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20.Poster: Poster
Wednesday, 20/Mar/2019:
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: E 106 (Senatssaal)

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Structural Equation Modeling: From manifest to latent variables

Christoph Borzikowsky, Fabian Bernhardt

Kiel University, Germany

The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Health Care Costs: A Synthetic Control Approach Using Bayesian Structural Time Series

Christoph Kurz, Martin Rehm, Christine Teuner, Rolf Holle, Michael Laxy, Larissa Schwarzkopf

Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

Deep Boltzmann Machines for Simulating Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Data

Martin Treppner1, Stefan Lenz1, Adrián Salas2, Harald Binder1

1Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center - University of Freiburg; 2Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Dept. Molecular Embryology - University of Freiburg

Group-based multitrajectory modeling for chronic disorders: Assessing the interaction between type 1 diabetes and puberty

Anke Schwandt1,2, Julia M Hermann1,2, Oliver Kuss2,3, Desiree Dunstheimer4, Beate Karges5, Thomas Kapellen6, Thomas Meissner7, Michael Witsch8, Monika Flury9, Stefanie Straubinger10, Reinhard W Holl1,2

1Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, ZIBMT, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany; 2German Centre for Diabetes Research (DZD), Munich-Neuherberg, Germany; 3Institute for Biometrics and Epidemiology, German Diabetes Center, Leibniz Center for Diabetes Research at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany; 4Clinical center Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany; 5Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany; 6Department of Women and Child Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; 7Department of General Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pediatric Cardiology, University Children's Hospital, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany; 8DECCP, Clinique Pédiatrique Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; 9Children's Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany; 10Department of Pediatrics, Donauspital, Vienna, Austria

Which experiences are more or less harmful? - Using Item-Response Theory to scale harms from others’ heavy drinking reported in fifteen countries

Ulrike Grittner1, Kim Bloomfield2,3,4, Sandra Kuntsche5, Gerhard Gmel6,7,8,9

1Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany; 2Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University, Denmark; 3Research Unit for Health Promotion, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; 4Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, CA, USA; 5Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia; 6Alcohol Treatment Centre, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland; 7Addiction Switzerland, Research Department, Lausanne, Switzerland; 8Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 9University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Applied Science, Bristol, United Kingdom

Is there an association between social determinants and care dependency risk? A multi-state model analysis of a longitudinal study

Alice Schneider1, Stefan Blüher2, Ulrike Grittner1, Verena Anton2, Elke Schäffner3, Natalie Ebert3, Peter Martus4, Adelheid Kuhlmey2, Susanne Schnitzer2

1Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany; 2Institute of Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Science, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany; 3Institute of Public Health, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany; 4Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and applied Biostatistics, Eberhard Karls Universität Tubingen, Germany

Bayesian dynamic latent models for comparative politics and public policy

Xavier Fernández-i-Marín

LMU Munich, Germany

Forecasting and the universality problem in dynamic machine learning

Lukas Gonon1, Lyudmila Grigoryeva2, Juan-Pablo Ortega3

1University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.; 2Universität Konstanz, Germany; 3University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. CNRS, France

Scaling Based on Classification: Exploring the Use of IRT Models as an Aggregating Technique in Ensemble Learning for Text Documents

Sandra Wankmüller

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

dcortools: Providing fast and flexible distance correlation methods for statistical applications

Dominic Edelmann1, Jochen Fiedler2

1Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum; 2Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik

On the test of the mean-variance efficiency of tangency portfolio in high dimensions

Stanislas Muhinyuza

Stockholm University, Sweden

Causal Inference with Missing Values: Treatment Effect Estimation of Tranexamic Acid on Mortality for Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Imke Mayer1,2, Julie Josse2,3, Jean-Pierre Nadal1, Tobias Gauss4, Jean-Denis Moyer4

1CAMS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, PSL University, CNRS); 2CMAP (École Polytechnique); 3Inria XPOP; 4Traumabase® Group, Hôpital Beaujon (APHP)

Modeling the proportion of infected individuals over time – an evaluation of different forecasting approaches

Junyi Lu, Sebastian Meyer

Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

The comparison of multiple imputation strategies for missing ordinal outcomes in longitudinal panel studies

Pimrapat Gebert, Ulrike Grittner

Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Charité - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Germany

compboost: A Modular Framework for Component-Wise Boosting in R

Daniel Schalk

Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany

Relaxing the Exclusion Restriction in Shift-Share Instrumental Variable Estimation

Nicolas Apfel

University of Regensburg, Germany

Bayesian Survival Analysis under Model Uncertainty using the Generalized F Distribution

Ilias Socrates Leriou, Ioannis Ntzoufras

Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Using Cash Bonuses for Early Participation to Improve Postal Recruitment of a Probability-Based Online Panel

Barbara Felderer, Ulrich Krieger

SFB 884, University of Mannheim, Germany

Exact and approximate distributions of the largest eigenvalue of singular Wishart matrix

Koki Shimizu, Hiroki Hashiguchi, Toshiya Iwashita

Tokyo University of Science, Japan

$L2-$Boosting for complicated loss functions by means of the column measure

Tino Werner, Peter Ruckdeschel

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany

Nociception and pain in animal models: intricacies of the vonFrey-assay

Lea Vaas1, Konstantin Lang2, Tina Lang1, Ekkehard May3, Hannes-Friedrich Ulbrich1

1Bayer AG, Research & Pre-Clinical Statistics Group; 2Chrestos Concept GmbH & Co.KG; 3Bayer AG, Cross Indication Platform-Indication Expansion

Comparative Study of Gaussian Stochastic Process Model in Emulating a Simple Pendulum Model Using Different Correlation Functions

Kazeem Adewale Osuolale

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Risk factors for surgical intervention of early medical abortion

Amani Meaidi2, Sarah Friedrich1, Thomas Alexander Gerds1, Oejvind Lidegaard2

1University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2Department of Gynaecology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen

Modellgüte für das Proportional Hazard Modell mit SAS – neue Möglichkeiten in PROC PHREG

Sandra Christina Müller, Benjamin Mayer, Rainer Muche

Institut für Epidemiologie und med. Biometrie, Universität Ulm

Distribution selection for generating reference intervals: an application in psychometrics

Vasiliki Bountziouka1, Louise Linsell2, Bradley N Manktelow1

1Department of Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; 2Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Refined modelling and results of cost-effectiveness on genetic testing for autism

Wolfgang Rudolph-Rothfeld

UKSH Campus Lübeck, Germany

Bayesian Survival Analysis Using Weibull Regression Model: An Application of Cervical Cancer

Serifat Adedamola Folorunso, Monsuru Olalekan Durojaye

University Of Ibadan, Nigeria

The (Non-)Significance of Reporting Errors in Economics - Evidence from three top journals

Peter Pütz, Stephan Bruns

University of Goettingen, Germany

A Necessary Test for Elliptical Symmetry

Toshiya Iwashita1, Bernhald Klar2, Hiroki Hashiguchi1

1Tokyo University of Science, Japan; 2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Maximum Entropy Copula in the Fluorescence Microscopy Imaging

Volker Schmid2, Zahra Amini Farsani1,2

1Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran; 2LMU-Munich, Germany

The Fit of Fit Indices

Miriam Reußner

Social Science Methods Centre, University of Bremen, Germany

A Random Forest Approach for Modeling Bounded Outcomes

Leonie Weinhold1, Marvin N. Wright2,3, Matthias Schmid1, Moritz Berger1

1Department of Medical Biometry, Informatics and Epidemiology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany; 2Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, 28359 Bremen, Germany; 3Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik, Universität zu Lübeck, Universit ̈atsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, 23562 Lübeck, Germany

Are really most of our research findings false? An empirical estimation of trends in statistical power, publication bias and the false discovery rate in psychological journals (1975-2017)

Andreas Schneck

LMU Munich, Germany

Rhomboid Designs for Linear Regression with Correlated Random Coefficients

Frank Röttger, Rainer Schwabe

OVGU Magdeburg, Germany

Multiple treatment comparison of biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in rheumatoid arthritis by network meta-analysis: Methodologic approach and preliminary results

Christoph Schürmann, Katharina Hirsch

Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen, Germany

Patient Reported Outcomes in Multiple Myeloma patients

Irena Cenzer1,2, Annette Rodriguez1, Karin Berger2, Helmut Ostermann2, Ken Covinsky1

1Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; 2Department of Medicine III, University Hospital, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany

Designs for some types of inhibited kinetic reactions

Irene Mariñas-Collado, M.J. Rivas-López, M.T. Santos-Martín

Dpto. de Estadística, Universidad de Salamanca

Temporal trends of adverse outcomes in diabetic pregnancies in Bavaria, Germany, between 2001 and 2016

Andreas Beyerlein1, Nicholas Lack2, Rüdiger von Kries3

1Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany; 2Bavarian Quality Assurance Institute for Medical Care, Germany; 3Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany

Multiple treatment comparisons for binomial data when one treatment contains only zero counts

Firas Nasser Fneish

Institut für Zellbiologie und Biophysik, Leibniz-Universität Hannover, Germany

Beyond the law of large numbers

Uwe Saint-Mont

Hochschule Nordhausen, Germany

Simulation and data-generation for random-effects network meta-analysis of binary outcome including multi-arm trials

Svenja Seide, Katrin Jensen, Meinhard Kieser

Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Generalized Weibull family of distribution using new generator

Muhammad Bilal Bhutta

University of Veterinary Sciences Lahore Pakistan, Pakistan

Bayessche Metaanalysen in systematischen Reviews

Sibylle Sturtz

Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, Germany

A Gibbs sampling method for learning Directed Acyclic Graph

Vahid RezaeiTabar, Hamid Zareifard

Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Statistical Methods in Renewable Energy Systems

Zahra Amini Farsani1,2, Nader Asadian1

1Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran; 2LMU-Munich, Germany


Dalson Figueiredo, Caio Malaquias, Rodrigo Lins

Nottingham University/UFPE, United Kingdom

Using the $L^2$ Wasserstein distance to identify differential distributions in single-cell RNA sequencing data

Roman Schefzik

Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Germany

Stochastic Profiling for mRNA Seq Data

Lisa Amrhein1,2, Christiane Fuchs1,3

1Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany; 2Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Munich; 3Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University

Too many zeros? How good are two-part models for the analysis of longitudinal data in health care research?

Iris Reinhard

Biostatistics, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim / Heidelberg University, Germany

Using posterior predictive model checking on longitudinal item response models

Anna Scharl

Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe, Germany

Evaluation of Causal Relationship between Metabolites of Tryptophan Pathway and Measures of Kidney Function: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis

Yurong Cheng, Anna Köttge, Peggy Sekula

Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Germany

Local Linear Quantile Regression with measurement errors

Dimitris Avraam Ioannides

Univ.of Macedonia, Greece

Optimal Experimental Designs for Multiple Response Accelerated Degradation Tests

Helmi Sobhi Shat, Rainer Schwabe

Otto von Guericke University, Germany

Investigating the effects of cluster analysis on grouped ridge regression in genome-wide association studies

Michael Doschoris, Dörte Wittenburg

Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie, Germany

On approximation of the quasi Fisher information matrix for binary mixed regression and its application to optimal design

Parisa Parsamaram, Rainer Schwabe

Otto von Guericke University, Germany

More than one way: Exploring the capabilities of different estimation approaches to joint models.

Anja Rappl, Waldmann Elisabeth

Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Impact of spatial proximity and virtual networks on scientific collaboration

Hannah Busen1,2, Christiane Fuchs1,2

1Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University; 2Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

Association of Antidepressant Use with Composite Risk of Stroke and Mortality in Elderly

Begüm Irmak Ön Seker1, Xavier Vidal2, Ursula Berger1, Mònica Sabaté2, Elena Ballarín2, Luisa Ibáñez2

1Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany; 2Clinical Pharmacology Service, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital Department of Pharmacology Therapeutics and Toxicology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Fundació Institut Català de Farmacologia, Barcelona, Spain

Modelling sensitivity of detection of extrasystoles and the impact of detection methods on parameters of heart rate variability – results of the CARLA cohort study

Frank Sauerbier, Johannes Haerting, Alexander Kluttig

Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Informatics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle/Saale, Germany

Julia as Data Scientist’s Working Environment: A Deep Learning Case Study

Maren Hackenberg, Stefan Lenz, Harald Binder

Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics (IMBI), Medical Center – University of Freiburg, Germany

Boolean modeling in biomedicine: From idealized theory to biological reality

Turid Frahnow1,2, Christiane Fuchs1,2

1Bielefeld University, Germany; 2Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich

Comparison of different preprocessing methods for the analysis of metabolite data

Janine Wiebach, Miriam Sieg, Jochen Kruppa

Institute of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Charité - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Social Equity and Ecological Sustainability - Can the Two be Achieved Together?

Franziska Ellen Dorn, Thomas Kopp

Georg-August Universität Goettingen, Germany

Relative treatment effects against the ‘average treatment’ using an alternative parameterisation of the network meta-analysis model

Adriani Nikolakopoulou, Georgia Salanti

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Complete separation in data in the context of antimicrobial susceptibility breakpoints derivation

Sona Hunanyan, Malgorzata Roos

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Interim analysis of the pulmonary tuberculosis sequelae in a multicenter African TB Cohort

Abhishek Bakuli1, Olena Ivanova1, Salome Charalambous2, Celso Khosa3, Jayne Sutherland4, Mohammed Rassool5, Nyanda Ntinginya6, Gavin Churchyard2, Michael Hoelscher1, Andrea Rachow1

1Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Medical Center of the University of Munich (LMU), Munich, Germany; 2The Aurum Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa; 3Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Maputo, Mozambique; 4TB Research Group, MRC Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; 5University of the Witswatersrand, Clinical HIV Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa; 6NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Centre, Mbeya, Tanzania

Joint modelling of binary and continuous measurements in large health surveys and its application to network analysis, frailty, and mortality in NHANES 1999-2010

Debangan Dey1, Irina Gaynanova2, Vadim Zipunnikov1

1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; 2Texas A&M University

Quasi-linear Logistic Model

Katsuhiro Omae1, Osamu Komori2, Shinto Eguchi3

1Kyoto University, Japan; 2Seikei University, Japan; 3The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Information Geometry of Estimating Functions

Masayuki Henmi

The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Propensity score methods in the analysis of rare events in pregnancy

Tatjana Tissen-Diabaté, Anne-Katrin Fietz

Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Pharmakovigilanzzentrum Embryonaltoxikologie, Institut für Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Berlin

Optimal sampling rates for autoregressive modeling of affective processes

Janne Adolf, Francis Tuerlinckx, Eva Ceulemans

KU Leuven, Belgium

Automatic selection of time series imputation algorithms

Steffen Moritz, Thomas Bartz-Beielstein

Institute for Data Science, Engineering, and Analytics, TH Köln, Germany

Maxchisq - A new R package for maximally selected chi-square statistics

Björn Laabs1, Marvin Wright2,3, Dominik Thiele1, Inke König1

1Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik, Universität zu Lübeck, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Germany; 2Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research & Epidemiology – BIPS, Bremen, Germany; 3Section of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Mixture model-based pattern recognition in longitudinal continuous data with nonignorable missingness

Dörte Huscher1, Ulrike Grittner1, Natalie Ebert2, Nina Mielke2, Elke Schäffner2

1iBikE, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany; 2IPH, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Polygenetic risk scores for ECG parameters derived from genome-wide association analyses

Rebecca Freudling1,2, Moritz F. Sinner2,3, Thomas Meitinger3,4,5, Annette Peters3,6,8, Konstantin Strauch1,7, Melanie Waldenberger3,6,9, Stefan Kääb2,3, Martina Müller-Nurasyid1,2,3,7

1Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany; 2Department of Internal Medicine I (Cardiology), Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Munich, Germany; 3DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research), partner site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany; 4Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany; 5Institute of Human Genetics, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany; 6Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany; 7Chair of Genetic Epidemiology, IBE, Faculty of Medicine, LMU Munich, Germany; 8German Center for Diabetes Research, Neuherberg, Germany; 9Research unit of Molecular Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany

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