Presentations - Kenneth M. Hanson


Abstracts and viewgraphs from some of my presentations - further information can be found under my Publications.
  1. "Writing for publication," K. M. Hanson, slides from a short course presented at SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, Orlando, Florida, February 11, 2017 (abstract), slides (pdf, 3461 KB, 173 slides)

  2. "Writing for publication," K. M. Hanson, slides from a short course presented at SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 27, 2016 (abstract), slides (pdf, 3339 KB, 173 slides)

  3. "Writing for publication," K. M. Hanson, slides from a short course presented at SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 15, 2014 (abstract), slides (pdf, 1598 KB, 169 slides)

  4. "Probing the covariance matrix," K. M. Hanson, presented at Bayes Inference Engine Users Group Meeting, Los Alamos, NM, Sept. 23-25, 2013 Revision of slides presented at MaxEnt 2006 (abstract), slides (pdf, 318 KB, 29 slides), paper (pdf, 408 KB)

  5. "Writing for publication," K. M. Hanson, slides from a short course presented at SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 13, 2010 (abstract), slides (pdf, 2146 KB, 168 slides)

  6. "Performance-based assessment of reconstructed images," K. M. Hanson; keynote presentation in special session on Contributions of Robert F. Wagner, SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, Orlando, Feb. 11, 2009. (abstract), (pdf, 2747 KB)

  7. "Lessons about likelihood functions from nuclear physics," K. M. Hanson, presented at Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Saratoga Springs, New York, July 8-13, 2007 (abstract), slides (pdf, 960 KB, 33 slides), paper (pdf, 159 KB)

  8. "Role of uncertainty quantification in validation," K. M. Hanson, presented at Workshop on Computational Transport Methods, Lake Tahoe, California, Sept. 9-14, 2006 (abstract), slides (pdf, 1063 KB, 56 slides)

  9. "Improved predictive sampling using quasi-Monte Carlo with applications to neutron-cross-section evaluation," K. M. Hanson, presented at French CEA, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France, July, 2006 (abstract), slides (pdf, 1155 KB, 47 slides)

  10. "Probing the covariance matrix," K. M. Hanson, presented at Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Paris, France, July 9-13, 2006 (abstract), slides (pdf, 331 KB, 25 slides), paper (pdf, 408 KB)

  11. "Writing for publication," K. M. Hanson, slides selected from a short course presented at SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 11, 2006 (abstract), slides (pdf, 123 KB, 36 slides)

  12. "Bayesian analysis of inconsistent measurements of neutron cross sections," K. M. Hanson, presented at Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, San Jose, CA, August 7-12, 2005 (abstract), slides (pdf, 574 KB, 25 slides), paper (pdf, 527 KB)

  13. "Bayesian analysis in nuclear physics," four tutorials presented at LANSCE, July 25 - August 1, 2005 , (abstract), bibiliography (pdf, 20 KB), all slides (pdf, 1970 KB, 139 slides); Tutorial 1: Bayesian approach - probability quantifies our degree of uncertainty, Bayes law and prior probabilities (pdf, 390 KB); Tutorial 2: Bayesian modeling, Peelle's pertinent puzzle, Monte Carlo, quasi-Monte Carlo, Bayesian updating (pdf, 640 KB); Tutorial 3: Bayesian data analysis - uncertainty in experimental measurements, systematic errors, treatment of outliers; (pdf, 680 KB), Tutorial 4: Bayesian calculations - Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), analysis of Rossi traces, background estimation (pdf, 710 KB)

  14. "Improved predictive sampling using quasi-Monte Carlo with application to neutron-cross-section evaluation," K. M. Hanson, presented at Center for Devices and Radiological Health/USFDA, Rockville, MD, April 14, 2005 (abstract), slides (pdf, 1098 KB, 49 slides)

  15. "Probabilistic interpretation of Peelle's pertinent puzzle and its resolution," K. M. Hanson, T. Kawano, and P. Talou, presented at Int. Conf. Nuclear Data for Science and Technology, Santa Fe, Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2004 (abstract), slides (pdf, 139 KB, 15 slides), paper (pdf, 245 KB)

  16. "Determining PTW parameters from experimental data," K. M. Hanson, UQWG Seminar, May 13, 2004 (abstract), slides (pdf, 828 KB, 37 slides)

  17. "Inference about the plastic behavior of materials from experimental data," K. M. Hanson, Sensitivty Analysis of Model Output, March 8-11, 2004, Santa Fe (abstract), slides (pdf, 720 KB, 33 slides), paper (pdf, 540 KB)

  18. "Halftoning and Quasi-Monte Carlo," K. M. Hanson, Sensitivty Analysis of Model Output, March 8-11, 2004, Santa Fe (abstract), slides (pdf, 625 KB, 24 slides), paper (pdf, 573 KB)

  19. "Inference about simulation-code models from experimental data," K. M. Hanson, Los Alamos Computer Science Institute Workshop on Simulation-Driven Optimization, October 27, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 671 KB)

  20. "Halftoning and Quasi-Monte Carlo," K. M. Hanson, UQWG Seminar, September 18, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 515 KB, 26 slides), paper (pdf, 693 KB)

  21. "Inference of material-model parameters from experimental data," K. M. Hanson, X-4 Seminar, May 12, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 733 KB, 39 slides)

  22. "Inference of material-model parameters from experimental data," K. M. Hanson, Statistical Sciences Seminar, April 28, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 616 KB, 39 slides)

  23. "Quasi-Monte Carlo: halftoning in high dimensions," K. M. Hanson, SPIE Conf. Computational Imaging, January 20-24, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 515 KB, 21 slides), paper (pdf, 693 KB)

  24. "Uncertainty quantification of simulation codes based on experimental data," K. M. Hanson and F. M. Hemez, Proc. 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences, January 5-9, 2003 (abstract), slides (pdf, 532 KB, 26 slides), paper (pdf, 331 KB)

  25. "Bayesian calibration of material models based on Taylor impact tests," NECDC, October 21-24, 2002, Monterey (abstract), same presentation as Rad. Sim. Workshop (pdf, 548 KB, 23 slides)

  26. "Parameter inference for a material model," UQWG Seminar, October 3, 2002, Los Alamos (abstract), (pdf, 565 KB, 36 slides)

  27. "Uncertainties in tomographic reconstructions based on Bayesian geometric models," Radiographic Simulation and Analysis Workshop, August 7, 2002, Los Alamos (abstract), (pdf, 279 KB, 28 slides)

  28. "Bayesian calibration of simulation models using experimental data," Radiographic Simulation and Analysis Workshop, August 7, 2002, Los Alamos (abstract), (pdf, 548 KB, 23 slides)

  29. "Use of Probability Gradients in Hybrid MCMC and a New Convergence Test," UQWG Seminar, June 27, 2002, Los Alamos (expanded version of Valencia 7 presentation) (abstract), (pdf, 318 KB, 41 slides)

  30. "Use of Probability Gradients in Hybrid MCMC and a New Convergence Test," 7th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, June 5, 2002, Tenerife, Spain (abstract), (pdf, 203 KB, 33 slides)

  31. "A modular approach to simulation with automatic sensitivity calculation," SAMO Conference, June 19, 2001, Madrid, Spain (abstract), slides (pdf, 196 KB, 24 slides), paper (pdf, 50 KB)

  32. "A methodology for assessing uncertainties in simulation predictions," SEM Conference, June 5, 2001, Portland (abstract), (pdf, 341 KB, 34 slides)

  33. "Markov Chain Monte Carlo posterior sampling with the Hamiltonian method," SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing, Feb. 21, 2001, San Diego (abstract), slides (pdf, 90 KB, 22 slides), paper (pdf, 168 KB)

  34. "Use of Markov Chain Monte Carlo to estimate uncertainties in Bayesian reconstructions based on deformable models," Univ. Bretagne Occidentale, Nov. 16, 2000, Brest, France (abstract), (pdf, 357 KB, 53 slides)

  35. "Tutorial on Markov Chain Monte Carlo," Workshop for Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods, June 9-13, 2000, Gif sur Yvette, France (abstract), (pdf, 302 KB, 25 slides)

  36. "Inference from Rossi traces," Workshop for Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods, June 9-13, 2000, Gif sur Yvette, France (abstract), slides (pdf, 592 KB, 30 slides), paper (pdf, 268 KB)

  37. "Optical tomography: inversion based on adjoint differentiation," Washington University & Duke University, March 22/23, 2000 (abstract), (pdf, 630 KB, 66 slides). Also given at Purdue University, Sept. 18.

  38. "Uncertainties in tomographic reconstructions based on deformable geometry," invited talk, IEEE Int. Conf. Image Processing, Kobe, Japan, Oct. 26, 1999 (abstract), (pdf, 211 KB, 28 slides)

  39. "Optical tomography: seeing inside the body," Los Alamos IEEE Section, June 15, 1999 (abstract), (pdf, 467 KB, 41 slides)

  40. "Optical tomography: seeing inside the body," Physics Colloquium, Technical University, Graz, Austria, April 26, 1999 (abstract), (pdf, 396 KB, 45 slides)

  41. "Bayesian techniques for quantification of uncertainties," invited talk, Uncertainty Quantification Workshop, LANL, March 18, 1999 (abstract), (pdf, 130 KB, 35 slides)

  42. "A framework for assessing uncertainties in simulation predictions," invited talk, Caltech V&V Workshop, Dec. 9, 1998 (abstract), (pdf, 118 KB, 33 slides)

  43. "Assessing uncertainties in simulation predictions," Workshop for Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods, July 31, 1998, Garching, Germany. Also presented at Uncertainty Quantification Working Group, Sandia National Labs.- Albuquerque, June 23, 1998 (abstract), (pdf, 110 KB, 30 slides)

  44. "Reconstruction and optimization based on complex computational simulations," Tri-Lab Engineering Conf., Santa Fe, Nov. 13, 1997 (abstract)

  45. "Verification of part geometry by tomographic reconstruction from several radiographs," American Nuclear Society Meeting, San Francisco, Nov. 14-19, 1993 (summary)

  46. "Lumen reconstruction from two views," K.M. Hanson, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Information Processing in Medical Imaging Flagstaff, Arizona, June, 1993 (abstract). This work also presented at ICIP94 with title "Tomographic reconstruction based on flexible geometric models."

  47. "Spectral analysis of non-stationary CT noise," presented at Int. Symposium and Course on Computed Tomography, Las Vegas, April 7-11, 1980 (abstract), (pdf, 1000 KB, 19 slides). This work also presented at AAPM meeting the same year.

Abstracts are in HTML. Viewgraphs available in Portable Document Format (pdf), which can be read with Acrobat Reader, freely available from Adobe.


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