Richard Samworth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Richard John Samworth
Richard Samworth.jpg
BornMay 1978 (age 41)
ResidenceCambridge, United Kingdom
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cambridge
ThesisSome mathematical and theoretical aspects of the bootstrap (2004)
Doctoral advisorAlastair Young

Richard John Samworth (born May 1978) is the Professor of Statistical Science and the Director of the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge,[1] and a Teaching Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. His main research interests are in nonparametric and high-dimensional statistics. Particular topics include shape-constrained density estimation and other nonparametric function estimation problems, nonparametric classification, clustering and regression, the bootstrap and high-dimensional variable selection problems.

Honours and awards[edit]

Selected works[edit]

  • Cannings, T. I. and Samworth, R. J. (2017), Random projection ensemble classification, J. Roy. Statist. Soc., Ser. B. (with discussion), 79, 959-1035.
  • Cule, M. L., Samworth, R. J. and Stewart, M. I. (2010), Maximum likelihood estimation of a multidimensional log-concave density, J. Roy. Statist. Soc., Ser. B. (with discussion), 72, 545-600.
  • Fan, J., Samworth, R. and Wu, Y. (2009), Ultrahigh dimensional feature selection: beyond the linear model, Journal of Machine Learning Research, 10, 2013–2038.
  • Hall, P., Park, B. U. and Samworth, R. J. (2008), Choice of neighbour order in nearest-neighbour classification, Ann. Stat., 36, 2135–2152


  1. ^ "Richard Samworth | Official web page at Cambridge". Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^
  6. ^
  7. ^ "IMS Fellows 2014 « IMS Bulletin". Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Account Suspended". Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links[edit]

  • Richard Samworth's home page at the University of Cambridge.