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“Deriving a Tree Survival Model from an Existing Stand Survival Model.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2018 IUFRO 4.01 Meeting.  Blacksburg, VA.  2018.

“Modeling Diameter Distributions from Stand Tables with Kernel Density Estimation.”  Cao, Q. V..  Presented at the 2017Annual Meeting of the Southern Mensurationists.  Athens, GA.  2017.

“Application of Fourier Series in Forestry Modeling Problems.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 19th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Blacksburg, VA.  2017.

"An Integrated System for Modeling Tree and Stand Survivals.”  Cao, Q. V..  Presented at the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting of the Northeastern and Southern Mensurationists.  Concord, MA.  2016.

"Another Look at Self-Thinning.”  Cao, Q. V..  Presented at the Fourth International Conference on Forest Measurements and Quantitative Methods and Management and 2015 Southern Mensurationists Annual Meeting.  Blacksburg, VA.  2015.

"Modeling Individual Tree Survival.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Eighteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Knozxville, TN.  2015.

"Prediction of Tree Diameter Growth.”  Cao, Q. V..  Presented at the 2014 Northeastern and Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Raleigh, NC.  2014.

"Linking Individual-Tree and Whole-Stand Models for Forest Growth and Yield Prediction.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Chinese Academy of Forestry.  Beijing, China.  2014.

New Developments in Growth and Yield Modeling.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Chinese Academy of Forestry.  Beijing, China.  2014.

Parameter Estimation of Height-Age Models.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the IUFRO Conference on Complex Forest Ecosystems.  New Orleans, LA.  2013.

New Developments in Growth and Yield Modeling.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute.  Taipei, Taiwan.  2013.

Special Topics in Modeling Forest Tree Data.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the National Chung Hsing Univerisity.  Taichung, Taiwan.  2013.

Using Nonlinear Quantile Regression to Estimate the Self-Thinning Boundary Curve.”  Cao, Q. V., and T. J. Dean.  Presented at the Seventeenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Shreveport, LA.  2013.

Current Challenges with Growth and Yield Modeling.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2012 Forest Technology Users Conference.  Tallahassee, FL.  2012.

Evaluation of methods to predict Weibull parameters for characterizing diameter distributions.”  Poudel, K. and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the 2012 Northeastern Mensurationist Organization meeting.  State College, PA.  2012.

Deriving a diameter distribution from stand table data.”  Cao, Q. V., and D. W. Coble.  Presented at the 2011 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Memphis, TN.  2011.

“Use of the Weibull function to predict future diameter distributions from current plot data.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Sixteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Charleston, SC.  2011.

“Linking growth and yield models of different resolutions.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2010 Combined FIA Symposium and Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Knoxville, TN.  2010.

“Using Proc NLIN to obtain MLE of regression parameters.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2009 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  San Antonio, TX.  2009.

“Effects of sample size on characterization of wood-strand length distribution.”  Cao, Q. V., and Q. Wu.  Presented at the 2009 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  San Antonio, TX.  2009.

“Modeling crown structure from airborne scanning LiDAR data.”  Cao, Q. V., and T. J. Dean.  Presented at the 2008 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  St. Augustine, FL.  2008.

 “Modeling diameter distributions of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-methacrylic acid) nanoparticles.”  Cao, Q. V., and Q. Wu.  Presented at the 2008 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  St. Augustine, FL.  2008.

 “Simultaneous estimation of parameters of an annual tree survival and diameter growth model – Methodology.”  Cao, Q. V., and M. R. Strub.  Presented at the 2007 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Orange Beach, AL.  2007.

“Annual growth model for East Texas loblolly pine plantations.”  Coble, D. W., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the 2008 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  St. Augustine, FL.  2008.

“Predicting diameter at breast height from total height and crown length.”  Cao, Q. V. and T. J. Dean.  Presented at the Fifteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Hot Springs, AR.  2008.

“Simultaneous estimation of parameters of an annual tree survival and diameter growth model – Results.”  Strub, M. R., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the 2007 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Orange Beach, AL.  2007.

“Adjustments of individual-tree survival and diameter growth equations to match whole-stand attributes.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Fourteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Memphis, TN.  . 2007.

 “Calibrating a Segmented Taper Equation with Two Diameter Measurements.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2007 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Orange Beach, AL.  2007.

“The challenge of making teaching and learning visible:  seeing is doing and doing is seeing.”  Chambers J. L. , and Q. V Cao.  Presented at the 2007 Teaching in Higher Education (THE) Forum.  Baton Rouge, LA, 2007. 

“Using a mixture distribution and a segmented distribution to describe wood fiber length.”  Cao, Q. V., and Q. Wu.  Presented at the 2006 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Charleston, SC.  2006.

“A stand-table projection system that incorporates whole-stand and individual-tree models.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2006 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Charleston, SC.  2006.

“Linking an individual-tree model and a diameter-distribution model.”  Cao, Q. V., and J. Qin.  Presented at the 2005 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Wilmington, NC.  2005.

 “A simple reverse stand table projection method.”  Cao, Q. V., and S. M. McCarty.  Presented at the Thirteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Memphis, TN.  . 2005.

 “New methods for estimating parameters of Weibull functions to characterize future diameter distributions in forest stands.”  Cao, Q. V., and S. M. McCarty.  Presented at the Thirteenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Memphis, TN.  . 2005.

 “Two methods for predicting parameters of a Weibull function for modeling diameter distributions.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2nd International Conference on Forest Measurements and Quantitative Methods and Management.  Hot Springs, AR.  2004.

 “Modeling crown structure from airborne Laser scanner data.”  T. J. Dean, Q. V. Cao, S. Roberts, and D. Evans.  Presented at 20th Annual Louisiana Remote Sensing and GIS Workshop.  Lafayette, LA.  2004.

 “Annual tree growth predictions from periodic measurements.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Twelfth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Biloxi, MS.  2003.

 “Annual tree growth predictions based on periodic measurements.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the IUFRO Symposium on Statistics and Information Technology in Forestry.  Blacksburg, VA.  2002.

 “Correlations among stand biomass variables calculated from tree measurements.”  Dean, T. J., and Q. V. Cao.  2002.  Presented at the IUFRO Symposium on Statistics and Information Technology in Forestry.  Blacksburg, VA.  2002.

 “Modeling annual growth of tree diameter from periodic measurements.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences.  Baton Rouge, LA.  2002.

 “Stand table projection techniques -- from simple to complex.”  Cao, Q. V.  Poster presented at the 3rd Natural Resource Extension Professionals Conference.  Naples, FL.  2002.

 “Overview of growth and yield Models.” Cao, Q. V.  Presented at Center for Agriculture Research (Celos).  Paramaribo, Suriname.  2000.

 “Forest biometrics research at Louisiana State University.” Cao, Q. V.  Presented at Center for Agriculture Research (Celos).  Paramaribo, Suriname.  2000.

  “A method to estimate parameters of an individual-tree model.” Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the 2000 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Jekyll Island, GA.  2000.

 “Application of Differential Evolution Strategy in modeling forest tree growth.”  Ochi, N., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Shreveport, LA.  2000.

 “Predicting annual growth of forest trees.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Shreveport, LA.  2000.

 “Projecting a stand table through time.”  Cao, Q. V., and V. C. Baldwin, Jr.  Presented at the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Shreveport, LA.  1999.

 “Modeling forest timber productivity in the South:  where are we today?”  V. C. Baldwin, Jr., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Shreveport, LA.  1999.

 “Managing leaf area for maximum volume production in loblolly pine plantation.”  Yu, S., Q. V. Cao, J. L. Chambers, and J. P. Barnett. Presented at the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Shreveport, LA.  1999.

 “The self-thinning rule and extrapolated results from growth and yield models for unthinned loblolly pine plantations.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Ninth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Clemson, SC.  1997.

 “A site index equation for direct-seeded slash pines in Louisiana.”  Cao, Q. V., V. C. Baldwin, Jr., and R. E. Lohrey.  Presented at the Eighth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Auburn, AL.  1994.

 “Leaf area growth and foliage efficiency of loblolly pine plantation in the West Gulf region.”  Shi, K., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the North American Forest Biology Workshop.  Baton Rouge, LA.  1994.

 “Use of statistical distribution models to fit tree volume ratio data.”  Shi, K., Q. V. Cao, and J. P. Geaghan.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Lafayette, LA.  1993.

 “A tree survival equation based on the self-thinning rule.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern University Biometricians.  Townsend, TN.  1991.

 “An expert system for selecting among growth and yield models for loblolly pine plantations.”  Lorenzo, A. B., J. E. Hotvedt, and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Sixth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Memphis, TN.  1990.

 “Use of ridge regression method to estimate parameters of yield prediction models for loblolly pine plantations.”  Shin, M. Y., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Alexandria, LA.  1989.

 “Site index curves for cottonwood plantations.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern University Biometricians.  Mountain Lake, VA.  1989.

 “Evaluating direct and indirect methods of constructing local volume equations.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Fifth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Memphis.  TN.  1988.

 “Site index curves for eastern cottonwood plantations in the Mississippi Delta.”  Durand, K. M., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Hammond, LA.  1988.

 “Recovering diameter distribution from Schumacher and Coile's model for loblolly pine natural stands.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Fourth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Atlanta, GA.  1986.

 “Inclusion of crown ratio as an additional variable in taper equations.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Mid-South Growth and Yield Conference.  Alexandria, LA.  1985.

 “Thinning loblolly pine plantations.”  Clason, T. R., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Third Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Atlanta, GA.  1984.

 “A comparison of the effect of one- and two-step pruning on loblolly pine stem form.”  Valenti, M. A., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  New Orleans, LA.  1984.

 “Tree-height determination: an evaluation of three common instruments.”  Lilieholm, R. J., S. C. Hu, and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  New Orleans, LA.  1984.

 “A segmented diameter distribution method for modeling thinned stands.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Second Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Atlanta, GA.  1982.

 “Comparing growth and yield between 31-year-old slash and loblolly pine plantations.”  Clason, T. R., and Q. V. Cao.  Presented at the Second Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Atlanta, GA.  1982.

 “Modeling diameter frequency data with a segmented distribution.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Mid-South Growth and Yield Conference.  Crossett, AR.  1981.

 “Modeling diameter distribution with a bimodal probability density function.”  Cao, Q. V.  Presented at the Virginia Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting.  Virginia Beach, VA.  1981.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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