Richard Samworth

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Richard John Samworth
Born May 1978 (age 38)
Residence Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fields Statistics
Institutions University of Cambridge
Alma mater St John's College, Cambridge
Thesis Some mathematical and theoretical aspects of the bootstrap (2004)
Doctoral advisor Alastair Young

Richard John Samworth (born May 1978) is a Professor of Statistics in 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. Currently, his main research interests are in nonparametric and high-dimensional statistics. Particular topics include shape-constrained density 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]

  • 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), to appear.
  • Fan, J., Samworth, R. and Wu, Y. (2009), Ultrahigh dimensional feature selection: beyond the linear model, J. 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Samworth | Official web page at Cambridge". statslab.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pressreleases/2015-ASANames62NewFellows.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/templates/asset-relay.cfm?frmAssetFileID=1733
  4. ^ "IMS Fellows 2014 « IMS Bulletin". bulletin.imstat.org. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Account Suspended". rssenews.org.uk. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 

External links[edit]

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