Workshops

Workshop on Detecting Influential Variables in High - Dimensional Data

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June 5 - 6, 2009
Room 308 and 101, New Mathematics Building, National Taiwan University



OrganizerHung Chen ( Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan University )
SponsorsTaida Institute of Mathematical Science (TIMS)
Mathematics Division, National Center for Theoretical Sciences ( Taipei Office )
Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan University
SecretariatArielle Pi-fen Hsu TEL: 886-2-3366-9901 E-mail: tassist@math.ntu.edu.tw
Program
June 5 (Fri.)
9:25-9:30Opening
9:30-10:30Shaw-Hwa Lo ( Department of Statistics, Columbia University )
 (Room 308)Locating a Few Needles in Haystack: Discovering Influential Genetic Codes for Common Human Disorders
Chair: Min-Te Chao
11:00-12:00Herman Chernoff ( Department of Statistics, Harvard University )
 (Room 308)Partitions, Retention and Resuscitation: A Strategy of Identifying Influential Variables
Chair: Ker-Chau Li
14:00-14:50Tian Zheng ( Department of Statistics, Columbia University )
(Room 101)Constructing Gene Association Network for Complex Disorders Using the Backward Genotype-Trait Association (BGTA) Algorithm
Chair: Yi-Ching Yao
15:10-16:00Inchi Hu ( Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operational Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology )
(Room 101)Prediction and Diagnosis of Disease Outcome with Microarray Data – A Classification Method Based on a New Information Measure
Chair: Yuan Shih Chow
16:20-17:00Iuliana Ionita ( Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University )
(Room 101)Multilocus Linkage Analysis of Affected Sib Pairs
17:00-17:30Tian Zheng, Iuliana Ionita, Chien-Hsun Huang
(Room 101)Software Demonstration
June 6 (Sat.)
9:30-10:10Ker-Chau Li ( Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica )
(Room 308)Liquid Association Gene Expression Analysis for Survival Phenotype Studies
10:30-11:30Wen-Harn Pan ( Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica )
(Room 308)Genomic Studies of Young-onset Hypertension in the Han Chinese Population of Taiwan
Hsin-Chou Yang ( Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica )
Genome-wide Association Study of Young-onset Hypertension in the Han Chinese Population of Taiwan
11:30-12:00Chen-Hsiang Yeang ( Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica )
(Room 308)Detecting Coevolution of Biosequences
12:00-12:30Hsuan-Yu Chen ( Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica )
Molecular Signatures, Bioinformatics, and Clinical data in Cancer- Toward Personalized Medicine
12:30-Lunch