Partha Sarathi Dey

About Me

Welcome to my homepage. I am a fourth year graduate student in the Dept. of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. My advisors are Sourav Chatterjee and Steven N. Evans.

Before coming to Berkeley, I did my undergraduate and masters study from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata with specialization in Mathematical Statitistics and Probability.

Research Interests

Stein's method, Concentration inequalities, Random Graphs, Random Matrices, Large deviations, Markov chains, Statistical Mechanics, Percolation.

Publications and preprints

  1. Applications of Stein's method for concentration inequalities. (with Sourav Chatterjee). To appear in the Annals of Probability.
  2. Central limit theorem for first-passage percolation time across thin cylinders. (with Sourav Chatterjee).
  3. On the power breakdown of the negative exponential disparity tests. (with Ayan Basu) Aust. N. Z. J. Stat., 49(4), 381--384, 2007.
  4. Adaptive Design for Locating the Maxima of a Regression Function : A Nonparametric Approach, Master's Thesis supervised by Probal Chaudhuri, Indian Statistical Institute, 2006

Contact Information

Department of Statistics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, 94720-3860
Office: 305 Evans Hall
Mailing Address: 367 Evans Hall
Fax: 510-642-7892
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