Inference for Complex Dependent Data

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Four abstracts accepted to the IEEE/ION PLANS 2018 conference that will take place next April in Monterey, USA. Congratulations to Ahmed Radi (University of Calgary), Gaetan Bakalli (University of Geneva), Yuming Zhang (Penn State) and Philipp Claussen (EPFL) who first authored these papers!


November 26, 2017

Simulation based Bias Correction Methods for Complex Models has been accepted in Journal of the American Statistical Association.


September 26, 2017


Congratulations to Philipp Clausen who was the recipient of the Best Demo Award for GMWM package at the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace.

July 13, 2017

Yuming Zhang has been awarded the Bronze Tablet that is awarded to the top three percent of the students in their graduating class to recognize their sustained academic achievement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Congratulations to her! Photo

April 30, 2017

Yuming Zhang has received the University Graduate Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship is made at the college level and is offered to the 100 most promising incoming students at Pennsylvania State University. Congratulations to her!

April 27, 2017

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May 23, 2016

Process to Haar Wavelet Variance Formulae

The following equations are derivations used within the package as they relate to the Haar Wavelet Variance (WV) theoretical quantities. The initial WV formula,

February 10, 2016

Eurocow GMWM Workshop 2016

As the lifeforce of our new statistical software package “gmwm” within the R computational environment grows, there is more interest in learning about the estimation...