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Selected Publications

2009

Lee, A.B., & Wasserman, L.  "Spectral Connectivity Analysis" (arXiv:0811.0121; Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 105, 1241-1255)

2009

Freeman, P.E., Newman, J.A., Lee, A.B., Richards, J.W., & Schafer, C.M.  "Photometric Redshift Estimation Using Spectral Connectivity Analysis" (arXiv:0906.0995; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 398, 2012-2021)

Friedenberg, D.A., & Genovese, C.R.  "Straight to the Source: Detecting Aggregate Objects in Astronomical Images with Proper Error Control" (arXiv:0910.5449)

Richards, J.W., Freeman, P.E., Lee, A.B., & Schafer, C.M.  "Accurate parameter estimation for star formation history in galaxies using SDSS spectra" (arXiv:0905.4683; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 399, 1044-1057)

Genovese, C.R., Freeman, P., Wasserman, L., Nichol, R.C., & Miller, C.  "Inference for the Dark Energy Equation of State Using Type Ia Supernova Data" (arXiv:0805.4136; The Annals of Applied Statistics, Volume 3, 144-178)

Genovese, C.R., Perone-Pacifico, M., Verdinelli, I., & Wasserman, L.  "On the Path Density of a Gradient Field" (The Annals of Statistics, Volume 37, 3236-3271)

Richards, J.W., Freeman, P.E., Lee, A.B., & Schafer, C.M.  "Exploiting Low-Dimensional Structure in Astronomical Spectra" (arXiv:0807.2900; The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 691, 32-42)

Schafer, C., & Stark, P.  "Constructing Confidence Regions of Optimal Expected Size" (Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 104, 1080-1089)

2008

Bamford, S.P., Rojas, A.L., Nichol, R.C., Miller, C.J., Wasserman, L., Genovese, C., & Freeman, P.E.  "Revealing components of the galaxy population through nonparametric techniques" (arXiv:0809.2800; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 391, 607-616)

Freeman, P., Richards, J., Schafer, C., & Lee, A.  "Astrostatistics: the Final Frontier" (Chance, Volume 21, 31-35)

2007

Bryan, B., McMahan, H., Schafer, C., & Schneider, J.  "Efficiently Computing Minimax Expected-Size Confidence Regions" (accepted for publication in Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning)

Bryan, B., Schneider, J., Miller, C.J., Nichol, R.C., Genovese, C., & Wasserman, L.  "Mapping the Cosmological Confidence Ball Surface" (arXiv:0704.2605; The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 665, 25-41)

Schafer, C.  "A Statistical Method for Estimating Luminosity Functions using Truncated Data" (astro-ph/0702401; The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 661, 703-713)

2006

Au, K., Genovese, C., & Connolly, A.  "Inferring Galaxy Morphology Through Texture Analysis" (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #843)

Schafer, C.  "Semiparametric Bivariate Density Estimation with Irregularly Truncated Data" (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #842; submitted to JASA)

Schafer, C., & Stark, P.B.  "Constructing Confidence Regions of Optimal Expected Size" (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #836)

2005

Brutti, P., Genovese, C.R., Miller, C.J., Nichol, R.C., & Wasserman, L.  "Spike Hunting in Galaxy Spectra" (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #828)

Bryan, B., Schneider, J., Nichol, R.C., Miller, C.J., Genovese, C.R., & Wasserman, L.  "Active Learning for Identifying Function Threshold Boundaries" (Advances in Neural Information Systems 18, 163-170)

Freeman, P.E., Genovese, C.R., Miller, C.J., Nichol, R.C., & Wasserman L.  "Examining the Effect of the Map-Making Algorithm on Observed Power Asymmetry in WMAP." (astro-ph/0510406; The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 638, 1-19)

Genovese, C.R, & Wasserman, L.  "Confidence Sets for Nonparametric Wavelet Regression" (Annals of Statistics, Volume 33, 698-729)

Nichol, R.C., Smith, G., Miller, C.J., Freeman, P., Genovese, C., Wasserman, L., Bryan, B., Gray, A., Schneider, J., & Moore, A.W.  Massive Science with VO and Grids (astro-ph/0510844; Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV, 610)

Nichol, R.C., Smith, G., Miller, C.J., Genovese, C., Wasserman, L., Bryan, B., Gray, A., Schneider, J., & Moore, A.W.  Statistical Computations with AstroGrid and the Grid (astro-ph/0511437)

2004

Genovese, C. R. , Miller, C. J., Nichols, R. C., Arjunwadkar, M., & Wasserman, L.  "Nonparametric Inference for the Cosmic Microwave Background." (Statistical Science, Volume 19, 308-321)

Gray, A.G., Moore, A.W., Nichol, R.C., Connolly, A.J., Genovese, C., & Wasserman, L.  "Multi-Tree Methods for Statistics on Very Large Datasets in Astronomy" (Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIII, 249-252)

Jang, W.  "A Fast Clustering Algorithm with Application to Cosmology." (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #803)

Jang, W.  "Nonparametric Density Estimation and Clustering in Astronomical Sky Surveys." (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #797)

Perone Pacifico, M., Genovese, C.G., Verdinelli, I., & Wasserman, L.  "False Discovery Control for Random Fields" (Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 99, 1002-1014)

Perone Pacifico, M., Genovese, C.R., Verdinelli, I., & Wasserman, L.  "Scan Clustering: A False Discovery Approach." (CMU Department of Statistics Technical Report #804)

2003

Nichol, R.C., Chong, S., Connolly, A.J., Davies, S., Genovese, C., Hopkins, A.M., Miller, C.J., Moore, A.W., Pelleg, D., Richards, G.T., Schneider, J., Szapudi, I., & Wasserman, L.  "Computational AstroStatistics: fast and efficient tools for analysing huge astronomical data sources" (Statistical Challenges in Modern Astronomy III, 265-278)

Schafer, C.M., & Stark, P.B.  "Using what we Know: Inference with Physical Constraints" (Statistical Problems in Particle Physics, Astrophysics, and Cosmology)

2002

Hopkins, A.M., Miller, C.J., Connolly, A.J., Genovese, C., Nichol, R.C., & Wasserman, L.  "A New Source Detection Algorithm Using the False-Discovery Rate" (The Astronomical Journal, Volume 123, 1086-1094)

Miller, C.J., Wasserman, L, Genovese, C.R., & Nichol, R.C.  "A Non-Parametric Analysis of the CMB Power Spectrum" (astro-ph/0112049; The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 565, L67-L70)

2001

Connolly, A.J., et al.  "Automated Classification Techniques for Large Spectroscopic Surveys" (Mining the Sky, 323-330)

Genovese, C.R., Wasserman, L., Nichol, R.C., Connolly, A.J., Schneider, J., & Moore, A.W.  "Nonparametric Density Estimation: A Brief and Selective Review" (Virtual Observatories of the Future, 279-283)

Miller, C.J., Genovese, C., Nichol, R.C., Wasserman, L., Connolly, A., Reichart, D., Hopkins, A., Schneider, J., & Moore, A.  "Controlling the False-Discovery Rate in Astrophysical Data Analysis" (The Astronomical Journal, Volume 122, 3492-3505)

Moore, A.W., Connolly, A.J., Genovese, C., Gray, A., Grone, L., Kanidoris, N., Nichol, R.C., Schneider, J., Szalay, A.S., Szapudi, I., & Wasserman, L.  "Fast Algorithms and Efficient Statistics: N-Point Correlation Functions" (Mining the Sky, 71-82)

Nichol, R.C., et al.  "SDSS-RASS: Next Generation of Cluster-Finding Algorithms" (Mining the Sky, 613-623)

Nichol, R.C., Connolly, A.J., Moore, A.W., Schneider, J., Genovese, C., & Wasserman, L.  "Computational AstroStatistics: Fast Algorithms and Efficient Statistics for Density Estimation in Large Astronomical Datasets" (Virtual Observatories of the Future, 265-271)