John Lafferty, 1982–1986, Princeton University Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1986, M.A. in Mathematics, 1984

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Professor
Address: 
24 Hillhouse Avenue, Department of Statistics and Data Science

My research is in statistical machine learning, with a focus on computational and statistical aspects of nonparametric methods, high-dimensional data, graphical models, and document and text analysis.
 

Representative Publications:

 
  • Convergence analysis for rectangular matrix completion using Burer-Monteiro factorization and gradient descent, Qinqing Zheng and John Lafferty arxiv:1605.07051
  • Denoising flows on trees, Sabyasachi Chatterjee and John Lafferty arxiv:1602.08048