Inference for Complex Dependent Data

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New working paper on the properties of simulation-based estimators in high dimensions has been uploaded on arXiv.


October 15, 2018

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 Dr. Roberto Molinari, who has accepted a position of visting assistant professor at Penn State.

August 15, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Mucyo Karemera, who has accepted a position of visting researcher position at Penn State.

August 15, 2018

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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...