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Mr Yuhong Yang

Portrait: Yuhong Yang

Mr Yuhong Yang

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Statistics 376 Ford 224 Church St SE

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • model selection and model combining
  • High-dimensional data analysis
  • Multi-armed bandits with covariates
  • Forecast combinations
  • Statistics in personalized medicine

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Statistics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1996.
  • M.S.: Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1993.
  • B.S.: Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, 1988.

Publications

  • “Combining Time Series Models for Forecasting“: Yang, Yuhong, Hui Zou, International Journal of Forecasting, 13 783-809, 2004.
  • “Aggregating Regression Procedures to Improve Performance“: Yang, Yuhong, Bernoulli, 10 25-47, 2004.
  • Consistency of Cross Validation for Comparing Regression Procedures: Yang, Yuhong, IMS, Annals of Statistics, 35 2450-2473, 1997.
  • On permutation procedures for strong control in multiple testing with gene expression data: Yang, Yuhong, Rempala, G.A., Statistics and its Interface, 6 79-89, 2013. Link
  • Model selection via standard error adjusted adaptive lasso: Yang, Yuhong, Qian, W., Ann Inst Stat Math, 65 295-318, 2013. Link
  • Variable Selection Diagnostics Measures for High-Dimensional Regression: Yang, Yuhong, Nan, Y., Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, in print, 2013. Link
  • Metric entropy and sparse linear approximation of Lq -hulls for 0 < q <=1: Yang, Yuhong, Journal of Approximation Theory, 166 42-55, 2013. Link
  • Model selection for estimating treatment effects: Yang, Yuhong, Rolling, C.A., Journal of the Royal Statistical Society B, in print, 2013. Link
  • Robust forecast combinations: Yang, Yuhong, Wei, X., Journal of Econometrics, 166 224-236, 2012. Link
  • Parametric or nonparametric? A parametricness index for model selection: Yang, Yuhong, Annals of Statistics, 39 2074-2102, 2011. Link
  • Maximum Lq-likelihood estimation: Yang, Yuhong, Ferrari, D., Annals of Statistics, 38 753-783, 2010. Link
  • Discussion of "Adaptive confidence intervals for the test error in classification" by Eric B. Laber and Susan A. Murphy: Yang, Yuhong, Cheng, G., JASA, 106 924-931, 2011. Link
  • Adaptive Minimax Regression Estimation over Sparse ?q-Hulls. Yang, Yuhong, Zhan Wang, Sandra Paterlini, Fuchang Gao, Yuhong Yang, Author, 2014. Link Download

Professional Activities

  • Associate editor: AE of Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference , 2004 - 2011
  • Associate Editor: Annals of Statistics , 2007 - 2012
  • Associate Editor: Annals of Institute of Statistical Mathematics , 2011 - present
  • Associate Editor: Statistics Surveys , 2007 - present

Awards

  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics fellow

Courses Taught

  • Stat 8932 - Advanced Topics in Statistics: Nonparametric Estimation
  • Stat 8511/5511: Applied Time Series Analysis
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