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Adrian E. Raftery

Adrian is the Boeing International 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, atmospheric and health 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 30 Ph.D. graduates, of whom 21 hold or have held tenure-track university faculty positions.

Book on Model-Based Clustering

Our book, Model-Based Clustering and Classification for Data Science, with Applications in R, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2019. You can also get the book on Amazon.


Recent Journal Articles and Preprints (since 2019)

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Statistical demography

Bayesian statistics and MCMC

Gene networks

Statistical climate science

Social networks

These papers are being made available here to facilitate the timely dissemination of scholarly work; copyright and all related rights are retained by the copyright holders.

Updated September 17, 2020; last major update, April 13, 2020.

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