• Empirical likelihood and extremes 

      Gong, Yun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-17)
      In 1988, Owen introduced empirical likelihood as a nonparametric method for constructing confidence intervals and regions. Since then, empirical likelihood has been studied extensively in the literature due to its generality ...
    • Some questions in risk management and high-dimensional data analysis 

      Wang, Ruodu (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-04)
      This thesis addresses three topics in the area of statistics and probability, with applications in risk management. First, for the testing problems in the high-dimensional (HD) data analysis, we present a novel method ...