Research Interests: automatic pattern recognition, connectedness of random graphs, genetics: the problem of closed loop control of diabetes, mathematics of finance, probabilistic models for phase transitions, probabilistic, combinatorial, and statistical analysis of models for problems arising in physics, engineering, and communications: computed tomography
Professor Larry Shepp passed away on April 23, 2013, at the age of 76.
For those interested in honoring Larry’s life and acquaintance, his family requests that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in Larry’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at http://jdrf.org.
PhD, Mathematics, Princeton University, 1961
MA, Mathematics, Princeton University, 1960
BS Appl Math, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1958
University of Pennsylvania: 2010-2013, Rutger’s University: 1997-2010 (named Board of Governor’s Professor, 2004), Columbia University: 1973-1997, Stanford University: 1978-1992
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff Bell Laboratories, 1962-96
Member of Scientific Board Resonex Inc, 1983-84
Member of Scientific Board American Science and Engineering Inc, 1974-75
Mathematician in Radiology Service Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, 1974-96
Co-Editor: International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology
Extended leaves in: Moscow, USSR (1965), Stanford University (1968-1992), Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden (1973), MIT (1975), Simon Bolivar University Venezuela (1982), Australia (U. New South Wales, 1986, ANU, 1997)
Philip A. Ernst, Lawrence D. Brown, Larry Shepp, Robert L. Wolpert (2017), Stationary Gaussian Markov Processes as Limits of Stationary Autoregressive Time Series, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 155, pp. 180-186.
Larry Shepp and Kambiz Farahmand (2011), Expected number of real zeros of a random polynomial with independent identically distributed symmetric long-tailed coefficients, Theory of Probability and its Applications, 55, 196-204.
Larry Shepp (2010), Probability problems of Dobrushin type, Moscow Math Journal, 10, 807-810.
Larry Shepp (2009), Updating Hardy, Littlewood and Pólya with Linear Programming, The Mathematics of Preference, Choice, and Order, 3, 409-420.
Moe Z. Win, Pedro C. Pinto, Larry Shepp (2009), A mathematical theory of network interference and its applications, IEEE Ultra-Wide Bandwidth (UWB) Technology & Emerging Applications, 97(2), 205-230.
Morgan Evans, Robert Perlmutter, Larry Shepp (2008), Representing a function of two variables as a superposition over angles of ridge functions with a given shape via linear programming, J. Statistical Planning and Inference, 138, 2662-2680.
Ilie Grigorescu, Robert Chen, Larry Shepp (2007), Optimal strategy for the Vardi casino with interest payments, J. Applied Probability, 44, 199-211.
This seminar will be taken by doctoral candidates after the completion of most of their coursework. Topics vary from year to year and are chosen from advance probability, statistical inference, robust methods, and decision theory with principal emphasis on applications.