Armin Schwartzman


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(* indicates supervisee)

Articles in preparation:
  • Han Na Lee* and Armin Schwartzman, "Eigenvalue and Eigenvector Inference for Exponential Families of Random Symmetric Matrices", (in preparation).
  • Alison Wu* and Armin Schwartzman, "Estimation of Valley Glacier Flowline using Landsat Images and Digital Elevation Models", (in preparation).
  • Marina Alterman, Armin Schwartzman, Yoav Schechner. "2D Simulation of Turbulence Induced Image Distortion", (in preparation).
  • David Groisser, Sungkyu Jung and Armin Schwartzman, "Eigenvalue Stratification and Minimal Smooth Scaling-Rotation Curves in the Space of Symmetric Positive-Definite Matrices ", (in preparation).
  • Dan Cheng*, Valentina Cammarota, Yabebal Fantaye, Domenico Marinucci and Armin Schwartzman, "Multiple testing of local maxima for detection of peaks on the (celestial) sphere", (in preparation).
  • Meng Li* and Armin Schwartzman, "Standardization of Multivariate Gaussian Mixture Models for Background Adjustment of PET Images in Brain Oncology", (in preparation).
  • Lei Qin*, Kisha McCall, Jeffrey Yap and Armin Schwartzman, "Detection of Voxelwise Changes in Positron Emission Tomography Brain Images via Background Adjustment", (in preparation).
  • Dan Cheng* and Armin Schwartzman, "Expected Number and Height Distribution of Critical Points of Smooth Isotropic Gaussian Random Fields", (in preparation). [link]
Articles submitted for publication:
  • Leif Ellingson, David Groisser, Daniel Osborne, Victor Patrangenaru and Armin Schwartzman, "Nonparametric Two-Sample Testing on Spaces of Positive Definite Matrices with an Application to Diffusion Tensor Imaging Data", (in review).
  • Dan Cheng* and Armin Schwartzman, "Multiple Testing of Local Maxima for Detection of Change Points", (in revision). [link]
  • Max Sommerfeld*, Steve Sain and Armin Schwartzman, "Asymptotic Confidence Regions for Spatial Excursion Sets", (in revision).
  • Dan Cheng* and Armin Schwartzman, "Multiple Testing of Local Maxima for Detection of Peaks in random fields", Annals of Statistics (in review). [link]
Articles accepted for publication:
  1. Benoit Scherrer, Armin Schwartzman, Maxime Taquet, Mustafa Sahin, Sanjay P. Prabhu, Simon K. Warfield, "Characterizing the white-matter microstructure by assessment of the DIstribution of Anisotropic MicrO-structural eNvironments with Diffusion-weighted imaging (DIAMOND)", Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, published online 12 Sep 2015.
  2. Armin Schwartzman, "Log-Normal Distributions and Geometric Averages of Positive Definite Matrices", International Statistical Review, published online 28 Aug 2015. [link]
  3. Nezamoddin N.-Kachouie*, Xihong Lin and Armin Schwartzman, "FDR Control of Detected Regions by Multi-Scale Matched Filtering",  Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, published online 23 Dec 2014. [abstract]
Publications (methodological journals):
  1. David Azriel and Armin Schwartzman, "The Empirical Distribution of a Large Number of Correlated Normal Variables", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 110, No. 511, pp. 1217-1228, November 2015. [abstract]
  2. Sungkyu Jung, Armin Schwartzman, and David Groisser, "Scaling-Rotation Distance and Interpolation of Symmetric Positive Definite Matrices", SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 1180-1201, August 2015. [abstract]
  3. Dan Cheng* and Armin Schwartzman, "Distribution of the height of local maxima of Gaussian random fields", Extremes, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 213-240, June 2015. [abstract]
  4. Joseph Usset*, Arnab Maity, Ana-Maria Staicu and Armin Schwartzman, "Glacier Terminus Estimation from Landsat Image Intensity Profiles", Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 279-298, June 2015. [abstract]
  5. Wenguang Sun, Brian Reich, Tony Cai, Michele Guindani and Armin Schwartzman, "False Discovery Control in Large-Scale Spatial Multiple Testing", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 59-83, 2015. [abstract]
  6. Mengye Guo*, Jeffrey Yap, Annick D. Van den Abbeele, Nancy U. Lin and Armin Schwartzman, "Voxelwise single-subject analysis of imaging metabolic response to therapy in neuro-oncology", Stat Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 172-186, 2014. [abstract][PubMed]
  7. Daniel Osborne, Vic Patrangenaru, Leif Ellingson, David Groisser, Armin Schwartzman, "Nonparametric two-sample tests on homogeneous Riemannian manifolds, Cholesky decompositions and Diffusion Tensor Image analysis", Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 119, pp. 163-175, May 2013. [link]
  8. Armin Schwartzman, Andrew Jaffe, Yulia Gavrilov* and Clifford E. Meyer, "Multiple Testing of Local Maxima for Detection of Peaks in ChIP-Seq Data", Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 471-494, March 2013. [abstract]
  9. Armin Schwartzman, "Comment: FDP vs. FDR and the Effect of Conditioning", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 107, No. 499, pp. 1039-1041, September 2012. [link]
  10. Armin Schwartzman, Yulia Gavrilov* and Robert Adler, "Multiple Testing of Local Maxima for Detection of Peaks in 1D", Annals of Statistics, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 3290-3319, December 2011. [abstract]
  11. Armin Schwartzman and Xihong Lin, "The effect of correlation in FDR estimation", Biometrika, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 199-214, February 2011. [abstract]
  12. Armin Schwartzman, "Comment on 'Correlated z-values and and the accuracy of large-scale statistical estimates' by Bradley Efron", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 105, Number 491, pp. 1059-1063, September 2010. [link]
  13. Armin Schwartzman, Robert F. Dougherty, Jonathan E. Taylor, "Group Comparison of Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Diffusion Tensors", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 105, No. 490, pp. 588-599, June 2010. [abstract]
  14. Armin Schwartzman, Walter Mascarenhas and Jonathan Taylor, "Inference for Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of Gaussian Symmetric Matrices", Annals of Statistics, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 2886-2919, December 2008.
  15. Armin Schwartzman, "Empirical Null and False Discovery Rate Inference for Exponential Families", Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 1332-1359, December 2008.
  16. Armin Schwartzman, Robert F. Dougherty and Jonathan E. Taylor, "False Discovery Rate Analysis of Brain Diffusion Direction Maps", Annals of Applied Statistics, Volume 2, Number 1, pp. 153-175, March 2008.
  17. Armin Schwartzman, "Comment on 'Statistical Analysis of Diffusion Tensors in Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data' by Hongtu Zhu, Heping Zhang, Joseph G. Ibrahim and Bradley S. Peterson", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 102, Number 480, pp. 1102-1102, December 2007. [link]
Publications (scientific journals - major involvement):
  1. Nezamoddin N.-Kachouie*,Travis Gerke*, James Winter*, Peter Huybers and Armin Schwartzman, "Nonparametric Regression for Estimation of Spatial and Temporal Mountain Glacier Retreat from Satellite Images", IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing Vol. 53, No. 3, March 2015. [link]
  2. Nezamoddin N.-Kachouie* and Armin Schwartzman, "Non-Parametric Estimation of a Single Inflection Point in Noisy Observed Signal", Journal of Electrical and Electronic Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, September 2013. [link]
  3. Melissa Naylor*, Duygu Tosun, Norbert Schuff, Michael Weiner and Armin Schwartzman, "Voxelwise multivariate analysis of multimodality imaging", Human Brain Mapping, Vol. 35, No. 3, published online 13 February 2013. [link]
  4. Nezamoddin N.-Kachouie*, Peter Huybers and Armin Schwartzman, "Localization of Mountain Glacier Termini in Landsat Multi-Spectral Images", Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 94-106, January 2013. [abstract]
  5. Philip T. Reiss, Armin Schwartzman, Fiehan Lu, Lei Huang, Erika Proal, "Paradoxical results of adaptive false discovery rate procedures in neuroimaging studies", Neuroimage, Vol. 63, pp. 1833-1840, July 2012.
  6. Giles Hooker, Matthew Finkelman and Armin Schwartzman, "Paradoxical Results in Multidimensional Item Response Theory", Psychometrika, Vol. 74, No. 31, pp. 419-442, September 2009. [link]
  7. Armin Schwartzman, Robert F. Dougherty, Jongho Lee, Dara Ghahremani and Jonathan E. Taylor, "Empirical Null and False Discovery Rate Analysis in Neuroimaging", Neuroimage, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 71-82, January 2009.
  8. Alain Laederach, Joseph M. Chan, Armin Schwartzman, Eric Willgohs and Russ B. Altman, "Co-planar and Co-axial orientations of RNA bases and helices", RNA, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 643-650, May 2007.
  9. Armin Schwartzman, Robert F. Dougherty and Jonathan E. Taylor, "Cross-subject comparison of principal diffusion direction maps", Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 1423-1431, June 2005.
  10. Armin Schwartzman, Tamir Wolf, Lior Gepstein, Gal Hayam, Jonathan Lessick, Daniel Reisfeld, Yitzhak Schwartz, Gideon Uretzky, Shlomo A. Ben-Haim, "Characterisation of acute myocardial ischaemia in a canine model based on principal component analysis of unipolar endocardial electrograms", Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 571-578, September 2001.
Publications (scientific journals - minor involvement):
  1. Leslie B. Gordon, Monica E. Kleinman, David T. Miller, Donna S. Neuberg, Anita Giobbie-Hurder, Marie Gerhard-Herman, Leslie B. Smoot, Catherine M. Gordon, Robert Cleveland, Brian D. Snyder, Brian Fligor, W. Robert Bishop, Paul Statkevitch, Amy Regen, Andrew Sonis, Susan Riley, Christine Ploski, Annette Correia, Nicolle Quinn, Nicole J. Ulrich, Ara Nazarian, Marilyn G. Liang, Susanna Y. Huh, Armin Schwartzman, and Mark W. Kieran "Clinical trial of a farnesyltransferase inhibitor in children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome", Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Vol. 109, No. 41, pp. 16666-16671, October 2012.
  2. Marie Gerhard-Herman, Leslie B. Smoot, Nicole Wake, Mark W. Kieran, Monica E. Kleinman, David T. Miller, Armin Schwartzman, Anita Giobbie-Hurder, Donna S. Neuberg and Leslie B. Gordon, "Mechanisms of Premature Vascular Aging in Children With Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome", Hypertension, Vol. 59, pp. 92-97, 2012
  3. Zhenhua Jeremy Wu, Clifford A. Meyer, Sibgat Choudhury, Michail Shipitsin, Reo Maruyama, Marina Bessarabova, Tatiana Nikolskaya, Saraswati Sukumar, Armin Schwartzman, Jun S. Liu, Kornelia Polyak and X. Shirley Liu, "Gene expression profiling of human breast tissue samples using SAGE-Seq", Genome Research, Vol. 20, No. 12, pp. 1730-1739, November 2010.
  4. Andreas M. Rauschecker, Gayle K. Deutsch, Michal Ben-Shachar, Armin Schwartzman, Lee M. Perry and Robert F. Dougherty,"Reading impairment in a patient with missing arcuate fasciculus", Neuropsychologia, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 180-194, January 2009.
  5. Jaroslaw Harezlak, Michael C. Wu, Mike Wang, Armin Schwartzman, David C. Christiani, and Xihong Lin, "Biomarker Discovery for Arsenic Exposure Using Functional Data. Analysis and Feature Learning of Mass Spectrometry Proteomic Data", Journal of Proteome Research, Volume 7, No. 1, pp. 217-224, January 2008.
  6. Jongho Lee, Morteza Shahram, Armin Schwartzman, John M. Pauly, "A complex data analysis in high-resolution SSFP fMRI", Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Vol. 57, pp. 905-917, May 2007.
  7. David J. Anschel, Brian Pike, Sylvia Dolce and Armin Schwartzman, "Analysis of writing in an epilepsy center population: A prospective blinded study", Epilepsy & Behavior, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 464-468, November 2006.
  8. David J. Anschel, Sylvia Dolce, Armin Schwartzman and R.S. Fisher, "A blinded pilot study of artwork in a comprehensive epilepsy center population", Epilepsy & Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 196-202, March 2005.
PhD Thesis:
  • Armin Schwartzman, "Random ellipsoids and false discovery rates: statistics for diffusion tensor imaging data", Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, June 2006.