Gangqiang Xia
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114 Old Chem. Bldg.
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-8821
FAX: (919) 684-8594


Gangqiang Xia

Institute of Statistics and Decision Science

PhD in Statistics, May 2006
Duke University
Advisor: Alan E. Gelfand

B.S. in Statistics, July 2001
Fudan University, China

Curriculum Vitae (short version)
(PDF 32 KB / 1 page, full version available upon request.)

Research Interests:

Spatial Statistics, Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Nonparametrics, Bayesian Nonparametrics.

Research Papers:

  • Xia, G., Miranda, M.L. and Gelfand, A.E. (2006). Approximately Optimal Spatial Design Approaches for Environmental Data. Environmetrics, to appear.

  • Xia, G. and Gelfand, A.E. (2005). Stationary Process Approximation for the Analysis of Large Spatial Datasets. Technical Report , ISDS, Duke University.

  • Yi, K., Yu, H., Yang, J., Xia, G. and Chen, Y. (2003). Efficient Maintenance of Materialized Top-k Views. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Data Engineering, 189-200.

  • Xia, G., Hjort, N.L. and Gelfand, A.E. (2006). Information Growth and Asymptotic Inference Under Stochastic Process Models With Structured Dependence. (Work in progress.)

  • Xia, G. and Gelfand, A.E. (2006). Spatial Analysis for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Disease among Gulf War Veterans. (Work in progress.)

    Teaching Experience:

    Teaching Assistant

  • Statistics for Engineers, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002
  • Probability and Statistical Inference, Fall 2001, Spring 2002
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods (graduate level), Fall 2003

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