Dr Heather Turner

Selected Talks

Detecting Drug Effects in the Brain. useR! 2011, Coventry, UK, August, 2011. This talks introduces the gslcca package, under development at R Forge.

BradleyTerry2: Flexible Models for Paired Comparisons. useR! 2010, Maryland, US, July, 2010. This talks introduces the BradleyTerry2 package, see also the BradleyTerry2 webpage.

Custom Functions for Specifying Nonlinear Terms to gnm. useR! 2008, Dortmund, Germany, August 2008. This describe how useRs can extend the capability of the gnm function, using novel discrete-time hazard models as an illustration.

This describe how useRs can extend the capability of the gnm function, using novel discrete-time hazard models as an illustration.

Nonlinear Discrete-time Hazard Models for the Rate of First Marriage. Invited seminar, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, March, 2010. This describes an application of generalized nonlinear models.

gnm: a Package for Generalized Nonlinear Models. useR! 2006, Vienna, Austria, June 2006. This gives an introduction to the gnm package. The package has a dedicated webpage and may be downloaded from CRAN.

Multiplicative Interaction Models in R. Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Minneapolis, MN, USA, August 2005. This describes the use of the gnm package to fit multiplicative interaction models. This talk was awarded the 2006 Best Contributed Presentation Award of the ASA Statistical Computing Section.

Clustering Microarray Data. Eigth North American Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probablity (NRC), Minneapolis, USA, August 2005. This was based on Chapter 3 of my PhD thesis, which contains more detail and further references.