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NESS 2010 Sponsors:

Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Harvard University

Department of Statistics
Harvard University



Harvard NESS 2010
Planning Committee:

Edo Airoldi (Program Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: airoldi at

Dale Rinkel (Local Co-Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: symposia at

Steve Finch (Local Co-Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: symposia at

Invited Sessions: Saturday, April 17, 2010

Click here to view a PDF file of all Symposium talks (abstracts, speakers, times and locations).
Here is an alternative list of invited speakers, alphabetized by last name.

  11:30 --
Parallel Paper Sessions A (Invited)
  A1 Novel Statistical Analysis of Large Datasets (Databases) to Inform Health Policy
Lingling Li, Yulei He, Recai Yucel
  A2 Systems Biology
Manolis Kellis, Avi Ma'ayan, Albert-László Barabási
  A3 Reproducibility
Victoria Stodden, Keith Baggerly, Vincent Carey
  A4 UConn
Zhiyi Chi, Jun Yan, Vladimir Pozdnyakov
  A5 Machine Learning
Ramin Zabih, Abhishek Bhattacharya, Eric Xing
  A6 MIT
Russ Salakhutdinov, Cynthia Rudin, Animashree Anandkumar
  A7 UPenn
Alexander Rakhlin, Tony Cai, Dylan Small

  3:30 --
Parallel Paper Sessions B (Invited)
  B1 Experimental Design
Dave Woods, Peter Qian, Ming-Hung Kao
  B2 Google & Yahoo
Gal Chechik, Mehryar Mohri, Deepak Agrawal
  B3 Social Networks
James O'Malley, Crystal Linkletter, Andrew C. Thomas
  B4 Yale
Mokshay Madiman, Sekhar Tatikonda, Harry Zhou
  B5 Astrostats
Paul Baines, Alex Blocker, Chad Schafer
  B6 Columbia
Tian Zheng, Jingchen Liu, Bodhisattva Sen
  B7 Recent Advances and Applications of Bayesian Nonparametric Inference. I
Lorenzo Trippa, Daniel Roy, Michele Guindani

Parallel Paper Sessions C (Invited)
  C1 Sports
Carl Morris, Shane Jensen, Mark Glickman
  C2 Bell Labs & Facebook
Jonathan Chang, Aiyou Chen, Jin Cao
  C3 High Dimensional Data
Sayan Mukherjee, Tomaso Poggio, Alessandro Rinaldo
  C4 Business
Galit Shmueli, Carlos Carvalho, Yoonjung Lee
  C5 Recent Advances and Applications of Bayesian Nonparametric Inference. II
Antonio Lijoi, Brian Reich, Fabrizio Leisen
  C6 BU
Uri Eden, Mark Kon, Luis Carvalho
  C7 Brown
Matthew Harrison, Chip Lawrence, Nicola Neretti