Yingli Qin


Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Waterloo

Address: 200 University Ave West, M3-4019 Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada

Email: Yingli dot Qin at uwaterloo dot ca

Phone: +1(519)888-4567 ext. 35506


Education

PhD, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA

M.S. Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA

M.S. School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, China

B.S. School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, China

 

Research Interests

Statistical inference

High-dimensional statistics

Empirical likelihood

Random matrix theory

 

Publications and submitted manuscripts

Wu, Y., Qin, Y. and Zhu, M. (2017). High-dimensional covariance matrix estimation using a low-rank and diagonal decomposition. Submitted.  

 

Wu, Y., Qin, Y. and Zhu, M. (2017). Quadratic discriminant analysis for high-dimensional data. Revision Submitted.

 

Qin, Y. and Li, W. (2017). Bias-reduced moment estimators of population spectral distribution and their applications. Big and Complex Data Analysis. Springer International Publishing. 103-119.

Qin, Y. and Li, W. (2016). Testing the order of a population spectral distribution for high-dimensional data. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. 95, 75-82.

Li, W. and Qin, Y. (2014). Hypothesis testing for high-dimensional covariance matrices. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 128, 108-119. 

Xia, N., Qin, Y.  and Bai, Z.  (2013). Convergence rates of eigenvector empirical spectral distribution of large dimensional sample covariance matrix. The Annals of Statistics, 41 (5), 2572-2607.

Li, W., Chen, J., Qin, Y. , Bai, Z. and Yao, J.  (2013). Estimation of the population spectral distribution from a large dimensional sample covariance matrix. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 143(11), 1887-1897.

Qin, Y. (2011). Discussion: Two-stage procedures for high-dimensional data. Sequential Analysis, 30, 416-422.

Chen,  S.  and Qin, Y. (2010). A two-sample test for high-dimensional data with applications to gene-set testing. The Annals of Statistics, 38 (2), 808-835.

Chen, S., Peng, L.. and Qin, Y. (2009). Effects of Data Dimension on Empirical Likelihood. Biometrika,  96 (3), 711-722.

 

Teaching

Winter 2016, Stat 923 Multivariate Analysis

Winter 2016, Stat 850 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Winter 2016, Stat 450 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Winter 2015, Stat 330 Mathematical Statistics

Spring 2014, Stat 923 Multivariate Analysis

Winter 2014, Stat 850 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Winter 2014, Stat 450 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Fall 2012, Stat 330 Mathematical Statistics