Model-based Clustering and Bayesian Model Selection Working Group: Spring 1999

Fridays from 9:00am to 10:20am in room C-301, Padelford Hall, University of Washington Campus.

(Where not indicated, speakers are from the UW Department of Statistics.)

Note: The summer session of the working group will be held July 26-30, and will follow a format similar to last year's summer session.

Working Group: Spring 1999
Date Speaker Topic
April 23 Jake Wegelin Techniques for Modeling the Association Between a Pair of Latent Variables
April 30 Merlise Clyde, Duke University and NRCSE Robust Empirical Bayes Estimation for Wavelet Regression
May 7 Greg Warnes, Department of Biostatistics Parallel MCMC: Recent developments
May 14 Russell Steele Using Bayes Factors and Importance Sampling to Determine the Number of Components in Mixture Models
May 21 Manisha Desai and Mary Emond, Department of Biostatistics Mixture models for genetic changes in cancer cells
May 28 Dick Karp and Amir Ben-Dor, Department of Computer Science Clustering in Gene Expression
June 4 Florence Forbes, INRIA-Rhone-Alpes, France The mean field approximation principle and Markov Random field model-based image segmentation

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