INLA users workshop May 2009


  • Ingelin Steinsland, NTNU
  • Håvard Rue, NTNU
  • Andrea Riebler, University of Zurich
  • Finn Lindgren, Lund University
  • Lea Fortunato, Imperial College London
  • Sara Martino, NTNU
  • Anna Marie Holand, NTNU
  • Virgilio Gómez-Rubio, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
  • Birgit Schrödle, University of Zurich
  • Rupali Akerkar, NTNU
  • Thomas Kneib, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  • Program

    Abstracts for all presentations.

    Thursday May 14

  • Håvard Rue: Background and Introduction to INLA
  • Andrea Riebler: Performance of INLA analyzing bivariate meta-regression and age-period-cohort models.
  • Birgit Schrödle: Spatio-temporal disease mapping using INLA.
  • Virgilio Gómez-Rubio: Approximate Bayesian Inference for Small Area Estimation
  • Lea Fortunato: Disease mapping: a tool for epidemiologists
  • Friday May 15

  • Rupali Akerkar: Approximate Bayesian Inference for Survival models.
  • Ingelin Steinsland & Anna Marie Holand: Animal Model and INLA.
  • Finn Lindgren: Eliminating the practical boundary between Markov and other Gaussian random fields
  • Thomas Kneib: BayesX and INLA - Opponents or Partners?