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Robert Bassett

Assistant Professor of Operations Research

Robert Bassett

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in methods for making decisions from data.
  • Statistics and Optimization
  • Online Optimization
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Penalized & Constrained Estimation
  • Estimation and Signal Processing on Networks
  • Variational Analysis; Applications to Statistics
  • Applications to Cyber and Infrastructure Defense

Recent Publications

  • Fused Density Estimation: Theory and Methods. Robert Bassett and James Sharpnack. 2018. Arxiv preprint
  • Maximum a Posteriori Estimators as a Limit of Bayes Estimators. Robert Bassett and Julio Deride. 2018. Mathematical Programming
  • Log-Concave Duality in Estimation and Control. Robert Bassett, Michael Casey, and Roger Wets. 2016. Technical Report
  • Multistage Portfolio Optimization: A Duality Result in Conic Market Models. Robert Bassett and Khoa Le. 2016. Technical Report


  • University of California Davis. PhD. Mathematics

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