Elif Acar
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Assistant Professor

Office 369 Machray Hall

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.
Important Dates

March 31: Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.

April 3: Summer Term registration begins

Upcoming Exam

STAT 2400 A01 Midterm 2
Wednesday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Eugene Huang: “Restoration of Monotonicity Respecting in Dynamic Regression” — Thursday, April 6 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Data talk: Ehsan Khafipour — Thursday, April 13 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Statistics seminar: Saumen Mandal — Thursday, April 20 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Where are they now?

Lesley Crisostomo Alagar, M.Sc. (2006)

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)