Since the 1940s, population projections have in most cases been pro- duced using the deterministic cohort component method. However, in 2015, for the first time, in a major advance, the United… more
Abstract: Statistical methods are developed for assessing the likelihood of prejudicial bias in agent-assigned permutations, such as the ordering of candidates on an election… more
This report shows how the descent of genome from an ancestor to currently observed descendants results in identity by descent (IBD) in current individuals, and hence similarities in their DNA at… more
The Simons Foundation has named Daniela Witten, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, as a… more
Yen-Chi Chen has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Statistics Program for his project on “Statistical Analysis Using Density Surrogates”.
Density surrogates are… more