The Ninth ICSA International Conference:
Challenges of Statistical Methods for Interdisciplinary Research and Big Data

20-23 December, 2013
Hong Kong Baptist University

Contributed Sessions

(CT001) Theme: Spatial-temporal Data
  Chair: Hsin-Cheng Huang, Academia Sinica
ShengLi Tzeng, China Medical University
An Extension of Fixed Rank Kriging for Fast Multivariate Spatial Prediction [abs]

Jing Shen, Nanjing Forestry University
The Nonlinear Model of Driving Factor Region of Construction Sites Using Bayes Method --- A Study Case in Costal Region of Jiangsu Province, China [abs]

Kwong Ip Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University
Stationarity Tests for Spatial Point Processes Using Discrepancies [abs]

Whitney Huang, Purdue University
Dependence Modeling of Spatio-temporal Weather Extreme Events [abs]

Hsin-Cheng Huang, Academia Sinica
Nonstationary Spatial Modeling Using Penalized Likelihood [abs]

(CT002) Theme: Bayesian Methods for Spatial Data
  Chair: Jane Law, University of Waterloo
Ka Shing Chan, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach to Model Extreme Precipitation Risk [abs]

Yixin, Wang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bayesian Hierarchical Spatial-temporal Models [abs]

Cheng Tin Gan, Florida International University
Comparison of Empirical Bayes and Full Bayes Approaches in Traffic Safety Analysis [abs]

Jane Law, University of Waterloo
Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Analysis of Space-time Data in Social Science Research [abs]

(CT003) Theme: Categorical and Ordinal Data I
  Chair: Yonggang Zhao, Skyview Research
Tong-Yu Lu, China Jiliang University
Comparison of Two Treatments with Skewed Ordinal Data [abs]

Yueqiong Lin, Fuzhou University
Stepwise Testing Procedures for Comparing Several Treatments with a Control for Ordered Categorical Responses [abs]

Fanghu Dong, The University of Hong Kong
Fast Estimation of a Flexible Categorical Data Model that Handles Missing Data Based on an Algebraic Technique [abs]

Yonggang Zhao, Skyview Research
Comparisons of Between-test Diagnostic Accuracy Based on Dependent Ordinal Data in Presence of Multiple Thresholds [abs]

(CT004) Theme: Categorical and Ordinal Data II
  Chair: Anandamayee Majumdar, Soochow University
Jingjing Guan, City University of Hong Kong
An Arbitrary Point-inflated Count Regression Approach for Forecasting Customer Click-through Behaviors in Internet Markets [abs]

Shih-hao Huang, National Sun Yat-sen University
Robust Designs for Probability Estimation in Binary Response Experiments [abs]

Yin Liu, The University of Hong Kong
Logistic Regression Analysis of Non-randomized Response Data Collected via the Parallel Model in Sensitive Surveys [abs]

Anandamayee Majumdar, Soochow University
Bivariate Zero Inflated Regression for Count Data [abs]

(CT005) Theme: Longitudinal Data
  Chair: Jennifer So-Kuen Chan, Sydney University
Qiuju Li, The University of Manchester
Inference for Joint Modelling of Survival and Longitudinal Data [abs]

Depeng Jiang, University of Manitoba
Joint Modeling Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data: A Mixture Model Approach [abs]

Osamu Komori, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Assessment of Fishery Status Based on a Boosting Method [abs]

Shu-Fu Kuo, National Health Research Institutes
Assessing the Relationship of Evolutionary Rates and Functional Variables by Generalized Estimating Equations for Mixture Distribution [abs]

Chenguang Wang, Johns Hopkins University
A Sensitivity Analysis Model for Longitudinal Data with Nonignorable Intermittent Missingness [abs]

Jennifer So-Kuen Chan, Sydney University
Bayesian Approach to Analysing Longitudinal Bivariate Binary Data with Informative Dropout [abs]

(CT006) Theme: Model and Variable Selection
  Chair: Hongmei Zhang, University of Memphis
Linda S. L. Tan, National University of Singapore
Variational Greedy Algorithm for Clustering of Grouped Data [abs]

Matthias Hwai Yong Tan, City University of Hong Kong
Sequential Bayesian Polynomial Chaos Model Selection for Estimation of Sensitivity Indices [abs]

HaiYing Wang, University of New Hampshire
The Focused and Model Average Estimation for Panel Count Data [abs]

Chi-Hsiang Chu, National University of Kaohsiung
Bayesian Sparse Group Selection [abs]

Chih-Hao Chang, Academia Sinica
Asymptotic Theory for Geostatistical Regression Model Selection [abs]

Chia-Jung Chang, Pennsylvania State University
Model Calibration Through Minimal Adjustments [abs]

Hongmei Zhang, University of Memphis
Bayesian Variable Selection in Linear and Semi-parametric Models [abs]

(CT007) Theme: DNA, RNA, Gene, Microarray and Biomarker Data I
  Chair: Nelson Tang, The Chinese University Hong Kong
Jin Zhou, University of Arizona
Integrating Multiple Correlated Phenotypes for Genetic Association Analysis by Maximizing Heritability [abs]

Shaoyu Li, St Jude Children's Research Hospital
A Novel Entropy Based Approach for Detecting Maternal-fetal Genotype Incompatibility [abs]

Chen-An Tsai, National Taiwan University
Gene Set Association Analysis Using the Coefficient of Intrinsic Dependence [abs]

Li Guo, Nanjing Medical University
Close Associations between IsomiRs and miRNAs Reveals Evolutionary and Functional Relationships [abs]

Nelson Tang, The Chinese University Hong Kong
Analysis of Technical and Biological Variances in RNA-seq Data: Implication in Statistical Analysis of Gene Expression [abs]

Jin Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago
A Penalized Multi-trait Mixed Model for Association Mapping in Pedigree-based GWAS [abs]

(CT008) Theme: DNA, RNA, Gene, Microarray and Biomarker Data II
  Chair: Jingyi Jessica Li, University of California at Los Angeles
Dongmei Li, University of Hawaii at Manoa
An Evaluation of Statistical Methods for Differential DNA Methylation Microarray Data Analysis [abs]

Yi-Chiung Hsu, Academia Sinica
Integrative Analysis of Invasion Signature and Drug Responsiveness in NCI60 Cancer Cell Lines [abs]

Youyi Fong, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
AUC Maximization via Difference of Convex Functions Methods [abs]

Ying Huang, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Robust Kernel Method for Identifying Marker Combinations in Treatment Selection [abs]

Jingyi Jessica Li, University of California at Los Angeles
Joint Sparse Modeling of Multiple RNA-Seq Samples for mRNA Isoform Discovery and Abundance Estimation [abs]

(CT009) Theme: Clinical and Pre-clinical Trials I
  Chair: Yi Cheng, Beijing Novartis Pharma Co., Ltd.
Yunzhi Lin, AbbVie
Multiple Testing in Clinical Trials: Some New Applications [abs]

Jun Ke, Fudan University
Bayesian Design and Analysis of Bridging Non-inferiority Clinical Trials [abs]

Yanqing Yi, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dynamic Programming and Optimal Designs of Adaptive Clinical Trials [abs]

Yi Cheng, Beijing Novartis Pharma Co., Ltd.
Continual Reassessment Method and Its Modifications for Phase I Oncology Clinical Trials [abs]

(CT010) Theme: Clinical and Pre-clinical Trials II
  Chair: Hong-Bin Fang, Georgetown University
Toshimitsu Hamasaki, Osaka University Graduete School of Medicine
Sample Size Considerations When Using Multiple Co-primary Endpoints for Comparing Two Interventions in Clinical Trials [abs]

Xuan Li, University of Minnesota Duluth
On Variance-Penalized Mean for Response Adaptive Designs with Misclassified Responses [abs]

Zhengjia Chen, Emory University
Bayesian Adaptive Approach: Dose Escalation with Over Dose and Under Dose Control for Phase I/II Clinical Trials [abs]

Hong-Bin Fang, Georgetown University
Design and Statistical Analysis for Three-Drug Combination Studies [abs]

(CT011) Theme: Regression I
  Chair: Xue Wang, University of Kent
Steve Su, Covance Pty Ltd.
Flexible Parametric Quantile Regression Model [abs]

Ka Yiu Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University
An Iterative Approach to Minimize the Mean Squared Error in Ridge Regression [abs]

Fang Wan, University of Southampton
Confidence Set for a Maximum Point of a Univariate Polynomial Regression Function in a Given Interval with Extensions to Other Models [abs]

Xu Guo, Hong Kong Baptist University
Model Checking for General Linear Regression with Nonignorable Missing Response [abs]

Wenqian Wang, Hong Kong Baptist University
Estimating Variances in Semiparametric model Using Local Averaging [abs]

Xue Wang, University of Kent
Application of an Online Bayesian Mixture Model to High Precision Sensors [abs]

(CT012) Theme: Regression II
  Chair: K. F. Geoffrey Tso, City University of Hong Kong
Wenlin Dai, Hong Kong Baptist University
Variance Estimation in Nonparametric Regression with Jump Discontinuities [abs]

Yang Han, University of Southampton
Simultaneous Tolerance Bands and Calibration in Linear Regression [abs]

Ping He, BNU-HKBU United International College
Adaptive Iteratively Re-weighted Penalized Regression Splines for Baseline Correction [abs]

Yuan Yao, Hong Kong Baptist University
Regression Analysis with Response-biased Sampling [abs]

K. F. Geoffrey Tso, City University of Hong Kong
Modeling Household Energy Consumption with Survey Data via Ridge Regression, the LASSO and the Elastic Net [abs]

(CT013) Theme: Finance, Risk and Time Series I
  Chair: Cathy W. S. Chen, Feng Chia University
Marc Paolella, University of Zurich
Sharpening Sharpe: Using Conditional Measures with non-Gaussian DCC Models for Improved Portfolio Performance [abs]

Lili Wang, Zhejiang Unviersity
Limiting Spectral Distribution of Normalized Autocovariance Matrices of Linear Time Series with Commuting Coefficients when $p, n \to \infty,~p/n \to 0$ [abs]

Chao Hui Koo, Tilburg University
Jump-preserving Functional-coefficient Models for Nonlinear Time Series [abs]

Hongbo Xie, University of New South Wales
Decomposition of Time Series by Symplectic Geometry Spectrum Analysis [abs]

Yuk Ting Yeung, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Cross-sectional Vine Copula Factor Model [abs]

Cathy W. S. Chen, Feng Chia University
Pairs Trading via Multiple-regime Financial Time Series Models [abs]

(CT014) Theme: Finance, Risk and Time Series II
  Chair: Tiong Wee Lim, National University of Singapore
Yushu Li, Norwegian School of Economics
Use Wavelet Methods to Deal with Irregular and Large Time Series Data [abs]

Hyejin Song, Ewha Womans University
Breaks and Long Memory in Modeling and Forecasting Realized Volatility [abs]

Sooin Yun, Ewha Womans University
Forecasting Volatility and Examining Spill-over Effect with Realized Variations [abs]

Alice Xiaodan Dong, Sydney University
Bayesian Analysis of Loss Reserving Using Dynamic Models with Generalized Beta Distribution [abs]

Siu Wa Ray Chung, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Conditional Quantile Estimation in Heteroskedastic Time Series Models [abs]

Zan Zhao, Central University of Finance and Economics
Measuring Longevity Risk with Stochastic Mortality Models Using Data From Beijing [abs]

Tiong Wee Lim, National University of Singapore
An Adaptive Control Approach to Hedging Options with Transaction Costs [abs]

(CT015) Theme: Dimension Reduction
  Chair: Heng-Hui Lue, Tunghai University
Yuan Xue, University of International Business and Economics
Sufficient Dimension Folding for Regression Mean Function [abs]

Ping Xu, University of South Florida
Dimensionality Reduction Using Bootstrapped ROC Curves [abs]

Yunju Im, Ewha Womans University
Canonical Correlation Analysis without Matrix Inversion [abs]

Heng-Hui Lue, Tunghai University
An Adaptive Estimation Mmethod for Dimension Reduction with Application to Functional Response Data [abs]

(CT016) Theme: Censored Data and Survival Analysis
  Chair: Antai Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Dion Chen, Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Adjusted Maximum Empirical Likelihood Models with Estimating Equations in Heavily Censored Time-to-Event Data Analyses [abs]

Yuan Geng, Boehringer Ingelheim
Variable Selection for Optimal Treatment Regimes with Censored Survival Data [abs]

Kwun Chuen Gary Chan, University of Washington
Survival Analysis without Survival Data [abs]

Antai Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Properties of the Marginal Survival Functions for Dependent Censored Data under an assumed Archimedean Copula [abs]

(CT017) Theme: Estimation and Prediction I
  Chair: Boris Choy, University of Sydney
Nan-Jung Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University
Dynamic Warranty Prediction for Highly Reliable Products [abs]

Haydar Demirhan, Hacettepe University
A Generalized Gumbel Distribution and Its Bayesian Estimation [abs]

Aditi Gangopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Generalized Boolean Functions with Noise [abs]

Boris Choy, University of Sydney
A New Method to Estimate the Shape Parameter of a Symmetric Distribution [abs]

(CT018) Theme: Estimation and Prediction II
  Chair: Hua Zhou, North Carolina State University
Xiaolei Xun, Novartis
Parameter Estimation of Partial Differential Equation Models [abs]

Jiajia Yan, University of Wolverhampton
Robust Statistics for Diffusion Tensor Estimation [abs]

Thanakorn Nitithumbundit, University of Sydney
Application of Scale Mixture Models with EM Methods [abs]

Hua Zhou, North Carolina State University
Tensor Regression with Applications in Neuroimaging Data Analysis [abs]

(CT019) Theme: High-dimensional Data
  Chair: Ping Li, Rutgers University
Xiangyu Chang, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Sparse K-Means with $\ell_q(0 \leq q \leq 1)$ Penalty for High-Dimensional Data [abs]

Qinwen Wang, Zhejiang University
On the Sphericity Test with Large-dimensional Observations [abs]

Kai Dong, Hong Kong Baptist University
Improved Diagonal Hotelling Test for High-dimensional Data [abs]

Ying Zhu, Nanyang Technological University
A Two-stage Bayesian Image Classification Model [abs]

Sungim Lee, Dankook University
Joint Multivariate Control Charts with Both the First Few and the Remaining Principal Components [abs]

Jing Ma, University of Michigan
Network-Based Pathway Enrichment Analysis with Incomplete Network Information [abs]

Ping Li, Rutgers University
BigData: Probabilistic Methods for Efficient Search and Statistical Learning with Extremely High-dimensional Data [abs]

(CT020) Theme: Computational Methods
  Chair: Ting-Li Chen, Academia Sinica
Bin Liu, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Bayesian Computational Methods for Interdisciplinary Applications in Astronomy and Wireless Communications [abs]

Han Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mixture Relabeling by Matching Latent Allocation Variables to Reference Labels [abs]

Xiao-Le Yue, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Probabilistic Density Function of a Piezomagnetoelastic Structure under Poisson White Noise Excitation [abs]

Yao Wang, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Folded Concave Penalization Methods for Learning Low-rank and Sparse Matrices from Compressive Measurements [abs]

Taichi Wang, Academic Sinica
An Integer Linear Programming Method for Finding the Optimal Resolution of Quaternary Code Designs [abs]

Ting-Li Chen, Academia Sinica
On Locally Optimal Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampling [abs]

(CT021) Theme: Statistical Inference
  Chair: Jianan Peng, Acadia University
Xuehu Zhu, Hong Kong Baptist University
Consistent Test for Positive Expectation Dependence [abs]

Chun Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Theory Type of Criteria for Graphical Model Studies [abs]

Wai Ming Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
On a Mixture of Gaussian Copula Graphical Model [abs]

Wanpen Chantarangsi, University of Southampton
Normal Probability Plots with Confidence [abs]

Shu-Hui Hsieh, Academia Sinica
Surveying Multiple Sensitive Attributes Using Randomized Response Design [abs]

Jianan Peng, Acadia University
Simultaneous Confidence Bounds in Monotone Dose–response Studies [abs]



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