Sunday, November 07, 2021, 15:00
- 16:00
Building 1, Level 4, Room 4102, https://kaust.zoom.us/j/92565175019
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The statistical analysis based on the quantile method is more comprehensive, flexible, and not sensitive against outliers compared to the mean methods. The study of the joint disease mapping focuses on the mean regression. This means they study the correlation or the dependence between the means of the diseases by using standard regression. However, sometimes one disease limits the occurrence of another disease. In this case, the dependence between the two diseases will not be in the means but in the different quantiles; thus, the analyzes will consider a joint disease mapping of high quantile for one disease with low quantile of the other disease.
Sigrunn Sorbye, Associate Professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 12:00
- 13:00
Building 9, Level 2, Room 2322
In this talk I will discuss statistical models which incorporate temperature response to the radiative forcing components. The models can be used to estimate important climate sensitivity measures and give temperature forecasts. Bayesian inference is obtained using the methodology of integrated nested Laplace approximation and Monte Carlo simulations. The resulting approach will be demonstrated in analyzing instrumental data and Earth system model ensembles.
Monday, November 18, 2019, 00:00
- 23:45
Auditorium 0215, between building 2 and 3
2019 Statistics and Data Science Workshop confirmed speakers include Prof. Alexander Aue, University of California Davis, USA, Prof. Francois Bachoc, University Toulouse 3, France, Prof. Rosa M. Crujeiras Casais, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Prof. Emanuele Giorgi, Lancaster University, UK, Prof. Jeremy Heng, ESSEC Asia-Pacific, Singapore, Prof. Birgir Hrafnkelsson, University of Iceland, Iceland, Prof. Ajay Jasra, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Prof. Emtiyaz Khan, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, Japan, Prof. Robert Krafty, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Prof. Guido Kuersteiner, University of Maryland, USA, Prof. Paula Moraga, University of Bath, UK, Prof. Tadeusz Patzek, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Prof. Brian Reich, North Carolina State University, USA, Prof. Dag Tjostheim, University Bergen, Norway, Prof. Xiangliang Zhang, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Sylvia Rose Esterby, University of British Colombia, Canada, Prof. Abdel El-Shaarawi, Retired Professor at the National Water Research Institute, Canada. View Workshop schedule and abstracts here.
Dr. Anna Freni-Sterrantino, Imperial College, London
Sunday, November 10, 2019, 15:00
- 16:30
Building 1, Level 4, Room 4214
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Dr. Anna Freni-Sterrantino is currently collaborating with Prof. Haavard Rue to develop methodology to implement Multivariate Conditional Autoregressive Models in R-INLA. This event is in the form of a discussion group on current progress and future plans.
Thursday, May 09, 2019, 12:00
- 13:00
B9 L2 Lecture Hall 1
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Joint models have received increasing attention during recent years with extensions into various directions; numerous hazard functions, different association structures, linear and non-linear longitudinal trajectories amongst others. They gained popularity amongst practitioners by the ability to incorporate various data sources. In this talk, we will introduce joint models and provide some conceptual ideas about their use and necessity. Also, we will illustrate how these models can be formulated as Latent Gaussian Models and hence be implemented using R-INLA.