Xinlei Wang

Associate Professor

Statistical Science

Ph.D., Decision Science & Statistics, University of Texas at Austin, 2002

M.A., Statistics, University of Pittsburg, 1998

B.S., Automatic Control, University of Science and Technology of China, 1997
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Research/Teaching Interests

Bayesian Methodologies, Judgement Post Stratification, Micro-Array Data Analysis

Selected Publications

  •  “Statistical Methods of Background Correction for Illumina Beadarray Data” (2009). Bioinformatics, 25 (6), 751-757 (with Lim and Kim).
  • “Estimation of Stochastically Ordered Survival Functions by Geometric Programming” (2009). Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 18 (4), 978-994 (with Lim and Kim).
  • “Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Ordered Multinomial Probabilities by Geometric Programming” (2009). Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53 (4), 889-893 (with Lim and Choi).
  • "Hardening Email Security using Bayesian Additive Regression Trees" (2009), in Machine Learning, Mellouk, A. and Chebira, A., editors, I-Tech Education and Publishing, Ch. 9 (with Abu-Nimeh, Nappa and Nair)
  • “Distributed Phishing Detection by Applying Variable Selection using Bayesian Additive Regression Trees” (2009). ICC ’09, IEEE International Conference on Communications, 14 (18), 1-5. (Acceptance rate 35%) (with Abu-Nimeh, Nappa and Nair).
  • "Managing Supply Uncertainties Through Bayesian Information Update” (2010). IEEE, Robotics and Automation Society, 7 (1), 24-36 (with Chen and Xia).
  • “Preserving Data Utility via BART” (2010). Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 140 (9), 2551-2561 (with Karr).
  • “Approximate Predictive Densities and Their Applications in Generalized Linear Models” (2011). Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 55 (4), 1570-1580 (with Chen)
  •  “Modeling Three-dimensional Chromosome Structures Using Gene Expression Data” (2011). Journal of the American Statistical Association. 106 (493), 61-72. (This paper was highlighted in the May 2011 issue of Amstat News) (with Xiao and Khodursky)
  • “Isotonized CDF Estimation from Judgment Post-stratification Data with Empty Strata” (2012). Biometrics. 68 (1), 194-202 (with K. Wang and J. Lim).
  • “Bayesian Joint Analysis of Gene Expression Data and Gene Functional Annotations” (2012). Statistics in Biosciences. DOI 10.1007/s12561-012-9065-6 (with Chen, Khodursky and Xiao).