2010 PhD in Statistics at University of Toronto

Thesis Title: Invariant Procedures for Model Checking, Checking for Prior-Data Conflict and Bayesian Inference PDF

Supervisor: Michael Evans

Bayesian Inference, Checking Prior-Data Conflict, Copy Number Variation, Incidental Parameter Profiling, Measurement Error Models, Next Generation Sequence, Relative Surprise Inference, Statistical Genomics, Stochastic Processes, Surprise Measure, Time Series Analysis.

- Feng, R., Wu, Y., Jang, G., Ordovas, J.M. and Arnett, D. (2011). A Powerful Test of Parent-of-Origin Effect for Quantitative Traits Using Haplotypes. PLoS One, 6(12):e28909. (web)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G. (2011). A limit result for the prior predictive applied to checking for prior-data conflict. Statistics and Probability Letters, 81:1034-1038. (web)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G. (2011). Weak Informativity and the Information in One Prior Relative to Another. Statistical Science, 26:423-439. (web)
- Jang, G.H., Lee, J. and Lee, S. (2010). Posterior consistency of Species Sampling Priors. Statistica Sinica 20(2), 581-593. (PDF, supplementary notes)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G. (2010). Invariant P-values for Model Checking. Annals of Statistics, 38(1):512-525. (web)

- Jang, G. (2012). Parameter Estimation for a Copy Number Variation Detection based on Log R Ratio and B Allele Frequency. Quaderni di Statistica, 14, 145-148.
- Evans, M. and Jang, G.H. (2011). Inferences from Prior-based Loss Functions. Tech Report #1101, Dept. of Stat., U. of Toronto. (PDF)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G.H. (2010). A Limit Result for the Prior Predictive. Tech Report #1004, Dept. of Stat., U. of Toronto. (PDF)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G.H. (2009). Weak Informativity and the Information in One Prior Relative to Another. Tech Report #0907, Dept. of Stat., U. of Toronto. (PDF)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G.H. (2008). The Information in One Prior Relative to Another. Tech Report #0809, Dept. of Stat., U. of Toronto. (PDF)
- Evans, M. and Jang, G.H. (2008). Invariant P-values for Model Checking and Checking for Prior-data Conflict. Tech Report #0803, Dept. of Stat., U. of Toronto. (PDF)

- Nov 21, 2008: Bayesian Frequentist Properties of two Parameter Poisson-Dirichlet processes at Graduate Students Seminar, University of Toronto,
- May 26, 2008: Invariant P-values for Model Checking and Checking for Prior-data Conflict at SSC-SFdS joint conference,
- Dec 6, 2007: Measuring Surprise and Invariant P-values at Department of Statistics, University of Toronto,
- Nov 6, 2007: Consistency of Species Sampling Priors at Graduate Students Seminar, University of Toronto.

- Teaching

2010 STA413 Estimation and Testing,

2009 STAC57 Time Series Analysis,

2008 STA261 Probability and Statistics II - Assisting (Undergraduate)

Probability and Statistics I, Probability with Computer Applications, Introduction to statistics, Probability and its application. - Assisting (Graduate)

Graduate Probability I & II, Mathematical Statistics I & II, Multivariate Data Analysis, Time Series Analysis, Lifetime Data Analysis, Statistical Computation. - Current Teaching or Assisting