Elif Acar
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Assistant Professor

Office 369 Machray Hall
(204) 480-1820

Research Interests

copulas and vines, nonparametric function estimation, statistical genetics

Recent Publications

  • Acar, E. F., Craiu, R. V. and Yao, F. (2013). Statistical testing of covariate effects in conditional copula models. Electronic Journal of Statistics, to appear.
  • Acar, E. F. and Sun, L. (2013). A generalized Kruskal-Wallis test that incorporates group uncertainty with application to genome-wide association studies. Biometrics 69 (2), 427–435.
  • Acar, E. F., Genest, C. and Nešlehová, J. (2012). Beyond simplified pair-copula constructions. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 110, 74–90.
  • Acar, E. F., Craiu, R. V. and Yao, F. (2011). Dependence calibration in conditional copulas: a nonparametric approach. Biometrics 67 (2), 445–453.
Important Date

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1150 A01 Midterm
Monday, February 26 at 2:30 p.m.

STAT 2220 A01 Midterm
Monday, February 26 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 1000 Midterm
Wednesday, February 28 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 Midterm
Wednesday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Kevin Fraser — Thursday, March 1 at 2:45 p.m., 204 Robson Hall.

Statistics seminar: Jonathan Foord — Thursday, March 15 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar: Forough Khadem — Thursday, March 22 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Troy Day — Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Mostofa Sarkar, M.Sc. (2012)

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)