Surya Tapas Tokdar

Surya Tapas Tokdar

Associate Professor of Statistical Science

External address: 
214 Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
(919) 684-2152

Selected Grants

Spatial Information Codes awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2022

Information in Limited-Capacity Neural Codes awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2014 to 2019

Understanding Regression Heterogeneity Through Joint Estimation of Conditional Quantiles awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019

Bayesian Methods for Assessing Gene by Environment Interactions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Investigator). 2009 to 2015

Ghosh, J. K., and S. T. Tokdar. “Convergence and consistency of Newton’s algorithm for estimating mixing distribution.” Frontiers in Statistics: Dedicated to Peter John Bickel in Honor of His 65th Birthday, 2006, pp. 429–43. Scopus, doi:10.1142/9781860948886_0019. Full Text

Glynn, Chris, et al. “Bayesian Analysis of Dynamic Linear Topic Models.” Bayesian Analysis, vol. 14, no. 1, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Mar. 2019, pp. 53–80. Crossref, doi:10.1214/18-ba1100. Full Text

Caruso, Valeria C., et al. “Single neurons may encode simultaneous stimuli by switching between activity patterns..” Nature Communications, vol. 9, no. 1, July 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05121-8. Full Text Open Access Copy

Burris, Kyle, et al. “Sensorimotor abilities predict on-field performance in professional baseball..” Sci Rep, vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 2018. Pubmed, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18565-7. Full Text

Klemish, David, et al. “Visual abilities distinguish pitchers from hitters in professional baseball..” J Sports Sci, vol. 36, no. 2, Jan. 2018, pp. 171–79. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/02640414.2017.1288296. Full Text

Yang, Y., and S. Tokdar. “Joint estimation of quantile planes over arbitrary predictor spaces.” Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 112, no. 519, American Statistical Association, Sept. 2017, pp. 1107–20. Manual, doi:10.1080/01621459.2016.1192545. Full Text

Montagna, S., and S. T. Tokdar. “Computer emulation with non-stationary Gaussian processes.” Siam/Asa Journal of Uncertainty Quantification, vol. 4, 2016, pp. 26–47.

Yang, Y., and S. T. Tokdar. “Minimax-optimal nonparametric regression in high dimensions.” Annals of Statistics, vol. 43, no. 2, 2015, pp. 652–74. Scival, doi:10.1214/14-AOS1289. Full Text

Pati, Debdeep, et al. “Posterior consistency in conditional distribution estimation..” Journal of Multivariate Analysis, vol. 116, Apr. 2013, pp. 456–72. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jmva.2013.01.011. Full Text

Banerjee, A., et al. “Efficient Gaussian process regression for large datasets.” Biometrika, vol. 100, no. 1, 2013, pp. 75–89. Scival, doi:10.1093/biomet/ass068. Full Text Open Access Copy