Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
Home Page: http://www.stat.osu.edu/~xinyi
My research has been focused on Bayesian forecasting and decision theory. My dissertation established a general theory for minimax and admissible predictive densities for the multivariate normal model under Kullback-Leibler loss, and revealed some interesting connections between the point estimation and density forecasting problems. It has laid the foundations for the development of new predictive methods for a wide variety of problems that I will keep pursuing. I am also interested in general Bayesian modeling and information theory with various applications.