Last
Update September 2007
Editorship
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ramoni and I. Kohane (2003), Methods in Functional
Genomics. Special issue of
the Machine Learning Journal. 52(12):59.
 P. Sebastiani, M. F. Ramoni and I. Kohane (2003), Machine Learning
in the Genomics
Era. Editorial to the special issue Methods in Functional Genomics.
Machine Learning
Journal. 52, 5–9.
Journal papers
 M. M. AbadGrau, J. Ierache, C. Cervino and P. Sebastiani (2008),
Evolution and challenges in the design of computational systems for
triage assistance in the Emergency Department. J. Biomed. Inform. In
press.
 2. P. Sebastiani, Z. Zhao Z, M. M. AbadGrau, A. Riva A, S. W. Hartley,
A. E. Sedgewick, A. Doria, M. Montano, E. Melista, D. Terry, T. T. Perls,
M. H. Steinberg, C. T. Baldwin. (2008), A
hierarchical and modular approach to the discovery of robust associations
in genomewide association studies from pooled DNA samples. BMC
Genetics Jan 14;9(1):6
 P. Sebastiani, L. Wang, V. G. Nolan, E. Melista, Q. Ma, C. T. Baldwin
and M.
H. Steinberg (2008), Fetal
Hemoglobin in Sickle Cell Anemia: Bayesian Modeling of
Genetic Associations. American Journal of Hematology. 83(3):189–95.
 D. Terry, P. Sebastiani, S Anderson and T. T. Perls (2008), Disentangling
the Roles
of Disability and Morbidity in Survival to Exceptional Old Age.
Archives of Internal
Medicine. Feb 11;168(3):27783.
 J. Bean, P. Sebastiani, G. Liu,J. Brody, M. Lenburg, A Spira. (2007)
Reversible and
permanent effects of tobacco smoke exposure on airway epithelial gene
expression.
Genome Biology 8(9):R201
 . P. Sebastiani, V. G. Nolan, C.T. Baldwin, M. M. AbadGrau, L. Wang,
A. H. Adewoye,
L. C. McMahon, M.D., L. A. Farrer, J. G. Taylor, IV., G. J. Kato, M.
T. Gladwin, M. H. Steinberg (2007) A
Network Model To Predict The Risk Of Death In Sickle Cell Disease.
Blood. 110(7):2727–2735.
 P. Sebastiani and M AbadGrau (2007) Bayesian
Estimates of Linkage Disequilibrium.
BMC Genetics. June 25 8:36.
 M. Montano, J. Flanagan, L. Jiang, P Sebastiani, M. Rarick, N. LeBrasseur,
C Morris,
R. Jasuja and S. Bhasin (2007), Transcriptional
Profiling Of TestosteroneRegulated
Genes In The Skeletal Muscle Of HivInfected Men Experiencing Weight
Loss. The
Journ. Clin. Endoc. Metab. 92(7):2793–2802.
 A. Spira, J E Beane, V Shah, K Steiling, G Liu, F Schembri, S Gilman,
Y Dumas, P
Calner, P Sebastiani, S Sridhar, J Beamis, C Lamb, T Anderson, N Gerry,
J Keane, M
E Lenburg and J S Brody (2007), Airway
epithelial gene expression in the diagnostic
evaluation of smokers with suspect lung cancer. Nature Medicine
13 361–366.
 F. Ferrazzi, P. Sebastiani, M. F. Ramoni, and R. Bellazzi (2007),
Bayesian
approaches
to reverse engineer cellular systems: a simulation study on nonlinear
Gaussian networks.
BMC Bioinformatics. 8(Suppl 5):S2 doi:10.1186/147121058S5S2.
 M. Abad, R. Montes and P. Sebastiani (2006), Building
chromosomewide LD maps.
Bioinformatics. 22, 1933–1944
 12. P. Sebastiani, H. Xe and M. F. Ramoni (2006), Bayesian
Analysis of Comparative
Microarray Experiments by Model Averaging. Bayesian Analysis Journal.
1, 707–732.
 M. Montano, M. Rarick, P. Sebastiani, P. Brinkmann, M. Russell, A.
Navis, M. Essex,
C. Wester and I. Thior (2006), GeneExpression
Profiling of HIV1 Infection and
Perinatal Transmission in Southern Africa. Genes and Immunity. 7,
298–309.
 V. Nolan, A. Adewoye, C. Baldwin, L. Wang, Q. Ma, D. Wyszynski, J.
Farrell,
P. Sebastiani, L. Farrer and M. H. Steinberg (2006), Sickle
Cell Leg Ulcers: Associations
with Haemolysis and SNPs in Klotho, TEK and Genes of the TGF/BMP Pathway.
British Journal of Hematology. 133, 570–578.
 M. Rarick, C. McPheeters C, S. Bright S, A. Navis A, J. Skefos J,
P. Sebastiani, M
Montano (2006), Evidence
for crossregulated cytokine response in human peripheral
blood mononuclear cells exposed to whole gonococcal bacteria in vitro.
Microb Pathog.
40, 261–270.
 P. Sebastiani, K. D. Mandl, P. Szolovits, I. S. Kohane and M. F. Ramoni
(2006), Rejoinder:
A Bayesian dynamic model forinfluenza surveillance. Statistics in
Medicine. 25, 1823–1825.
 P. Sebastiani, K. D. Mandl, P. Szolovits, I. S. Kohane and M. F. Ramoni
(2006),
A
Bayesian dynamic model for influenza surveillance. Statistics in
Medicine. 25,
1803–1816.
 M. Montano, M. Rarick, P. Sebastiani, P. Brinkmann, J. Skefos and
R. Ericksen
(2006), HIV1
burden influences host response to coinfection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae
in vitro. Int Immunol., 18, 125–137.
 P. Sebastiani, M. F. Ramoni, V. Nolan, C. T Baldwin, M. H. Steinberg
(2005), From
the Cover: Genetic dissection
and prognostic modeling of overt stroke in sickle cell
anemia. Nature Genetics, 37, 435–440.
 C. T. Baldwin, V. G. Nolan, D. F. Wyszynski, Q. Ma, P. Sebastiani,
S. H. Embury, A.
Bisbee, J. Farrell, L. Farrer and M. H. Steinberg (2005), Association
of Klotho, Bone
Morphogenic Protein 6 and Annexin A2 Polymorphisms with Sickle Cell
Osteonecrosis.
Blood. In press.
 E. S. Klings, S. Safaya, A. H. Adewoye, A. Odhiambo, G. Frampton,
M. Lenburg,
N. Gerry, P. Sebastiani, M. H. Steinberg and H.W. Farber (2005), Differential
Gene
Expression in Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells Exposed to Sickle Cell
Plasma.
Physiological Genomics. In press
 L. Wang, M. F. Ramoni, K. D. Mandl and P. Sebastiani (2005), Factors
Affecting the Performance of Syndromic Surveillance Systems. Artificial
Intelligence in Medicine. In press
 P. Sebastiani, and M. F. Ramoni (2005), Normative Selection of Bayesian
Networks. Journal
of Multivariate Analysis. 93: 340357.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Abad, G. Alpargu and M. F. Ramoni (2004), Robust
Transmissio/
Disequilibrium Test for Incomplete Family Genotypes. Genetics.
168: 23292337.
 K. Mandl, J. M. Overhage, M. M. Wagner, W. L. Lober, P. Sebastiani,
F. Mostashari,J. A. Pavlin, P. H. Gesteland, T. Treadwell, E. Koski,
L. Hutwagner, D. L Buckeridge, R. D. Aller, S. Grannis, (2004), Implementing
Syndromic Surveillance: A Practical Guide Informed by the Early Experience.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 11:141150.
 P. Sebastiani, Y. H. Yu, and M. Ramoni (2003), Bayesian
Machine Learning and Its Potential Applications to the Genomic Study
of Oral Oncology. Advances
in Dental Research. 17:104108.
 P. Sebastiani, R. Lazarus, S. T. Weiss, L. M. Kunkel, I. S. Kohane
and M. F. Ramoni (2003), Minimal
Haplotype Tagging. Proc. of the Nat Acad of Sci. 100(17):9900–9905,
 P. Sebastiani, E. Gussoni, I. S. Kohane and M. Ramoni, (2003), Rejoinder.
Statistical Science. 18:69–70.
 P. Sebastiani, E. Gussoni, I. S. Kohane and M. Ramoni, (2003), Statistical
Challenges in Functional Genomics. (With discussion) Statistical
Science. 18(1):3360.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani and I.S. Kohane (2002) From the cover: Cluster
Analysis of Gene Expression Dynamics. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA.99(14):91219126.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani, P. Cohen (2002), Bayesian
Clustering by Dynamics. Machine
Learning, 47 (1), 91–121.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni (2001), Bayesian
Selection of Decomposable Models with Incomplete Data. Journal
of the American Statistical Association, 96 , 1375–1386.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2001), Common Trends in European
School Population. Research in Official Statistics, 4 (1), 169–183.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni (2001), On
the Use of Bayesian Networks to Analyze Survey Data. Research in
Official Statistics, 4 (1), 53–64.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(2001). Robust
Bayes Classifiers. Artificial Intelligence 125(12):207224.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(2001). Robust Learning with Missing
Data. Machine
Learning. 147170.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani,
and R. Dybowsky (2001). Robust
Prediction for Intensive Care Patients. Methods
of Information in Medicine. 40(1):3945.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2000). Bayesian
Inference with Missing Data Using Bound and Collapse. Journal
of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 9, 779800.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ramoni
and A. Crea (2000). Profiling
your Customers using Bayesian Networks. ACM
SIGKDD Explorations, 1(2).
 P.Sebastiani and H.P.Wynn
(2000), Maximum
Entropy Sampling and Optimal Bayesian Experimental Design. J.
Roy. Statist. Soc. B. 62, 145157.
 A. P. Dawid and P. Sebastiani
(1999), Coherent Dispersion Criteria
for Optimal Experimental Design. Annals
of Statistics 27, 5781.
 P. Sebastiani and R. Settimi (1998), Firstorder
Optimal Design for Nonlinear Problems. J.Statist. Plann. Infer, 74,
177192.
 M.Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(1998), Parameter
Estimation in Bayesian Networks from Incomplete Databases. Intelligent
Data Analysis, 2(1).
 P. Sebastiani, R. Settimi
(1997) A Note on Doptimal Designs for a Logistic Regression Model.
J.
Statist. Plann. Inference, 59, 359368.
 S. Colazza, M.G. Rosi, P.
Sebastiani, M. Ursini (1996), Host Discrimination in the Egg Parasitoids
Trissolcus Basalis. Acta AEecologia, 17, 109125.
 P. Sebastiani (1996), On
the Derivatives of Matrix Powers. SIAM
Journal of matrix analysis and applications 17, No 3, 640648.
 M.L. Eaton, A. Giovagnoli,
P. Sebastiani (1996), A Predictive Approach
to the Bayesian Design Problem with Application to Normal Regression
Models. Biometrika,
83, 111125.
 J. Burridge, P. Sebastiani
(1994), Doptimal Designs for Generalized
Linear Models with Variance Proportional to the Square of the Mean.
Biometrika 81,
295304.
 J. Burridge, P. Sebastiani
(1992), Optimal Designs for Generalized Linear Models. J. Ital. Statist.
Soc., 2, 183202.
 M. I. Taticchi, P. Pandolfi,
M. T. Biondi, P. Sebastiani (1992), Population Dynamics of Daphnia Galeata
Sars and Bosmina Longirostris Muell in Trasimeno Lake. Bollettino di
Zoologia, 59, 427435.
 A. Giovagnoli, P. Sebastiani
(1989), Experimental Designs for Mean and Variance Estimation in Variance
Component Models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 8, 2128,
Correction ibidem 1990, 10, 93.
 A. Giovagnoli, P. Sebastiani
(1988), Introduzione ai Modelli Lineari con piu Componenti di Varianza.
(in Italian) Quaderni di Statistica e Matematica Applicata 4, Universita
di Perugia, 79112.
Invited book
chapters and discussions
 M. Montano and P. Sebastiani
(2008), Efforts to characterize host response to HIV1 infection. In
Host gene responses to RNA virus infection, Y Decheng et al. (Eds).
 P. Sebastiani, A. Puca and
T. T. Perls (2008), Deciphering The Familial and Genetic
Influences Upon Exceptional Longevity. To appear in Exceptional Longevity.
John
Hopkins University Press.
 T. T. Perls and P. Sebastiani
(2007), Genetics of exceptional longevity. To appear in
Molecular Biology of Aging. L. Guarente et al. (Eds) Cold Spring Harbor
Laboratory
Press
 P. Sebastiani and T. T.
Perls (2007), Complex Genetic Models. To appear in Bayesian
Belief Networks: A Practical Guide to Applications. Olivier Pourret,
Patrick Nam and
Bruce G. Marcot (Eds). Wiley, NY.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Abad
(2007), Bayesian Networks for Genetics Analysis. In Systems
Bioinformatics: An Engineering CaseBased Approach, To appear.
 P. Sebastiani, J. Jeneralcuk
and M. F. Ramoni (2006), Design and Analysis of Screening
Experiments with Microarrays. In Screening, A. Dean and S Lewis (editors).
Springer Verlag, NY. 115–138.
 P. Sebastiani, M. F. Ramoni (2005), Learning Bayesian Networks. In
Encyclopedia of
Data Warehosing and Mining. Kluwer, Amsterdam. 2, 674–678.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Abad and M. F. Ramoni (2005), Bayesian Networks.
In The Data
Mining and Knowledge Discovery Handbook. 193–230.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Abad and M. F. Ramoni (2005), Bayesian Networks
for Genomic
Analysis. In Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics, Dougherty, E.
R., Shmulevich,
I., Chen, J., and Wang, Z. J. (Eds.). 281–320.
 P. Sebastiani and K. Mandl
(2004), Biosurveillance and
Outbreak Detection. In Data Mining: Next Generation Challenges
and Future Directions, H. Kargupta A. Joshi K.Sivakumar and Y. Yesha
(Eds). MIT Press. 185–198.
 P.
Sebastiani, M. F. Ramoni and I. Kohane (2003), Machine
Learning in the Genomics Era. Editorial to the special issue Methods
in Functional Genomics. Machine Learning Journal. 52, 5–9.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ramoni
and I. Kohane (2003), Bayesian Modelbased
Clustering of Gene Expression Dynamics. In The
Analysis of Microarray Data: Methods and Software, G. Parmigiani,
E. S. Garrett, R. A. Irizarry, and S. L. Zeger editors, Springer,
NY. 400427.
 M. F. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani (2003), Bayesian Methods in Intelligent
Data Analysis. In Intelligent Data Analysis. An Introduction., M. R.
Berthold and D.J. Hand (Eds).Springer Verlag, New York. 128–166.
2nd Ed. 131–168.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani
and P. Cohen (2001). Sequence
Learning via Bayesian Clustering by Dynamics. In L. Giles and R.
Sun, editors, Sequence Learning: Paradigms, Algorithms, and Applications,
Springer, New York, NY. 1134.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(1999), Bayesian
Methods for Intelligent Data Analysis. In M. Berthold and D.J. Hand,
editors,
Intelligent Data Analysis: An Introduction, Springer, New York,
NY. 128166. 2nd Ed, 2003.
 P. Sebastiani (1996), Invited
discussion to the papers by Atkinson and by Bates et al. Ordinary Meeting
of the Royal Statistical Society, April 1995. J.
Royal Statist. Soc. B , 58, 9697.
Refereed conference proceedings
 M. M. AbadGrau and P. Sebastiani (2007), Multivariate Imputation
of Genotype
Data using Short and Long Range Disequilibrium. In Proceedings of Computation
and Simulation in Modelling Biological Systems.
 F. Ferrazzi, P. Sebastiani, L. Wang, R. Bellazzi, I. S. Kohane and
M. F. Ramoni
(2005), Discovering Feedback Control Mechanisms in Gene Expression.
To appear in
Proceedings of Gensips 2005.
 L. Wang, P. Sebastiani and M. F. Ramoni (2005), Gene Expression Pattern
Identifi
cation Using Bayesian Clustering by Dynamics. To appear in Proceedings
of Gensips
2005.
 P. Sebastiani, L. Wang, K. D. Mandl and M. F. Ramoni (2004), Outbreak
Detection by Signal Integration. In MMWR: Mortality and Morbidity
Weekly Reports (Supplement). 257,
57.
 S. Lodi, P. Sebastiani, D. Cocchi and M. F. Ramoni (2004), Bayesian
Clustering of Gene Expression Dynamics: An Application. In New
Developments in Classification
and Data Analysis. Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and
Knowledge Organization,
SpringerVerlag. 259–266.
 S. Lodi, D. Cocchi and P. Sebastiani (2003), Applications of Bayesian
Clustering by Dynamics. In Book of short papers. CLADAG 2003: Meeting
of the Classification and
Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society CLUEB, Bologna,
249–252.
 T. M. Rath, M. Carrerar and P. Sebastiani (2003). Automated
Detection of Influenza Epidemics Using Hidden Markov Models. In:
Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis. Proc. of the 5th Int`l Symposium
on Intelligent Data Analysis, Berlin, Germany, August 2830, 2003. Lecture
Notes in Computer Science, Springer, New York. 521–531.
 C. Morrison, P. R. Cohen
and P. Sebastiani (2002). On
the Development of Visual Object Memory: The Stay/Go Decision Problem.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Development and Learning
(ICDL'02).
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2001), Clustering Continuous Time Series.
Proceeding of the 18th International Conference on Machine Learning.
Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco (CA), 497–504.
 H. P. Wynn and P. Sebastiani,
(2001), The Quantization of the Attention Function under a Bayes Information
Theoretic Model. MaxEnt 2000: Twentieth International Workshop on Bayesian
Inference and Maximum Entropy in Science and Engineering. AIP Conference
Proceedings. 159168
 P. Sebastiani and H. P.
Wynn, (2001), Design to Maximize
Information. MaxEnt 2000: Twentieth International Workshop on Bayesian
Inference and Maximum Entropy in Science and Engineering. AIP Conference
Proceedings. 192203.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(2001). Analysis of Survey Data with
Bayesian Networks. Bayesian Methods: Selected Papers from Sixth
World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA),
European Communities, Luxembourg, 429438
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2001). Bayesian Clustering by Dynamics
of European Socioeconomic Indicators. Bayesian Methods: Selected
Papers from Sixth World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian
Analysis (ISBA), European Communities, Luxembourg, 479488.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani
and P. Cohen (2001). Bayesian
analysis of sensory inputs of a mobile robot. Proceedings of the
Fifth International
Workshop on Case Studies in Bayesian Statistics. Lecture Notes in
Statistics, Springer, New York, NY, 363379
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani
and P. Cohen (2000). Multivariate
Clustering by Dynamics. Proceedings of the 2000
National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2000). AAAI
Press/The MIT Press: Menlo Park/Cambridge, 633638.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani,
P. Cohen and J. Warwick (2000). Unsupervised
Clustering of Robot Activities: A Bayesian Approach. Proceedings
of the Fourth International Conference
on Autonomous Agents (AGENTS2000), ACM Press, New York, 134136.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni,
Robust Bayesian Classification (2000). Proceedings of the Fourteenth
Conference of the International Association for Statistical Computing
(COMPSTAT2000). Springer, New York, NY.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2000) Official Statistics via Bayesian Networks. Proceedings of the
Fourteenth Conference
of the International Association for Statistical Computing (COMPSTAT2000).
Short Communications. Statistics Netherlands and the Utrecht University.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ramoni,
P. Cohen, J. Warwick and J. Davis (1999). Discovering
Dynamics using Bayesian Clustering. Proceedings of the Third
Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA99). Springer, New York,
NY. 199210
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ramoni
and P. Cohen (1999). Unsupervised Classification of Sensory Inputs in
a Mobile Robot. Proceedings of the IJCAI
Workshop on Neural, Symbolic, and Reinforcement Methods for Sequence
Learning. Stockholm, Sweden, August. 2328
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani
and R. Dybowsky (1999). Robust Outcome Prediction for Intensive Care
Patients. Proceedings of the AIMDM99
Workshop on Prognostic Models in Medicine: Artificial Intelligence and
Decision Analytic Approaches. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pages
4549.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani (1999), Learning
Conditional Probabilities from Incomplete Data: An Experimental Comparison,
in
Proceedings of the Seventh
International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics,
(AI&Stats99). Morgan Kaufman, San Mateo, CA, 260265.
 P.
Sebastiani and M. Ramoni (1999), Model Folding for Data Subject to Nonresponse,
in Proceedings
of the Seventh International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and
Statistics, (AI&Stats99). Morgan Kaufman,
San Mateo, CA, 287292.
 P.
Sebastiani and M. Ramoni (1998), Decision Theoretic Foundations of Graphical
Model Selection. in Proceedings of the Fourteenth
Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI98).
Madison, WI, 464471.
 P. Sebastiani
and H.P. Wynn (1998), Risk Based Optimal Designs. in Proceedings
of the 1998 Conference on Model Oriented Data Analysis and Experimental
Design, (A.C.Atkinson, L.Pronzato and H.P. Wynn Eds) Physica Verlag,
Heidelberg, 247257.
 P. Sebastiani
and M. Ramoni (1998), Induction of Graphical Models from Incomplete
Samples in Proceedings of the XIII Conference of the International
Association for Statistical Computing (COMPSTAT98). Bristol, United
Kingdom, 449454.
 M. Ramoni
and P. Sebastiani (1997), The
Use of Exogenous Knowledge to Learn Bayesian Networks from Incomplete
Databases, Proceedings of the IDA97
conference. London 46 August 1997, 537548.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(1997), Learning
Bayesian Networks from Incomplete Databases, Proceedings of the
Thirteen Conference on Uncertainty
in Artificial Intelligence. Providence, Rhode Island, August 13
1997, 401408
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani
(1997), Robust
Parameter Learning in Bayesian Networks with Missing Data in Proceedings
of the Sixth Workshop
on AI and Statistics, Ft Lauderdale, FL, 339406.
 R.G. Cowell, A.P. Dawid,
P. Sebastiani (1996), A Comparison of Sequential Learning Methods for
Incomplete Data. Bayesian
Statistics 5 J.M. Bernardo, J.O. Berger, A.P. Dawid and A.F.M. Smith
(eds.) Oxford University Press, 533542.
 P. Sebastiani, R. Settimi
(1994). Planning Experiments in non Linear Situations. Proceedings of
the 9th International workshop on statistical modelling, Exeter, July
1994.
 P. Sebastiani, M. Ursini
(1994), Modelling the Behaviour of a Parasitoid Insect, (in Italian)
Atti della XXXVII Riunione Scientifica della Societa
Italiana di Statistica San Remo, 1994, 171177.
 A. Forcina, P. Sebastiani
(1993), Graphical Analysis of Conditional Independence. Proceedings
of the 8th International workshop on statistical modelling, Leuven,
July 1993, 8587.
 P. Sebastiani (1991), Optimal
Designs for Generalized Linear Models, Atti del Convegno SIS ``Sviluppi
metodologici nei diversi approcci all'inferenza statistica", Cagliari,
April 1991, Pitagora ed., 1, 167170.
Other conference proceedings and abstracts
 P. Sebastiani, L. Wang, T. T. Perls, D. Terry, V. G. Nolan, M. Montano,
C. T. Baldwin
and M. H. Steinberg (2007), A repertoire of genes that modify the risk
of death in sickle cell
anemia. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2007. In press.
 V. G. Nolan, Y. Zhang, T. Lash, P. Sebastiani and M. H. Steinberg
(2007), Association of
wind speed and the occurrence of sickle cell acute painful episodes:
results of a casecrossover study. Blood (American Society of hematology,
Annual Meeting Abstracts), Nov 2007. In press.
 L. Wang, V. Nolan, C. Baldwin, M. H. Steinberg and P. Sebastiani (2007),
Discovery of
genetic modifiers of a finite domain phenotype using Bayesian beta regression.
Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, (JSM 2007). In press.
 Y. Yang and P. Sebastiani (2007), An evaluation of different experimental
designs of temporal microarray experiments. Proceedings of the Joint
Statistical Meetings, (JSM 2007). In press.
 A. Ozonoff, J. Ashba and P. Sebastiani (2006), Calculation of excess
influenza mortality
for small geographic regions. Proceedings of the JSM 2006.
 A. Ozonoff, S. Sukpraprut and P. Sebastiani (2006), Modeling seasonality
of influenza
with Hidden Markov Models. Proceedings of the JSM 2006.
 P. Sebastiani,V. G. Nolan, C. T. Baldwin, M. M. AbadGrau, L. Wang,
A. H. Adewoye,
L. C. McMahon, L. A. Farrer, J. G. Taylor, VI, G. J. Kato, M. T. Gladwin,
M. H. Steinberg (2006), Severity of Sickle Cell Disease: Modeling Interrelationships
Among Hemolysis, Pulmonary Hypertension and Risk of Death. In Blood.
Supplement: Proceedings of the 48 th ASH Annual Meeting.
 P. Sebastiani, M. M. AbadGrau, A. Riva, V. G. Nolan, E. Melista,
M. H. Steinberg
and C. T. Baldwin (2006), Fetal Hemoglobin (HbF) in Sickle Cell Anemia:
Genome
Wide Association Studies using Pooled DNA Samples can Reveal Genetic
Associations
with HbF Concentration. In Blood. Supplement: Proceedings of the 48
th ASH Annual
Meeting.
 P. Sebastiani, E. Hadley, M. Province, A. Yashin, K. Christensen,
J. Vaupel, C. Kammerer,
W. Rossi, T. Perls, A. Ash (2006), A Family Longevity Selection Score.
Proceedings
of the 2006 Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. 411
 P. Sebastiani, C. T. Baldwin, V. Nolan, D. F. Wyszynski, Q. Ma, J.
Farrell, A. Bisbee,
K. Waraska, L. A. Farrer, M. H. Steinberg (2005), Polymorphisms (SNPs)
in multiple
genes of the TGFBMP pathway are associated with a global measure of
sickle cell
disease severity. In Blood. Supplement: Proceedings of the 47 th ASH
Annual Meeting.
In press.
 V. G. Nolan, P. Sebastiani, C. T. Baldwin, D. F. Wyszynski, Q. Ma,
A. Bisbee, J.
Farrell, L. A. Farrer, M. H. Steinberg (2005), Modeling Genetic Polymorhphisms
and
Sickle Cell Associated Vasooclusive Events Using Classification and
Regression Trees
(CART). Abstract accepted for the 28th Annual Meeting of the National
Sickle Cell Disease.
 P. Sebastiani, V. Nolan,
C. T. Baldwin and M. H. Steinberg (2005), Modeling Phenotype
Interactions in Sickle Cell Disease. Abstract accepted for the 28th
Annual Meeting of the National Sickle Cell Disease.
 P. Sebastiani (2005), Hypothesis
versus data driven modeling, Abstract submitted for
the Joint Statistical Meeting, 2005.
 M. Abad, P. Sebastiani and
M. F. Ramoni (2005), Bayesian estimator of pairwise
linkage disequilibrium. Abstract submitted for the conference “Genome
Studies and
the HapMap”.
 P. Sebastiani, V. Nolan,
C. T. Baldwin and M. H. Steinberg (2004), Modeling Phenotype
Interactions in Sickle Cell Anemia.In Blood. Supplement: Proceedings
of the 46th
ASH Annual Meeting. 104:11, 460a.
 P. Sebastiani, M. F Ramoni, V. Nolan, C. T. Baldwin and M. H. Steinberg
(2004),
Multigenic Dissection and Prognostic Modeling of Overt Stroke in Sickle
Cell Anemia.
In Blood. Supplement: Proceedings of the 46th ASH Annual Meeting. 104:11,
462a.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(2003), Bayesian Differential Analysis of Gene ExpressionData. In Proceedings
of the Joint Statistical Meeting. New York, August 2002. Section on
Bayesian Statistical Science.
 M. Ramoni and P. Sebastiani (2001), Bayesian Bioinformatics. Proceedings
of the Workshop “Bayesian models in medicine”. Cascais, Pt,
2001. Page 14.
 P. Sebastiani and M. Ramoni
(1999), Iterative Approximation of the Marginal Likelihood from Incomplete
Data. In Book of Abstracts of the Second European Conference on Highly
Structured Stochastic Systems, University of Pavia, 262264.
 M. Ramoni, P. Sebastiani
and P. Cohen (1999), Bayesian Analysis of Sensory Inputs of a Mobile
Robot. In Book of Abstracts of the Second European Conference on Highly
Structured Stochastic Systems, University of Pavia, 235236.
 R. G. Cowell, M. Ramoni
and P. Sebastiani (1999), An Experimental Evaluation of the Predictive
Accuracy of Bayesian Networks. In Book of Abstracts of the Second European
Conference on Highly Structured Stochastic Systems, University of Pavia,
7576.
 P. Sebastiani and H.P.
Wynn (1997), Bayesian Experimental Design and Shannon Information. In
1997 Proceedings of the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science. American
Statistical Association, 176 181.
 M.L. Eaton, A. Giovagnoli
and P. Sebastiani (1993), A Predictive Approach to the Bayesian Design
Problem with Application to Normal Regression Models. Bulletin of the
International Statistical Institute, Proceedings 49th Session,
Contributed papers, 1, 405406.
Book reviews.
 A. Giovagnoli and P. Sebastiani (1992), Review of the book by A.C.Atkinson
and Donev, ``Optimum Experimental Designs''. Journal of the Italian
Statistical Society, 1, 425426.
General articles
 P. Sebastiani (2002),
Caged: Cluster Analysis of Gene Expression Dynamics. Isba Bulletin.,
9(2), 1112..
 P. Sebastiani (2002), Computational Challenges
in the Postgenome Era. Department Newletter. In press
