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 Date

September 4: Labour Day (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 A03 Final
Friday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 A01 Final
Friday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Statistics seminar: Naitee Ting: “Design of Dose-Response Clinical Trials” — Thursday, September 21 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Where are they now?

Wan-Chen Lee, Ph.D. (2014)

Shirley Mills, M.Sc. (1970)