On using mixtures and modes of mixtures in data analysis

Open Access
Author:
Yao, Weixin
Graduate Program:
Statistics
Degree:
Doctor of Philosophy
Document Type:
Dissertation
Date of Defense:
June 29, 2007
Committee Members:
  • Bruce G Lindsay, Committee Chair
  • Runze Li, Committee Chair
  • Bing Li, Committee Member
  • David Russell Hunter, Committee Member
  • Qiang Du, Committee Member
Keywords:
  • robust regression
  • label switching
  • mixtures
Abstract:
My disertation consists two part. In the first part, we provide a new adaptive robust nonparametric regression. In the second part, we provide a new method to solve the label switching for mixture models.