Workshops 2016

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, May 29, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; no other scientific activities will take place on Sunday. They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

Biostatistics Workshop

Analysis of Categorical Data — Thistle 245
Christopher R. Bilder, Nebraska Lincoln; Thomas M. Loughin, Simon Fraser University

Business and Industrial Statistics Workshop

Uncertainty Quantification and Optimization for Complex Models with Gaussian Processes — Thistle 246
Jason Loeppky, UBC-Okanagan; Derek Bingham, SFU; Will Welch, UBC

Probability Section Workshop

How to Speed Up Your R Computation with Vectorization and Parallel Programming — Thistle 256
Hao Yu, Western University

Statistical Education Section Workshop

Teaching with Shiny Apps — Thistle 257
Alison Gibbs, University of Toronto; John Braun, UBC; Victor Veitch, University of Toronto

Survey Methods Section Workshop

Bridging the Gap: Turning Classical Statistics Experience Directly into a Working Knowledge of Survey Data Analysis — Thistle 255
Claude Girard, Statistics Canada