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2009 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Urbana, IL, March 2729, 2009 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1047
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability

Friday March 27, 2009, 2:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability, I
Room 204, Noyes Lab
Organizers:
Marlos A. G. Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago viana@uic.edu

2:00 p.m.
Selfavoiding generating sequences for Fourier lattice designs.
Henry P Wynn*, London School of Economics
(10470364)

2:30 p.m.
Kiefercomplete classes of designs for cubic mixture models.
Thomas Klein*, Technische Universität München, Germany
(10476244)

3:00 p.m.
NonParametric Modeling and Survey Design for Censored Preference Data.
Paul Kidwell*, Purdue University
Yi Mao, Purdue University
Guy Lebanon, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10476221)

3:30 p.m.
Dihedral Fourier Analysis in Statistical Optics.
Marlos A.G. Viana*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
(104742180)

Saturday March 28, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability, II
Room 204, Noyes Lab
Organizers:
Marlos A. G. Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago viana@uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
On Riesz and Wishart Distributions associated with decomposable undirected graphs.
Steen Andersson*, Indiana University
Thomas Klein, Zentrum Mathematik, Munich, Germany
(104762115)

9:30 a.m.
Some results on connectivity of fibers with a subset of a Markov basis.
Akimichi Takemura*, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
Hisayuki Hara, Department of Technology Management for Innovation, University of Tokyo
(10476250)

10:00 a.m.
Maximal Invariants Over Symmetric Cones.
Ahmad Saeid Yasamin*, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute
(10476227)

10:30 a.m.
Smoothness of Gaussian conditional independence models.
Mathias Drton, University of Chicago
Han Xiao*, University of Chicago
(104762188)

Saturday March 28, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability, III
Room 204, Noyes Lab
Organizers:
Marlos A. G. Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago viana@uic.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alternative parametrizations and reference priors for decomposable discrete graphical models.
Helene M Massam*, York University, Toronto, Canada
(10476224)

3:30 p.m.
Qualitative inequalities for squared partial correlations of a Gaussian random vector.
Sanjay Chaudhuri*, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore
(104762203)

4:00 p.m.
Trek separation for Gaussian graphical models.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
Kelli Talaska, University of Michigan
(10476249)

4:30 p.m.
Algebraic statistics of p1 random graph models.
Stephen Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University
Sonja Petrović*, Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago
Alessandro Rinaldo, Carnegie Mellon University
(104713163)

Sunday March 29, 2009, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability, IV
Room 204, Noyes Lab
Organizers:
Marlos A. G. Viana, University of Illinois at Chicago viana@uic.edu
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