Schedule of Events


5/18Sunday
6:00Welcoming Reception in Honors Village Commons Multipurpose Room

5/19Monday
8:30Meet participants at Becton Hall. Transport to SAMSI.
9:10Introduction to SAMSI, followed by presentations from current SAMSI programs.
9:15Environmental Sensor NetworksDavid Bell
10:00Risk AnalysisSourish Das
10:45Break
11:00Random MediaDr. Elaine Spiller
11:45 Lunch at SAMSI
12:30Vans transport participants to Harrelson Hall
1:15 Introduction and BackgroundDr. Ralph Smith
1:45Introduction to the Forward Problem: Solving the Harmonic Oscillator System Dr. Elaine Spiller
2:45 Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
3:00Brief Introduction to the Computing System and MATLAB
( display version, print version, practice, solution sheet)
Dr. Weigang Zhong
4:30Vans take participants to Lake Crabtree
5:00Dinner at Lake Crabtree

5/20Tuesday
9:00 Linear Inverse Problems: A MATLAB TutorialQin Zhang
10:30Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
10:45 Basic Statistical Concepts and Some Probability Essentials Justin Shows and Betsy Enstrom
12:15Lunch
1:15Introduction to Statistical Inference Dr. Vered Madar, Dr. Guang Cheng, Evangelos Evangelou and Jaeun Choi
Intermediate Statistics
2:45Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
3:15 Regression and Least Squares: A MATLAB Tutorial Dr. Michael Porter
compeitition_data.m
Regression_Intro.m

5/21Wednesday
9:00Rotating Sessions (Cox Hall)
Vibrating Beam Data Collection at CRSC Laboratory
Adam Attarian
Dr. Ralph Smith
Graduate School Panel
Dr. Ernie Stitzinger, Mathematics Department, NCSU
Dr. Kim Weems, Statistics Department, NCSU
Career Panel (Facilitator: Dr. Cammey Cole Manning)
Dr. Karen Chiswell, GlaxoSmtihKline
Dr. Emily Lada, SAS
12:00Box Lunches
1:15Reflection on the Data Collection and Modeling Experiences David Bell and Dr. Elaine Spiller
2:15Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
2:30Solving the Vibrating Beam: Inverse Problem and Optimization Martin Heller
gd2.m
banana.m
banana_fit.m
4:00Teams Work on Inverse Problem (All)

5/22Thursday
9:00Statistical Analysis for the Vibrating Beam Inverse Problem Dr. Gentry White
10:00Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
10:15Alternative Beam ModelDr. Ralph Smith
beam_model_demo.m
beam_model.m
beam_simulation.m
bevaluate_beam.m
costfunc.m
force_beam.m
gauss_weights.m
gauss_points.m
interp.m
matrix_construct_beam.m
yprime_beam.m
input.mat
11:15Teams Work on Inverse Problem (All)
12:30Lunch
1:30What could we do better? Alternative models/statistical methods Dr. Jayanta Pal, Qin Zhang, and Martin Heller
data1.mat
polynomfit.m
Qin Zhang
chol_band5.m
cost2_beam.m
cost_beam.m
data1.mat
inv_band5.m
ode_model.m
olsanalysis.m
smu_CV.m
smu_spline.m
solve_band5.m
splineplot.m
weighted-analysis.m
wolsanalysis.m
2:30Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
3:00Teams Work on Inverse Problem; Begin to Prepare Reports (All)
5:00Participants Return to Becton Hall; Get Dinner
6:30Bowling

5/23Friday
9:00Presentations and Discussion (All)
Group 1 Presentation
Group 2 Presentation
Group 3 Presentation
10:30Break-Refreshments/Drinks available in HA 326
10:45Presentations and Discussion (All)
Group 4 Presentation
Group 5 Presentation
Group 6 Presentation
11:45Closing Remarks & Workshop Evaluation Drs. Cammey Cole Manning and Ralph Smith
12:00Lunch
1:00 Participants Depart for Home


Schedule in .PDF Format (as of 5/18/2008)