A subgroup of the Multidimensional Scaling Working Group has been formed and it is devoted to the topic
New Algorithms for Inferring Molecular Structure from Distance Restraints.
For more information, see http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Molecular/.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0100921
Wednesday, June 11, 2003 12:30 - 1:10 Registration 1:10 - 1:20 Opening Remarks Douglas Carroll, Rutgers University Melvin Janowitz, Associate Director, DIMACS 1:20 - 2:15 Interpretation of Between-Set Distances In Correspondence Analysis Willem J. Heiser, Leiden University 2:15 - 3:10 PREFSCAL, a Program for 3-way 3-mode Multidimensional Unfolding Frank M.T.A. Busing, Leiden University 3:10 - 3:50 Break 3:50 - 4:45 Organizational Dynamics of Software Development David Dubin, Gabriel Ripoche, and Les Gasser, University of Illinois 4:45 - 5:40 Nonlinear Mapping: Approaches Based on Optimizing an Index of Continuity and Applying Classical Metric MDS on Revised Distances Ulas Akkucuk and J. Douglas Carroll, Rutgers Business School 5:40 - 6:30 General Discussion 6:30 - 7:30 Open Bar 7:30 Dinner/Banquet Thursday, June 12, 2003 7:30 - 8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:00 - 8:55 Multidimensional Scaling and Molecular Conformation Michael Trosset, College of William and Mary 8:55 - 9:50 A Novel Geometric Build-Up Algorithm for Solving the Distance Geometry Problem and Its Application to Multi-Dimensional Scaling Zhijun Wu, Iowa State University 9:50 - 10:20 Break 10:20 - 11:15 Sensitivity Analysis of the STRAIN Objective Robert Michael Lewis, College of William & Mary 11:15 - 12:10 Hybrid Algorithms for Force-directed Multidimensional Scaling Alistair Morrison, University of Glasgow 12:10 - 1:40 Lunch 1:40 - 2:35 Two Techniques for MDS: One for Large Data Sets with Missing Values; the Other for Huge Data Sets Encountered When Data Mining Suzanne Winsberg, IRCAM, Paris France 2:35 - 3:05 Representing Asymmetric Proximities Using Trees and Directed Trees James E. Corter, Columbia University 3:05 - 3:35 Break 3:35 - 4:30 Applying Concordance and Partitioning Procedures to Identify Groups of Subjects with Similar MDS Structures Michael Brusco 4:30 - 6:00 Multidimensional Scaling in the City-Block Metric: L1 and L2-Norm Optimization Methods Using MATLAB Lawrence J. Hubert, University of Illinois Phipps Arabie, Rutgers University J.J. Meulman, Leiden University 6:00 - 7:30 Joint Reception for DIMACS and CSNA Friday, June 13, 2003 10:00 The Representation of Proximity Matrices by Tree Structures: A Tree Structure Toolbox (TST) for MATLAB Lawrence J. Hubert, University of Illinois