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(1994)Local kernel estimates and Bspline estimates are considered in the nonparametric regression and the generalized linear models. The consistency and asymptotic normality of kernel estimates are proved. Simulations on Bspline ...
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(20170627)Computational statistics, including methods such as Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), bootstrap, approximate Bayesian computation, is an important part in modern statistics and has been widely used in many areas, such as ...
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(20160708)This dissertation is divided into two parts, concerning two areas of statistical methodology. The first part of this dissertation concerns statistical analysis of networks with community structure. The second part of this ...
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(1988)Current achievement and aptitude test modelingitem response theoryis based on the overlyoptimistic assumption of local independence: that examinee's responses to different test questions will be independent conditional ...
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(20180417)This dissertation is devoted to statistical inference based on characteristic functions. For some popular stochastic processes (e.g., Lévy processes, Lévy driven OrnsteinUhlenbeck processes), the transition density may ...
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(20130822)Functional data Analysis has emerged as an important area of statistics which provides convenient and informative tool for the analysis of data objects of high dimension/high resolution. In the literature, it seems that ...
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Statistical inference of multivariate time series and functional data using new dependence metrics (20170630)In this thesis, we focus on inference problems for time series and functional data and develop new methodologies by using new dependence metrics which can be viewed as an extension of Martingale Diﬀerence Divergence (MDD) ...
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(20140530)Networks arise from modeling complex systems in various fields, such as computer science, social science, biology, psychology and finance. Understanding and analyzing networks help us better understand these complex systems ...
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(20110114)Chapter 1 is concerned with confidence interval construction for the mean of a longrange dependent time series. It is well known that the moving block bootstrap method produces an inconsistent estimator of the distribution ...
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(20110525)Since the early 1990s, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has dominated the brain mapping field and it has been proved a powerful tool for mapping human brain functions. The fMRI is a high spatialtemporal ...
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(20170420)With the fast development of networking, data storage, and the data collection capacity, big data are now rapidly expanding in all science and engineering domains. When dealing with such data, it is appealing if we can ...
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(20140916)This thesis explores various methods for analyzing data generated using the nextgeneration sequencing technology, RNASeq. Two methods are developed which attempt to accurately calculate RNA expression, the first using a ...
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(20130822)This dissertation is centered on the modeling of heterogeneous data which is ubiquitous in this digital information age. From the statistical point of view heterogeneous data is composed of dissimilar components, where ...
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(20100831)The protein lysate array is an emerging technology for quantifying the protein concentration ratios in multiple biological samples. It is gaining popularity, and has the potential to answer questions about posttranslational ...
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(20150421)Dyadic data are ubiquitous and arise in the fields of biology, epidemiology, sociology, and many more. Such dyadic data are often best understood within the framework of networks. Network data can vary in many ways. For ...
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(20130822)Nowadays in many statistical applications, we face models whose complexity increases with the sample size. Such models pose a challenge to the traditional statistical analysis, and call for new methodologies and new ...
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Stopping Time of Invariant Sequential Probability Ratio Tests in Multivariate Analysis of Variance (1974)
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(1995)The simultaneous and nonparametric estimation of latent abilities and item characteristic curves is considered. In particular, the joint asymptotic properties of ordinal ability estimation and kernel smoothed nonparametric ...
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(2003)Imprecisely or incompletely observed data often appear in engineering, epidemiology and economic studies, observations on certain variables may be grouped or measured with errors, which poses challenges to the usual ...
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(20140916)This thesis contains two research areas including timevarying networks estimation and Chinese words segmentation. Chapter 1 introduces the background of the timevarying networks and the structure of Chinese language, ...
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