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Statistics Research Group

Statistics seminar meets Tuesday 2:30–3:30 in Carnegie 109, unless stated otherwise. It is organized by William Volterman.

Seminar Schedule


Person Notes

Pinyuen Chen works in ranking and selection theory. His current research interests include statistical selection with applications in radar signal processing and two-stage procedures for multinomial problems.

H. Hyune-Ju Kim works on change-point problems, sequential analysis, longitudinal analysis, neural networks in statistical applications and applied probability.

Wei Li works on Bayesian inference about nonparametric functions, statistical models with missing data and instrumental variable methods. His general interest is nonparametric and semiparametric statistics and econometrics.

Jianxuan Liu works in semiparametric estimation and inference. Her current research interests include causal inference, measurement error models, sufficient dimension reduction, case-control studies and machine learning. She is also interested in statistical applications in social sciences and healthcare data analysis.

William Volterman works in nonparametric analysis and order statistics.

Graduate students

Person Notes

Mingyue Wang has the following publications:
  1. Updating Beliefs on Lattices (with Chunlai Zhou), published in the Proceedings of the 13th Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences, JAIST, Japan, 2012
  2. Belief-Kinematics Jeffrey’s Rules in the Theory of Evidence (with Chunlai Zhou, Biao Qin) published in AAAI-2014 (The Twenty-Eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence), 2014
Mingyue is a student of Professor Chen.