Mathmatics and Statistics
Main Research Statement Publications Talks Graduate Students Teaching Links
-Partial generalized additive models: An information-theoretic approach for avoiding concurvity. Invited lecture in university of Hong Kong, May 27 to 29, 2007.
-Applications of information theory in Generalized Additive Models. The 15th International Conference forum on interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques. Shanghai, P.R. China, May 20 to 23, 2007.
-Predicting Protein Structure and Examining Similarities of Protein Structure by Spectral Analysis Techniques. Australia, Canberra. ANU BioinfoSummer2006, Dec.4-8, 2006.
-Avoiding the concurvity in generalized additive models-PGAM. 17th COMPSTAT symposium of the IASC. Rome, Italy. Aug. 28 to Sep. 1, 2006.
-Partial generalized additive models: An information-theoretic approach for avoiding concurvity. 69th Annual meeting of the institute of mathematical statistics. July 30- Aug. 4, 2006. -- Also chair the session of “Semiparametric and Econometric Models” .
-Phylogenomic Analysis of Listeria Reveals Divergent Evolution among Lineages with Different Abilities to Respond to Environmental Stress. Poster presentation at The 1st International Conference in Phylogenomics, University of Montreal, Canada, March, 2006
-Likelihood Based Clustering (LiBaC) for Codon Models, a new method for inferring amino acid sites subject to positive and negative selection pressure. Poster presentation at The 1st International Conference in Phylogenomics, University of Montreal, Canada, March, 2006.
-Interpretable dimension reduction. Invited talk for MALNIS seminar in Computer Science. Dec., 2004.
-Interpretable dimension reduction in drug discovery. Invited lecture in 26th Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop. May, 2003.
-Statistical analysis of visual field progression. Presented in IPS (International Perimetric society meeting), June 2002.
-Detecting change in visual field data. ENAR meeting held at Arlington VA, Mar. 2002.
-Invited Discussion of Peter Hooper’s paper Flexible regression modelling with adaptive logistic basis functions, Presented at SSC Meeting, held in SFU, June, 2001.
-Interpretable Dimension Reduction. Presented at SSC Meeting, held in SFU, June, 2001.
-Interpretable Dimension Reduction. Presented at MITACS Annual General Meeting, held in Toronto, June, 2000.
-On the sample influence curve in canonical correlation analysis. Presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, held in Anaheim, Orange County, USA, August, 1997. ---Also published in the American Statistical Association 1997 Proceedings of the Statistical Computing Section, pp. 66-69.
-An approximation to the sample influence curve in canonical correlation analysis. Presented at the International Symposium on Contemporary Multivariate Analysis and its Applications, held in Hong Kong, May 1997.