Valencia from 1 to 5 June 2015
11th International Workshop on Objective Bayes Methodology

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Tutorial 1: Bayesian Information Conflict Resolution and Robustness.  Luis Pericchi.

Tutorial 2: Asymptotic technics for Bayesian procedures. Judith Rousseau.

Tutorial 3: O’Bayes testing and model selection. Christian Robert.


  1. A new look at some old issues in robust Bayesian analysis

Chris Holmes, Oxford Centre for Gene

Discussant: Dan Simpson, University of Warwick


  1. Bayesian Estimation of Sparse Signals with a Continuous Spike-and-Slab Prior

Veronika Rocková, University of Pennsylvania 

Discussant: Merlise Clyde, Duke University


  1. The Exceptional Career of Susie Bayarri

James O. Berger, Duke University


  1. Conditional and Partial predictive p-values nowadays

María Eugenia Castellanos

Discussant: Leonhard Held, University of Zurich


  1. Past Present and Future of Objective Bayesian Model Selection

Anabel Forte, Universitat de València

Discussant: Elías Moreno, Universidad de Granada


  1. Susie Bayarri's contributions to the field of computer models

Rui PauloISEG and CEMAPRE, University of Lisbon

Discussant: Gonzalo García-Donato, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha


  1. Bayesian testing for embedded hypotheses with application to shape constrains

Jean-Bernard Salomond, Universite Paris Dauphine

Discussant: Subhashis Ghosal, North Carolina State University


  1. False discovery rate smoothing

James Scott, University of Texas at Austin

Discussant: Dimitrios Fouskakis, University of Athens


  1. Power-Expected-Posterior Priors in  Generalized Linear Models

Ioannis Ntzoufras, Athens University of Economics and Business

Discussant:  Abel Rodriguez, University of California


  1. Penalising model component complexity: A principled practical approach to constructing priors

Havard Rue, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Discussant: Christèle Bioche, Université de Clermont-Ferrand


  1. A few priors of computational convenience

Yee-Whye Teh, University College, University of Oxford

Discussant: Andrea Riebler, Norwegian University of Science and Technology



  1. An overall prior for the five-parameter normal distribution

José Bernardo,  Universitat de València

Discussant: Cristiano Villa, University of Kent


  1. Comparison of Some Bayes Factors from their Asymptotic and Frequentist Behavior

Javier Girón, Universidad de Málaga

Discussant: Juan Antonio Cano, Universidad de Murcia


  1. From a Conditional Lindley’s Paradox to Block Hyper-g Priors

Chris Hans, The Ohio State University

Discussant: Mark Steel, University of Warwick


  1. Bayesian rescue for the troubled scientist: Can we make Null Hypothesis Significance Testing (NHST) work?

María-Eglée Pérez, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Discussant: Stefano Cabras, Universidad Carlos III, University of Cagliari


  1. The Bernstein-von Mises theorem and misspecified nonregular models

Natalia Bochkina, University of Edinburgh

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Discussant: Helene Massam, York University


  1. On some properties of Polya trees posterior distributions

Ismael Castillo, Universities Paris VI & VII

Discussant: Sonia Petrone, Università Bocconi


  1. Generalized fiducial Inference: A Review

Jan Hannig}, University of North Carolina

Discussant: Laura Ventura, University of Padova


  1. Asymptotics for empirical Bayes posteriors

Catia Scricciolo, Universita Bocconi

Discussant:  Andriy Norets, Brown University


  1. Objective model selection in AR model

Thais Fonseca, Universidad Federal Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Brunero Liseo, Università di Roma


  1. Default model selection with non-local priors

David Rossell, University of Warwick

Discussant: Guido Consonni, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


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