Robert Tibshirani

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Robert Tibshirani (born July 10, 1956) is a Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University.wikipedia
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Lasso method, which proposed the use of L 1 penalization in regression and related problems, and Significance Analysis of Microarrays.
It was originally introduced in geophysics literature in 1986, and later independently rediscovered and popularized in 1996 by Robert Tibshirani, who coined the term and provided further insights into the observed performance.

Bradley Efron

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Tibshirani joined the doctoral program at Stanford University in 1981 and received his Ph.D. in 1984 under the supervision of Bradley Efron.
He is the author of a classic monograph, The Jackknife, the Bootstrap and Other Resampling Plans (1982) and has also co-authored (with Robert Tibshirani) the text An Introduction to the Bootstrap (1994).

Microarray analysis techniques

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Lasso method, which proposed the use of L 1 penalization in regression and related problems, and Significance Analysis of Microarrays.
Significance analysis of microarrays (SAM) is a statistical technique, established in 2001 by Virginia Tusher, Robert Tibshirani and Gilbert Chu, for determining whether changes in gene expression are statistically significant.

COPSS Presidents' Award

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Tibshirani received the COPSS Presidents' Award in 1996.

Daniela Witten

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Her doctoral thesis, A penalized matrix decomposition, and its applications was supervised by Robert Tibshirani.

Stanford University

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Tibshirani joined the doctoral program at Stanford University in 1981 and received his Ph.D. in 1984 under the supervision of Bradley Efron. Robert Tibshirani (born July 10, 1956) is a Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University.

University of Toronto

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He was a Professor at the University of Toronto from 1985 to 1998. He received his B. Math. in statistics and computer science from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and a Master's degree in Statistics from University of Toronto in 1980.

Genomics

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In his work, he develops statistical tools for the analysis of complex datasets, most recently in genomics and proteomics.

Proteomics

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In his work, he develops statistical tools for the analysis of complex datasets, most recently in genomics and proteomics.

Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Tibshirani was born on 10 July 1956 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Bachelor of Mathematics

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He received his B. Math. in statistics and computer science from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and a Master's degree in Statistics from University of Toronto in 1980.

University of Waterloo

WaterlooWaterloo UniversityThe University of Waterloo
He received his B. Math. in statistics and computer science from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and a Master's degree in Statistics from University of Toronto in 1980.

Carnegie Mellon University

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His son, Ryan Tibshirani, with whom he occasionally publishes scientific papers, is currently an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in the Department of Statistics, jointly in the Machine Learning Department.

Institute of Mathematical Statistics

IMSAnnals of ProbabilityFIMS
the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association.

American Statistical Association

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the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

NSERCNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of CanadaNational Sciences and Engineering Research Council
He won an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada in 1997.

Royal Society of Canada

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He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2001 and a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2012.

National Academy of Sciences

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He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2001 and a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2012.

Statistical Society of Canada

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Tibshirani was made the 2012 Statistical Society of Canada's Gold Medalist at their yearly meeting in Guelph, Ontario for "exceptional contributions to methodology and theory for the analysis of complex data sets, smoothing and regression methodology, statistical learning, and classification, and application areas that include public health, genomics, and proteomics".