Past Events

Event Date:
Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington DC

United States
Description. This is one in a continuing series of NISS Affiliates Technology Days whose purpose is to provide: *Early, in-depth access to completed and ongoing NISS research, in this case on data confidentiality (DC), especially to Federal agency and corporate affiliates. *Opportunity for all NISS... more
Event Date:
Sunday, March 23, 2003 - 7:15am to 4:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
This is the first announcement for the NISS Affiliates Internet Tomography Technology Day, which will be held at NISS headquarters in Research Triangle Park on Friday, March 28, 2003. The program committee consists of James Landwehr (Avaya Labs), J. S. Marron (SAMSI and UNC; Chair), Robert Nowak (... more
Event Date:
Thursday, March 6, 2003 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Radisson Hotel, Research Triangle Park, NC

United States
Purpose: This Technology Day will address statistical issues in analyzing proteomics data for the early detection of disease. An example is detecting ovarian and prostate cancer from trace amounts of marker proteins. Participants will gain a better understanding of the current state of the field,... more
Event Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2002 - 7:45am to Friday, November 8, 2002 - 4:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Background. The use of computer (simulation) models or "codes" is widespread in science, engineering and even in policy-making. Many of these models are highly complex, slow-to-run and require field data for critical inputs as well as for validating their applicability to real problems. Statistical... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Summary. Discovery of a new drug involves identification of compounds that are potent with respect to a given biological assay. Chemical collections are very large, but only a small number of compounds available for screening are likely to be potent. The screening process can be made much more... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2002 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC

United States
Description. This is the second in a continuing series of NISS Affiliates Technology Days whose purpose is to provide: * Early, in-depth access to completed and ongoing NISS research, in this case on data confi-dentiality (DC), especially to Federal agency and corporate affiliates. * Opportunity... more
Event Date:
Thursday, February 28, 2002 - 9:00am to 4:45pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Presentation by Alan Karr and Ashish Sanil Program Summary Report Photos from the Meeting  
Event Date:
Friday, March 9, 2001 - 12:00pm to Saturday, March 10, 2001 - 3:45pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC

United States
Organizing Committee K. R. Krishnan, Telcordia TechnologiesDiane Lambert, Bell Labs, Lucent TechnologiesJohn P. Lehoczky, Carnegie Mellon UniversityJ. S. Marron, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, ChairSidney Resnick, Cornell University Program and Abstracts    
Event Date:
Monday, February 12, 2001 - 6:45am to Tuesday, February 13, 2001 - 12:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Amgen Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

United States
The primary goal of this workshop is to stimulate connections between university and industrial affiliates on research issues of importance to the health- and pharmaceutical-related affiliates, and to promote cross-disciplinary statistical research related to these areas. Abstracts Presentations... more
Event Date:
Thursday, November 30, 2000 - 6:30am to Friday, December 1, 2000 - 2:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Morristown, NJ

United States
The purpose of the workshop is to bring to the fore current issues of data quality as it affects users and researchers dealing with large data sets in potentially complex settings. There are (at least) three overlapping constituencies that must have a stake in these matters: computer scientists,... more

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