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April 28, 2015

Meeting of the Minds

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: East Walkway (to be confirmed) & West Walkway (to be confirmed)
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Alex Rojas
Visiting Assistant Professor, Statistics
Office location: 1025
Phone number: 4454-8642
Email address: arojas@qatar.cmu.edu

Probability and Statistics for Business Applications

Past classes taught:

Probability and Statistics for Business Applications, Regression Analysis, Probability theory and Random Processes and Data Mining for Decision Making


• Bamford S.P., Rojas, A.L., Genovese, C.R., Miller, C.E., Nichol R, Wasserman, L. (2008) Revealing components of the galaxy population through nonparametric techniques. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol 391 (2), p. 607 - 616.

• Brockwell, A., Rojas, A. L. and Kass., R (2004). Recursive Bayesian Decoding of Motor Cortical Signals by Particle Filtering. Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol 91, pp. 1889 - 1907.


• National University of Colombia - B.S. - 1999
• University of Puerto Rico - M.S. - 2001
• Carnegie Mellon University - M.S. - 2002
• Carnegie Mellon University - M.S. - 2005
• Carnegie Mellon University - Ph.D. - 2006

Education pending:


Research interests:

Nonparametric Statistics, Machine Learning, and Astrostatistics

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