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Xiaoyu (Sophie) Li
Mathematics and Statistics
Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Statistics

Office: 310 Parker Hall

221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5310

Phone: (334) 844-6561


Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., Nankai University, China
B.S., Nankai University, China

Professional Employment

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
2012 - present

Research and Teaching Interests

Statistics: Nonparametric Inference; Time Series; Missing Data

Selected Publications

  1. Koul, Hira L. and  Li, Xiaoyu. (2010). A class of minimum distance estimators in AR(p) models with infinite error variance. Nonparametrics and Robustness in Modem Statistical Inference and Time Series Analysis: A Festschrift in honor of Professor Jana Jureckova. IMS Collections, 7, 143-152.
  2. Li, Xiaoyu. (2012). Lack-of-fit testing of a regression model with response missing at random. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 142 (1), 155-170.
  3. Peng Zeng, Qinqin Hu, Xiaoyu Li. (2017) Geometry and degrees of freedom of linearly-constrained generalized lasso. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. 44, 989-1008.

Last updated: 05/04/2018