SIAM Institute for Mathematics and Society
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Works:  168 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 4,531 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference proceedings 
Classifications:  RA643.8, 362.1969792 
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Most widely held works by
SIAM Institute for Mathematics and Society
Quantitative evaluation of HIV prevention programs
by
Edward Harris Kaplan(
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6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How successful are HIV prevention programmes? Which HIV prevention programmes are most cost effective? Which programmes are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the quantitative evaluation of HIV prevention programmes, assessing several different quantitative methods of evaluation
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How successful are HIV prevention programmes? Which HIV prevention programmes are most cost effective? Which programmes are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the quantitative evaluation of HIV prevention programmes, assessing several different quantitative methods of evaluation
Ecosystem analysis and prediction : proceedings of a SIAMSIMS conference held at Alta, Utah, July 15, 1974
by Sims Research Application Conference on Ecosystems(
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9 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Energy : mathematics and models : proceedings of a SIMS conference on energy, held at Alta, Utah, July 711, 1975
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3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time series and ecological processes : proceedings of a conference sponsored by SIAM Institute for Mathematics and Society and supported by the National Science Foundation
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Herman H Shugart(
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4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern statistical methods in chronic disease epidemiology : proceedings of a conference
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4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings of Sims Conference on Epidemiology : conference held at Alta, Utah, July 812, 1974
by Sims Conference on Epidemiology(
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5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environmental health : quantitative methods : proceedings of a conference
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4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AIDS epidemiology : methodological issues
by Conference on statistical methodology for study of the AIDS epidemic(
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2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fluid mechanics in energy conversion : proceedings of a conference
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2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Energy and health : proceedings of a conference
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4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atomic bomb survivor data : utilization and analysis : proceedings of a conference sponsored by SIAM Institute for Mathematics and Society, and supported by the Department of Energy
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Ross L Prentice(
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8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environmetrics 81 : selected papers : selections from a conference
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5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slicing regression : a linkfree regression method
by
Naihua Duan(
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. In this paper, the authors propose a new regression method, the slicing regression, which does not require specifying the link function in advance. The method is based on the inverse regression: the authors regress the predictor variables on the outcome variable, then relate the inverse regression result to the forward regression model that they are actually interested in. The slicing regression is shown to have desirable statistical properties, including consistency and asymptotic normality. The theory is illustrated with a simulation study
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. In this paper, the authors propose a new regression method, the slicing regression, which does not require specifying the link function in advance. The method is based on the inverse regression: the authors regress the predictor variables on the outcome variable, then relate the inverse regression result to the forward regression model that they are actually interested in. The slicing regression is shown to have desirable statistical properties, including consistency and asymptotic normality. The theory is illustrated with a simulation study
Environmental epidemiology : risk assessment : proceedings of a conference
by SIMS Conference(
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3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rescaling of a transformed outcome variable and its interpretations on a predictive scale
by
Naihua Duan(
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2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bias bound for least squares linear regression
by
Naihua Duan(
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. In this paper, the authors focus on the least squares linear regression which assumes the linear link function. When the linear link function does not hold, the results based on the least squares regression might be biased. The authors derive bounds for the bias and apply the theory to a special case as an illustration
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. In this paper, the authors focus on the least squares linear regression which assumes the linear link function. When the linear link function does not hold, the results based on the least squares regression might be biased. The authors derive bounds for the bias and apply the theory to a special case as an illustration
The adjoint projection pursuit regression
by
Naihua Duan(
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. This Note proposes a new regression method, the adjoint projection pursuit regression, which does not require specifying the link function in advance. The method is based on the nonparametric adjoint equation, and can be implemented using iteration of a sequence of modified least squares regression. The adjoint projection pursuit regression is shown to be consistent. A simulation study is given to illustrate this procedure
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression analysis is one of the most useful tools in statistical analysis. Usually, regression analysis requires specifying the link function for the model. The popular link functions used widely include the linear link function, the logistic link function, and the probit link function. However, in many applications, the functional form and the link function might not be known precisely. Therefore, the usual regression analysis based on a specific link function might not perform well. This Note proposes a new regression method, the adjoint projection pursuit regression, which does not require specifying the link function in advance. The method is based on the nonparametric adjoint equation, and can be implemented using iteration of a sequence of modified least squares regression. The adjoint projection pursuit regression is shown to be consistent. A simulation study is given to illustrate this procedure
Comparison of microenvironment monitoring with personal monitoring in estimating population exposure to carbon monoxide
by
Naihua Duan(
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2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This Note compares exposure estimates based on monitoring carbon monoxide in microenvironments to exposure estimates based on personal monitoring. The author reviews methods of estimation, and presents results of estimation. The data indicate that population exposure estimates based on data from the Washington Microenvironment Study, combined with people's activity data from the Washington Urban Scale Study, are about 40 percent higher than estimates based on personal monitoring data from the Urban Scale Study. The former set of exposure estimates is found to be a good predictor of the latter. Nevertheless, generalizations of these findings to other databases might not be valid."Rand abstracts
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This Note compares exposure estimates based on monitoring carbon monoxide in microenvironments to exposure estimates based on personal monitoring. The author reviews methods of estimation, and presents results of estimation. The data indicate that population exposure estimates based on data from the Washington Microenvironment Study, combined with people's activity data from the Washington Urban Scale Study, are about 40 percent higher than estimates based on personal monitoring data from the Urban Scale Study. The former set of exposure estimates is found to be a good predictor of the latter. Nevertheless, generalizations of these findings to other databases might not be valid."Rand abstracts
Scientific issues in quantitative cancer risk assessment
by Conference of Scientific Issues in Quantitative Cancer Risk Assessment(
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4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SIAMSIMS conference series
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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics(
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in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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