Invited Presentations

``Qualitative robustness for time series methods,'' June 16, 1981, Meeting of
the Institute for Mathematical Statistics, Victoria, British Columbia.

``Robust and adaptive methods for nonparametric regression,'' March 20, 1982,
Meeting of the Institute for Mathematical Statistics, San Antonio, Texas.

``Multivariate smoothing spline functions,'' July 19, 1982, National Science
Foundation Short Course, Eugene, Oregon.

``Approximation of method of regularization estimators,'' February 14, 1982,
Statistics Department Seminar, University of Chicago.

``Gaussian approximation of smoothing splines,'' April 25, 1983, Miniconference
on cross validation and smoothing, Northwestern University.

``Penalized likelihood estimates of nonparametric regression,'' October 7, 1983,
Second Midwest Statistics Conference, Urbana, Illinois.

``Point process models for auditory neural spike trains,'' November 15, 1984,
Statistics Group Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

``On the statistical weight of serological evidence in cases of disputed
paternity,'' January 15, 1985, Statistics Department Seminar, Pennsylvania
State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

``Approximation theory for regularization estimation,'' July 30, 1985, Joint
Summer Research Conferences in the Mathematical Sciences, Humboldt State
University, Arcata, California.

``Evidence for nonrandom mating in the HLA system from paternity case data,''
April 18, 1986, Statistics Department Seminar, University of Missouri,
Columbia, Missouri.

``An analysis of Bayesian inference for nonparametric regression,'' June 13, 1986,
Meeting of the Institute for Mathematical Statistics, West Lafayette, Indiana.

``Bayesian statistical inference using Gaussian measures on infinite dimensional
spaces,'' November 7, 1986, Joint Statistics Colloquium of Division of
Statistics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University,
and Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of
IllinoisChicago, DeKalb, Illinois.

``Convergence rates for polynomial regression,'' March 27, 1987, Conference on
Splines in Statistics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

``Prior probabilities for frequentist converage,'' October 30, 1987, 35th
Meeting of the NBERNSF Seminar on Bayesian Inference in Econometrics,
Gainesville, Florida.

``Bayesian hypothesis tests for nonparametric regression,'' March 31, 1988,
Statistics Department Colloquium, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

``Semibayesian hypothesis tests for nonparametric regression,'' April 4, 1988,
Joint PurdueIllinois Statistics Seminar, West Lafayette, Indiana.

``Gaussian likelihood estimation for the nearly nonstationary AR(1) process,''
May 25, 1988, Business Statistics Seminar, University of Chicago, Chicago,
Illinois.

``Smoothing splines and related methods,'' three talks on September 22, 23,
and 26, 1988, Third Congress of Latin American Probability and Mathematical
Statistics(CLAPHEM III), held at The University of the Republic, Montivideo,
Uraguay.

``Nonlinear estimates for the nearly nonstationary AR(1) process,'' February 10,
1989, Department of Statistics Colloquium, North Carolina State University,
Raleigh, NC.

``An analysis of Bayesian inference for nonparametric regression: pointwise
confidence intervals,'' March 21, 1989, Meeting of the Institute for
Mathematical Statistics, Lexington, Kentucky.

``Parameterization of transport code predictions,'' April 10, 1989, Meeting on
``Advanced Analysis Techniques for Fusion Energy Workshop,''
Princeton, New Jersey.

``Iterated state space algorithms for cross validating penalized likelihood
estimators,'' September 14, 1989, Department of Statistics Colloquium, Texas
A&M University, College Station, Texas.

``Updatable computations for best linear unbiased predictors,'' October 4, 1989,
Department of Statistics Colloquium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
Michigan.

``Statistical design and analysis of nuclear fusion (tokamak) models,''
October 10, 1989, Workshop on Statistical Design and Computer Experiments,
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

``Bandwidth selection for regression with dependent observations,'' June 14, 1990,
Workshop on Function Estimation and Statistical Applications, Mathematical
Sciences Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

``Testing equality of several nonparametric regressions,'' October 22, 1990,
Department of Statistics Colloquium, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

``Tuning complex computer codes to data,'' November 13, 1990, Statistics
Department Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

``Moment bounds for sums of mixing random variables,'' November 14, 1990,
Probability Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin,
Madison, Wisconsin.

``Generalized smoothing splines for nonparametric logistic regression,''
November 27, 1990, Research Seminar, Department of Statistics, Purdue
University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

``Testing equality of several nonparametric regression functions,''
January 7, 1991, Department of Statistics Seminar, University of
Washington, Seattle, Washington.

``Tuning a complex computer code to data,'' April 22, 1991, Interface '91,
Seattle, Washington.

``Gaussian likelihood estimation for the nearly nonstationary AR(1) process,''
August 21, 1991, Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Simon
Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela.

``Tuning a complex computer code to data,'' September 3, 1991,
Seminar, Department
of Mathematics, University of Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela.

``Optimal omnibus tests of model adequacy in regression,'' December 12, 1991,
Seminar, Institute for Applied Mathematics, University of Heidelberg,
Heidelberg, Germany.

``A Statistical Method for Global Optimization,'' Oct. 18, 1992,
session on {\it Global Optimization}, IEEE International
Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Chicago, IL.

``Computational methods for Bayesian inference in logistic regression
and related models,'' Feb. 24, 1993, conference on {\it Curves,
Images, and Massive Computation}, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut
Oberwolfach, Oberwolfach, Germany.

``Estimating parameters in a complex computer code,'' July 15, 1993,
Department of Statistics Seminar, University of
British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

``Tuning complex computer codes to observational data,'' September 17, 1993,
Department of Statistics Seminar, Texas A. & M. University,
College Station, Texas.

``Estimating parameters in complex computer codes:
Designing the computer experiment,'' October 22, 1993;
Thirtyninth Conference on the Design of Experiments in Army
Research, Development, and Testing; Houston, Texas.

``Bayesian inference in nonparametric logistic regression,''
January 28, 1994; Department of Management and Information Sciences Seminar,
University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

``Estimating parameters in complex computer models,''
July 28, 1994; Invited Presentation, SIAM Annual Meeting,
San Diego, California.

``Combining information from a complex computer model
and an experimental data set,'' August 18, 1994; Invited Presentation,
Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

``A Statistical Method for Global Optimization,''
March 18, 1995; Invited Presentation,
ICASE/LaRC Workshop on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization,
Hampton, Virginia.

``Validating the Biokinetic Lead Uptake Model,''
September 19, 1995; Invited Presentation,
NISS/EPA/NIEHS Workshop on Statistical Issues in Mechanistic
Modelling for Risk Assessment,
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

``An Empirical Method
for Prediction of Ambient Ozone Levels,''
April 26, 1996; Invited Presentation,
Conference of Texas Statisticians,
Nacogdoches, Texas.

Invited Member of Panel on
``Computer Models & Data Interface: Development, Validation,
and Inference,'' May 31, 1996;
Joint Research Conference On Statistics in Quality,
Industry, and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Postscript file of transparencies available.