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Xiaoou Li

Xiaoou Li

School of Statistics . Room 313 Ford Hall 224 Church St SE

Department Affiliations


  • Sequential analysis and adaptive design
  • Latent variable models, graphical models, psychometrics
  • rare event analysis and importance sampling

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Statistics, Columbia University, New York, 2016.
  • B.S. : Mathematics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2011.
  • B.A.: Economics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2011.


  • On the Tail Asymptotics of Exponential Integrals of Gaussian Random Fields with Small Noise: Li, Xiaoou, Jingchen Liu and Gongjun Xu, Mathematics of Operations Research, 41(1) 236-246, 2016.
  • Rare-event Simulation and Efficient Discretization for the Supremum of Gaussian Random Fields. : Li, Xiaoou, Jingchen Liu, Advances in Applied Probability, 47 787 - 816, 2015.
  • Generalized Sequential Probability Ratio Test: Li, Xiaoou, Jingchen Liu and Zhiliang Ying, Sequential Analysis, 33 539-563, 2014.
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