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Xin Dang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Mississippi
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2005

Contact Information

Hume Hall 315
Phone: (662) 915-7409
Fax: (662) 915-5491
Personal Web Page

Teaching - Spring 2014

Office Hours : Tu Th 8:30 - 10:30 am

Math 375-01 (Introduction to Statistics) : Tu Th 4:30 - 5:45 pm in Jackson Center A05
Math 676 (Statistical Methods II) : Tu Th 1:00 - 2:15 pm in Hume 331

Research Interests

Statistics, especially Nonparamtric and Robust Multivariate Analysis
Data Mining, Outlier Identification and Cluster Analysis
Applications of Depth Functions
Correlated Data Analysis
Publication List in MathSciNet

Selected Publications
  • Nonparametric Depth-based Multivariate Outlier Identifiers, and Masking Robustness Properties. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 140, 198-213, 2010. (with R. Serfling).
  • Projection Based Scatter Depth Functions and Associated Scatter Estimators. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 101(1), 138-153, 2010. (with W. Zhou).
  • Graph Ranking for Exploratory Gene Data Analysis. BMC Bioinformatics 10 (Suppl 11): S19, 2009. (with C. Gao, Y. Chen and D. Wilkins).
  • A Unified Approach for Analyzing Exchangeable Binary Data with Applications to Developmental Toxicity Studies. Statistics in Medicine 28, 2580-2604, 2009. (with H. Peng and S. Keeton).
  • Influence Functions of Some Depth Functions, with Application to L-Statistics. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 21(01), 49-66, 2009. (with R. Serfling, W. Zhou).
  • Outlier Detection with the Kernelized Spatial Depth Function. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 31(2), 288-305, 2009. (with Y. Chen, H. Peng and H. Bart)..

Personal Interests

Ping-pong, Traveling, Camping, Photography