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Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Seventh Workshop on Case Studies of Bayesian Statistics

September 12-13, 2003
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA


The Seventh Workshop on Case Studies of Bayesian Statistics will take
place on September 12th and 13th 2003 at Carnegie Mellon University,
Pittsburgh, PA.

The Workshop will feature in-depth presentations and
discussions of substantial applications of Bayesian statistics to
problems in science and technology, and poster presentations of
contributed papers on applied Bayesian work. In conjunction with the
workshop, the Department of Statistics' Seventh Morris H DeGroot
memorial lecture will be delivered by Stephen Stigler. Please see

Please register and submit contributed poster abstracts via our
webpage. Some travel support is available to workshop participants and
we especially want to encourage young researchers, women,
underrepresented minorities, and the handicapped to attend and apply
for support.


Modeling Species Diversity Through Species Level Hierarchical Modeling
Alan E. Gelfand, John A. Silander, Jr., Shanshan Wu, Andrew Latimer
and Paul Lewis
Discussants: Jennifer Hoeting, Jay VerHoef

Seventh Morris H. DeGroot Memorial Lecture
Stephen M. Stigler

Highly Structured Models for Spectral and Image Analysis in High
Energy Astrophysics
David A. van Dyk, David N. Esch, Yaming Yu, Margarita Karovska,
Vinay L. Kashyap, Peter Freeman, Aneta Siemiginowska and Alanna Connors
Discussants: Chris Genovese and Larry Wasserman, Ji-Meng Loh and
Andrew Gelman

Panel discussion on Bioinformatics
Panel: Giovanni Parmigiani, John Storey, Mike West

Panel discussion on Neuroinformatics
Panel: Emery Brown, Michael Black, Anthony Brockwell
and Valerie Ventura

And, Contributed Posters!!

The organizing committee of the Seventh Workshop includes Alicia
Carriquiry, Constantine Gatsonis, David Higdon, Rob Kass, Donna
Pauler, and Isa Verdinelli. If you have questions, please contact Rob
Kass at the, or any of the other organizers.