Statistics, especially Nonparametric and Robust Multivariate Analysis
Applications of Depth Functions
Data Mining, Outlier Identification and Cluster Analysis
Correlated Data Analysis
Robust Clustering in High Dimensional Data Using Statistical Depths.
BMC Bioinformatics 2007, 8 (Suppl 7)
(with Y. Ding, H. Peng and D. Wilkins). (Open access online)
Depth-Based Novelty Detection and its Application to Taxonomic Research. The Seventh IEEE International
Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 113-122, Omaha, Nebraska, October 2007
(with Y. Chen, H. Bart and H. Peng). (pdf)
Influence Functions of Some Depth Functions, with Application to L-Statistics. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21 (01), 49-66, 2009 (with R. Serfling and W. Zhou).
Outlier Detection with the Kernelized Spatial Depth Function. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine
Intelligence, 31(2), 288-305, 2009 (With Y. Chen, H. Peng and H. Bart). (pdf)
A Unified Approach for Analyzing Exchangeable Binary Data
with Applications to Developmental Toxicity Studies. Statistics in Medicine, 28, 2580-2604, 2009 (with S. Keeton and H. Peng). (pdf)(code)
Graph Ranking for Exploratary Gene Data Analysis. BMC Bioinformatics 2009, 10 (Suppl 11)
(with C. Gao, Y. Chen and D. Wilkins). (Open access online)
Nonparametric Depth-Based Multivariate Outlier Identifiers, and Masking Robustness Properties. Journal of Statistical Inference and Planning, 140, 198-213, 2010
(with Robert Serfling). (pdf)
Projection Based Scatter Depth Functions and Associated Scatter Estimators. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101, 138-153, 2010
(with Weihua Zhou). (pdf)
The Distribution of Partially Exchangeable Random variables. Statistics and Probability Letters, 80, 932-938, 2010 (with H. Peng and X. Wang).
Learning to Rank Using 1-norm Regularization and Convex Hull Reduction, Proceedings of ACM Southeast Conference (ACMSE), April, 2010 (with X. Nan, Y. Chen and D. Wilkins).
A Numerical Study of Multiple Imputation Methods Using Nonparametric Multivariate Outlier Identifiers and Depth-Based Performance Criteria with Clinical Laboratory Data.
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 81, 547-560, 2011
(with Robert Serfling). (pdf)
Multiclass Classification with Potential Function Rules:
Margin Distribution and Generalization. Pattern Recognition, 45(1), 540-551, 2012 (with F. Teng, Y. Chen).
The Prediction for Listed
Companies' Financial Distress by Using
Multiple Prediction Methods with Rough
Set and Dempster-Shafer Evidence Theory,
Knowledge-Based Systems , 26, 196-206, 2012 (with Z. Xiao , X. Yang, Y. Pang).
Robust Finite Mixture Learning and its Application to Taxonomic Research,
Research Notes in Information Science , 14, 67-77, 2013 (with K. Yu, H. Bart Jr. and Y. Chen).
Financial Ratio Selection for Business Failure Prediction using Soft Set Theory,
Knowledge Based Systems, 63, 59-67, 2014 (with W. Xu, Z. Xiao)
Accurate and Interpretable Models Based on Regularized Random Forests Regression,
Systems Biology, 8 (Suppl 3), S5, 2014 (with S. Liu, Y. Chen, D. Wilkins).
Robustness of the Affine Equivariant Scatter Estimator Based on the Spatial Rank Covariance
Matrix, Communications in Statistics --Theory and Methods, 44, 914-932, 2015 (with K. Yu, Y. Chen).