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Proceedings of the 3rd UK User Group meeting

The 3rd UK user group meeting took place in the Royal Statistical Society in London on the 5th and 6th of June.

This site has been created to document the proceedings both for those who attended and those who did not.

Program

5 June 1997

0930–1000 Registration and welcome
1000–1115 Smoothing in Stata
Peter Sasieni
Imperial Cancer Research Fund
Improving on the linear model: fractional polynomials, splines, and GAMS
Gareth Ambler and Patrick Royston
Royal Postgraduate Medical School
1115–1130 Coffee
1130–1245 Comparing several methods of measuring the same quantity: Bland–Altman plots and beyond
Paul Seed
United Medical and Dental Schools
Adjusted attributable fractions from logistic regression
Anthony Brady
Public Health Laboratory Service
1245–1400 Lunch
1400–1515 Manipulating large datasets in Stata: how do we manage?
An illustration from the ONS Longitudinal Study.
Michael Rosato, Seeromanie Harding, and E. McVey
Office for National Statistics, London
Circular Statistics in Stata
Nicholas Cox
Durham University, UK
1515–1530 Tea
1530–1600 Meta analytic methods and Stata
Michael Bradburn
Imperial Cancer Research Fund
1600–1730 Wishes and Grumbles: discussion session
1930– Dinner (optional)

6 June 1997

0930–1100 Report to users
William Gould
StataCorp
1100–1115 Coffee
1115–1245 Panel data estimators
James Hardin
StataCorp
1245–1400 Lunch
1400–1530 Maximum-likelihood estimation in Stata
William Gould
StataCorp
1530– Tea and close.
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