The Sixth Bayesian Modelling Applications Workshop


Workshop proceedings

Individual papers can be downloaded from the schedule below.
A bundled version can be found here.

Proceedings will not be made available at the workshop, so please bring your own copy!


Workshop program


09:00 - 09:30 Welcome and Introduction by Silja Renooij

09:30 - 10:30 Session I: Probability elicitation and bias
Moderator: Marek Druzdzel

"Observations from field trials with several elicitation techniques in an ecological domain"
C.R. Thomas, A.E. Nicholson, and B.T. Hart

"Relieving the elicitation burden of Bayesian Belief Networks"
B.W. Wisse, S.P. van Gosliga, N.P. van Elst, and A.I. Barros

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 Session II: Model elicitation and bias
Moderator: John-Mark Agosta

"A Bayesian approach to learning in fault isolation"
H. Wettig, A. Pernestål, T. Silander, and M. Nyberg

"Hypothesis Management Framework: a flexible design pattern for belief networks in decision support systems"
S.P. van Gosliga and I. van de Voorde

"An experimental procedure for evaluating user-centered methods for rapid Bayesian network construction"
M. Farry, J. Pfautz, Z. Cox, A. Bisantz, R. Stone, and E. Roth

12:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Session III: : Biased inference
Moderator: Silja Renooij

"The impact of overconfidence bias on practical accuracy of Bayesian network models: an empirical study"
M.J. Druzdzel and A. Oniśko

The remainder of this session is dedicated to the results of the "Probabilistic Inference Evaluation"
initiated by A. Darwiche and R. Dechter (see Evaluating and Disseminating Probabilistic Reasoning Systems)

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00 Session IV: Making bias explicit
Moderator: Finn Jensen

"Methods for representing bias in Bayesian networks"
E. Carlson, S. Guarino, and J. Pfautz

The remainder of this session is reserved for a general discussion and closing

18:00 - 20:00 Reception