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Faculty Spotlight

Rany Lai‘s research interests span a number of fields in Statistics. Particularly, he is one of the frontier researchers of generalized fiducial inference, an alternative to the Bayesian posterior distribution, for interval estimation of parameters. He is also very active in open source software development.

Randy Lai