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Professor of Statistics

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Research Interests

Bayesian methods
Decision theory
Information theory
Minimum description length principle
Data mining


Ph.D. Statistics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2002
B.A. Mathematics, Peking University, P.R. China, 1997

Honors & Awards

Associate Editor for Bayesian Analysis, 2009 – 2015
Editor for the ISBA Bulletin, 2013 – 2015

Office Address

113 D Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820


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