Prof Shmueli presented her work on "Explanatory Modeling vs. Predictive Modeling in Scientific Research" at the seminar series of the Econometrics & Business Economics group at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. The talk was followed by a lively discussion of the differences and meaning of explanatory modeling and statistical modeling.
"To Explain or To Predict?" presented at Monash U's Econometrics & Business Statistics group
Visiting with Monash University
Prof Shmueli is visiting with the department of econometrics and business statistics at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in Jan-Feb 2009.
Seminar @ U of Auckland: "Explanatory vs. Predictive Modeling in Scientific Research"
Prof. Shmueli gave a seminar on "Explanatory vs. Predictive Modeling in Scientific Research" at the Statistics department, University of Auckland, New Zealand. This is the largest statistics department in New Zealand.
Presented @ ISI: A Flexible Regression Model for Count Data
On Nov 25 Prof Shmueli presented her work on "A Flexible Regression Model for Count Data" (joint work with Prof Kimberly Sellers, Georgetown University) at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, India. During her visit with the Bayesian Interdisciplinary Research Unit there, she also visited the Mahalanobis museum.
"Statistical Methods in eCommerce Research" Now in Print
My co-edited book Statistical Methods in eCommerce Methods is now in print! The book gathers over thirty researchers and practitioners from the fields of statistics, computer science, information systems, and marketing to discuss the growing use of statistical methods in e-Commerce research. From privacy protection to economic impact, the book first identifies the many obstacles that are encountered while collecting, cleaning, exploring, and analyzing e-Commerce data. Read more on the Wiley page.