Gerda Claeskens

KU Leuven - Department of Economics

Leuven, B-3000

Belgium

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1.

Time to Default in Credit Scoring Using Survival Analysis: A Benchmark Study

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Lore Dirick, Gerda Claeskens and Bart Baesens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Benchmarking; Credit risk modeling; Competing risks; Mixture cure model; Survival analysis

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Unraveling the Predictive Power of Telematics Data in Car Insurance Pricing

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
Verbelen Roel, Katrien Antonio and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven, KU LeuvenUniversity of Amsterdam and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 458 (60,623)

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Pay-as-you-drive insurance, Usage-based insurance, Risk classification, Generalized additive models, Compositional predictors, Structural zeros

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Variable Selection for Logistic Regression Using a Prediction Focussed Information Criterion

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
Gerda Claeskens, Christophe Croux and Johan Van Kerckhoven
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)
Downloads 290 (102,652)

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Error rate, Focussed information criterion, Forward selection, Logistic regression, Model selection, Risk measures

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Nonparametric Small Area Estimation Using Penalized Spline Regression

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
Iowa State University, KU Leuven - Department of Economics, University of Perugia, Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) and Colorado State University
Downloads 167 (175,380)

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Mixed model, Best linear unbiased prediction, Bootstrap inference, Natural resource survey

The Forecast Combination Puzzle: A Simple Theoretical Explanation

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Gerda Claeskens, J.R. Magnus, Andrey L. Vasnev and Wendun Wang
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of Sydney and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Downloads 69 (329,692)

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forecast combination, optimal weights, model selection

The Forecast Combination Puzzle: A Simple Theoretical Explanation

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-127/III
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
Gerda Claeskens, J.R. Magnus, Andrey L. Vasnev and Wendun Wang
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of Sydney and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Downloads 36 (442,421)

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forecast combination, optimal weights, model selection

The Forecast Combination Puzzle: A Simple Theoretical Explanation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Gerda Claeskens, J.R. Magnus, Andrey L. Vasnev and Wendun Wang
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of Sydney and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 15 (561,319)

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forecast combination, optimal weights

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An Information Criterion for Variable Selection in Support Vector Machines

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Gerda Claeskens, Christophe Croux and Johan Van Kerckhoven
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)
Downloads 95 (269,354)

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Classification, Criteria, Error rate, Information, Information criterion, IT, Model, Models, Performance, Problems, Selection, Simulation, Space, Studies, Supervised classification, Support vector machine, Variable selection

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Model-Assisted Estimation for Complex Surveys Using Penalized Splines

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
F. J. Breidt, Gerda Claeskens and J. D. Opsomer
Colorado State University, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Iowa State University
Downloads 88 (282,754)

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Calibration, Generalized regression estimation, Nonparametric regression, Restricted maximum likelihood

Goodness-of-Fit Tests in Mixed Models

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Gerda Claeskens and Jeffrey D. Hart
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 58 (361,249)

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mixed model, hypothesis test, nonparametric test, minimum distance, orderselection

Goodness-of-Fit Tests in Mixed Models

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Gerda Claeskens and Jeffrey D. Hart
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 24 (504,407)

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mixed model, hypothesis test, nonparametric test, minimum distance, order selection

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Mining Telecommunication Networks to Enhance Customer Lifetime Predictions

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
Backiel Aimée, Bart Baesens and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (328,518)

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Focused Model Selection in Quantile Regression

KU Leuven - Faculty of Economics and Business Working Paper No. KBI 1301
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Peter Behl, Gerda Claeskens and Holger Dette
Ruhr Universität Bochum, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Mathematics
Downloads 66 (333,760)

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quantile regression, model selection focused information criterion

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Variable Selection with Incomplete Covariate Data

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Gerda Claeskens and Fabrizio Consentino
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. KUL. Faculty of Business and Economics
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AIC, Akaike's information criterion, Criteria, Data, Information, Information criterion, Methods, Model, Model selection, Problems, Selection, Simulation, Studies, Variable selection, Work

12.

Nonparametric Estimation of Mean and Dispersion Functions in Extended Generalized Linear Models

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Irene Gijbels, Ilaria Prosdocimi and Gerda Claeskens
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - School of Statistics, KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (341,918)

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Double exponential family, Extended Quasi-Likelihood, Modeling

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S-Estimation and a Robust Conditional Akaike Information Criterion for Linear Mixed Models

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Kukatharmini Tharmaratnam and Gerda Claeskens
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). Faculty of Business and Economics and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (344,592)

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Akaike information criterion, conditional likelihood, effective degrees of freedom, mixed model, penalized regression spline, S-estimation

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Focused Estimation and Model Averaging for High-Dimensional Data, An Overview

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2011
Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (347,405)

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variable selection, focused information criterion, penalized estimation, lasso, model averaging, efficiency, prediction loss

15.

S-Estimation for Penalized Regression Splines

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). Faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia. Department of Statistics
Downloads 60 (350,246)

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M-estimator, Penalized least squares method, Penalized regression

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On Model Selection and Model Misspecification in Causal Inference

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Nov 2010
Stijn Vansteelandt, Maarten Bekaert and Gerda Claeskens
Ghent University.Faculty of Scoiences, Ghent University.Faculty of Sciences. Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (362,194)

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Causal inference, Confounder selection, Double robustness, Influential weights, Model selection, Model uncertainty, Propensity score

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Minimum Mean Squared Error Model Averaging in Likelihood Models

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Ali Charkhi, Gerda Claeskens and Bruce Hansen
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (377,897)

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Frequentist model averaging, mean squared error, weight choice, local misspecification, likelihood regression

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Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Penalized Spline Estimators

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Tatyana Krivobokova, Gerda Claeskens and T. Kneib
KU Leuven - Department of Applied Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
Downloads 51 (377,897)

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Bayesian penalized splines, B-splines, Confidence band, Mixed model, Penalization

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Lack-of-Fit Tests in Semiparametric Mixed Models

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2008
Gerda Claeskens, Huijuan Ding and Maarten Jansen
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. KUL. Faculty of Business and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 50 (381,183)

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Lack-off-fittest; Likelihood ratio test; Mixed models; One-sided test; Penalization; Restricted maximum likelihood; Variance components; Wavel; Asymptotic distribution; Distribution; Likelihood; Tests; Models; Model; Random effects; Effects; Studies; Lack-of-fit; Mixed model; Framework; Functions; D

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An Akaike Information Criterion for Multiple Event Mixture Cure Models

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2014
Lore Dirick, Gerda Claeskens and Bart Baesens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
Downloads 49 (384,473)

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Akaike information criterion, Competing risks, EM-algorithm, Mixture cure model, Model selection.

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An Asymptotic Theory for Model Selection Inference in General Semiparametric Problems

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Dec 2005
Gerda Claeskens and Raymond Carroll
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Statistics
Downloads 46 (394,790)

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Akaike information criterion, Bayes information criterion, Efficient semi-parametric estimation, Frequentist model averaging, Model averaging, Model selection, Profile likelihood, Semiparametric model

22.

Mixed Scale Joint Graphical Lasso

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 May 2016
Eugen Pircalabelu, Gerda Claeskens and Lourens Waldorp
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychological Methods
Downloads 45 (398,335)

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A Comparison of Robust Versions of the AIC Based on M, S and MM-Estimators

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Kukatharmini Tharmaratnam and Gerda Claeskens
Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). Faculty of Business and Economics and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (401,864)

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Akaike's information criterion, robust estimation, variable selection

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Multivariate Mixtures of Erlangs for Density Estimation Under Censoring and Truncation

Lifetime Data Analysis, 2016, 22(3), 429-455.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
Verbelen Roel, Katrien Antonio and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven, KU LeuvenUniversity of Amsterdam and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (412,863)

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Multivariate Erlang mixtures with a common scale parameter, Density estimation, Censored data, Truncated data, Expectation-maximization algorithm, Maximum likelihood.

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Multivariate Functional Halfspace Depth

KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics Working Paper KBI 1229
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Gerda Claeskens, Mia Hubert, Leen Slaets and Kaveh Vakili
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven). Faculty of Business and Economics and KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 41 (412,863)

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statistical depth, functional data, time warping, multivariate data

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A Focused Information Criterion for Graphical Models in fMRI Connectivity with High-Dimensional Data

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), KU Leuven - Department of Economics, VU University Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychological Methods
Downloads 40 (416,667)

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fMRI connectivity, Focused information criterion, Model selection, Gaussian graphical model, Penalization, High-dimensional data

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Phase and Amplitude-Based Clustering for Functional Data

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Gerda Claeskens, Mia Hubert and Leen Slaets
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics and Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven). Faculty of Business and Economics
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Functional data, clustering, phase variation, amplitude variation, warping

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Copula Directed Acyclic Graphs

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Eugen Pircalabelu, Gerda Claeskens and Irene Gijbels
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - School of Statistics
Downloads 28 (468,328)

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Directed acyclic graph, Copula, C-vine, D-vine, Model selection

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Testing for Lack of Fit in Inverse Regression - With Applications to Photonic Imaging

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Nicolai Bissantz, Gerda Claeskens, Hajo Holzmann and Axel Munk
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum. Lehrstuhl fuer Stochastik, KU Leuven - Department of Economics, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen. Institut fuer Mathematik and Georg-August-Universitaet. Institut fuer Mathematische Stochastik
Downloads 28 (468,328)

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Regression, Problems, Lack-of-fit, Applications

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Order Selection Tests with Multiply-Imputed Data

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Fabrizio Consentino and Gerda Claeskens
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. KUL. Faculty of Business and Economics and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (473,347)

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Akaike information criterion, hypothesis test, multiple imputation, lack-of-fit test, missing data, omnibus test, order selection

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Warping Functional Data in R and C via a Bayesian Multiresolution Approach

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Leen Slaets, Gerda Claeskens and Bernard Silverman
Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven). Faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
Downloads 25 (483,986)

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functional data, time warping, curve registration, adaptive MCMC, C, R

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Constructing Graphical Models via the Focused Information Criterion

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Gerda Claeskens, Eugen Pircalabelu and Lourens Waldorp
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychological Methods
Downloads 23 (494,877)

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A High-Dimensional Focused Information Criterion

KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business, KBI_1706
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 May 2017
Thomas Gueuning and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (500,558)

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Desparsified estimator; Focused information criterion; High-dimensional data; Variable selection.

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Focused Model Selection for Social Networks

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2016
Eugen Pircalabelu and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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Variable selection, Social network, Focused information criterion, Exponential random graphs, Network based models

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Structure Learning Using a Focused Information Criterion in Graphical Models

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Eugen Pircalabelu, Gerda Claeskens and Lourens Waldorp
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), KU Leuven - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Department of Psychological Methods
Downloads 21 (506,238)

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Focused information criterion, model selection, directed acyclic graph, Gaussian graphical model, ancestral graph

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Confidence Intervals for High-Dimensional Partially Linear Single-Index Models

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Thomas Gueuning and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (523,425)

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high-dimensional data, single-index model, regularized estimation, sparsity, asymptotic normality, confidence interval

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On the Performance of Isotropic and Hyperbolic Wavelet Estimators

KU Leuven - Faculty of Economics and Business Working Paper No. KBI 1302
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Florent Autin, Gerda Claeskens and Jean-Marc Freyermuth
Aix-Marseille University. L.A.T.P., KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven. Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
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Anisotropy, Besov spaces, minimax and maxiset approaches, linear and non linear methods, thresholding rules, multidimensional wavelet basis

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Copula Based Flexible Modeling of Associations between Clustered Event Times

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Candida Geerdens, Gerda Claeskens and Paul Janssen
Hasselt University, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Hasselt University. Center for Statistics
Downloads 15 (540,648)

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clustered data, copulas, model selection, multivariate data, right-censoring, survival data.

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Multivariate Mixtures of Erlangs for Density Estimation Under Censoring and Truncation: Additional Examples

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Verbelen Roel, Katrien Antonio and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven, KU LeuvenUniversity of Amsterdam and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (546,529)

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A Multiresolution Approach to Time Warping Achieved by a Bayesian Prior-Posterior Transfer Fitting Strategy

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Leen Slaets, Gerda Claeskens and Bernard Silverman
Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven). Faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 14 (546,529)

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Bayesian Inference, Functional data analysis, Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling,Bayesian Inference, Functional data analysis, Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling,

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Hyperbolic Wavelet Thresholding Methods and the Curse of Dimensionality through the Maxiset Approach

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Florent Autin, Gerda Claeskens and Jean-Marc Freyermuth
Aix-Marseille University. L.A.T.P., KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven. Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Downloads 13 (552,460)

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anisotropy, hyperbolic wavelet basis, information pooling, maxiset, wavelet thresholding, atomic dimension

Goodness-of-Fit Tests for the Frailty Distribution in Proportional Hazards Models with Shared Frailty

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Candida Geerdens, Gerda Claeskens and Paul Janssen
Hasselt University, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Hasselt University. Center for Statistics
Downloads 8 (607,723)

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Gamma distribution, Goodness-of-fit, Frailty model, Order selection test, Orthogonal polynomials

Goodness-of-Fit Tests for the Frailty Distribution in Proportional Hazards Models with Shared Frailty

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Candida Geerdens, Gerda Claeskens and Paul Janssens
Hasselt University, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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gamma distribution, goodness-of-fit, frailty model, order selection test, orthogonal polynomials

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Asymptotic Post-Selection Inference for Akaike's Information Criterion

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2018
Ali Charkhi and Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (570,445)

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Akaike information criterion, confidence region, likelihood model, model selection, post-selection inference

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Asymptotic Performance of Projection Estimators in Standard and Hyperbolic Wavelet Bases

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Florent Autin, Gerda Claeskens and Jean-Marc Freyermuth
Aix-Marseille University. L.A.T.P., KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven. Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Downloads 9 (576,449)

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Anisotropy, Besov spaces, information pooling, linear and non linear methods, multivariate wavelet basis, thresholding

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Statistical Model Choice

Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Department of Economics

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Model selection, Variable selection, Information criteria, Model averaging

Statistical Model Choice

Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 233-256, 2016
Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Gerda Claeskens
KU Leuven - Department of Economics

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