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Adrian E. Raftery

Adrian is Blumstein-Jordan Professor of Statistics and Sociology, and Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. He is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences and the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology. He works on the development of new statistical methods for the social and environmental sciences. An elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, he was identified as the world's most cited researcher in mathematics for the decade 1995-2005 by Thomson-ISI. He has supervised 34 Ph.D. graduates, of whom 21 hold or have held tenure-track university faculty positions, and has 159 academic descendants.


Recent Book, Journal Articles, Preprints (since 2023)

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Recent book on mclust and model-based clustering:

Our book Model-Based Clustering, Classification, and Density Estimation Using mclust in R. was published by Chapman and Hall/CRC Press in April 2023. It is also available at Amazon.

Statistical methodology

Statistical demography

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Last major update, May 7, 2024.

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