Winners of Student Paper Competition 2013

  • Min Jin Ha, "PenPC: A Two-step Approach to Estimate the Skeletons of High Dimensional Directed Acyclic Graphs," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (with Wei Sun, and Jichun Xie)
  • Li Liu, "Discrepancy Pursuit: A Nonparametric Framework for High Dimensional Variable Selection," Carnegie Mellon University (with Han Liu, and Kathryn Roeder)
  • Zhaoran Wang, "An Underdetermined Peaceman-Rachford Splitting Algorithm with Application to Highly Nonsmooth Sparse Learning Problems," Princeton University (with Xiaoming Yuan and Han Liu).
  • Susan Wei, "Latent Supervised Learning," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (with Michael R. Kosorok)
  • Chong Zhang, "Multicategory Angle-based Large Margin Classification," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (with Yufeng Liu)

The papers will be presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2013 in Montreal, Canada.