Selected Publications

. ABC-CDE: Towards Approximate Bayesian Computation with Complex High-Dimensional Data and Limited Simulations. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2018.

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. Photo-z estimation: An example of nonparametric conditional density estimation under selection bias. The Annals of Applied Statistics., 2017.

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. Nonparametric Conditional Density Estimation in a High-Dimensional Regression Setting.. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2016.

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. The Logical Consistency of Simultaneous Agnostic Hypothesis Tests. Entropy, 2016.

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. High-Dimensional density ratio estimation with extensions to approximate likelihood computation. Journal of Machine Learning Research (AISTATS Track), 2014.

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Recent Publications

More Publications

. Agnostic tests can control the type I and type II errors simultaneously. Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics, 2019.

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. Avian haemosporidians in the cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) from central-western and southern Africa: high diversity and prevalence. PLOS ONE, 2019.

. ABC-CDE: Towards Approximate Bayesian Computation with Complex High-Dimensional Data and Limited Simulations. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2018.

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. Comparing probabilistic predictive models applied to football. Journal of the Operational Research Society., 2018.

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. Comparing two populations using Bayesian Fourier series density estimation. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation., 2018.

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. Conditional density estimation using Fourier series and neural networks. KDMiLe - Symposium on Knowledge Discovery, Mining and Learning - Algorithms Track, 2018.

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. Considerations for monitoring population trends of colonial waterbirds using the effective number of breeders and census estimates . Ecology and Evolution., 2018.

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. Hypertension is associated with frailty in older adults. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension., 2018.

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. Monitoramento online da dengue: usando o Google para predizer epidemias.. Revista Brasileira de Biometria, 2018.

. Photo-z estimation: An example of nonparametric conditional density estimation under selection bias. The Annals of Applied Statistics., 2017.

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. A unified framework for constructing, tuning and assessing photometric redshift density estimates in a selection bias setting. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2017.

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. Teaching decision theory proof strategies using a crowdsourcing problem. The American Statistician, 2017.

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. Coherent hypothesis testing. The American Statistician, 2017.

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. Logically-consistent hypothesis testing and the hexagon of oppositions. Logic Journal of the IGPL, 2017.

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Lecture Notes

Teaching

  • Probability and Statistics (2018_02)
  • Statistical Machine Learning (graduate level; 2018_02)
  • Statistical Inference (graduate level; 2018_01)
  • Data Mining (2018_01)
  • Introduction to Probability (2017_02)
  • Statistical Machine Learning (graduate level; 2017_02)
  • Data Mining (2017_01)
  • Biostatistics (2017_01)
  • Computational Statistics (2016_02)
  • Decision Theory (graduate level; 2016_02)
  • Data Mining (2016_01)
  • Probability Theory (graduate level; 2016_01)
  • Computational Statistics (2015_02)
  • Decision Theory (graduate level; 2015_02)
  • Data Mining (2015_01)
  • Introduction to Statistical Planning (2015_01)
  • Computational Statistics (2014_02)
  • Data Mining (2014_02)

Students

PhD

  • Afonso Fernandes Vaz – (current student)
  • Gilson Shimizu – (current student)
  • Marco Henrique de Almeida Inacio – (current student)

Master

  • Deborah Bassi Stern – (current student)
  • Victor Coscrato – (current student)
  • Rafael de Carvalho Ceregatti – A bayesian nonparametric approach for the two-sample problem (current student, co-advisor)
  • Afonso Fernandes Vaz – Improved quantification under domain shift (2016-2018)
  • Marco Henrique de Almeida Inacio – Comparing two populations using Bayesian Fourier series density estimation (2016-2017)
  • Gretta Rossi Ferreira – Estimação de densidades condicionais com aplicações à astronomia (2015-2017)

Undergraduate

  • Víctor Candido Reis (CNPq) (current student)
  • Macela Musetti (current student)
  • Daniel Simionato (CNPq) – Inferência Via Métodos Preditivos (2017-2018)
  • Andressa de Jesus Dantas – Understanding Zika patients (2017-2018)
  • João Dantas – Optimal strategies in pocker (2017-2018)
  • Victor Coscrato – Word2Vec vs Bag-of-Words (2017)
  • Rafael Catoia – Collective posterior: can the updating time change it? (2017)
  • Mauricio Najjar Da Silveira (CNPq) – Comparação não-paramétrica de grupos com base em estimação de densidades (2016-2017; co-advisor)
  • Ana Molina – Comparação entre métodos de construção de árvores filogenéticas (2016-2017)
  • Victor Coscrato (CNPq) – Testes de Hipóteses Agnósticos (2016-2017)
  • Douglas Raul de Freitas – Alguns aspectos sobre o bigdata na estatística (2016-2017)
  • Letícia Octaviano da Cruz (CNPq) – Monitoramento Online da Dengue (2015-2016)
  • Paula Ianishi – Técnicas de predição para dados desbalanceados aplicadas ao problema de classificação morfológica de galáxias (2015-2016)
  • Felipe Henrique Mosquetta Oliveira – Tratamento e Classificação de Dados do Twitter sobre Política e Clima (2015)
  • Bruno Roberto Guimarães – Classificação automática de resenhas sobre jogos na Google Play Store (2015)

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