General Interests


Mathematical statistics (both fixed sample and asymptotic), Applied probability, Analytic number theory, Inequalities, Connecting different branches of mathematics.

More specifically,

Decision theory and inference, minimaxity, thresholding, Bayes theory, adaptation, extreme value theory, function and density estimation, efficient and robust estimation, limit theorems and higher order asymptotics; infinite divisibility, inequalities on moments, tails, of the Poincare type, of the Hardy-Littlewood maximal type, on matrix norms; exact calculations in distribution theory; asymptotics of the prime counting function, prime gaps, lattice point counting, packing and covering; L2 theory in general Hilbert spaces, and complex analytic techniques for asymptotics of integrals and for random matrices.



Education, Professional Honors and Societies

PhD, 1984, Indian Statistical Institute
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Elected 1993
Member, IMS Council, 2014-2016
Member, IMS Council, 2008-09



Present Journal Editorships

Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, 1998 - 2018
Area Editor of Mathematical Statistics, Bernoulli, 2016-
Chief Editor, Bulletin of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2014 - 2016
Co-Executive Editor, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2012 - Present
Co-Editor, Springer Series on Selected Works in Probability and Statistics, 2009 - Present
Associate Editor, Statistics Surveys of the IMS and the Bernoulli Society, 2007- Present
Associate Editor, Metrika, 2009- Present


Links to Homepages of Some Collaborators and Friends


http://www-stat.wharton.upenn.edu/~lbrown/
http://stat.ethz.ch/~vsara/
http://statweb.stanford.edu/~imj/
http://www.proba.jussieu.fr/~picard/
http://www-stat.wharton.upenn.edu/~tcai/
http://math.cos.ucf.edu/~mpensky/
http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/mathematik3/en/dette.html
http://dept.stat.lsa.umich.edu/~samurphy/
http://statweb.stanford.edu/~donoho/
http://feb.kuleuven.be/public/NDBAF45/
http://www.stat.ncsu.edu/people/lahiri/
http://www.stat.illinois.edu/people/faculty/boli.shtml
http://math.ucsd.edu/~politis/
http://www.sta.cuhk.edu.hk/qmshao/public_html/index.html
http://www2.isye.gatech.edu/~brani/


Finding Connections

Basu's Theorem, Factorizations, and Infinite Divisibility




The First 218 Million Twin Primes (The First of the Pair; WARNING; THIS FILE IS 2.8 GIGABYTES; RIGHT CLICK ON LINK TO SAVE and DOWNLOAD)

















Anirban DasGupta

Professor of Statistics

dasgupta@purdue.edu
Address:
150 N. University Street
MATH 548
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2068

Phone: (765) 494-6033
Fax: (765) 494-0558







Three recent publications

Sharp fixed $n$ bounds on the mean and the median of a Gaussian sample maximum and applications to the Donoho-Jin model (2014)


Asymptotic Risk and Bayes Risk of Thresholding Estimates and Optimal Thresholding (2013)


Moment problems for powers and products of random variables (2014)






215 Influential Publications in Statistics


Nature and Man, Bimodal, At Their Best?


Randomization, Bootstrap, and Sherlock Holmes


Top Inequalities for a PhD Student


Understanding Citation Indices


Right or Wrong, Our Confidence Intervals


Mendeleef, Bode, and Precognition


Learning from a Student


Berkeley and Indian Statistics


A New Core?


Reading the Classics




Books and Lecture Notes

Statistical Theory: A Comprehensive Course, Volume One, In Reviews, Forthcoming
Table of Contents of Probability for Statistics and Machine Learning (Springer; Published May, 2011)
Fundamentals of Probability: A First Course
Asymptotic Theory of Statistics and Probability, Springer Verlag, New York
A Sourcebook on Probability
Lecture Notes on Mathematical Statistics
Lecture Notes on Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes










Teaching Recognitions

Elected one of the 10 Best Teachers in the School of Science; 1987-88; 1997-98


Past Editorial Work

Editor, Lecture Notes and Monograph Series, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2008-2009
Editor, Institute of Mathematical Statistics Collections and Volumes Series, 2008-2009
Associate Editor, Journal of American Statistical Association, 1996- 1999
Associate Editor, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 1996- 2003
Associate Editor, International Statistical Review, 1995-1997
Associate Editor, Sankhya, 1997-2005

Volume Editorships

Editor, Selected Works of D. Basu, Springer
Editor, The Herman Rubin Festschrift, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Editor, Basu Memorial Issue of Sankhya, Parts I and II

Courses Taught

Statistics for Technology, Statistical Methods, Applied Linear Regression, Experimental statistics, Applied multivariate analysis, Time series, Probability theory, Probability for management, Statistical inference, Mathematical statistics, Decision theory and Bayesian analysis, Advanced estimation, Advanced testing, Bootstrap, Asymptotic theory, Nonparametric statistics, Inference for Stochastic processes, Spline smoothing, Tools of simulation, Calculus, Advanced calculus, Linear Algebra.


My Coauthors

Larry Brown, Herman Rubin, Larry Shepp, Bill Studden, Iain Johnstone, Jim Berger, Tony Cai, Dimitris Politis, George Casella, Bill Strawderman, J.K. Ghosh, Jim Zidek, S.N. Lahiri, Jordan Stoyanov, Len Haff, John Marden, Gene Hwang, Brani Vidakovic, Arup Bose, G.D. Lin, Sanjib Basu, Christian Genest, Bimal Sinha, Alan Gelfand, Dipak Dey, Hyun-Sook Oh, Mei-mei Zen, S. Mukherjee, Wen-Chi Tsai, M. Delampady, John Peterson, Suzanne Lorenz, Laura Cayon, Weizhen Wang, Chuanbo Zhang, Tonglin Zhang