Publications in 2014-2015

Publications, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

  1. Allen-Daniels, M.J., Serrano, M.G., Pflungner, L.P., Fettweis, J.M., Prestosa, M.A., Koparde, V.N., Brooks, J.P., Strauss, III, J.F., Romero, R., Chaiworapongsa, T., Eschenbach, D.A., Buck, G.A., and Jefferson, K.K. (2015) "Identification of a Gene in Mycoplasma hominis Associated with Preterm Birth and Microbial Burden in Intra-amniotic Infection," American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 212, online ahead of print.
  2. Boone, E. L., Merrick, J. R. W. and Krachey, M. (2014) "A Hellinger distance approach to MCMC diagnostics," J. Stat. Comp. and Sim, Vol. 84, Nos. 4, 833-849.
  3. Coleman, J. A., Ingram, K., Bays, A., Joy-Gaba, J. A., and Boone, E.L. (2015) "Disability and Assistance Dog Implicit Association Test: A novel IAT," Rehabilitation Psychology. 60(1), 17–26. 

  4. Brooks, J.P., Edwards, D.J., Harwich, Jr., M.D., Rivera, M.C., Fettweis, J.M., Serrano, M.G., Reris, R.A., Sheth, N.U., Huang, B., Girerd, P., The Vaginal Microbiome Consortium (additional members), Strauss, J.F., III, Jefferson, K.K., and Buck, G.A. (2015) "The Truth about Metagenomics: Quantifying and Counteracting Bias in 16S rRNA Studies," BMC Microbiology, 15, 66.
  5. Brooks, J.P., Fettweis, J.M., Serrano, M.G., Girerd, P.H., Edwards, D.J., Strauss, J.F., Buck, G.A., Jefferson, K.K. (2014) "Differences in the vaginal microbiome and bacterial vaginosis in women of African versus European ancestry," Microbiology, 160, 2272-2282.
  6. Brooks, J.P., and Lee, E.K. (2014) "Solving a Mixed Integer Programming-Based Constrained Discrimination Model," INFORMS Journal on Computing, 26, 567-585.
  7. Chen, Y., Wang, Q. and Yao, W. (2015) "Adaptive estimation for varying coefficient models," Journal of Multivariate Statistics, 137, 17-31.
  8. Edwards, D.J., Weese, M.L. and Palmer, G.A. (2014) "Comparing Methods for Design Follow-up: Revisiting a Metal-Cutting Case Study," Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 30, 464-478.
  9. Fettweis, J.M., Brooks, J.P., Serrano, M.G., Sheth, N.U., Girerd, P.H., Edwards, D.J., Strauss, J.F., III, the Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Jefferson, K.K., and Buck, G.A. (2014) "Differences in Vaginal Microbiome in African American Women versus Women of European Ancestry," Microbiology, 160, 2272-2282.
  10. Fettweis, J.M., Serrano, M.G., Huang, B., Brooks, J.P., Glascock, A.L., Sheth, N.U., Vaginal Microbiome Consortium, Strauss, J.F., Jefferson, K.K., and Buck, G.A. (2014) "An Emerging Mycoplasma Associated with Trichomoniasis, Vaginal Infection and Disease," PLOS ONE, 9(10), e110943.
  11. Fukasawa, R., He, Q., and Song, Y. (2014) "Energy Minimization Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problems," Accepted for publication, Transportation Science.
  12. Huang, B., Fettweis, J.M., Brooks, J.P., Jefferson, K.K., and Buck, G.A. (2014) "The Changing Landscape of the Vaginal Microbiome," Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, 34, 747-761.
  13. The Integrative HMP Research Network Consortium (including Edwards, D.J. and Brooks, J.P.) (2014) "The Integrative Human Microbiome Project: Dynamic Analysis of Microbiome-Host Omics Profiles during Periods of Human Health and Disease," Cell Host and Microbe, 16(3), 276-289.
  14. Ly, C. (2014) "Dynamics of Coupled Noisy Neural Oscillators with Heterogeneous Phase Resetting Curves," SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, 13, 1733—1755.
  15. Merrick, J. R. W, Butler, J. C., Morrice, D. J. (2015) "Using Multiattribute Utility Theory to Avoid Bad Outcomes by Focusing on the Best Systems in Ranking and Selection," Accepted by Journal on Simulation, available online from February 27, 2015.
  16. Merrick, J. R. W., Leclerc, P. (2014) "Modeling Adversaries in Counter-terrorism Decisions Using Prospect Theory," Appeared in early view for Risk Analysis. Article first published online: 14 JUL 2014.
  17. Song, Y., Luedtke, J., and Kucukyavuz, S. (2014) "Chance-constrained Packing Problems," INFORMS Journal on Computing, 26(4), 735-747.
  18. Song, Y. and Luedtke, J. (2015) "An Adaptive Partition-based Approach for Solving Two-stage Stochastic Programs with Fixed Recourse," Accepted for publication, SIAM Journal on Optimization.
  19. Song, Y. and Zhang, M. (2015) "Chance-Constrained Multi-Terminal Network Design Problems," Accepted for publication, Naval Research and Logistics.
  20. Vanee, N., Brooks, J.P., Spicer, V., Krokhin, O., Wilkins, J.A., Deng, Y., and Fong, S.S. (2014) "Proteomics-based Metabolic Model and Metabolic Characterization of the Cellulolytic Bacterium Thermobifida fusca," BMC Systems Biology, 8, 86.
  21. Wang, Q. and Wu, R. (2015) "Semiparametric estimation for the time series of count data," Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 44, 983-995.
  22. Wang, Q., Yin, X. and Critchley, F. (2015) "Dimension reduction based on Hellinger integral," Biometrika, 102, 95-106.
  23. Weese, M.L., Smucker, B.J., and Edwards, D.J. (2015) "Searching for Powerful Supersaturated Designs," Journal of Quality Technology, 47(1), 66-84. 
  24. Wilson, S. R., Leonard, R. D., Edwards, D. J., Swieringa, K. A., and Murdoch, J. L. (2015) "Model Specification and Confidence Intervals for Voice Communication," Quality Engineering. In Press.
  25. Young, T.M., León, R.V., Chen, C.H., Chen, W., Guess, F.M., Edwards, D.J. (2015) "Robustly Estimating Lower Percentiles when Observations are Costly," Quality Engineering. In Press.

Reports and Proceedings, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

  1. Hess, E.J. and Brooks, J.P. (2015) "The Support Vector Machine and Mixed Integer Linear Programming: Ramp Loss SVM with L1-Norm Regularization," Proceedings of the 14th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Richmond, VA, 2015.
  2. Reris, R.A., and Brooks, J.P. (2015) "Principal Component Analysis and Optimization: A Tutorial," Proceedings of the 14th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Richmond, VA, 2015.
  3. Song, Y. and Dinh, T. (2014) "Optimal Containment of Misinformation in Social Media: A Scenario-based Approach," Proceedings of CSoNet’14, Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
  4. Stewart-Koster, B., Boone, E.L. and Sheldon F. (2014) "Statistical Investigation for Optimisa- tion of the Healthy Waterways Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program," Report to the Healthy Waterways Partnership, South-East Queensland. 

Books and Chapters, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

  1. Merrick, J. R. W., LeClerc, P., Trenkov, H., Olsen, R. (2015) "Outthinking the Terrorists," Breakthroughs in Risk Analysis, Anthony Cox (Ed), Wiley.




Past Publications authored by Faculty in the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research:

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