Ling Xu


Professor, Statistics
Year Started at JMU: 2005
Contact Info

Research Description
  • Linear models
  • Computational statistics
  • Bayesian inference
  • Statistics education
  • PhD in Statistics, 2005, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • MS in Statistics, 2003, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • BS in Surveying Engineering, 1984, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, Wuhan, China
Select Publications
  • Hasan Hamdan and Ling Xu. 2018. Estimating Variance-Mean Mixtures of Normals. Journal of Statistical Research. 52(2), 129-150.
  • Ling Xu, Edward J. Bedrick, Timothy Hanson, and Carla Restrepo. 2014. A Comparison of Statistical Tools for Identifying Modality in Body Mass Distributions. Journal of Data Science. 12(1), 175-196.
  • Ling Xu, Timothy Hanson, Edward J. Bedrick, and Carla Restrepo. 2010. Hypothesis Tests on Mixture Model Components with Applications in Ecology and Agriculture. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 15(3), 308–326.

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