Sessions:141-150


141. Statistical Genetics and Genomics
Organizer: Fei Zou, University of Florida, Email: fayzou@phhp.ufl.edu
Chair: Faming Liang, University of Florida, Email:faliang@ufl.edu
Speaker 1: Seunggeun Lee, University of Michigan, Email: leeshawn@um.edu
Title: Shrinkage-based Methods for the Use of External Study Samples to Increase Sample Sizes
While Mitigating for Possible Biases in Rare Variant Association Analysis
Speaker 2:  Kai Yu, US National Cancer Institute, Email: kayu@mail.nih.gov
Title: Strategies for Conducting Multi-Locus Genetic Association Tests with Summary Statistics
Speaker 3: Zhongshang Yuan, Shandong University,  yuanzhongshang@163.com
Title:  Chi-square Test for Pathway Difference in Systems Epidemiology
Speaker 4: Fei Zou, University of Florida, Email: fayzou@ufl.edu
Title:  The Collaborative Cross, a Community Mouse Resource for Complex Traits
142.  Hierarchical likelihood approach for analysis of models with random effects
Organizer: Youngjo Lee, Seoul National University, Email: youngjo@snu.ac.kr
Chair: Youngil Kim, Chungang University, Korea, Email: kimxx152@gmail.com
Speaker 1: Youngjo Lee, Seoul National University, Email: youngjo@snu.ac.kr
Title: Hierarchical likelihood approach to factor and structural equation models

Speaker 2: Maengseok Noh, Pukyong National University, Email: msnoh@pknu.ac.kr 
 Title: Analysis of Degradation Data using Double Hierarchical Generalized Linear Model

Speaker 3: Dae-Heung Jang, Pukyong National University, Email: dhjang@pknu.ac.kr
Title: A HGLM Modelling Approach for Accelerated Life Tests with Random Effects
Speaker 4: Sungim Lee, Dankook University, Korea, Email: silee@dankook.ac.kr
Title: On-line Estimation of Case Fatality Rate for South Korean MERS outbreak using Run-Off
Triangle
143. Statistical Methods for Large Dimensional Data
Organizers: Cheng Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Email: chengwang@sjtu.edu.cn and
Binyan Jiang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Email: by.jiang@polyu.edu.hk
Chair: Cheng Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Email: chengwang@sjtu.edu.cn
Speaker 1: Xiao Han, Nanyang Technological University, Email: xhan011@e.ntu.edu.sg
Title: High Dimensional Correlation Matrices: CLT and Its Applications
Speaker 2: Chen Wang, University of Cambridge, Email: cw622@cam.ac.uk
Title: Alternative asymptotics for cointegration tests in large VARs

Speaker 3:Weiming Li, Beijing University of Posts and  Telecommunications,  

Email: stalwm@bupt.edu.cn

Title: On an Example where the Marcenko-Pastur Law Does Not Hold

Speaker 4: Cheng Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Email: chengwang@sjtu.edu.cn

Title: On Dimensionality Effects in Linear Discriminant Analysis for Large Dimensional Data

144. Brazilian Statistical Association (ABE) Sponsored Invited Session: “Innovation in
Survival Modeling”
Organizer: Vera Lúcia Damasceno Tomazella, Brazilian Statistical Association,
Email: vera@ufscar.br
Chair: Mário de Castro Andrade Filho, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos,
Email: mcastro@icmc.usp.br
Speaker 1: Francisco Louzada Neto, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos,
Email: Louzada@icmc.usp.br
Title: The Zero-Inflated Promotion Cure Rate Regression Modeling: An Application to Fraud
Propensity in Bank Loan Applications in Brazil
Speaker 2: Gleici da Silva Castro Perdoná, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto,
Email: pgleici@fmrp.usp.br
Title: The Simplified, Effective, Labor Monitoring to Action Tool for Better Outcomes in
Labour Difficulty and Its application to African pregnant
Speaker 3: Vera Lúcia Damasceno Tomazella, Univesidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos,
Email: vera@ufscar.br
Title: Frailty Modeling for Repairable Systems with Minimum Repair: An Application to Dump
Truck Data of a Brazilian Mining Company

Speaker 4: Catherine Chunling Liu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic  University, 

Email: catherine.chunling.liu@polyu.edu.hk
Title: Semiparametric Efficient Estimation for Single Index Hazards Models and Application for 
GWAS-Tumor Study

145. JSS Sponsored Invited Session: “Towards Best Practice in Spatial and Point-Process Data Analysis”
Organizer and Chair: Jiancang Zhuang, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan,
Email: zhuangjc@ism.ac.jp
Speaker 1: Yasumasa Matsuda, Tohoku University, Japan, Email: matsuda@econ.tohoku.ac.jp
 Title: CARMA Random Fields
Speaker 2: Takao Kumazawa, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan,
Email: tkuma@ism.ac.jp
Title: Modeling Earthquake Anomalies: Application of ETAS (Epidemic-Type Aftershock
Sequence) Model and Its Improvement
Speaker 3: Shinsuke Koyama, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan,
Email: skoyama@ism.ac.jp
Title: Fluctuation Scaling in Point Processes

Speaker 4: Jiancang Zhuang, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan,   Email: zhuangjc@ism.ac.jp
Title: Nonparametric Modelling of Spatiotemporal Crime Data

146. JSS Sponsored Invited Session: “Probability Distributions: Recent Advances and
               Applications”

Organizer and Chair: Xiaoling Dou, Waseda University, Email: xiaoling@aoni.waseda.jp
Speaker 1: Hsien-Kuei Hwang, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica,
Email: hkhwang@stat.sinica.edu.tw
Title: Method of Moments in Analysis of Algorithms: A Selected Survey

Speaker 2:  Satoshi Kuriki, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Email: kuriki@ism.ac.jp

Title: Testing Dimensionality of Multivariate Variance Components

Speaker 3: Gwo Dong Lin, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica,
Email:  gdlin@stat.sinica.edu.tw,
Title: On the Bivariate Life Distributions with Lack-of-Memory Property

Speaker 4: Xiaoling Dou, Waseda University, Email: xiaoling@aoni.waseda.jp
Title: B-spline Copula and Its Estimation

147.  ICSA-Shanghai Chapter Sponsored Invited Session: “Recent Developments in High
Dimensional Models: Variable Selection, Dimension Reduction, and the Missing Data
Analysis”
Organizer: Jiwei Zhao, State University of New York at Buffalo, Email: zhaoj@buffalo.edu
Chair: Jun Shao, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Email: shao@stat.wisc.edu
Speaker 1: Jiwei Zhao, State University of New York at Buffalo, Email: zhaoj@buffalo.edu
Title: Variable Selection in the Presence of Non-ignorable Missing Data
Speaker 2: Yang Ning, Princeton University, Email: yning@princeton.edu
Title: A General Theory of Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Regions for Sparse High
Dimensional Models

Speaker 3: Tao Wang, Yale University, Email: neowangtao@hotmail.com
Title: Structured Subcomposition Selection in Regression and Its Application to Microbiome Data
 Analysis

Speaker 4: Zhou Yu, East China Normal University, Email: zyu@stat.ecnu.edu.cn
Title: On Marginal Sliced Inverse Regression for Ultra-High Dimensional Model Free Variable
Selection
148. Advances in Panel Count Data Analysis
Organizer: Ying Zhang, Indiana University, Email: yz73@iu.edu
Chair: Huadong Zhao, East China Normal University, Email: huadong5359@126.com
Speaker 1: Liang Zhu, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Liang.Zhu@STJUDE.ORG
Title: Likelihood-based Semiparametric Estimation Method for Regression Analysis of Mixed
Panel Count Data
Speaker 2: Minggen Lu, University of Nevada, Reno, Email: minggenl@unr.edu
Title: Penalized Estimation of Panel Count Data

Speaker 3: Yuan Wu, Duke University, Email: yuan.wu@duke.edu
Title: The analysis of Spontaneous Abortion with Left Truncation, Partly Interval Censoring and
          Cure Rate

Speaker 4: Huadong Zhao, East China Normal University, Email: huadong5359@126.com;
Title: A Nonparametric Regression Model for Analysis of Panel Count Data

149. Stochastic Differential Equations

Organizer and Chair:  Xicheng Zhang, Wuhan University, Email: XichengZhang@gmail.com
Speaker 1: Lihu Xu, Macau University, Email: lihuxu@umac.mo
Title: Gradient Estimates for SDEs Driven by Multiplicative Lévy Noise

Speaker 2: Deng Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Email: zhangdeng@amss.ac.cn

Title: The Stochastic Logarithmic SchröDinger Equation 

Speaker 3: Guohuan Zhao, Chinese Academy of Science, Email: zhaoguohuan@gmail.com

Title: Well-posedness of Supercritical SDE Driven by Lévy Processes with Irregular Drifts

Speaker 4: Xin Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Email: chenxin217@sjtu.edu.cn
Title: Forward-backward Stochastic Differential System
150. SSC Sponsored Invited Session: “Survey Sampling Theory and Practice”
Organizer and Chair: Changbao Wu, University of Waterloo, Email: cbwu@uwaterloo.ca
Speaker 1: Changbao Wu, University of Waterloo, Email: cbwu@uwaterloo.ca
 Title: Empirical Likelihood Methods for Public-Use Survey Data

Speaker 2: David Haziza, University of Montreal, Canada, Email: haziza@dms.umontreal.ca
 Title: Simplified Variance Estimation for Complex Surveys

Speaker 3: Jack Gambino, Statistics Canada, Email: jack.gambino@statcan.gc.ca
 Title: Saving Social Surveys: A Canadian Perspective
Speaker 4: Louis-Paul Rivest, Laval University, Canada,
Email: Louis-Paul.Rivest@mat.ulaval.ca
Title: Sampling under Constraints: Some Environmental Applications