Program: ExoStat2014

Wednesday, June 18
Toward Mitigating the Impact of Correlated Noise on Detection and Characterization of Kepler Candidates
Rebekah Dawson (UC - Berkeley)

Exoplanet population inference and the rate of Earth analogs from noisy, incomplete catalogs
Daniel Foreman-Macky (NYU)

Measuring Stellar rotation periods with Gaussian Processes
Ruth Angus (University of Oxford)

Fitting stellar spectra with some help from Gaussian processes
Ian Czekala (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)

Taming Spitzer's Systematics with UCF's POET Pipeline
Joseph Harrington (University of Central Florida)

Thursday, June 19
Hierarchical Bayesian Analyses of the Planetary Mass-Radius Relation from Kepler Data
Eric Ford (Penn State)

Inferring the Eccentricity Distribution of Short-Period Planet Candidates Detected by Kepler in Occultation} \\
Megan Shabram (Penn State)

Approximate Bayesian Computation for Exoplanets
Jessi Cisewski (Carnegie Mellon University)

Hierarchical Bayesian Models applied to the Planet Mass-Radius-Flux Distribution
Leslie Rogers (Caltech)

Update on SysSim: Determining the Distribution of Exoplanetary Architectures
Darin Ragozzine (Florida Institute of Technology)

Open Source Cloud Computing for Transiting Planet Discovery
Peter McCullough (STSci)

Friday, June 20
Simple-ABC: A Python package for Approximate Bayesian Computation
Robert Morehead (Penn State)

How Rocky Are They? The Composition Distribution of Kepler's Sub-Neptune Planet Candidates within 0.15 AU
Angie Wolfgang (UC - Santa Cruz)

How Low Can You Go? The Photoeccentric Effect for Planets of Various Sizes
Ellen Price (Caltech)

Transit Timing Posteriors through Importance Sampling
Benjamin Montet (Caltech/Harvard)