Section Editors

Section Board for 'Information Theory, Probability and Statistics' (39)

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Dr. Raúl Alcaraz
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Research Group in Electronic, Biomedical and Telecommunication Engineering, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario s/n, 16071, Cuenca, Spain
Interests: entropy; complexity; information theory; information geometry; nonlinear dynamics; computational mathematics and statistics in medicine; biomedical time series analysis; cardiac signal processing
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Prof. Dr. Luca Faes *
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: time series analysis; cardiovascular neuroscience; network physiology
* Section Associate Editor
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Prof. Dr. Nihat Ay
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Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Inselstrasse 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: learning and evolution; embodied cognitive systems; complexity; robustness; information geometry; graphical models and causality; information theory
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Prof. Martin Hilbert
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Department of Communication, GG Computer Science, University of California, 370 Kerr Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: computational social science; digitalization; algorithmification; complex social systems; international development; United Nations; computational mechanics; social change; mathematical theory of communication
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Dr. Friedhelm Schwenker
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Insitute of Neural Information Processing, Ulm University, James Frank Ring, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: artificial neural networks; pattern recognition; cluster analysis; statistical learning theory; data mining; multiple classifier systems; sensor fusion; affective computing
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Dr. Deniz Gençağa
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Antalya Bilim University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Dosemealti 07190, Antalya Turkey
Interests: bayesian data analysis; statistical signal processing; machine learning (for big data); information theory; source separation; computational mathematics and statistics; autonomous and intelligent systems; data mining and knowledge discovery; remote sensing; climatology; astronomy; systems biology; smart grid Contribution: Special Issue: Transfer Entropy
Prof. Boris Ryabko *
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1. Institute of Computational Technologies of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
2. Department of Information Technologies, Novosibirsk State University, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: information theory; cryptography and steganography; mathematical statistics and prediction; complexity of algorithms and mathematical biology
* Section Associate Editor
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Prof. Dr. Jerry D. Gibson *
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9560, USA
Interests: information theoretic techniques for signal processing and machine learning; lossy source coding; rate distortion theory
* Topic Editor
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Dr. Amy Braverman

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Mail Stop 158-242, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, USA
Interests: Information-theoretic approaches to data reduction; Statistical methods for massive, distributed data sets; Statistical methods for Earth and Climate Science; Uncertainty quantification; Design of experiments
Prof. Badong Chen
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Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 28 Xianning West Road, Xi'an 710049, P. R. China
Interests: entropy; probability theory; estimation theory; machine learning; information theoretic learning; signal processing; system identification; adaptive filtering; kernel methods
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Prof. Dr. Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

1 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
2 School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Computer Science Laboratory, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Interests: computing paradigms; computational mechanisms of cognition; philosophy of science; epistemology of science; computing and philosophy; ethics of computing; information ethics; roboethics and engineering ethics; sustainability ethics
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Dr. Laurance R. Doyle
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Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo Avenue, Mountain View, California, 94043, USA
Interests: photometric techniques for detecting extrasolar planets; information theory applied to animal communications; astro-ecology and remote detection of exobiological systems; quantum astronomy and cosmic-scale quantum measurement problems
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P.D. Dr. Torsten Enßlin
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Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 1, 85748 Garching, Germany
Interests: information theory and in particular information field theory, which is the basis for probabilistic signal reconstruction; cosmology and cosmography: large-scale structure, cosmic microwave background, and the early universe; astro-particle physics & particle astrophysics; cosmic magnetism; radio astronomy
Prof. Dr. Francisco Escolano
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Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Escuela Politécnica Superior, Universidad de Alicante, 03690, Spain
Interests: pattern recognition; graphs and complex networks; computer vision; information theory
Prof. Dr. Cathy W. S. Chen
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Department of Statistics, Feng Chia University, Taichung 407, Taiwan
Interests: business data analytices; Time Series analysis; forecasting; financial econometrics; Bayesian methods/ Markov chain Monte Carlo methods; computational statistics; statistics methods in epidemiology
Dr. Song-Nam Hong
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ajou University, 206 Worldcup-ro, Suwon 16499, Korea
Interests: electrical engineering; information and communication technology; wireless communications; information theory; coding theory; statistical inference
Prof. Dr. Leandro Pardo
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Department of Statistics and O.R., Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: minimum divergence estimators: robustness and efficiency; robust test procedures based on minimum divergence estimators; robust test procedures in composite likelihood, empirical likelihood, change point, and time series
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Professor Antonio Salmerón Cerdán
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Department of Mathematics, University of Almería, Spain
Interests: Probabilistic modelling; machine learning; data streams; big data; scalability; data mining; classification
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Prof. Dr. Christian H. Weiss
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Helmut-Schmidt-University, PO-box 700822, D-22008 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: time series analysis; count time series; categorical time series; statistical process control; discrete data; computational statistics
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Prof. Dr. T. Aaron Gulliver
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada
Interests: information theory; source coding; error correcting codes
Dr. Anne Humeau-Heurtier

Laboratoire Angevin de Recherche en Ingénierie des Systèmes (LARIS), University of Angers, IUT, GEII Department, 4 boulevard Lavoisier, BP 42018, 49016 Angers cedex, France
Interests: entropy; multiscale entropy; nonlinear analysis; empirical mode decomposition; biomedical data
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Prof. Dr. Syed A. Jafar

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697-2625, USA
Interests: network information theory, wireless communication, network coding
Prof. Dr. Karsten Keller

Institut für Mathematik, Universität zu Lübeck, D-23562 Lübeck, Germany
Interests: data analysis; time series analysis; computational statistics; information theory; ergodic theory; automatic learning
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Prof. Dr. Ercan Kuruoglu

Institute of Information Science and Technology, "A. Faedo" CNR (Italian National Council of Research), via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy
Interests: signal processing; machine learning; time series analysis; image processing; signal processing and information and coding theory applications in computational biology, telecommunications, earth sciences and astrophysics; rare process modeling; Levy-stable processes, non-Gaussian processes; Bayesian data analysis; noise modeling; source separation; time varying networks
Prof. Dr. Olimpia Lombardi
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CONICET - University of Buenos Aires, 3440 Crisólogo Larralde, 1430, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: foundations of statistical mechanics; problem of the arrow of time; interpretation of quantum mechanics; nature of information; philosophy of chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Frank Nielsen
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1 École Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
2 Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Takanawa Muse Bldg., 3-14-13, Higashigotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-0022, Japan
Interests: information geometry; machine learning; imaging
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Prof. Dr. Tobias Oechtering
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Electrical Engineering, Communication Theory Department, Osquldas väg 10, 10044 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: information theory; physical layer security and privacy; statistical signal processing; communications; networked control
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Dr. Eckehard Olbrich
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Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: information theoretic methods for the analysis of complex systems; information decomposition; information in games; time series analysis of human sleep EEG; neural oscillations; opinion dynamics in social networks
Prof. Stefano Panzeri
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Neural Computation Laboratory, Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive [email protected], Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Rovereto (TN) 38068, Italy
Interests: neural coding; information theory; population coding; temporal coding
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Dr. Narayana Prasad Santhanam
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University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2540 Dole St., Honolulu HI 96822, USA
Interests: statistical problems in electrical engineering; information theory; statistical learning; signal processing and sparsity recovery; large alphabet problems; coding for communications; combinatorial and probabilistic problems
Prof. Dr. Mateu Sbert
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Department of Informàtica i Matemàtica Aplicada, University of Girona, 17071 Girona, Spain, and Computer Science, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: application of Monte Carlo; integral geometry and information theory techniques to radiosity; global illumination; visualization and image processing
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Prof. Dr. Josue Antonio Nescolarde Selva
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Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Alicante, Alicante 03690, Spain
Interests: belief systems; biomathematics; chaotic systems; complex biological systems; complex systems; complexity theory; ecosystems; fuzzy systems; ideological complex systems; information theory; networks for complex systems; social cybernetics; socio-economic systems; social systems
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Prof. Friedrich Sommer
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1. Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience & Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3198, USA
2. Department of Computer Science, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Interests: theoretical neuroscience; memory; sensory processing; visual system; active learning; bayesian methods; information theory
Prof. Dr. Julio Stern
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Department of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão 1010 – Cidade Universitária, CEP 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Interests: Bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance measures; evidence; logic and epistemology of significance measures
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Prof. Sebastiano Stramaglia
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Applied Physics at the Physics Department of the University Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
Interests: machine learning and neural networks, analysis of physiological signals, complex networks theory and its applications in neurosciences
Prof. Dr. Michael (Mike) Stutzer
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Burridge Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation, Leeds School of Business, 419 UCB, Business 411, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0419, USA
Interests: Kullback-Leibler; large deviations; finance; economics; Esscher transform
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Dr. Renaldas Urniezius

Department of Automation, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Interests: Process analysis and modelling; optimal control and Pontryagin's principle; sensor fusion and vision analysis applications in electromechanical systems; synthesis and research in foundations of inference and machine learning methods; optimal resource allocation using variational programming
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Prof. Dr. Geert Verdoolaege
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1. Research Unit Nuclear Fusion, Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
2. Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy (ERM/KMS), Renaissancelaan 30 Avenue de la Renaissance, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: probability theory; Bayesian inference; machine learning; information geometry; differential geometry; nuclear fusion; plasma physics; plasma turbulence; continuum mechanics; statistical mechanics
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Prof. Dr. Jun Zhang
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Department of Psychology and Department of Mathematics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: information geometry; duality in information science
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