Curriculum Vitae

Current position

Senior Postdoctoral Research fellow at the Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padova. 
Project: "Bias reduction in multivariate normal models with structured covariance matrix".

Position held

  • March 2017- Feb. 2018  Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow  at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Project title: Modified score functions in high-dimensional inference.
  • March 2016- Feb. 2017  Postdoctoral Research Fellow  at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Project title: Developments regarding the methodology for calculating the banking. Scientific coordinator:  Prof.  Laura Ventura.
  • March 2015- March 2016  Postdoctoral Research Fellow  at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Project title: Median unbiased estimators based on  modified score functions. Scientific coordinator: Prof. Nicola Sartori.
  • Feb. 2013- Gen. 2015  Postdoctoral Research Fellow  at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Project title: Composite likelihoods. Scientific coordinator: Prof. Nicola Sartori.

Education

  •  April 2013 Ph.D.  in Statistical Sciences at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Thesis title: Combined Composite Likelihood. Supervisor:  Prof. Nicola Sartori and Co-supervisor: Prof. Alessandra Salvan.
  • October 2009 Master  in Statistics and Computer Science at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Thesis title: Verosimiglianza a coppie in modelli normali multivariati (in Italian). Supervisor:  Prof. Alessandra Salvan and Co-supervisor Prof. Nicola Sartori.
  • July 2007 Bachelor in Statistics and Computer's Tecnologies at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy. Thesis title: Confronto tra modelli statistici non parametrici. Un'applicazione ai goal dei campionati di calcio (in Italian). Supevisor: Prof. Coles Stuart.

Invited talks

  1.  November 17, 2017:  Adjusted score for median bias reduction (joint work with  N. Sartori and  A. Salvan). Presented at the Fifth  StaTalk: one-day workshops on statistical topics,  Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy.
  2.  September 13-15, 2017:  Median bias reduced estimation (joint work with N. Sartori and A. Salvan). Presented  at the  XVI Spanish Biometric Conference,  Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy.

Contributed talks

  1.  July 4-8,  2016: Median bias reduction of maximum likelihood estimates (joint work with N. Sartori and A. Salvan).   Presented at the 31st International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Institut National des Sciences AppliquŽes, Rennes, Francia.
     
  2. June 8-10,  2016:  Median bias reduction of maximum likelihood estimates in
    binary regression models (joint work with N. Sartori and A. Salvan).   Presented at the  48th Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, University of Salerno. 
  3. September 8, 2015:  Multivariate ordered probit model in presence of missing
    data (joint work A. Canale). Presented  at Statistics for juridical, forensic and educational studies,  Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy.

Posters

  1. July 3-7, 2017: Median unbiased estimation of the two-parameter logistic model. (joint work with  E. Michielon, N. Sartori and A. Salvan). Presented at the 32nd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Pubblications: journals

  1. Patron E., Scrimin S., Ruli E., Alto G., Mason L.  and  Kenne Pagui E. C. (2018) Dynamic psychophysiological correlates of a learning from text episode in relation to reading goals. Accepted for publication in  Learning and Instruction. 
  2. Kenne Pagui, E. C., Salvan, A. and Sartori, N. (2017). Median bias reduction of maximum likelihood estimates. Biometrika, 104, 923-938.
  3. Canale A., Scarpa B., Kenne Pagui E. C. (2016). Bayesian modeling of university first-year students' grades after placement test.  Journal of Applied Statistics,  43, 3015-3029.
  4. Kenne Pagui, E. C., Canale, A., (2015). Pairwise likelihood inference for the analysis of multivariate categorical responses.  Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 32, 273--282.
  5. Kenne Pagui E. C., Salvan A., Sartori N. (2015). On full efficiency of the maximum composite likelihood estimator. Statistics and Probability Letters, 97, 120--124.
  6. Kenne Pagui E. C., Salvan A., Sartori N. (2014). Combined composite likelihood.  Canadian Journal of Statistics, 4, 525--543. 

Pubblications: books and proceedings

  1. Kenne Pagui E. C., Michielon, E., Salvan A. and Sartori N. (2017).
    Median  unbiased estimator for the two-parameter logistic model.  Proceeding of
    the 32nd international workshop on statistical modelling, Vol. 2, 203--206, Groningen,  Netherland, July 3-7.
  2. Kenne Pagui, E. C., Salvan, A. and Sartori, N. (2016). Median bias reduction of maximum
    likelihood estimates. Proceedings of the 31st International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Vol.1, 145-149, Rennes, France, July 4-8. 
  3. Kenne Pagui E. C., Salvan A. and Sartori N. (2016). Median bias reduction of maximum likelihood estimates in binary regression models. Proceedings of the 48th SIS Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistica Society (Monica Pratesi and Cira Pena editors), University of Salerno, Italy, June, 8-10, ISBN: 9788861970618.

 

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