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Mathematics Faculty & Staff


Dr. Lukun Zheng
Dr. Lukun Zheng
- Assistant Professor
Academic Bio

2015  PhD, Applied Mathematics, UNC Charlotte
2014  MS, Statistics, UNC Charlotte
2010  MS, Operational Research and Cybernetics, SUFE
           Distinguished Master Thesis Award
2009  BA, Mathematics and Economics (double major), SUFE

Research
  • Dependence measurements
    • Copulas and their applications; mutual information; entropy
  • Deep Learning
    • Articial neural network; CNN, RNN, LSTM
  • Time Series Analysis
Selected Publications

Jiang, Y., & Zheng, L. (2020). Deep learning for video game genre classification. arXiv preprint arXiv:2011.12143.  

Kundu, C., & Zheng, L. (2020). Deep multi-modal networks for book genre classification based on its cover. arXiv preprint arXiv:2011.07658.

Zheng, L., & Zheng, H. (2020). Authorship attribution via coupon-collector-type indices. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 27(4), 321-333.

Zheng, L. (2019). Using mutual information as a cocitation similarity measure. Scientometrics, 119(3), 1695-1713.

Zheng, L. (2018). A Two-Step Self-Evaluation Algorithm On Imputation Approaches For Missing Categorical Data. Tech. Rep., 7.

S. Molchanov, Z. Zhang, and L. Zheng (2018). Entropic Moments and Domains of Attraction on Countable Alphabets. Mathematical Methods of Statistics, 27(1): 60-70.

Zheng, L., & Jiang, J. (2017). A new diversity estimator. Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications, 4(1), 1-13.

Zhang, Z., & Zheng, L. (2015). A mutual information estimator with exponentially decaying bias. Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology, 14(3), 243-252.  

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