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Prof. Lucy L XIA

Prof. Lucy L XIA

Assistant Professor, Business Statistics

lucyxia@ust.hk

Academic qualification

  • Ph.D. 2015 Princeton University, Operations Research and Financial Engineering
  • B.A. 2010 University of Virginia, Mathematics

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2019-present
  • Stein Fellow, Department of Statistics, Stanford University, 2015-2019 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • Xia, L., Zhao, R., Wu, Y. and Tong, X. “Intentional Control of Type I Error over Unconscious Data Distortion: a Neyman-Pearson Approach to Text Classification", Journal of the American Statistical Association, forthcoming
  • Fan, J., Feng, Y. and Xia, L. "A Projection-based Conditional Dependence Measure with Applications to High-dimensional Undirected Graphical Models", Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming
  • Tong, X., Xia, L., Wang, J. and Feng, Y. "Neyman-Pearson Classification: Parametrics and Sample Size Requirement", Journal of Machine Learning Research, v. 21, (12), January 2020, p. 1-48
  • Fan, J., Ke, Z., Liu, H. and Xia, L. "Quadro: A Supervised Dimension Reduction Method via Rayleigh Quotient Optimization", Annals of Statistics, v. 43, (4), August 2015, p. 1498-1534

SERVICE ACTIVITIES WITHIN COLLEGE AND PROFESSION

  • Reviewer, Annals of Statistics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Electronic Journal of Statistics, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • High-dimensional Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistical Applications to Social Science and Biology

HONORS

  • Wu Prize for Excellence, Princeton University (2013)
  • APGA Award for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence, Princeton University (2013)