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Allan Variance and the Uncertainty of the Autocorrelated Measurements
January 7, 2009

When repeated measurements are autocorrelated, it is not appropriate to use the traditional approach to calculate the uncertainty of the average … more

Measurement Performance Issues in Microarray Gene Expression Images and Spike-in Experiments
January 14, 2009

Microarray platforms have been widely used in multiplexed biological measurements. Measurement performance evaluation involves quantitative … more

Computer Experiments for an Alternative Approach to Mass Measurement
January 21, 2009

In anticipation of the redefinition of the kilogram and to avoid a parallel non-SI dissemination system for mass, an alternative approach to mass … more

Some Statistical Techniques for Comparing Cell Colonies Using Shape
January 28, 2009

Biological activity within a cell is important for numerous reasons, the medical reason being one of many. One response to activity that can be … more

Blank Corrections Using a Linear Regression Approach
February 4, 2009

Accurate measurements of analytes at low to very low concentrations require accurate corrections for chemical blanks or other sources of … more

Calibration and Uncertainty Analysis of Predictions from Computer Experiments
February 11, 2009

Computer experiments are simulations of physical experiments performed by exercising a mathematical model for a physical or chemical process, to … more

Experimental Design in the Scheduling of Two Unrelated Parallel Processors
February 18, 2009

Given a group of tasks and two non-identical processors with the ability to complete each task, which tasks should be assigned to which processor … more

Metrology for Gene Expression: Measurement Batch Effects, Probe Sensitivity, Gene List Reproducibility
February 25, 2009

As for other measurements, metrology for gene expression involves issues such as sources of measurement variation, measurement calibration, and … more

Confidence Sets for Parameters of a Linear Model and Dirichlet Averages
March 4, 2009

A method is suggested for constructing a conservative confidence region for the parameters of a linear model on the basis of a linear estimator. … more

Washington Metro Economic Development Bioinformatics Forum
March 4, 2009

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for interaction in the field of Bioinformatics that can lead to licenses, partnerships, … more

Exponential Smoothing and State-Space Modeling
March 18, 2009

Exponential smoothing methods for forecasting are sometimes regarded as a relic of the 1960s or, at best as a special case of simple ARIMA models. … more

Pulse Shape Discrimination for a Fast Neutron Detector
March 19, 2009

We are developing a detector that uses liquid scintillator loaded with 6 Li for the efficient measurement of fast neutrons and their energy. The … more

MSEL Sustainability Seminar Series: EPA's Resource Conservation Challenge
March 30, 2009

EPA's Resource Conservation Challenge (RCC) is a national effort to conserve resources and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by managing … more

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