Statistical Inference in Dynamic Systems

[Kernel ODE, ODE inference, SGD dynamics]

  • On large batch training and sharp minima: A Fokker-Planck perspective. [journal][preprint]

Xiaowu Dai and Yuhua Zhu. 

Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice (JSTP), special issue on "Advances in Deep Learning", 2020.

Xiaowu Dai and Lexin Li.​ 

Journal of the American Statistical Association: Theory and Methods (JASA), 2021.

  • Minimax optimal rates of estimation in functional ANOVA models with derivatives. [pdf]

Xiaowu Dai and Peter Chien. 

Preprint, 2022+.

[ASA Nonparametric Statistics Section Student Paper Award, 2018]

[IMS Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award, 2018]

  • Towards theoretical understanding of large batch training in stochastic gradient descent. [pdf]

Xiaowu Dai and Yuhua Zhu. 

Preprint, 2022+.

  • Post-regularization confidence bands for ordinary differential equations. [pdf]

Xiaowu Dai and Lexin Li. 

Preprint, 2022+.