Lectures and Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Extreme discordant sib pairs for mapping quantitative trait loci in humans. Science, 268, 1584--1589, 1995 (with N. Risch).
  2. Multivariate adaptive splines for longitudinal data (MASAL). Journal of Computational and Graphic Statistics, 6, 74-91, 1997.
  3. Classification trees for multiple binary responses. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 93, 180-193, 1998.
  4. Recursive Partitioning in the Health Sciences. Springer, New York, 1999 (with B. Singer).
  5. Use of classification trees for association studies. Genetic Epidemiology, 19, 323-332, 2000 (with G. Bonney).
  6. Recursive Partitioning for Tumor Classification with Gene Expression Microarray Data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 98, 6730-6735, 2001 (with Chang-Yung Yu, Burton Singer, and Momiao Xiong).
  7. Tree-based linkage and association analyses of asthma. Genetic Epidemiology, 21: S317-S322, 2001 (with G. Bonney, C.-P. Tsai, and C.-Y. Yu).
  8. Cell and Tumor Classification using Gene Expression Data: Construction of Forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 100, 4168-4172, 2003 (with C.Y. Yu and B. Singer).
  9. Identification of linear directions in multivariate adaptive spline models. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98: 369-376, 2003 (with C.-Y. Yu, H.T. Zhu and J. Shi).
  10. A latent variable model of segregation analysis for ordinal trait. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98: 1023-1034, 2003 (with R. Feng and H.T. Zhu).
  11. Hypothesis testing in mixture regression models. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society - Series B, 66: 3-16, 2004 (with H.T. Zhu).
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  12. A diagnostic procedure based on local influence. Biometrika, 91: 579-589, 2004 (with H.T. Zhu).
  13. Linkage analysis of ordinal traits for pedigree data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 101: 16739-16744, 2004 (with R. Feng and J. Leckman).
  14. Detection of genes for ordinal traits in nuclear families and a unified approach for association studies. Genetics,172, 693-699, 2006 (with X. Wang and Y. Ye).
  15. Generalized score test of homogeneity for mixed effects models. Annals of Statistics, 34, 1545–1569, 2006 (with H.T. Zhu).
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  16. Statistical Analysis of Diffusion Tensors in Diffusion-weighted Magnetic Resonance Image Data (with discussions).
  17. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 102, 1085–1102, 2007 (with H.T. Zhu, J.G. Ibrahim, J.G., and B. Peterson).
  18. A forest-based approach to identifying gene and gene-gene interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 104: 19199–19203, 2007 (with X. Chen, C.-T. Liu, and M. Zhang).
  19. Perturbation selection and influence measures in local influence analysis. Annuals of Statistics, 35: 2565–2588, 2007 (with H.T. Zhu, J.G. Ibrahim, S.Y. Lee).
  20. Joint Modeling of Time Series Measures and Recurrent Events and Analysis of the Effects of Air Quality on Respiratory Symptoms. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103: 48–60, 2008 (with Ye, Y., Diggle, P., and Shi, J.).
  21. Diagnostic measures for empirical likelihood of general estimating equations. Biometrika, 95: 489–507, 2008 (with Zhu, H., Tang, N.S., Ibrahim, J.G.).
  22. An Association Test for Multiple Traits Based on the Generalized Kendall's Tau. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105: 473–481, 2010 (with Liu, C.T., Wang, X.Q.).
  23. Propensity Score-Based Nonparametric Test Revealing Genetic Variants Underlying Bipolar Disorder. Genetic Epidemiology, 35: 125–132, 2011 (with Jiang, Y.).
  24. Nonparametric Covariate-Adjusted Association Tests Based on the Generalized Kendall's Tau. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107: 1–11, 2012 (with Zhu, W.S., Jiang, Y.).
  25. Multiscale adaptive marginal analysis of longitudinal neuroimaging data with time-varying covariates. Biometrics, 68: 1083–1092, 2012 (with Skup, M., Zhu, H.).
  26. The Screening and Ranking Algorithm to Detect DNA Copy Number Variations. The Annals of Applied Statistics, 6: 1306–1326, 2012 (with Niu, Y.).
  27. Genetic association test for multiple traits at gene level. Genetic Epidemiology, 37: 122–129, 2013 (with Guo, X., Liu, Z., Wang, X.).
  28. Simulating realistic genomic data with rare variants. Genetic Epidemiology, 37: 163–172, 2013 (with Xu, Y., Wu, Y., Song, C.).
  29. Multiple Change-Point Detection via a Screening and Ranking Algorithm. Statistica Sinica, 23: 1553–1572, 2013 (with Hao, N. and Niu, Y.S.).
  30. Robust Variable Selection with Exponential Squared Loss. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108: 632–643, 2013 (with Wang X., Jiang Y., Huang M.).
  31. Letrozole versus Clomiphene for Infertility in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, New England Journal of Medicine, 371: 119–129, 2014 (with Reproductive Medicine Network).