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Current Semester: Fall 2015

Department of Statistics
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN  47907
Fax: (765) 494-0558
E-mail: wsharaba at purdue dot edu

PhD: George Mason University, Computational Statistics: Network Theory, 2008.
MS: Minnesota State University, Mathematics: Computer Science, 2003.
BS: Bethlehem University, Mathematics: Physics, 1998.

 

Publications

• “Clustering edges and vertices in a network using fuzzy logic, case study: news documents”, to appear in Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2011.
• “Estimating edges of a digraph using covariates”, to appear in Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2011.
• “A ten-mode social network of Afghan society”, Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 2010.
• “Multi-mode social networks”, Proceedings of the Human Behavior-Computational Modeling and Interoperability Conference, 2009.
• “Author-coauthor social networks and emerging scientific subfields”, Data Analysis and Classification: From Exploration to Confirmation, 2009.
• “A model of preferential attachments for emerging scientific subfields”, Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, 2007.
• “Implications of co-author networks on peer review”, Classification and Data Analysis, 2007.

Conference Papers:
1. “Multi-mode social networks”, Proceedings of the Human Behavior-Computational Modeling and Interoperability Conference. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2009.
2. “A model of preferential attachments for emerging scientific subfields”, Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, 2048-2055, 2007.
3. “Implications of co-author networks on peer review,” Classification and Data Analysis, Macerata, Italy: EUMEdizoni Università di Macerata, 245-248, 2007.

Monograph:
1. “Coauthorship Social Networks”, a monograph to Chairman Barton, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, 2006.
 


 

Research Interests

Network Theory, Evolutionary Networks, Social Networks, Relational Networks.
Data and Text Mining, Mixture Models, Stochastic Processes.
Mathematical Modeling, Reaction-Diffusion Models, Chaos, Population Dynamics, Predator-Prey Model, Fractals.

Book/Paper Review

1. “Thought Leaders during Crises in Massive Social Networks”, submitted to Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2010.
2. "Modeling the dynamics of social networks using Bayesian hierarchical blockmodels", submitted to Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2010.
3. "Issues in the Analysis of Co-author networks: a Case Study", submitted to Applied and Methodological Issues in the Analysis of Network Data of the journal Quality & Quantity, 2010.
4. Random Phenomena: Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics for Engineers, by B.A. Ogunnaike, published by CRC Press, 2009.
5. Elementary Statistics, by Allan G. Bluman, 6th Ed.
 

Talks

“Predicting Edges and Vertices in a Network”, Interface, 2010. (Invited)
“2-Mode Weighted Adjacency Matrices”, Classification Society Award and Conference, 2009. (Invited)
“Multi-Mode Social Networks”, Interface, 2009. (Invited)
“Comparing Five English Translations of Arabic Scripture”, JSM, 2008.
“Estimating Missing Links and Nodes in a Graph using Covariate Information and Examining Evolutionary Social Networks”, George Mason University, Feb 2008.
“Style of Co-authorship Among Prominent Statisticians”, JSM, 2007.

 

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Chess (rook-knight checkmate, pawn race)

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