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Kjell Konis

Acting Assistant Professor
Kjell Konis

Contact Information

(206) 221-9127
Lewis 211

Biography

B.S., Mathematics & Statistics, University of Washington
B.S. Economics, University of Washington
M.S.c., Applied and Computational Mathematics, University of Oxford
D.Phil., Computational Statistics, University of Oxford

Professor Konis' research interests are in statistical computing. He is the author and maintainer of several packages for the R environment for statistical computing including robust (robust statistical models), lpSolveAPI (linear programming), and RHugin (Bayesian belief networks). Before joining the Applied Mathematics department, Kjell was a postdoctoral research associate in the Chair of Mathematical Statistics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne; http://epfl.ch) where he conducted research in single particle electron microscopy, kernel smoothing, and forensic science.

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