Proceedings Codawork'08

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In: Daunis-i-Estadella, J. and Martín-Fernández, J.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of CODAWORK'08, The 3rd Compositional Data Analysis Workshop, May 27-30, University of Girona, Girona (Spain), CD-ROM (ISBN: 978-84-8458-272-4),
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Proceedings Codawork'08 by sessions
Invited sessions
The single principle of compositional data analysis, continuing fallacies, confusions and misunderstandings and some suggested remedies
Experimental design on the simplex
Compositions in life science data

Session 0: About zeros
Inference of distributional parameters from compositional samples containing nondetects
When zero doesn’t mean it and other geomathematical mischief
Discrete and Continuous Compositions
Bayesian tools for count zeros in compositional data sets

Session 1: Software
CODAPACK 3D. A new version of Compositional Data Package
News from “compositions”, the R package

Session 2: From counts
Compositional analysis of bivariate discrete probabilities
Compositional data and Simpson's paradox
Quantifying rock fabrics - a test of independence of the spatial distribution of crystals
A unified approach for representing rows and columns in contingency tables
Intrinsic Tests of Independence in Contingency Tables

Session 3: On geology
A log-linear model of grain size influence on the geochemistry of sediments
An alternative method for dating unknown tephras based on a segmented regression model
Statistical evidences of cyclic changes in volcanic gas chemistry composition by inverse modelling
Studies in Stoichiometry with Compositional Data
Application of compositional data analysis to geochemical data of marine sediments

Session 4: Research design in classification
Elemental Analysis of New Zealand Nephrite Jade (pounamu) for Forensic Purposes
Discovering Similarities in the Time Use Patterns of the Spanish Autonomous Communities by Fuzzy Techniques
Analysis of Pleistocene paleodrainage evolution in the Po Basin (Italy) by multivariate statistical techniques
CODAMAT: a Modern Analogue Technique for compositional data
Using Self Organizing Maps on compositional data.

Session 5: Natural constraints in coda
Multivariate ARIMA Compositional Time Series Analysis
Compositional Time Series: An Application
Compositional evolution with mass transfer in closed systems
A new distribution on the simplex containing the Dirichlet family
A comparison of the alr and ilr transformations for kernel density estimation of compositional data

Session 6: Bio and social compositional data
Scoring Methods for Ordinal Multidimensional Forced-Choice Items
Compositional amalgamations and balances: a critical approach
Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium and the Ternary Plot
Coherent forecasting of multiple-decrement life tables: a test using Japanese cause of death data.
“Unmixing” Tissue Gene Expression Signatures from Tumor Biopsies

Session 7: On functions
Dynamic graphics of parametrically linked multivariate methods used in compositional data analysis
Comparing methods for dimensionality reduction when data are density functions
Clustering compositional data trajectories
Statistical treatment of grain-size curves and empirical distributions: densities as compositions?
Mixing compositions and other scales

Session 8: Pool of applications
Multi-isotopic and compositional exploration of factors controlling nitrate pollution
Modelling of Mercury’s composition and remote detection from the orbit with the Bepi Colombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter
Vertebrates Limb Geometry in the Simplex space
Robust Factor Analysis for Compositional Data
Revisiting the compositional data. Some fundamental questions and new prospects in archaeometry and archaeology