Publications
Under Review / Revision

Rahim, K., Burr, W.S. and Thomson, D.J. multitaper: A Spectral Analysis R Package for use by Statisticians and Scientists

Szyszkowicz, M. and Burr, W.S. Use of Chained Twopoint Clusters to Examine Associations of Air Pollution with Health Conditions

Burr, W.S., Takahara, G. and Shin, H.H. Bias in Estimation of Shortterm Population Health Risk from Air Pollution Exposure
Peerreviewed Publications

Szyszkowicz, M. and Burr, W.S. Distributed Lag Models: An Analysis of Milan Mortality Data, J Pollut Eff Cont 2: 109. June 2014. doi:10.4172/jpe.1000109.

Burr, W.S. and Shin, H.H. Accounting for Temperature when Modeling Population Health Risk Due to Air Pollution. Proceedings of the 2013 AMMCS, in Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 117.

Burr, W.S. and Shin, H.H. Discrete Prolate Spheroidal Sequences as Filters in Generalized Additive Models. Proceedings of the 2013 AMMCS, in Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 117.
Additional Publications

Burr, W.S. Air Pollution and Health: Time Series Tools and Analysis. PhD thesis, Queen's University, Kingston, ON. 2012.

Burr, W.S. Oscillations of Jupiter as Detected by Voyager II. Master's thesis, Queen's University, Kingston, ON. 2007.
Submitted Talks and Posters

Shin, H.H., Mahmud, M., Burr, W.S., SmithDorion, M., Jovic, B., Takahara, G., Stieb, D., Jessiman, B. and Burnett, R. Air Health Indicator. Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2014. Also presented at Health Canada Science Forum, December, 2013. Poster presentation

Burr, W.S. and Shin, H.H. Temperature and Mortality: a Canadian perspective. Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2013.

Burr, W.S., Takahara, G. and Shin, H.H. Towards Developing an Air Health Indicator through Spectral Decomposition of GAMs. Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2012 (awardwinning presentation).

Riegert, D.L., Springford, A., Burr, W.S. and Thomson, D.J. Is There Structure in HighFrequency Variation of Great Lakes Water Levels? Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2012.

Burr, W.S. Adapting Generalized Additive Models for Improved Risk Estimation in Air Health Applications. Statistical Society of Ottawa Research Day, 2011 (awardwinning presentation).

Burr, W.S. CrossSpectral Method for Gapfilling Time Series. Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2011.

Burr, W.S., Moghtaderi, A., Takahara, G., and Shin, H.H. Estimation and Extraction of Harmonic Features from Pollution and Mortality Time Series. Statistical Society of Canada Yearly Meeting, 2011.

Burr, W.S. and Thomson, D.J. New Results in Jovian Mode Observations. Fall Meeting 2010, American Geophysical Union. Poster presentation).

Burr, W.S. Reconstructing Solar Flux using DualSite Records. 7th Canadian Solar Workshop, Oct 2010.

Burr, W.S. Interpolation of Gaps in Time Series. SOGSSD 2010, May 2010.

Burr, W.S. Evolution of the Solar Wind. 6th Canadian Solar Workshop, Oct 2009.

Burr, W.S. Voyager II and the Jupiter Intercept. 5th Canadian Solar Workshop, Oct 2008. (Poster presentation).

Burr, W.S. and Thomson, D.J. Periodic Oscillations in the Jovian Magnetosphere. URSI675, URSI General Meeting, Ottawa, June, 2007.
Invited Lectures

Takahara, G. and Burr, W.S. Developing an Air Health Indicator. Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, Dec. 6, 2012.

Burr, W.S. Estimation of Acute Health Effects due to Air Pollution. Departmental colloquia for the School of Population Health, University of Queensland (Nov. 13, 2012) and the School of Population Health, University of Western Australia (Nov. 20, 2012).

Takahara, G. and Burr, W.S. Developing an Air Health Indicator using Spectral Decomposition of GAMs. Health Canada Weekly Seminar Seriesâ€™, Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, ON, Apr. 20, 2012.

Burr, W.S. Modeling Health Outcomes due to ShortTerm Air Pollution Exposure. Departmental Colloquium for the Dept. of of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Nov. 10, 2011.