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William Padgett

Visiting Professor
PhD in Statistics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1971
MS in Mathematics from Clemson University, 1968
BS in Mathematics from Clemson University, 1966
Professional Research Interests
Reliability models and inference; censored/incomplete data problems;
statistical quality control; nonparametric function estimation from incomplete data;
engineering/industrial statistics.
Professional Memberships
Fellow, American Statistical Association
Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute
Selected Publications
"Bayes Bandwidth Selection in Kernel Density Estimation with Censored Data,"
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 18(2006), 129-143, with K. B. Kulasekera.
"Stochastic Degradation Models with Several Accelerating Variables,"
IEEE Transactions on Reliability 55(2006), 379-390, with Chanseok Park.
"Density Estimation Using Asymmetric Kernels and Bayes Bandwidths with Censored Data," Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 140(2010), 1765-1774, with C.N. Kuruwita and K.B. Kulasekera.
Recent Classes Taught
Spring 2006: MTHSC 808, Reliability and Life Testing
Fall 2006: MTHSC 804, Statistical Inference
Spring 2007: MTHSC 806, Nonparametric Statistics
Spring 2011: MTHSC 403/603, Statistical Inference
Last Updated: 9/25/14