Robert Tibshirani

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Robert Tibshirani's main interests are in applied statistics, biostatistics and data mining. His current research focuses on problems in biology and genomics, medicine and industry. More specifically, Tibshirani specializes in computer-intensive methods for regression and classification, bootstrap, cross-validation and statistical inference, and signal and image analysis for medical diagnosis. He is co-author of the books Generalized Additive Models (with T. Hastie), An Introduction to the Bootstrap (with B. Efron), and Elements of Statistical Learning (with T. Hastie and J. Friedman). With collaborator Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Tibshirani also develops software packages for genomic and proteomics.