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    • Essays on Empirical likelihood for Heaviness Estimation, Outlier Detection and Clustering 

      Zhang, Zhuojing (University of Waterloo, 2024-04-24)
      Empirical likelihood (EL) is a non-parametric likelihood method of inference. There are a large number of studies about the extensions and applications of EL. Most studies discuss the EL ratio for constructing confidence ...
    • Essays on Portfolio Selection, Continuous-time Analysis, and Market Incompleteness 

      Li, Yixuan (University of Waterloo, 2023-04-05)
      This thesis consists of three self-contained essays evaluating topics in portfolio selection, continuous-time analysis, and market incompleteness. The two opposing investment strategies, diversification and concentration, ...
    • Laboratory Evaluation of Low to Medium Cost Particle Sensors 

      Tan, Ben (University of Waterloo, 2017-12-21)
      Low cost instruments for particulate matter monitoring directly benefits researchers, governments, and public with the overall goal of reducing the adverse effects of air pollution. As a result, companies have been rushing ...
    • Nonparametric Methods for Road Safety Analysis 

      Thakali, Lalita (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-16)
      Crash models for predicting long-term crash risk at some specific components of a road network are fundamental to road safety analyses such as network screening and countermeasure studies. These models are often calibrated ...
    • On Functional Data Analysis: Methodologies and Applications 

      Tian, Renfang (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-04)
      In economic analyses, the variables of interest are often functions defined on continua such as time or space, though we may only have access to discrete observations -- such type of variables are said to be ``functional'' ...


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