Summer Readings – Selected Faculty Publications 2021 – 2022

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Summer Readings – Selected Faculty Publications 2021 – 2022

Department of Statistics, Columbia University

July 2022

(Prepared by Disa Yu and Tian Zheng)

1. Medina, M. A., Olea, J. L. M., Rush, C., & Velez, A. (2022). On the Robustness to Misspecification of α-posteriors and Their Variational Approximations. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 23(147), 1-51. 

2. Nazaret, A., & Blei, D. (2022, June). Variational Inference for Infinitely Deep Neural Networks. In International Conference on Machine Learning (pp. 16447-16461). PMLR. 

3. Chong, C., Delerue, T., and Li, G.: Mixed semimartingales: Volatility estimation in the presence of rough noise. Submitted, 2021.

4. Wu, L., Pleiss, G., & Cunningham, J. (2022). Variational Nearest Neighbor Gaussian Processes. arXiv preprint arXiv:2202.01694.

5. Davis, R., & Ng, S. (2022). Time series estimation of the dynamic effects of disaster-type shocks. Journal of Econometrics. 

6. Aurell, A., Carmona, R., Dayanikli, G., & Lauriere, M. (2022). Optimal incentives to mitigate epidemics: a Stackelberg mean field game approach. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 60(2), S294-S322. 

7. de la Pena, V., Doukhan, P., & Salhi, Y. (2022). A Dynamic Taylor’s law. Journal of Applied Probability, 59(2), 584-607. 

8. Gelman, A., & Vehtari, A. (2021). What are the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years?. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 116(536), 2087-2097. 

9. Gu, Y. (2022). Blessing of Dependence: Identifiability and Geometry of Discrete Models with Multiple Binary Latent Variables. arXiv preprint arXiv:2203.04403. 

10. Kpotufe, S., Yuan, G., & Zhao, Y. (2022, May). Nuances in Margin Conditions Determine Gains in Active Learning. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (pp. 8112-8126). PMLR. 

11. Kwon, Y., Rivas, M. A., & Zou, J. (2021, March). Efficient computation and analysis of distributional Shapley values. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (pp. 793-801). PMLR. 

12. Lo, S. H., & Yin, Y. (2021). A novel interaction-based methodology towards explainable AI with better understanding of Pneumonia Chest X-ray Images. Discover Artificial Intelligence, 1(1), 1-17. 

13. Zhang, S., Wang, Z., Qi, J., Liu, J., & Ying, Z. (2021). Accurate assessment via process data. arXiv preprint arXiv:2103.15034. 

14. Ma, J., Xu, J., & Maleki, A. (2021). Analysis of sensing spectral for signal recovery under a generalized linear model. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 34, 22601-22613. 

15. Margossian, C. C., & Mukherjee, S. (2021). Simulating Ising and Potts models at critical and cold temperatures using auxiliary Gaussian variables. arXiv preprint arXiv:2110.10801. 

16. Nutz, M., & Wiesel, J. (2022). Stability of Schrödinger Potentials and Convergence of Sinkhorn’s Algorithm. arXiv preprint arXiv:2201.10059.

17. Chen, S., Loper, J., Zhou, P., & Paninski, L. (2022). Blind demixing methods for recovering dense neuronal morphology from barcode imaging data. PLOS Computational Biology, 18(4), e1009991. 

18. Protter, P., & Quintos, A. (2022). Optimal group size in microlending. Annals of Finance, 18(1), 121-132. 

19. Robbins, J. (2022) D3 for R Users. 

20. Hsieh, K., Rush, C., & Venkataramanan, R. (2022). Near-Optimal Coding for Many-User Multiple Access Channels. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory, 3(1), 21-36. 

21. Ghosal, P., & Sen, B. (2022). Multivariate ranks and quantiles using optimal transport: Consistency, rates and nonparametric testing. The Annals of Statistics, 50(2), 1012-1037.–Consistency-rates/10.1214/21-AOS2136.short 

22. da Silva, P. H., Jamshidpey, A., & Tavaré, S. (2022). The Feller Coupling for random derangements. Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 150, 1139-1164. 

23. van Delft, A., & Dette, H. (2021). A similarity measure for second order properties of non-stationary functional time series with applications to clustering and testing. Bernoulli, 27(1), 469-501. 

24. Backhoff, J., Bartl, D., Beiglböck, M., & Wiesel, J. (2022). Estimating processes in adapted Wasserstein distance. The Annals of Applied Probability, 32(1), 529-550. 

25. Chen, Y., Li, X., Liu, J., & Ying, Z. (2021). Item Response Theory–A Statistical Framework for Educational and Psychological Measurement. arXiv preprint arXiv:2108.08604. 

26. Auddy, A., & Yuan, M. (2021). On Estimating Rank-One Spiked Tensors in the Presence of Heavy Tailed Errors. arXiv preprint arXiv:2107.09660. 

27. Wu, J., Ward, O. G., Curley, J., & Zheng, T. (2022). Markov-modulated Hawkes processes for modeling sporadic and bursty event occurrences in social interactions. The Annals of Applied Statistics, 16(2), 1171-1190. 

28. Zhong, C. (2021). Mallows permutation models with $ L^ 1$ and $ L^ 2$ distances I: hit and run algorithms and mixing times. arXiv preprint arXiv:2112.13456.