The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular. 
                                                      --Edward Gibbon


Yichao Wu
Professor
Phone: (312) 413-2156
Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
Office: SEO 506
The University of Illinois at Chicago
E-mail: Smiley face


General Info

Dr. Wu received his Ph.D. in Statistics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2006. He joined The University of Illinois at Chicago in August 2017. His current research interests include: Longitudinal Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Model Selection, Nonparametetric and Semiparametric Statistics.


Teaching


Editorial Boards


Selected Publications

  • White, K., Stefanski, L. A., and Wu, Y. (2017+). Variable Selection in Kernel Regression Using Measurement Error Selection Likelihoods. Journal of the American Statistical Association, In press.
  • Shin, S. J., Wu, Y., Zhang, H. H., and Liu, Y. (2017). Principal Weighted Support Vector Machines for Sufficient Dimension Reduction in Binary Classification. Biometrika, 104, 67-81.
  • Chang, J., Tang, C. Y., and Wu, Y. (2016). Local Independence Feature Screening for Nonparametric and Semiparametric Models by Marginal Empirical Likelihood. Annals of Statistics, 44, 515-539.
  • Zhang, X., Wu, Y., Wang, L. and Li, R. (2016). Variable Selection for Support Vector Machines in Moderately High Dimensions. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 78, 53-76.
  • Wu, Y. and Stefanski, L. A. (2015). Automatic structure recovery for additive models. Biometrika, 102, 381-395.
  • Yao, F., Lei, E. and Wu, Y.. (2015). Effective dimension reduction for sparse functional data. Biometrika, 102, 421-437.
  • Ke, T., Fan, J. and Wu, Y. (2015). Homogeneity Pursuit. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 110, 175-194.
  • Stefanski, L. A., Wu, Y., and White, K. (2014). Variable Selection in Nonparametric Classification via Measurement Error Model Selection Likelihoods. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109, 574-589.
  • Zhou, H. and Wu, Y. (2014). A Generic Path Algorithm for Regularized Statistical Estimation. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109, 686-699.
  • Chang, J., Tang, C. Y., and Wu, Y. (2013). Marginal Empirical Likelihood and Sure Independence Feature Screening. Annals of Statistics, 41, 2123-2148.
  • Müller, H.-G., Wu, Y., and Yao, F. (2013). Continuously Additive Models for Nonlinear Functional Regression. Biometrika, 100, 607-622.
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