My research interests include high dimensional statistics, regression and
modeling, multivariate analysis, biostatistics, legal statistics and
- Tomassi, D., Forzani, L., Bura, E. and Pfeiffer, R. (2016). †Sufficient
dimension reduction for censored predictors. To appear in Biometrics.
- Barbarino, A. and Bura, E. (2015). Forecasting
with sufficient dimension reductions. Finance and Economics Discussion
Series 2015-074. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
- Bura, E., Duarte, S. and
Forzani, L. (2015). Sufficient reductions in regressions with exponential
family inverse predictors To appear in the Journal of the American Statistical
- Bura, E. and Forzani, L.
reductions in regressions with elliptically contoured inverse predictors.
Journal of the American Statistical
I., Bandara, W. and Bura,
E. (2012). A Krylov Subspace Approach to Large Portfolio
Optimization. Journal of
Economic Dynamics and Control, 36(11),
1688-1699. (author order is alphabetical)
- Pfeiffer, R., Forzani, L. and Bura,
E. (2012). Sufficient
Dimension Reduction for Longitudinally Measured Predictors. Statistics in Medicine, Special
Issue: Biomarker Working Group: Issues in the Design and Analysis of
Epidemiological Studies with Biomarkers, 31(22), 2414-2427. doi:
- Gastwirth, J. L., Bura, E., and Miao, W. (2011). Some important statistical
issues courts should consider in their assessment of statistical analyses
submitted in class certification motions: implications for Dukes v. Wal-mart. Law,
Probability and Risk, 10,
225-263. (special issue devoted to papers given
at the 2011 conference on Quantitative Aspects of Justice and
Proportionality edited by R. Bengez, S. Brewer,
G. Sartori and V. Walker.)
- Bura, E., Gastwirth, J. L. and Hikawa,
H. (2011). The
Use of Peters-Belson Regression in Legal Cases.
To appear in Nonparametric
Statistical Methods and Related Topics A Festscrift in Honor of Professor P.K. Bhattacharya on
the Occasion of his 80th Birthday. Edited by: Jiming
Jiang, George G. Roussas, Francisco
J. Samaniego. World Scientific Publ. Co.(WS).
- †Bura, E. and Yang, J. (2011). Dimension Estimation in
Sufficient Dimension Reduction: A Unifying Approach. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 102, 130-142.
- Bura, E. and Gastwirth, J. L. (2010). Regression Analysis and Strengthening
the SECís Efforts to Regulate Mutual Funds. Banking &
Financial Services Policy Report, 29(6), 18-26.
- Hikawa, H., Bura, E. and Gastwirth, J.
L. (2009). Local Linear Logistic Peters-Belson Regression and its application in employment
discrimination cases. Statistics and its Interface, 3,
- Bura, E. and Gastwirth, J. L. (2009). How accurate are the power calculations
relied upon the SEC? Law, Probability and Risk, 8, 277-288; doi: 10.1093/lpr/mgp003.
- Bura, E., Zhmurov, A. and Barsegov, V.
(2009). Density estimation methods for protein
unfolding and unbinding data. The Journal of Chemical Physics,
130, 15-102. This article was selected for the January 15, 2009 issue of
the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics
- Pfeiffer, R. and Bura, E.
(2008). A model free approach to combining diagnostic
markers. Biometrical Journal, 50, 558-570.
- Bura, E. and Pfeiffer, R.
(2008). On the distribution of the left singular
vectors of a random matrix and its applications, Statistics and
Probability Letters 58, 2275-2280.
- Bura, E., Klimov, D. K. and Barsegov,
V. (2008). Analyzing Forced Unfolding of Protein
Tandems by Ordered Variates: 2. Dependent Unfolding Times, Biophysical
Journal, 94, 2516-2528.
- Bura, E., Klimov, D.K. and Barsegov,
V. (2007). Analyzing Forced Unfolding of Protein
Tandems by Ordered Variates: 1. Independent Unfolding Times, Biophysical
23 , 1100-1115.
- Bura, E. and Gastwirth, G.L. (2006).Assessing
the Fairness of a Firm's Allocation of Shares in Initial Public Offerings:
Adapting a Measure from Biostatistics, Chance (2006) , 19(2) , 32-37.
- Yin, X. and Bura, E. (2006). Moment Based Dimension
Reduction for Multivariate Response Regression, Journal of
Statistical Planning and Inference , 136 , 3675-3688.
- Gastwirth, J.L., Modarres, R. and Bura, E.
(2005).The Use of the Lorenz Curve, Gini Index and
Related Measures of Relative Inequality and Uniformity in Securities Law,
METRON (2005) , vol. LXIII ,
- Gastwirth, J. L., Bura, E. and Modarres, R.
(2005).Statistical methods for assessing the
fairness of the allocation of shares in initial public offerings, Law,
Probability and Risk ,
4 , 143-158.
- Hall, P. and Bura, E. (2004).
Nonparametric Methods of
Inference for Finite-State, Inhomogeneous Markov Processes, Bernoulli
(2004), 10(5), 919-938.
- Bura, E. and Pfeiffer, R.M.
methods for class prediction using dimension reduction techniques on DNA
microarray data, Bioninformatics, 19,
- Bura, E. and Cook, R.D.
Estimation in Reduced-Rank Regression, Journal of Multivariate
Analysis, 87 , 159-176.
- Bura, E. and Cook, R.D.
(2003). Assessing Corrections
to the Weighted Chi-Squared Test for Dimension, Communications in
Statistics: Simulation and Computation, 32 ,
- Bura, E. (2003). Using Linear Smoothers
to Assess the Structural Dimension of Regressions, Statistica
Sinica, 13, 143-162.
- Pfeiffer, R.M., Bura, E.,
Smith, A. and Reiter, J.L. (2002).Two Approaches to Mutation
Detection Based on Functional Data, Statistics in Medicine, 21 , 3447-3464.
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- Bura, E. and Cook, R.D.
(2001). Extending SIR:
The Weighted Chi-Square Test, Journal of the American Statistical Association ,
96 , 996-1003.
- Bura, E. and Gastwirth, J.L. (2001). The Binary Regression Quantile
Plot: Assessing the Importance of Predictors in Binary Regression
Visually, Biometrical Journal, 43, 5-21.
- Hayek, L.-A. and Bura, E. (2001). On the Ends of the Taxon Range
Problem, In Pattern from Process in the Fossil Record, Jackson,
J.B.C., Lidgard, S. and McKinney, F.K. (eds), 2001. Chicago University Press.
- Bura, E. (1997). Dimension
Reduction via Parametric Regression, In Y. Dodge (ed.), L1-Statistical
Procedures and Related Topics, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Lecture Notes-Monograph Series (1997), v. 31, pp. 215-228. Hayward, CA:
Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
- Cook, R.D. and Bura, E. (1997). Testing the Adequacy of Regression
Functions, Biometrika 84, 949-956.