Section Editors

Section Board for 'Information Theory, Probability and Statistics' (61)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Raúl Alcaraz
Website
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Luca Faes *
Website
Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: time series analysis; cardiovascular neuroscience; network physiology
* Section Associate Editor
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Mehul Motani
Website
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 3, Singapore 117583, Singapore
Interests: information & coding theory; artificial Intelligence & machine learning; biomedical informatics; wireless ad-hoc & sensor networks; internet-of-things
Dr. Pablo Piantanida
Website
Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes (L2S), CNRS Université Paris Saclay, F-91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Interests: Shannon theory; information theory and statistics; deep learning and distributed representations; communication mechanisms for security and privacy; information theory and stochastic geometry
Prof. Dr. Roman F. Nalewajski
Website
Department of Theoretical Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Cracow, Poland
Interests: density functional theory; communication theory of chemical bonding; charge sensitivity analysis of molecular and reactive system; theory of chemical reactivity; applications of information theory to problems of electronic structure and chemical reactivity; quantum chemistry
Prof. Dr. Mike Oaksford
Website
Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX, UK
Interests: reasoning; Bayesian models; argumentation; decision making
Dr. Chintha Tellambura
Website
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: cognitive radios; detection and estimation; diversity and fading countermeasures; multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems; multiuser communications; orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM); relay-assisted/cooperative communications
Prof. Dr. Boris Ryabko *
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jerry D. Gibson *
Website1 Website2
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Amy Braverman
Website
Principal Statistician, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Mail Stop 158-242, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, USA
Interests: statistical methods for remote sensing; uncertainty quantification; spatial and spatio-temporal statistical modeling; analysis of massive data sets; climate model diagnosis using remote sensing observations
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Badong Chen
Website
Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 28 Xianning West Road, Xi'an 710049, China
Interests: entropy; probability theory; estimation theory; machine learning; information theoretic learning; signal processing; system identification; adaptive filtering; kernel methods
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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, Mälardalen University, 721 23 Västerås, 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Laurance R. Doyle
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
P.D. Dr. Torsten Enßlin
Website
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
Website
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. T. Aaron Gulliver
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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. Frank Nielsen
Website
Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Takanawa Muse Bldg., 3-14-13, Higashigotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0022, Japan
Interests: information geometry; machine learning; imaging
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Narayana Prasad Santhanam
Website
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. Josue Antonio Nescolarde Selva
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Friedrich Sommer
Website
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. Michael (Mike) Stutzer
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Geert Verdoolaege
Website
Research Unit Nuclear Fusion, Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: probability theory; Bayesian inference; machine learning; information geometry; differential geometry; nuclear fusion; plasma physics; plasma turbulence; continuum mechanics; statistical mechanics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jun Zhang
Website
Department of Psychology and Department of Mathematics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: information geometry; duality in information science
Dr. Ran He
Website
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
Interests: information theoretic learning; computer vision; pattern recognition; machine learning
Dr. Meimei Xia
Website
School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China
Interests: decision making; data analysis; behavior decision making; information fusion
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Wei Li
Website
School of Information and Electronics, Beijing Institute Technology, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: statistical pattern recognition; hyperspectral imagery analysis; target detection and classification; deep learning
Dr. Yong Deng
Website
Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610051, China
Interests: uncertainty measure; Shannon entropy; Tsallis entropy; Renyi entropy; Deng Entropy; evidence theory; fuzzy sets; fractal; complex network; time series
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jiayi Ma
Website
Electronic Information School, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: machine learning; computer vision; information fusion; image super resolution; hyperspectral image analysis; infrared imaging; image denoising
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Masahito Hayashi
Website
1 Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China
2 Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China
3 Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China
4 Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Interests: quantum information; Shannon theory; information-theoretic security
Prof. Dr. Naphtali D. Rishe
Website
School of Computing and Information Sciences, 11200 SW 8th Street, CASE 354, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Interests: geographic information systems; database management; health informatics
Dr. Kun Zhang
Website
Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Interests: causal discovery and inference; machine learning; concept learning
Prof. Dr. Liangjun Su
Website
School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: econometric theory; nonparametric econometrics; panel data models; factor models; big data analysis; machine learning
Prof. Dr. Subhash Kochar
Website
Farfiborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Portland State University, PORTLAND, OR 97207-0751, USA
Interests: reliability theory; stochastic orders; applied probabilty; survival aalysis; mathematical statistics; nonparametric inference; inference under order restrictions
Prof. Dr. Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan
Website
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
Interests: univariate and multivariate distribution theory; ordered data analysis; nonparametric statistics; reliability theory; survival analysis; statistical inference
Prof. Dr. Andrew Barron
Website
Department of Statistics and Data Science, Yale University, P.O. Box 208290, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: statistical information theory; statistical inference; model selection; probability limit theorems; asymptotics of Bayes procedures; high-dimensional function estimation; artificial neural networks; approximation theory; investment theory; capacity-achieving sparse superposition codes
Dr. Stefano Cavuoti
Website
INAF Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte
Interests: machine learning; astrophysics; astroinformatics; astrostatistics
Prof. Dr. Irad Ben-Gal
Website
1. Department of Industrial Engineering, The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv 69978, Israel
2. Laboratory of AI Business and Data Analytics (LAMBDA), Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: analytics; machine learning; probability
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Inés Couso
Website
Statistics Department, Universidad de Oviedo, 33203 Gijón, Spain
Interests: probability; statistics; random sets; imprecise probabilities; information theory
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Crupi
Website
The Center for Logic, Language, and Cognition (LLC), University of Turin, 10124 Torino, Italy
Interests: logic and philosophy of science; formal epistemology; judgment and decision making; conditionals
Prof. Dr. Jean Marie Gorce
Website
Maracas team,CITI-lab INSA - INRIA, vice Head for research, Inria Grenoble, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: wireless communications; cognitive radio; green networking
Prof. Dr. Nikolai Leonenko
Website
School of Mathematics, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 4AJ, UK
Interests: stochastic processes; probability; maximum entropy principle; statistical inference for entropy and information functionals and divergences
Prof. Dr. Nihat Ay
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Martin Hilbert
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Friedhelm Schwenker
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Deniz Gençağa
Website
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Antalya Bilim University, 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Cathy W. S. Chen
Website
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
Website
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
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Antonio Salmerón
Website
University of Almería, Carretera de Sacramento s/n, 04120 Almería, Spain
Interests: Bayesian networks; Statistics; Machine Learning; Bayesian methods; Big Data
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Christian H. Weiss
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Syed A. Jafar
grade
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Tobias Oechtering
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Eckehard Olbrich
Website
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. Dr. Stefano Panzeri
Website
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Mateu Sbert
Website1 Website2
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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Julio Stern
Website
Department of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, 05508-900 São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: Bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance measures; evidence; logic and epistemology of significance measures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Sebastiano Stramaglia
Website
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
Back to TopTop