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Trevor Hastie

Academic Appointments

  • John A. Overdeck Professor and Professor of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics)

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    Email Tel (650) 725-2231


Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Department of Statistics (2006 - 2009)

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, South African Statistical Association (2011)
  • Myrto Lefkopolou award, Harvard School of Public Health (1996)
  • Craig Award, University of Iowa (1996)
  • Fellow, American Statistical Association (1998)
  • Elected Member, International Statistics Institute (1994)
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1996)
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Professional Education

B.Sc (hons): Rhodes University, Statistics (1976)
M.Sc: University of Cape Town, Statistics (1979)
Ph.D.: Stanford University, Statistics (1984)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Trevor Hastie specializes in applied nonparametric regression and
classification, and he has written three books in this area:
"Generalized Additive Models" (with R. Tibshirani, Chapman and Hall,
1991), and "Elements of Statistical Learning (second edition)" (with R. Tibshirani and J. Friedman, Springer 2009), and "An Introduction to Statistical Learning" (with G. James, D. Witten and R. Tibshirani, Springer 2013). He has also made contributions in statistical computing, co-editing (with J. Chambers) a large software
library on modeling tools in the S language used in R and Splus
("Statistical Models in S", Wadsworth, 1992). His current research
focuses on applied problems in biology and genomics, medicine and
industry, in particular data mining, prediction and classification




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Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

  • Biomedical Informatics (Phd Program)



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