Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi

Xin Dang, Ph.D.

Xin Dang

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2005 
Hume Hall 315
(662) 915-7409 |
Personal Website

TEACHING, Fall 2017
Office Hours: M.W. 2:00-3:50 AM.
Math 115-23H: M.W.F. 8:00-8:50 AM, Hume 221.
Math 263-03: M.W. 1:00-1:50 PM, Hume 113.
Math 575: M.W.F. 9:00-9:50 AM, Hume 331.

Statistics, especially Nonparametric and Robust Multivariate Analysis
Data Mining, Outlier Identification and Cluster Analysis
Applications of Depth Functions
Correlated Data Analysis


  • Y. Sang, X. Dang and H. Sang, Symmetric Gini Covariance and Correlation, Can. J. Stat. 44 (2016), no.3, 323-342.
  • K. Yu, X. Dang, H. Bart and Y. Chen, Robust model-based learning via spatial-EM algorithm, IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 27 (2015), no. 6, 1670-1682.
  • W. Xu, Z. Xiao and X. Dang, Financial ratio selection for business failure prediction using soft set theory, Knowl. Based Syst. 63 (2014), 59-67.
  • F. Teng, Y. Chen and X. Dang, Multiclass classification with potential function rules: margin distribution and generalization, Pattern Recog. 45 (2012), no. 1, 540-551.
  • X. Dang, R. Serfling, Nonparametric depth-based multivariate outlier identifiers, and masking robustness properties, J. Statist. Plann. Inference 140 (2010), 198-213.
  • X. Dand, W. Zhou, Projection based scatter depth functions and associated scatter estimators, J. Multivariate Anal. 101 (2010), no. 1, 138-153.
  • X. Dang, C. Gao, Y. Chen, D. Wilkins, Graph ranking for exploratory gene data analysis, BMC Bioinformatics 10 (Suppl 11): S19 (2009).
  • X. Dang, H. Peng, S. Keeton, A unified approach for analyzing exchangeable binary data with applications to developmental toxicity studies, Statistics in Medicine 28 (2009), 2580-2604.
  • X. Dang, R. Serfling, W. Zhou, Influence functions of some depth functions, with application to L-Statistics, J. Nonparametr. Statist. 21 (2009), no. 1, 49-66.
  • Y. Chen, X. Dang, H. Peng, H. Bart, Outlier detection with the kernelized spatial depth function, IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 31 (2009), no. 2, 288-305.