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 Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 3800 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 12 at 9:00 a.m.

STAT 7260 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 12 at 9:00 a.m.

STAT 7240 T07 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 12 at 9:00 a.m.

STAT 2220 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 12 at 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

PIMS lecture: Pauline van den Driessche — Thursday, January 18 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Yung-Ming Chang, Ph.D. (2002)

Yanqing Yi, Ph.D. (2008)