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  • Ph.D. Statistics, Michigan State University, 2005
  • B.S. Statistics, University of Science & Techology of China, 2000

Research Interests

  • Nonparametric curve estimation
  • Polynomial spline smoothing
  • Model selection
  • Time series analysis
  • Clustered/longitudinal data analysis

Selected Publications

  • Xue, L. (2009), "Variable selection in additive models," Statistica Sinica, 19, 1281-1296.
  • Xue, L., Wang, L., and Qu, A. (2010), "Incorporating correlation for multivariate failure time data when cluster size is large," Biometrics, 66, 393-404.
  • Xue, L., Qu, A., and Zhou, J. (2010), "Consistent model selection for marginal generalized additive model for correlated data," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105, 1518-1530.  
  • Wang, L., Xue, L., Qu, A. and Liang, H. (2014), "Estimation and model selection in generalized additive partial linear models for correlated data with diverging number of covariates," Annals of Statistics, 42, 592-624.
  • Yang, M., Xue, L., and Yang, L. (2016), "Variable selection for additive model via cumulative ratios of empirical strengths total," Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 3, 595-616.

Instructional and Departmental Activities

  • ST 625 Generalized Regression Models II
  • ST 662 Advanced Theory of Statistics II
  • ST 663 Advanced Theory of Statistics III

Professional Societies

  • International Statistical Institute (ISI), Elected Member
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Life Member
  • International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA), Life Member
  • American Statistical Association (ASA), Member