Nedret Billor

Research Areas - Statistics

Office: Parker Hall 364C

Parker Hall 364C
Auburn, AL 36849-5319

Phone: (334) 844-3619

Lab/Research Page


Ph.D., The University of Sheffield, UK 1992
M.Sc., Cukurova University, Turkey 1985
B.S., Ankara University, Turkey 1983

Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2014 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Auburn University 2003 - 2013
Professor, Cukurova University 2003
Visiting Associate Professor, The University of Iowa 2001 - 2003
Associate Professor, Cukurova University 1997 - 2001
Assistant Professor, Cukurova University 1993 - 1997

Honors and Awards

Dr. Marie Kraska Award for Excellence in Teaching (Statistics) 2014
Elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) 2012

Professional Activities

Editorial Board member:
Communications in Statistics, Theory, and Methods (LSTA), 2012- present
Communications in Statistics, Simulation and Computation (LSSP), 2012- present
Advisory Board member:
Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Sciences, 2012- present
Turkiye Klinkleri Journal of Biostatistics, 2012- present
Communication in Statistics Theory and Methods
The Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
Communication in Statistics- Simulation and Computation
Journal of Computation and Graphical Statistics
American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences
Journal of Applied Statistics
Pakistan Journal of Statistics
Communication in Statistics- Theory and Methods
Chilean Journal of Statistics
Statistical Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

Classical and Robust Multivariate Data Analysis, Classical and Robust Functional Data Analysis, Multivariate Statistical Data Analysis, Regression Analysis, Statistical Theory.

Selected Publications

  1. Bell, R. C., Jones‐Farmer, L. A., Billor, N. (2014) A Distribution‐Free Control Chart for Retrospective Location Analysis of Subgrouped Multivariate Data,Technometrics, 10.1080/00401706.2013.879264
  2. Lee, S., Shin, H. and Billor, N. (2013) M‐type Smoothing Spline Estimation for Principal Functions , Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 66, 89‐100.
  3. Turkmen, A. and Billor, N. (2012) Partial Least Squares Classification for High Dimensional Data Using the PCOUT Algorithm, Computational
  4. Statistics, (DOI) 10.1007/s00180‐012‐0328‐y.
  5. Billor, N., Hadi, A. S., and Velleman, P. F. (2000), BACON: Blocked Adaptive Computationally‐Efficient Outlier Nominators, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 34, 279 ‐ 298.
  6. Billor, N. , Abebe, A., Turkmen, A. and Nudurapati, S. (2008), Classification based on Data Depth,  Journal of Classification, 25, 249 ‐ 260.

Last updated: 08/10/2015