Past Events

Event Date:
Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 7:30am to Friday, March 7, 2008 - 12:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Organizers: Tami Carpenter, DIMACSSiddhartha Dalal, RAND CorporationDavid Johnson, AT&T Labs-ResearchAlan Karr, NISS This workshop is jointly sponsored by the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS).... more
Event Date:
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 7:30am to Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 4:45pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Washington, DC

United States
Many scientific research journals now require (or are considering requiring) that research data be made publicly available. Availability does not constitute adequacy of information for sound statistical analysis. The purpose of this workshop is to examine the statistical prerequisites for "... more
Event Date:
Friday, March 16, 2007 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 17, 2007 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington DC

United States
The American Statistical Association Section on Survey Research Methods; Section on Government Statistics; National Institute of Statistical Sciences Summary Documents ASA Strategic Initiative Notes - Final Version (No Names) Research Topics   Thursday, March 158:00 - 8:00 a.m. Introductory... more
Event Date:
Friday, February 23, 2007 - 12:00pm to Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 2:30pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Friday, February 23 1:00-1:15 IntroductionsStan Young 1:15-3:00 Team TeachingReview of NMF and comparison of popular NMF algorithmsAtina Brooks, N.C. State UniversityBarbara Ball and Amy Langville, College of Charleston 3:00-3:45 Linking genetic profiles to biological outcomePaul Fogel 3:45-4:00... more
Event Date:
Thursday, December 7, 2006 - 3:30pm
Event Location:
Washington, DC

United States
PresentationsInformation Seminar on Statistical Disclosure Limitation, Alan Karr, NISSSynthetic Data for Disclosure Limitation: Overview and Research, Jerry Reiter, Duke UniversityProtecting Tabular Data Through Cyclic Pertubation, George Duncan and Steve Roehrig, Carnegie Mellon University
Event Date:
Sunday, August 6, 2006 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Seattle, Washington

United States
Presentation by Alan Karr (Director of NISS) and Jim Berger (Director of SAMSI)
Event Date:
Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 1:30pm to Friday, April 28, 2006 - 3:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Holiday Inn Express, Athens, Georgia

United States
Annual Meeting Summary Presentations: Expression QTLs and Mapping of Complex Disease Genes , Paul Schliekelman, University of Georgia Estimation of Process Parameters to Determine the Optimum Diagnosis Interval for Control of Defective Items, Abhyuday Mandal, University of Georgia Shape Restricted... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, April 18, 2006 - 9:00am to Wednesday, April 19, 2006 - 3:30pm
Event Location:
National Center for Education Statistics, Washington, DC

United States
The principal goal of this workshop is to articulate a research agenda for survey cost methodology and modeling, including In-process modeling (or responsive/adaptive design). How should survey administrators respond during conduct of a survey to changes in budget or scope, or information about... more
Event Date:
Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 2:00pm to Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 1:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

United States
Workshop Purpose The primary goal of the workshop is a "stock-taking" that the proliferation of exciting new research on risk analysis over the past several years makes as feasible as it is necessary. We seek answers to such questions as: *What are the high-leverage gaps? *What issues span multiple... more
Event Date:
Thursday, October 6, 2005 - 9:00am to Friday, October 7, 2005 - 6:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Radisson RTP, RTP, NC

United States
NISS and the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) are co-hosted a two-day workshop on research issues lying at the interface of the mathematical and statistical sciences and the geosciences. Many of these issues would relate strongly to themes of the NSF program on... more

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