Zhang, P., Chen, C and Mahmoud, H. M. (2015). "Explicit characterization of moments of balanced triangular Pólya urns by an elementary approach." Statistics & Probability Letters, 96, 149--153.
- M.A. in Mathematics, Wake Forest University, 2012
- Ph.D. in Statistics, George Washington University, 2016
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 2016 – 2018
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Pennsylvania, 2018 – 2022
- Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2022 – present
- Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2022 – present
Zhang, P. (2016). "On terminal nodes and the degree profile of preferential dynamic attachment circuits." In 2016 Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO), Arlington, VA, 80--92. SIAM, Philadelphia, PA.
Zhang, P. and Mahmoud, H. M. (2016). "The degree profile and weight in Apollonian networks and k-trees." Advances in Applied Probability, 48(1), 163--175.
Zhang, P. and Mahmoud, H. M. (2016). "Distributions in a class of Poissonized urns with an application to Apollonian networks." Statistics & Probability Letters, 115, 1--7.
Zhang, P. and Glaz, J. (2018). "Scan statistics on graphs and networks." In Glaz, J. and Koutras, M. V. (Eds.) Handbook of Scan Statistics. Springer, New York, NY.
Chen, C. and Zhang, P. (2019). "Characterizations of asymptotic distributions of continuous-time Pólya processes." Communications in Statistics---Theory and Methods, 48(21), 5308--5321.
Zhang, P. and Dey, D. K. (2019). "The degree profile and Gini index of random caterpillar trees." Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 33(4), 511--527.
Ouyang, G., Dey, D. K. and Zhang, P. (2020). "Clique-based method for social network clustering." Journal of Classification, .37(1), 254--274.
Mahmoud, H. M. and Zhang, P. (2020). "Distributions in the constant-differentials Pólya process." Statistics & Probability Letters, 156, 108592.
Zhang, P. (2020). "On several properties of a class of preferential attachment trees---plane-oriented recursive trees." Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 35(4), 839--857.
Zhang, P. and Mahmoud, H. M. (2020). "On nodes of small degrees and degree profile in preferential dynamic attachment circuits." Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 22(2), 625--645.
Galarza, C. E., Zhang, P. and Lachos, V. H. (2020). "Logistic quantile regression for bounded outcomes using a family of heavy-tailed distributions." Sankhya B, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13571-020-00231-0.
Zhang, P., Wang T. and Xie, S. X. (2020). "Meta-analysis of several epidemic characteristics of COVID-19." Journal of Data Science, 18(3), 536--549.
Robinson, J. L., Porta, S., Garrett, F. G., Zhang, P., Xie, S. X., Suh, E., Van Deerlin, V. M., Abner, E. L., Jicha, G. A., Barber, J. M., Lee, V. M.-Y., Lee, E. B., Trojanowski, J. Q. and Nelson, P. T. (2020). "Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy differs from frontotemporal lobar degeneration." Brain, 143(9), 2844--2857.
Zhang, P. (2020). "Characterizing several properties of high-dimensional random Apollonian networks." Journal of Complex Networks, 8(4), cnaa038.
Ren, Y., Zhang, P. and Dey, D. K. (2022). " Investigating several fundamental properties of random lobster trees and random spider trees." Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 24(1), 431--447.
Yuan, Y., Yan, J. and Zhang, P. (2021). "Assortativity measures for weighted and directed networks." Journal of Complex Networks, 9(2), cnab017.
Regional and sectoral structures of the Chinese economy: A network perspective from multi-regional input-output tables
Wang, T., Xiao, S., Yan, J. and Zhang, P. (2021). "Regional and sectoral structures of the Chinese economy: A network perspective from multi-regional input–output tables." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 581, 126196.
Zhang, P., Wang, T. and Yan, J. (2022). "PageRank centrality and algorithms for weighted, directed networks." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 586, 126438.
Wang, T. and Zhang, P. (2022). "Directed hybrid random networks mixing preferential attachment with uniform attachment mechanisms." Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 74(5), 957--986.
Appropriateness of applying cerebrospinal fluid biomarker cutoffs from Alzheimer’s disease to Parkinson’s disease
Weinshel, S., Irwin, D. J., Zhang, P., Weintraub, D., Shaw, L. M., Siderowf, A. and Xie, S. X. (2022). "Appropriateness of applying cerebrospinal fluid biomarker cutoffs from Alzheimer's disease to Parkinson's disease." Journal of Parkinson's Disease, 12(4), 1155--1167.
Wang, T., Yan, J., Yuan, Y. and Zhang, P. (2022). "Generating directed networks with predetermined assortativity measures." Statistics and Computing, 91(5), 91.
The degree Gini index of several classes of random trees and their poissonized counterparts—Evidence for duality
Domicolo, C., Zhang, P. and Mahmoud, H. (2022). "The degree Gini index of several classes of random trees and their poissonized counterparts---Evidence for duality." Journal of Stochastic Analysis, 3(4), 1.
Xiao, S., Yan, J. and Zhang, P. (2022). "Incorporating auxiliary information in betweenness measure for input–output networks." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 607, 128200.
conference presentation at The Meeting on Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO) 2016, Arlington, VA, U.S.A.
conference presentation at The 9th International Workshop on Applied Probability (IWAP), Budapest, HU
symposium presentation at The 33rd New England Statistics Symposium (NESS), Hartford, CT, U.S.A.
conference presentation at Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), virtual conference
conference presentation at Eastern North American Region (ENAR) 2021 Spring Meeting, virtual conference
Regional and Sectoral Structures and Their Dynamics of Chinese Economy: A Network Perspective from Multi-Regional Input-Output Tables
seminar presentation at School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, online
- Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics
- Advances in Applied Probability
- Applied Artificial Intelligence
- BMJ Open
- Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods
- Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
- Enviromental and Ecological Statistics
- Epidemiology & Infection
- Frontiers in Neurosciences
- Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Journal of Applied Probability
- Journal of Applied Statistics
- Journal of Computational Science
- Journal of Data Science
- Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability
- Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
- Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences
- Random Structure and Algorithms
- Statistics and Its Interface
- Statistics in Biosciences
- Statistics and Probability Letters