Abhijit Mandal
Visiting Scientist
Indian Statistical Institute
Kolkata, India

Email: abhijit_v -at- isical.ac.in
            abhijit -at- brain.riken.jp

Phone: +91 8013369529


Professional Experience:




Research Interest:

  • Robust Inference, Asymptotic Theory, Minimum Disparity Inference, Blind Source Separation, Independent Component Analysis, Multivariate Analysis.

Publications (Google Scholar):

  1. A. Mandal and A. Cichocki (2013). Non-linear Canonical Analysis Using AB-divergence. Entropy, Vol. 15, 2788--2804.

  2. A. Mandal and A. Basu (2013). Minimum disparity estimation: Improved efficiency through inlier modiffication. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 64, 71-86.

  3. A. Basu, A. Mandal, N. Martin and L. Pardo (2013). Testing Statistical Hypotheses based on the Density Power Divergence. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Vol. 65, 319-348.

  4. A. Mandal and A. Basu (2011). Multinomial goodness-of-fit testing and inlier modification. Electronic Journal of Statistics, Vol. 5, 1846-1875.

  5. K. Nordhausen, P. Ilmonen, A. Mandal, H. Oja and E. Ollila, (2011). Deflation-based FastICA Reloaded. Proceedings of the 19th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2011), 1854-1858.

  6. A. Mandal, S. K. Bhandari and A. Basu, (2011). Minimum Disparity Estimation based on Combined Disparities: Asymptotic Results. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 141, 701-710.

  7. A. Mandal, W. T. Huang, S. K. Bhandari and A. Basu, (2011). Goodness-of-Fit Testing in Growth Curve Models: A General Approach based on Finite Differences. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 55, 1086-1098.

  8. A. Basu, A. Mandal, and L. Pardo, (2010). Hypothesis Testing for two Discrete Populations based on the Hellinger Distance. Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 80, 206-214.

  9. A. Mandal, A. Basu and L. Pardo, (2010). Minimum Disparity Inference and the Empty Cell Penalty: Asymptotic Results. Sankhya, Series A, Vol. 72, 376-406.

  10. A. Mandal and A. Chakraborty, (2009). Independent Component Analysis (ICA) using Pearsonian Density Function. Proceeding of the 8th International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Signal Separation (ICA 2009) . Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5441, 74-81, Berlin, Springer.

  11. R. K. Patra, A. Mandal and A. Basu, (2008). Minimum Hellinger Distance Estimation with Inlier Modification. Sankhya, Series B, Vol. 70, 310-322.

Book Chapter:
  1. A. Basu and A. Mandal (2010). Canonical Correlation. In International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, and Barry McGaw Eds., Oxford: Elsevier.

Submitted manuscript:
  1. A. Basu, A. Mandal, N. Martin and L. Pardo. Density Power Divergence Tests for Composite Null Hypotheses.

Manuscripts under preparation:
  1. Asymptotics of the Non-parametric Independent Component Analysis (with R. Srivastava and A. Lahiri).

  2. Density Power Divergence Test Statistic for Testing Means of Two Normal Populations (with A. Basu, N. Martin and L. Pardo).

  1. AB-Canonical Analysis or ABCA (Matlab program).

  2. FastICA (R code).

(Last updated on 19.07.2013)