The 17th Annual Workshop on Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods will be a joint meeting with the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, and will be the first such joint meeting. It will be held at Boise State University, Boise Idaho, August 3-8, 1997.

The meeting will be residential and take place on the Boise State University Campus. Dormitory rooms are available on campus and hotel accomidations are available for those who would prefer to stay off campus. There will be a tutorial on Bayesian Statistics, most likely on Sunday afternoon, and other tutorials during the week.

Program Committee

Gary Erickson (Boise State University, Boise Idaho), Co-Chair gerickso@cme.idbsu.edu
Mike Knoll (Boise State University, Boise Idaho), Co-Chair mknoll@cgis.idbsu.edu
Amos Golan (Berkeley)golan@are.berkeley.edu
Mike Miller (Washington University, St.Louis)
Carlos Rodriguez (SUNY Albany)carlos@math.albany.edu
Doug Miller (Iowa State University)
Anand Ramaswami amr@ipp-garching.mpg.de
John Skilling (Cambridge, UK)J.Skilling@dampt.cam.ac.uk
C. Ray Smith (Fayetteville, TN)
Teddy Seidenfeld (Carnegie Mellon)teddy@stat.cmu.edu
Able and welcome assistance is provided by
Stephen Fienberg (Carnegie Mellon)
Alicia Carriquiry (Iowa State University)

Call For Papers

The scientific program will consist of invited, contributed and poster paper sessions. Tutorials are being arranged on several subjects. The Program Committee is inviting contributed papers which will be assigned to regular and poster sessions. Authors of contributed papers should send or e-mail a title and short abstract to one of the Program Committee members no later than June 30, 1997.

Gary Erickson
Department of Electrical Engineering
Boise State University
Boise Idaho 83725

Registration and Payments

Please complete the enclosed meeting and residence registration forms and send them to

Gary Erickson
Department of Electrical Enginering
Boise State University
Boise, Idaho 83725

[Current Abstracts and Schedule]

The dorm rooms will be approximately $10 per night. If you wish hotel accomidations please e-mail Gary Erickson, as there are several choices. The registration fee for the meeting will be $250 unless we get funding, which looks promising. If the funds arrive we will reduce the fee accordingly. The fee has been in the range of $350 for previous meetings.





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