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Yongtao  Guan

Yongtao Guan

Professor and Department Chair, Management Science

(305) 284-2189
Kosar Epstein 410
yguan@bus.miami.edu


Research Interests

  • Point processes, spatial-temporal processes, spatial epidemiology, longitudinal data analysis

Selected Publications

Huang, H., Ma, X., Waagepetersen, R., Holford, T., Wang, R., Risch, H., Mueller, L. and Guan, Y. (2014), “A New Estimation Approach for Combining Epidemiological Data from Multiple Sources,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Applications and Case Studies, 109(505), 11-23.

Li, Y. and Guan, Y. (2014), “Functional Principal Component Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Point Process with Applications in Disease Surveillance,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, forthcoming.

Guan, Y., Jalilian, A. and Waagepetersen, R. (2014), “Quasi-likelihood for Spatial Point Processes,” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, forthcoming.

Deng, C., Waagepetersen, R. and Guan, Y. (2014), “A Combined Estimating Function Approach for Fitting Stationary Point Process Models,” Biometrika, forthcoming.

Guan, Y., Li, Y. and Sinha, R. (2011), “Cocaine Dependence Treatment Data: Methods for Measurement Error Problems With Predictors Derived From Stationary Stochastic Processes,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Application and Case Studies, 106(494), 480-493.

Diggle, P., Guan, Y., Hart, A., Paize, F. and Stanton, M. (2010), “Estimating Individual-Level Risk in Spatial Epidemiology Using Spatially Aggregated Information on the Population at Risk," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Application and Case Studies, 105(492), 1394-1402.

Guan, Y. and Wang, H. (2010), “Sufficient Dimension Reduction for Spatial Point Processes directed by Gaussian Random Fields," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 72(3), 367-387.

Guan, Y. and Shen, Y. (2010), “A Weighted Estimating Equation Approach for Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes," Biometrika, 97(4), 867-880.

Guan, Y. (2009), “On Nonparametric Variance Estimation for Second-Order Statistics of Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes with a Known Parametric Intensity Form," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 104(488), 1482-1491.

Waagepetersen, R. and Guan, Y. (2009), “Two-Step Estimation for Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 71(3), 685-702.

Guan, Y. (2009), “Fast Block Variance Estimation Procedures for Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes," Biometrika, 96(1), 213-220.

Guan, Y. (2008), “On Consistent Nonparametric Intensity Estimation for Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 103(483), 1238-1247.

Guan, Y. (2008), “A Goodness-of-Fit Test for Inhomogeneous Spatial Poisson Processes," Biometrika, 95(4), 831-845.

Guan, Y., Waagepetersen, R. and Beale, C. (2008), “Second-Order Analysis of Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes with Proportional Intensity Functions," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 103(482), 769-777.

Guan, Y. (2008), “Variance Estimation for Statistics Computed from Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Processes," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 70(1), 175-190.

Guan, Y. and Loh, J. M. (2007), “A Thinned Block Bootstrap Variance Estimation Procedure for Inhomogeneous Spatial Point Patterns," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 102(480), 1377-1386.

Guan, Y. and Sherman, M. (2007), “On Least Squares Fitting for Stationary Spatial Point Processes," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 69(1), 31-49.

Guan, Y. (2006), “A Composite Likelihood Approach in Fitting Spatial Point Process Models,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 101(476), 1502-1512.

Guan, Y., Sherman, M., and Calvin J.A. (2004), “A Nonparametric Test for Spatial Isotropy Using Subsampling,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 99(467), 810-821.


Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Yale University, 2009-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Yale University, 2006-2009
  • Assistant Professor, Management Science, University of Miami, 2003-2006

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Statistics, Texas A&M University, 2003
  • B.S., Statistics, Minor in Economics, Peking University, 1998

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