Petruta C Caragea

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Professor and Associate Chair

Selected Publications:

  • Johnson, M., Caragea P.C., Meiring, W., Jeganathan, C., Atkinson, P.M. , 2019. Bayesian Dynamic Linear Models for Estimation of Phenological Events from Remote Sensing Data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. 24(1).

  • Osthus, D.†, Hickmann, K., Caragea P.C, Higdon, D., DelValle, S., 2017. Forecasting Seasonal Influenza with a State-Space SIR model. Annals of Applied Statistics, 11(1).

  • Sherwood, J.A., Debinski, D.M., Caragea, P.C., Germino, M., 2017. Effects of Experimentally Reduced Snowpack and Passive Warming on Montane Meadow Plant Phenology and Floral Resources. Ecosphere, 8(3).

  • Caragea, P.C., Berg, E.J., 2014. A Centered Bivariate Spatial Regression Model for Binary Data with an Application to Presettlement Vegetation Data in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 19(4).

  • Osthus, D., Caragea, P.C., Higdon, D., Morley, S.K., Reeves, G.D., and Weaver, B.P., 2014. Dynamic Linear Models for Forecasting of Radiation Belt Electrons and Limitations on Physical Interpretation of Predictive Models, Space Weather, 12.

  • Kaiser, M.S., Caragea, P.C., Furukawa, K., 2012. Centered Parameterizations and Dependence Limitations in Markov Random Field Models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 142(7).

  • Hughes, J.P., Haran, M. and Caragea, P.C., 2011. Markov Random Field Models for Binary Data on a Lattice. Environmetrics, 7.

  • Kaiser, M.S., Caragea, P.C., 2009. Exploring Dependence with Data on Spatial Lattices. Biometrics, 65(3).

  • Caragea, P.C., Kaiser, M.S., 2009. Autologistic Models with Interpretable Parameters. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 14(3).

  • Nordman, D.J., Caragea, P.C., 2008. Point and Interval Estimation of Variogram Models using Spatial Empirical Likelihood. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103.

  • Caragea, P.C., Smith, R.L., 2007. Asymptotic Properties of Computationally Efficient Alternative Estimators for a Class of Multivariate Normal Models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 98(7).

Area of Expertise: 
Statistics
Education: 
PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2003
MS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2002
BS, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 1997
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