Victor Leiva

Full Professor

Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial
Facultad de Ingeniería
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV)
Avenida Brasil 2241
Oficina IBC-5-21, quinto piso
2362807 Valparaíso
Phone: (56)(32)2273714

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best Foto Victor Leiva The International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013) Logo EII Award

Editorial and academic positions and main awards:

Main studies:

  • Doctor in mathematical sciences (major in statistics and operational research), Universidad de Granada, Spain, under the supervision of Dr. José A. Díaz-García.
  • Posdoctoral fellow (in statistics for business and industry), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, under the supervision of Dr. N. Balakrishnan.

Areas of interest (in alphabetical order):

  • Advanced applied multivariate analysis.
  • Artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning.
  • Big data, business intelligence, data mining, and data science.
  • Global and local Influence diagnostics and goodness-of-fit methods.
  • Multivariate and univariate non-normal distributions.
  • Quality control and operational research.
  • Statistical learning and modeling, spatial models, PLS regression, EM algorithm and stochastic processes.