Elif Acar
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Assistant Professor

Office 369 Machray Hall
204-480-1820

Research Interests

copulas and vines, nonparametric function estimation, statistical genetics

Recent Publications

  • Acar, E. F., Craiu, R. V. and Yao, F. (2013). Statistical testing of covariate effects in conditional copula models. Electronic Journal of Statistics, to appear.
  • Acar, E. F. and Sun, L. (2013). A generalized Kruskal-Wallis test that incorporates group uncertainty with application to genome-wide association studies. Biometrics 69 (2), 427–435.
  • Acar, E. F., Genest, C. and Nešlehová, J. (2012). Beyond simplified pair-copula constructions. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 110, 74–90.
  • Acar, E. F., Craiu, R. V. and Yao, F. (2011). Dependence calibration in conditional copulas: a nonparametric approach. Biometrics 67 (2), 445–453.
Graduations

Congratulations to our May, 2017 graduate: Dianwei Huang (M.Sc.).

Important Date

June 5 – June 9: Convocation

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 A01 Midterm
Wednesday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.

STAT 1000 A02 Midterm
Wednesday, May 24 at 5:00 p.m.

Where are they now?

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)

Leo Odongo, Ph.D. (1993)