covariates Information and an Application to Outdoor Weathering Data

Bae Sukjoo, Hanyang University, South Korea

Reliability Evaluation Techniques in the Fuel Cell Technology

 

Invited Session IS10

New Developments in Financial Time Series Analysis

Organizer: Cathy W.S. Chen, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30

Venue: LT51 

Session Chair: Philip Yu, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Catherine Forbes, Monash University, Australia    

Data-driven Particle Filters for Particle Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Hiroshi Shiraishi, Keio University, Japan

Statistical Estimation for Optimal Dividend Barrier with Insurance Portfolio

Cathy WS Chen, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Autoregressive Conditional Negative Binomial Model Applied to Over-dispersed Time Series of Counts

 

Invited Session IS11

High-dimensional Classification and Regression

Organizer and Chair: Binyan Jiang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Chenlei Leng, University of Warwick

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Qing Mai,

Florida State University, USA

Sparse Discriminant Analysis

Rui Pan

Central University of Finance and Economics, China

Ultrahigh dimensional multi-class linear discriminant analysis by pairwise sure independence screening

Cheng Wang

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

On dimensionality effects in linear discriminant analysis for large dimensional data

Lingzhou Xue

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Sufficient forecasting using factor models


 

Invited Session IS12

Statistics for environmental and health sciences

Organizer and Chair:   Koji Kurihara, Okayama University

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

 Venue: LT51

 

Harry M. Cullings, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, USA

Spatial Hierarchical Modeling of Thermoluminescent Dosimetry Measurements in Tiles and Bricks Related to the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb.

Fumio Ishioka, Okayama University, Japan

Detection of cluster for radiation monitoring data based on scan statistic

Makiko Oda, National Defense Medical College, Japan

A novel approach for comparing spatial data obtained by different measurement systems.

Kunio Shimizu, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Pareto-type distributions on the cylinder
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Invited Session IS13

Cutting-edge Statistical Methods in Biomedical Sciences

Organizer and Chair:   Bibhas Chakraborty,

National University of Singapore

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40

Venue: LT50

 

Palash Ghosh, National University of Singapore

Design of Sequential Multiple-Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) with Ordinal Outcomes

Xu Ying, National University of Singapore

A Powerful Approach to Estimation of Intervention Effects on Fold-Increase Endpoints using Paired Interval-Censored Data

Jin Liu, National University of Singapore

An Empirical Bayes Approach to Integrate Multiple GWAS with Gene Expressions from Multiple Tissues

Alex Cook, National University of Singapore

Bayesian Evidence Synthesis for Public Health Modelling

 

Invited Session IS14

Inference and Computation of Big Data in Complex Systems

Organizer and Chair:   Yumou Qiu, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20

Venue: UTown Auditorium 2

 

Zili Zhang, Southwest University, China

Big data Analysis in National College Entrance Examination of China

Hui Huang, Peking University, China

Spatio-Temporal Analysis of the PM2.5 Pollution in Beijing Metropolitan Area

Yingying Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Integrative Modeling of Heterogenous Genomic Data Types Across Massive Number of Conditions

Wen Zhou, Colorado State University, USA

Bootstrap Tests on High Dimensional Covariance Matrices with Applications to Understanding Gene Clustering


 

Invited Session IS15

New trends and approaches for high-dimensional and complex situations

Organizer: Yuichi Mori, Okayama University of Science, Japan

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50

Venue: LT51

Session Chair: Masahiro Kuroda, Okayama University of Science, Japan

Ciprian Doru Giurcaneanu, University of Auckland, New Zealand
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Information Theoretic Criteria for Least-Squares Trees

Philip L H Yu,  University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Penalized estimation of high dimensional covariance matrix via matrix logarithmic transformation

Han-Ming Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Exploratory symbolic data analysis with dimension reduction methods

Yuichi Mori,  Okayama University of Science, Japan

Acceleration of the alternating least squares algorithm for nonlinear multivariate analyses

 

Invited Session IS16

Bayesian analysis of high-dimensional data

Organizer and Chair:          Jaeyong Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40 

Venue: LT52

 

Sung-Ho Kim. KAIST, South Korea.

Comparison of Bayes shrinkage estimation methods for high-dimensional VAR models.

Dalho Kim. Kyungpook

National University, South Korea.

A Bayesian test of independence for sparse contingency tables.

Chae Young Lim. Seoul National University, South Korea

A Bayesian parsimonious model search for high-dimensional variable selection.

Minkyu Han. Asan

Medical Center, South Korea.

Bayesian typhoon track prediction using wind vector data.

 

Invited Session IS17

Young Statisticians Group in IASC (YSG-IASC ) Session

Organizer and Chair: Han-Ming Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: LT51

 

Daniel Paulin, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Error bounds for Sequential Monte Carlo methods on multimodal distributions

Ci-Ren Jiang, Institute of Statistical Science

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Sensible Functional Linear Discriminent Analysis

Diego Andrés Pérez Ruiz, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

On classification for Functional Data Analysis

Elvan Ceyhan, Koç University, Turkey

Analysis of Cortical Thickness with Medical Imaging Data of Very High and Varying Dimensions per Subject

 

 

 

Invited Session IS18

High Dimension Hypothesis Testing, Change Point, Variable Selection with Categorical Variables

Organizer and Chair: Guangming Pan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50

Venue: LT52

 

Tong Tiejun, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Bias and variance reduction in estimating the proportion of true null hypotheses

Pang Heng, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Model Selection with Categorical Predictors

Yang Qing, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Estimation of the change point in the high-dimensional covariance matrix

Zhong Wei, Xiamen University, China

Model-Free Feature Screening for Ultrahigh Dimensional Discriminant Analysis

 

Invited Session IS19

Distance and subspace learning, Interaction screening

Organizer and Chair: Zheng Tracy Ke, University of Chicago, USA

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00 

Venue: LT52 

 

Min Yuan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Convex Regularization for Low rank tensor estimation

Lek-Heng Lim, University of Chicago, USA

Learning Subspaces of Different Dimensions

Zemin Zheng, University of Science and Technology in China, China

Innovated Interaction Screening for High-Dimensional Nonlinear Classification

Wei Lin, Peking University, China

Large Covariance Estimation for Compositional Data via Composition-Adjusted Thresholding

 

Invited Session IS20

New Challenges in Financial Data

Organizer and Chair: Yingying Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: LT52

 

Bingyi Jing, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

To scale or not to scale?

Mathieu Rosenbaum, Paris VI, France

Volatility is rough

Yingying Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Solving the High-dimensional Markowitz Optimization Problem: When Sparse Regression Meets Random Matrix Theory

Xinghua Zheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

On the inference about the spectral distribution of high-dimensional covariance matrix based on noisy observations--with applications to integrated covolatility matrix inference in the presence of microstructure noise

 

Invited Session IS21

Applications of Memetic and Metaheuristic Algorithms for Solving Biomedical Problems

Organizer and Chair: Weng Kee Wong, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00 

Venue: Seminar Room 4

 

Stefanie BiederrmannUniversity of Southampton, UK

Intelligent modelling for survival data with dependent censoring

Antony OverstallUniversity of Glasgow, UK

Bayesian Optimal Design for Ordinary Differential Equation Models

Yew Soon Ong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Advancements in Memetic Computation with Applications to Real World Applications

Ahipasaoglu Selin Damla, University of Technology and Design, Singapore

A First-Order Algorithm for the A-Optimal Experimental Design Problem: A Mathematical Programming Approach

 

Invited Session IS22

Advanced Statistical Parametric Analysis

Organizer and Chair: Jialiang Li, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50 

Venue: Seminar Room 1

 

Qunqiang Feng, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Limit laws for the Zagreb indices of several random graph models

Baisuo Jin, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Two Stage Multiple Change-points Detection in Linear Models

Cheng Liu, Wuhan University, China

Large Dimensional Integrated Covariance Matrix Estimation and Its Application in Portfolio Choice

Hao Chen, UC Davis, USA

Sequential change-point detection based on nearest neighbors

 

Invited Session IS23

Systemic Risk Modeling based on High-Frequency Data session

Organizer and Chair: Sergey Ivliev, Perm State University, Russia

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40 

Venue: LT52

 

Qiang He, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Risk Related Brain Regions Detection and Individual Risk Classification with 3D Image FPCA

Ling Feng, A*STAR, Singapoe

Systemic Risk in Dynamical Networks with Stochastic Failure Criterion

Sergey Ivliev, Perm State University, Russia

Systemic Risks of High-Frequency Trading: Market Synchronization and Price Shocks


 

Invited Session IS24

Functional data analysis and its applications

Organizer and Chair: Ci-Ren Jiang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20 

Venue: LT50 

 

Hsin-Cheng Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Regularized Principal Component Analysis for Spatial Data

Lu-Hung Chen, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

Multidimensional functional principal component analysis

Haochang Shou, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Shrinkage estimation for multilevel functional data: decoding resting state functional connectivity

Chung Chang, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Simultaneous cofidence bands for functional regression models

 

Invited Session IS25

Model Specification and Selection

Organizer: I-Ping Tu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00

Venue: LT50 

Session Chair: Su-Yun Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Yanyuan Ma, Texas A&M University, USA

A Validated Information Criterion to Determine the Structural Dimension in Dimension Reduction Models

Osamu Komori, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Extension of AUC for Classification Considering Heterogeneity in Distributions

Shinto Eguchi, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Spontaneous learning for clustered data via gamma-power divergence

George Michailidis, University of Florida, USA

Estimating High-Dimensional Multi-layered Networks through Penalized Maximum Likelihood

 

Invited Session IS26

Frontiers in Statistical Genomics

Organizer and Chair: Hsin-Chou Yang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room 

 

Sungho Won, Seoul National University, South Korea

Family-based association analysis: a fast and efficient method of multivariate association analysis with multiple variants

Maggie Haitian Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

A fast and effective W-test for SNP-SNP interaction search in GWAS with application on Bipolar disorder

Agus Salim,

La Trobe University, Australia

A fast algorithm for DNA methylation calling based on binomial mixtures

Ya-Hsuan Chang, Kim Forest Enterprise, Taiwan

Exon-seq analysis reveals adverse effect of targeting drug treatment associated genomic variations in lung adenocarcinoma

 

Invited Session IS27

Statistical methods for intractable likelihood functions

Organizer and Chair: Scott Sisson, University of New South Wales, Australia

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

Venue: Seminar Room 1

 

Chris Drovandi, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Bayesian Inference and Model Choice for Low Count Time Series Models with Intractable Likelihoods

Robert Kohn, University of New South Wales, Australia

Exact ABC using Importance Sampling

Minh-Ngoc Tran, University of Sydney, Australia

Variational Bayes with Intractable Likelihood

 

Invited Session IS28

Statistical methods for intractable likelihood functions

Organizer and Chair: Robert Kohn, University of New South Wales, Australia

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20

Venue: LT51 

 

Scott Sisson, University of New South Wales, Australia

Likelihood-based inference for symbolic data

Marcel Scharth, University of Sydney, Australia

Bayesian inference in nonlinear structural econometric models with intractable likelihoods

Sally Wood, University of Sydney, Australia

A nonparametric approach to disease mapping with intractable likelihoods

Alex Thiery, National Univeristy of Singapore, Singapore

Delayed-Acceptance strategies for speeding up Pseudo-Marginal MCMC

 

Invited Session IS29

Theoretical Foundation of Big Data  

Organizer and Chair: Guang Cheng, Purdue University, USA

Time: 18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30 

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room  

Session Chair: Jialiang Li, National University of Singapore

Helen Zhang, University of Arizona, USA

Screening Interactions for Ultra-Dimensional Data

Debdeep Pati, Florida State University, USA

Bayes theory and methods for large networks

Anirban Bhattacharya, Texas A&M University, USA

Divide and conquer Gaussian process regression

Yiyuan She, Florida State University, USA

On the statistical analysis of first-order optimization methods

 

Invited Session IS30

Nature-Inspired Meta-heuristic Approaches and Their Applications in Designs of Experiments

Organizer and Chair: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50 

Venue: Seminar Room 2 

 

Weng Kee Wong, UCLA, USA

Nature-Inspired Meta-heuristic Algorithms for Generating Optimal Experimental Designs

Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

The Swarm Intelligence Based (SIB) Method and its Applications to Statistics

Albert Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

A Chemical Reaction-Inspired Optimization Algorithm for Biomedical Sciences

 

 

 

Invited Session IS31

Circulant Orthogonal Arrays: Structure and Applications to fMRI Experiments  

Organizer and Chair: Yuan-Lung Lin, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20 

Venue: LT52  

 

Ching-Shui Cheng, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Optimal Experimental Designs for fMRI via Circulant Biased Weighing Designs

Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao, Lin Zhou, Arizona State University, USA

Experimental Designs for Functional MRI with Uncertain Model Matrix

 

Yuan-Lung Lin, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Circulant (Almost-)Orthogonal Array

 

 

Invited Session IS32

Statistical Methods and Applications

Organizer and Chair: Shaoli Wang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50 

Venue: Seminar Room 3 

 

Weixin Yao, University of California at Riverside, USA

Robust Mixture Regression and Outlier

Detection via Penalized Likelihood

Peng Zhang, Zhejiang University, China

Clustering analysis of sparse categorical data with weighted similarity

Yuan Xue, University of International Business and Economics, China

Ensemble sufficient dimension folding methods on analyzing matrix-valued data

 

 

 

Invited Session IS33

Correlated Data And Financial Time Series

Organizer and Chair: Zhen Pang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00

Venue: LT51 

 

Guodong Li, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Modeling GARCH processes by the conditional quantile estimation.

Thuan Nguyen, Oregon Health&Science University, USA

Fence Methods to Genetic Application

Zhen Pang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

High Dimensional Cluster Feature Selection

 

 

Invited Session IS34

Modeling and Analysis of Complex Biomedical Data

Organizer and Chair: Donguk Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40 

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room  

 

Hokeun Sun, Pusan National University, Korea

Penalized Exponential Tilt Model for Analysis of High-dimensional DNA Methylation Data

Ju-Hyun Park, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

Effect-size distributions of human complex traits and diseases from genome-wide association studies

Sangwook Kang, Yonsei University, Korea

Fitting Semiparametric Accelerated Failure Time Models for Nested Case-Control Data

Seungbong Han, Gachon University, Korea

Multiple Imputation for Competing Risks Survival Data via Pseudo-observations

 

Invited Session IS35

Advanced Parametric and Nonparametic Statistical Approaches

Organizer and Chair: Yung-Seop Lee, Dongguk University, Korea

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40 

Venue: Seminar Room 1  

 

Hyoung-Moon Kim, Konkuk University, Korea

A Class of Rectangle –Screened Multivariate Normal Distributions

Sung-Soo Kim, Korea National Open University, Korea

Automated K-means Clustering

Yongho Jeon, Yonsei University, Korea

HDLSS Discrimination with Adaptive Data Piling

Jaeyong Lee, Seoul National University, Korea

Bayeisan Nonparametric Models with Species Sampling Priors Time Models for Nested Case-Control Data

 

Invited Session IS36

Data Representation for Analyzing Big Data

Organizer and Chair: Junji Nakano, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room  

 

Kimihiro Hasegawa, Doshisha University, Japan

Multidimensional scaling for one-mode three-way symbolic dissimilarity data

Nobuo Shimizu, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Visualizing dissimilarity among aggregated symbolic data

Hiroyuki Minami, Hokkaido University, Japan

Empirical study on analytic software toward 'Mini-data' analysis

Satoshi Kikuchi,

Hokkaido University, Japan

A study on environmental radioactivity level data with functional data analysis

 

Invited Session IS37

Interpreting the Consumer: from communication to customization

Organizer and Chair: Tim Banks, The Nielsen Company, Singapore

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20 

Venue: Seminar Room 1  

 

Siew Ann Cheong and Andrea Nanetti, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Automatically Building Stories From News: From the Morosini Codex to Online News Feeds

Richard Oentaroyo and Jovian Lin, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Profiling Latent User Attributes in Social Media

Richard Oentaroyo and Jovian Lin, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Business Location Analytics using Social Media

Debsubhra Chakraborty, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  

Correlation Analysis of Social Signals and Nonverbal Audio-Video Features

Ashok Charan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Application of Analytics to Massive Data and Business Solutions

 

Invited Session IS38

Risk Analytics

Organizer and Chair: Stefan Lessmann, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00 

Venue: Seminar Room 1  

 

Hsin-Vonn Seow, University of Nottingham-Malaysia Campus, Malaysia

Estimating the Profitability of Transactors and Revolvers

Stefan Lessmann, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany

Credit Risk Modeling: A Benchmark of Machine Learning Methods

Yasushi Ota, Doshisha university, Japan

Recovery of Foreign Interest Rates from

Exchange Options

 

Invited Session IS39

Practical Approaches to Problems in Computational Statistics

Organizer and Chair: John Ormerod, Sydney University, Australia

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40 

Venue: LT51  

 

Jiming Jiang

University of California, Davis, USA

Classified Mixed Model Prediction

Heng Lian,

University of New South Wales, Australia

Variational inference for Bayesian semiparametric additive models

John Ormerod

University of Sydney, Australia

A collapsed variational approach to Bayesian model selection

Muzaffer Ege Alper, National University of Singapore

Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Bayesian Elliptic Inverse Problems

 

Invited Session IS40

Recent developments in applied econometrics and finance

Organizer and Chair: Phuong Anh Nguyen, International University - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

Venue: Seminar Room 2

 

Michel Simioni, INRA, UMR MOISA, Montpellier, France

Nonparametric versus parametric choice models: An empirical investigation

Wolfgang K. Haerdle, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Factorisable Sparse Tail Event Curves

Phuong Anh Nguyen, International University - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Financial Ratios and Efficiency of Vietnamese Commercial Banks: A Semiparametric Approach

 

Invited Session IS41

Computing, Selection and Reduction in High-dimensional Statistical Methods

Organizer and Chair: Xin Zhang, Florida State University, USA

Time: 17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40

Venue: Seminar Room 2 

 

Samuel W.K. Wong, University of Florida, USA

Conformational Sampling and Energy Evaluation of Protein Loops

Yi Yang, McGill University, Canada

Variable Selection Deviation Measures for High-dimensional Generalized Linear Models

Xin Zhang, Florida State University, USA

Envelopes and Parsimonious Tensor Response Regression

Zhou YU, East China Normal University

On Marginal Sliced Inverse Regression for Ultrahigh Dimensional Model Free Feature Selection

 

Invited Session IS42

Precision Medicine: From Benchside To Bedside

Organizer and Chair: Ying Yuan, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00 

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room

 

Satoshi Morita, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Incorporating historical data from a previous study to design a dose-finding trial in a new region

Li Zhang, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Somatic DNA copy number aberrations in the peripheral blood of patients with solid tumors

Ying Yuan, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

MOST: Multi-stage Optimal Sequential Trial Design for Phase II Clinical Trials with Biomarker Subgroups

Jack Lee, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Novel Clinical Trial Design, Computation, and Implementation for Cancer Therapy in the Precision Medicine Era

 

Invited Session IS43

Emerging Areas in Applied Statistics

Organizer: Smarajit Bose, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Time: 19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00

Venue: Seminar Room 1 

Session Chair: Chun-Houh Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Mousumi Banerjee, University of Michigan, USA

Residual-based trees for clustered binary data

Sounak Chakraborty, University of Missouri, USA

Bayesian modeling and selection of genetic pathways and genes for cancer

Swarnali Banerjee, Old Dominion University, USA

Count data methodologies with applications in health sciences

Smarajit Bose, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Robust speaker identification

 

Invited Session IS44

Covariance Computation

Organizer and Chair: Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore

Time: 17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00 

Venue: Seminar Room 2 

 

Khsitij Khare, University of Florida, USA

Bayesian inference for Gaussian graphical models beyond decomposable graphs

Debashis Paul, University of California, Davis, USA

Estimation of spectra of high-dimensional time series and its applications

Somak Dutta, Iowa State University, USA

Matrix-free conditional simulations for spatial Gaussian linear mixed models

 

Invited Session IS45

Machine learning and statistical signal processing

Organizer: Su-Yun Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20

Venue: Seminar Room 2 

Session Chair: I-Ping Tu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Fumitake Sakaori, Chuo University, Japan

Tuning parameter selection for low-rank matrix completion methods

Ting-Li Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Functional Inverse Regression in an Enlarged Dimension Reduction Space

Patrick J.F. Groenen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GenSVM: Multiclass Support Vector Machines

Wei-Ting Hwang, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Variable selection and predictive performance for correlated biomarkers using regularized regression approaches

 

Invited Session IS46

Analysis and Applications of Omics data

Organizer and Chair: Hsuan-Yu Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Time: 18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50 

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room 

 

Niranjan NagarajanGenome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR Singapore

Identifying driver mutations in cancer through constrained genotype-phenotype association mining

Yao-Ting Huang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

Integration of String and de Bruijn Graphs for Genome Assembly

Yi-Chiung Hsu, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Integrative genomic analysis of lung cancer cell lines

Mei-Hsuan Lee, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Estimations of imputed genomic variations and risk of Hepatitis cell carcinoma in chronic HCV

 

IFCS Invited Session 

Cluster Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling in Analysis

of Marketing Data

Organizer and Chair: Akinori OkadaTama University Japan

Time: 17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40 

Venue: Stephen Riady Global Learning Room

 

Atsuho NakayamaTokyo Metropolitan University Japan

Classification and Prediction of Topics on Social Media in Consideration of Time Series Variation

Tadashi ImaizumiTama University Japan

Additive Clustering for Asymmetric Similarity Matrices and its Application for Market Segmentation

Akinori OkadaTama University Japan

Evaluating Offensive and Defensive Power in Brand Switching by Asymmetric Multidimensional Scaling

 

ISBIS Invited Session

Innovative Statistical Methods in Business and Industry

Organizer and Chair: Yili Hong, Virginia Tech, USA

Time: 18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30

Venue: LT52 

 

Changsoon Park, Chung-Ang University, Korea

Analysis of Location and Variation Transmission in the Multi-stage Manufacturing Process and Its Application to Process Monitoring

Yap Bee Wah, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Sentiment Analysis on Consumer Perception towards a Local Automobile

Anupap Somboonsavatdee, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Statistical Modeling and Analysis of Competing Risk Data from Repairable Systems

Gan Fah Fatt, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Monitoring the results of cardiac surgery based on 3 or more outcomes by general variable life-adjusted display