Symposium Program
January 20-22, 2000

Thursday, January 20
7:00-10:00 P.M. Reception at Keene Faculty Center (in Dauer Hall)
Friday, January 21
Room 349, Reitz Union
8:00-8:30 A.M. Breakfast
8:30-10:00 A.M.
Session 1: Nonnegative Estimation of Variance Components
Chair: Andre Khuri
  Rao, Poduri Nonnegative Estimators of Variance Components Utilizing Prior Information
  Sinha, Bimal Nonnegative Estimation of Variance Components in Multivariate Unbalanced Mixed Models With Two Variance Components
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Noon
Session 2: Confidence Intervals for Variance Components
Chair: Ronald Randles
  Seely, Justus Confidence Intervals for Variance Components
  Datta, Gauri Probability Matching Priors for One-Way Unbalanced Random Effects Models
12:00 Noon - 1:30 P.M. Lunch (Arredondo Room-Reitz Union)
1:30-3:00 P.M.
Session 3: Optimal Designs and Manufacturing Processes
Chair: John Cornell
  Burdick, Richard Using Variance Component Models to Compare Variability of Manufacturing Processes
  Lohr, Sharon Optimal Design for Variance Components and Design Implementation
3:00-4:00 P.M. Group Picture/Break
4:00-5:30 P.M.
Session 4: Estimation for Mixed Models
Chair: Malay Ghosh
  Rao, Jon Estimation of MSE of EBLUP Estimators Under General Mixed AVOVA Models
  Lahiri, Partha Jackknife Estimation of Variance Components
5:45-6:45 P.M.
Poster Session
  Aviles, Ana  Optimal Assembled Designs With Variance Components
  Balzarini, Monica Mixed AMMI Models for Investigating Genotype-Environoment Interaction
  Chiang, Andy A Simple General Method for Constructing Confidence Intervals for Functions of Variance Components
  Hartless, Glen Local Influence Diagnostics for the Prediction of Random Effects in a Linear Mixed Model
  Parmet, Yisrael Variance Components in Disassembly and Reassembly Experiments
  Smith, Stephen P.  Some Facts that Illustrate the Connection Between REML and the Cholesky Decomposition
  Unver, Yajut Comparison of Variance Component Estimation Methods for Clutch Pattern in Laying Hens
7:30-11:00 P.M. Dinner at Keene Faculty Center
Saturday, January 22
Room 349, Reitz Union
8:00-8:30 A.M. Breakfast
8:30-10:00 A.M.
Session 5: New Approaches for the Random Model
Chair: Ramon Littell
  Mathew, Thomas The One-Way Random Model: Some New Problems and Applications
  Khuri, Andre Modeling the Power Function for a Variance Component Under Heterogeneous Error Variances
10:00-10:30 A.M. Break
10:30-12:00 Noon
Session 6: Applications in Genetics
Chair: P.K. Sen
  Gianola, Daniel Bayesian Random Regression Models for Longitudinal Binary Data with Applications to Dairy Cattle Breeding
  Speed, Terry Variance Components Models for Mapping Human Quantitative Trait Genes: A Brief Survey
12:00 Noon - 1:30 P.M. Lunch (Arrendondo Room-Reitz Union)
1:30-3:00 P.M.
Session 7: Non-Conjugate Bayesian Analysis
Chair: Brett Presnell
  Wolfinger, Russell Non-Conjugate Bayesian Analysis of Variance Component Models
  Ghosh, Malay Non-Conjugate Bayesian Analysis of One Parameter Item Response Models
3:00-3:30 P.M. Break
3:30-5:00 P.M.
Session 8: Qualitative Responses and GLMM
Chair: Ranjini Natarajan
  Qaqish, Bahjat Variance Components for Dependent Qualitative Responses
  Sutradhar, Brajendra  On Recent Estimation Approaches for Variance Components in Generalized Linear Mixed Models
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