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2010 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Lexington, KY, March 2728, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1057
Associate secretaries:
Matthew Miller, AMS
miller@math.sc.edu
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics

Saturday March 27, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics, I
Room 204, White Hall
Organizers:
Sonja Petrović, University of Illinois, Chicago petrovic@math.uic.edu
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

8:30 a.m.
Identifiability of Phylogenetic Mixture Models.
Elizabeth Allman, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Sonja Petrovic, University of Illinois, Chicago
John Rhodes, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(10579296)

9:00 a.m.
Ideals of Graph Homomorphisms.
Alexander Engström*, UC Berkeley
(10571321)

9:30 a.m.
On the Geometry of Discrete Exponential Families with Application to Exponential Random Graph Models.
Alessandro Rinaldo*, Carnegie Mellon University
Stephen E. Feinberg, Carnegie Mellon University
Yi Zhou, Carnegie Mellon University
(105762460)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Approximation of Marginal Likelihood Integrals.
Shaowei Lin*, University of California, Berkeley
(105762239)

10:30 a.m.
Identifiability of Gaussian graphical models.
Luis David GarciaPuente*, Sam Houston State University
Sarah Spielvogel, Sam Houston State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(105714237)

Saturday March 27, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics, II
Room 204, White Hall
Organizers:
Sonja Petrović, University of Illinois, Chicago petrovic@math.uic.edu
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

2:30 p.m.
Geometry of the Restricted Boltzmann Machine.
Maria Angelica Cueto, U.C. Berkeley
Jason R Morton*, Pennsylvania State University
Bernd Sturmfels, U.C. Berkeley
(10576219)

3:00 p.m.
Algebraic generation of Orthogonal Fractional Factorial Designs.
Roberto Fontana*, Politecnico di Torino, DIMAT
Giovanni Pistone, Politecnico di Torino, DIMAT
(105762264)

3:30 p.m.
Averaging Metric Trees.
Ezra Miller, Duke University
Megan Owen*, North Carolina State University/SAMSI
J. Scott Provan, UNC Chapel Hill
(105752435)

4:00 p.m.
Identifying Outlier Gene Trees: Gene Tree Distributions and Support Vector Machinery.
David Haws*, University of Kentucky
Eric M O'Neill, University of Kentucky
Peter Huggins, Carnegie Mellon
David Weisrock, University of Kentucky
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky
(105792323)

4:30 p.m.
Semidefinite matrix completion and Gaussian graphical models.
Caroline Uhler*, UC Berkeley
(105762149)

5:00 p.m.
The geometry of hierarchical discrete loglinear models.
Helene M. Massam*, York University, Toronto
Gerard G. Letac, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
(105762115)

5:30 p.m.
Algebraic statistics framework for causal inference and data privacy with discrete data.
Slavkovic B Aleksandra*, Penn State University
Karwa Vishesh, Penn State University
(105762412)

Sunday March 28, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics, III
Room 204, White Hall
Organizers:
Sonja Petrović, University of Illinois, Chicago petrovic@math.uic.edu
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

8:00 a.m.
Hierarchical subspace models for contingency tables.
Hisayuki Hara, University of Tokyo, Japan
Tomonari Sei, University of Tokyo, Japan
Akimichi Takemura*, University of Tokyo, Japan
(105762257)

8:30 a.m.
Using sequence coverage statistics to determine protein binding sites in a genome.
Steven N. Evans, University of California, Berkeley
Valerie Hower*, University of California, Berkeley
Lior Pachter, University of California, Berkeley
(105792130)

9:00 a.m.
Hierarchical Models, Markov Bases and StanleyReisner Ideals.
Erik Stokes*, Michigan Technological University
Sonja Petrovic, University of Illinois, Chicago
(105713346)

9:30 a.m.
Study of diagonaleffect models as toric and mixture models.
Fabio Rapallo*, Department DISTA, University of Eastern Piedmont
(105762190)

10:00 a.m.
Smoothness of Gaussian conditional independence models.
Mathias Drton, The University of Chicago
Han Xiao*, The University of Chicago
(105762433)

10:30 a.m.
Large Sparse Data and Algebraic Statistics: Is There a Connection?
Stephen E. Fienberg*, Carnegie Mellon University
(105762120)

Sunday March 28, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics, IV
Room 204, White Hall
Organizers:
Sonja Petrović, University of Illinois, Chicago petrovic@math.uic.edu
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

2:30 p.m.
Model selection for mixture models.
Anna Magdalena Kedzierska*, Department of Applied Mathematics I, Polytechnic University of Catalonia; Bioinformatics and Genomics, CRG
(105714414)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral Analysis of Dihedral Data.
Marlos A.G. Viana*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105743385)

3:30 p.m.
Parameterization of mixture of independence models.
Enrico Carlini*, Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino
(105762241)

4:00 p.m.
Binomial Edge Ideals and Conditional Independence.
J. Herzog, Universität DuisburgEssen
T. Hibi, Osaka University
F. Hreinsdottir, University of Iceland
T. Kahle*, MPI MiS, Leipzig, Germany
J. Rauh, MPI MiS, Leipzig, Germany
(105713189)

4:30 p.m.
How to identify hidden Markov processesan algebraic statistical answer.
Alexander Schoenhuth*, University of California at Berkeley
(105762147)
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