Persi Diaconis

Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics
Professor of Mathematics
Joint Appointment or Affiliation:
Symbolic Systems
Persi Diaconis

I am a mathematician and statistician working in probability, combinatorics, and group theory with a focus on applications to statistics and scientific computing. A specialty is rates of convergence of Markov chains. I am currently interested in trying to adapt the many mathematical developments to say something useful to practitioners in large real-world simulations.

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