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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
October 2425, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1114
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, I
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, II
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Partitioning Networks with Node Attributes by Compressing Information Flow.
Laura M Smith*, California State University, Fullerton
Linhong Zhu, University of Southern California
Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California
Allon G. Percus, Claremont Graduate University
(111400243)

3:30 p.m.
Can you feel the size of a lake?
Sergey V Lototsky*, University of Southern California
(11146071)

4:00 p.m.
TaskBased Optimization of Image Reconstruction in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Angel R Pineda*, Manhattan College
(111462342)

4:30 p.m.
Kernel Balancing: A flexible nonparametric weighting procedure for estimating causal effects.
Chad Hazlett*, Department of Statistics, UCLA
(11146275)

5:00 p.m.
Nonparametric Dynamic Screening System for Monitoring Correlated Longitudinal Data.
Jun Li*, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside
Peihua Qiu, Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida
(111462198)

5:30 p.m.
Approximation algorithms for the normalizing constant of Gibbs distributions.
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(111460195)

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, III
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Concave penalized estimation of sparse Gaussian Bayesian networks: Algorithms and theory.
Nikhyl Bryon Aragam*, UCLA
Arash Amini, UCLA
Qing Zhou, UCLA
(111462326)

9:00 a.m.
Modified Ftest in Microarray Experiments.
Gulhan Bourget*, California State University Fullerton, Department of Mathematics
(111462171)

9:30 a.m.
A Monte Carlo Algorithm for PathDependent Bermudan Option Pricing Combining Regression and a Backward Control Variate.
Chen Liu*, Claremont Graduate University
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University
Henry Schellhorn, Claremont Graduate University
(111460255)

10:00 a.m.
On subspace clustering: An algorithm and its probabilistic analysis.
Guangliang Chen*, San Jose State University
(111462317)

10:30 a.m.
Graphical Representation Theorems of Metric Trees.
Asuman Guven Aksoy, Claremont Mckenna College
Qidi Peng, Claremont graduate university
Monairah O Alansari*, Claremont Graduate University
(111460259)
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