John Nolan
Professor
PhD., University of Virginia
Research
interests: Probability Theory, Stable Distributions, Extreme Value Theory,
Computational Statistics, Computational Geometry, Numerical Analysis, Stochastic Processes, Analysis,
Mathematical Finance, Signal Processing, Statistical Genetics
Stable density surface and level curves.
These graphs are from numerical calculation of a two dimensional stable
density. In this example, the index of stability is α=1.3
and the spectral measure has three point masses of mass 1 at (1/2,√3/2),
(1,0), and (1/2,√3/2)
Teaching
Assignments, syllabi and grades for recent and current courses
are posted on AUs Blackboard server.
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John P. Nolan
Math/Stat Department
American University
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Washington, DC 20016
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