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Lee Jones

Lee Jones
Lee K JonesProfessor
  • CollegeCollege of Sciences
  • DepartmentMathematical Science
  • Phone(978) 934-2448
  • Emaillee_jones@uml.edu

Research Interests

Probability, Mathematical Statistics, Neural Networks and Pattern Recognition

Education

  • Ph D: Mathematics, (1970), Stanford University - CA
  • MS: Mathematics, (1968), Stanford University - CA
  • BS: Physics and Mathematics, (1965), Tufts University - Medford, MA

Publications

  • Srinivas, S., Gartner, N., Jones, L.K., Stamatiadis, C., Xie, Y. (2016) "Development of an Optimization-Based Decision Support Model (DSM) for Instrumenting a State Highway System,"
  • Kononova, O., Jones, L.K., Barsegov, V. (2015) "Order statistics inference for describing topological coupling and mechanical symmetry breaking in multidomain proteins," arXiv.org, e-Print Arch., Phys. pp. 1-30
  • Ratkiewicz, A., Pain, S., Cizewski, J., Bardayan, D., Blackmon, J., Chipps, K., Hardy, S., Jones, K., Kozub, R., Lister, C., Mannin, B., Mato, M., Peters, W., Seweryniak, D., Shand, C. (2013) "Coupling gammasphere and ORRUBA," AIP Conference Proceedings 1525: pp. 487-491
  • Jones, L.K., Deshpande, R., Gartner, N.H., Stamatiadis, C., Zou, F. (2013) "Robust controls for traffic networks: The near-Bayes near-Minimax strategy," Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 27: pp. 205-218
  • Einstein, D., Jones, L. (2013) "Uniformly generating origin destination tables," Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 7777: pp. 209-216
  • Kononova, O., Jones, L.K., Barsegov, V. (2013) "Order statistics inference for describing topological coupling and mechanical symmetry breaking in multidomain proteins," Journal of Chemical Physics 139:12
  • Jones, L.K. (2012) "Remarks on queue inference from departure data alone and the importance of the queue inference engine," Operations Research Letters 40:6 pp. 503-505
  • Jones, L.K., Zou, F., Kheifets, A., Rybnikov, K., Berry, D., Tan, A.C. (2011) "Confident Predictability: Identifying reliable gene expression patterns for individualized tumor classification using a local minimax kernel algorithm," BMC medical genomics 4:1 pp. 10
  • Jones, L.K. (2009) "Local minimax learning of functions with best finite sample estimation error bounds: Applications to ridge and lasso regression, boosting, tree learning, kernel machines, and inverse problems," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 55:12 pp. 5700-5727
  • Jones, L.K., Rybnikov, K., Ahlswede, R., Apostolico, A., Levenshtein, V.I. (2006) "Local Minimax Learning of Approximately Polynomial Functions,"
  • Jones, L.K., O'Neil, P.J. (2002) "On Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms for computing conditional expectations based on sufficient statistics," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 11:3 pp. 660-677
  • Jones, L.K. (2000) "Local greedy approximation for nonlinear regression and neural network training," Annals of Statistics 28:5 pp. 1379-1389
  • Jones, L.K. (1999) "Inferring balking behavior from transactional data," Operations research 47:5 pp. 778-784
  • Jones, L.K. (1997) "The computational intractability of training sigmoidal neural networks," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 43:1 pp. 167-173
  • Holmes, R.B., Jones, L.K. (1996) "On uniform generation of two-way tables with fixed margins and the conditional volume test of Diaconis and Efron," Annals of Statistics 24:1 pp. 64-68
  • Evans, C., Rees, D., Jones, L.K., Weiss, M. (1996) "Periodic signals for measuring nonlinear Volterra kernels," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 45:2 pp. 362-371
  • Jones, L.K. (1994) "Good weights and hyperbolic kernels for neural networks, projection pursuit, and pattern classification: Fourier strategies for extracting information from high-dimensional data," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 40:2 pp. 439-454
  • Evans, C., Rees, D., Jones, L.K., Hill, D. (1994) "Measurement and identification of gas turbine dynamics in the presence of noise and nonlinearities," Conference Record - IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference 2: pp. 609-614
  • Evans, C., Rees, D., Jones, L.K. (1994) "Nonlinear disturbance errors in system identification using multisine test signals," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement 43:2 pp. 238-244
  • Gonzalez-Velasco, E.A., Jones, L.K. (1992) "On the range of an unbounded partly atomic vector-valued measure," Pacific Journal of Mathematics 154:2 pp. 245–251
  • Jones, L.K. (1990) "Constructive approximations for neural networks by sigmoidal functions," Proceedings of the IEEE 78:10 pp. 1586-1589
  • Jones, L.K., Trutzer, V. (1990) "Erratum: Computationally feasible high-resolution minimum-distance procedures which extend the maximum-entropy method(Inverse Problems (1989) 5 (749-766))," Inverse Problems 6:5 pp. 873
  • Jones, L.K., Byrne, C.L. (1990) "General entropy criteria for inverse problems, with applications to data compression, pattern classification, and cluster analysis," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 36:1 pp. 23-30
  • Jones, L.K., Trutzer, V. (1990) "On extending the orthogonality property of minimum norm solutions in Hilbert space to general methods for linear inverse problems," Inverse Problems 6:3 pp. 379-388
  • Flick, T.E., Jones, L.K., Priest, R.G., Herman, C. (1990) "Pattern classification using projection pursuit," Pattern Recognition 23:12 pp. 1367-1376
  • Jones, L.K., Trutzer, V. (1989) "Computationally feasible high-resolution minimum-distance procedures which extend the maximum-entropy method," Inverse Problems 5:5 pp. 749-766
  • Jones, L.K. (1988) "Stochastic multisample extension of Morris's robust detector in bounded amplitude noise," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 34:5 pt 1 pp. 973-978
  • Flick, T.E., Jones, L.K. (1986) "COMBINATORIAL APPROACH FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PATTERNS WITH MISSING INFORMATION AND RANDOM ORIENTATION.," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence PAMI-8:4 pp. 482-490
  • Jones, L.K. (1984) "On finding non-randomized minimax tests for statistical decision problems with applications to signal detection," Zeitschrift f?r Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Verwandte Gebiete 67:1 pp. 109-120
  • Fishman, P.M., Jones, L.K. (1984) "SIGNAL CONVEXITY AND NOISE CONVEXITY OF CHERNOFF AND DIVERGENCE DISTANCES.," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory IT-30:6 pp. 854-856
  • Fishman, P.M., Jones, L.K., Therrien, C.W. (1983) "DESIGN OF MASKING PROCESSES BY THE METHOD OF MINIMAL DIVERGENCE.," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory IT-30:2 pp. 245-255
  • Jones, L.K. (1980) "ASYMPTOTICALLY OPTIMAL DETECTOR OF MEMORY p FOR k-DEPENDENT RANDOM SIGNALS.," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory IT-26:4 pp. 491-492
  • Jones, L.K., Lin, M. (1980) "Unimodular eigenvalues and weak mixing," Journal of Functional Analysis 35:1 pp. 42-48
  • Jones, L.K. (1976) "Sur une loi de probabilite conditionelle de kleitman," Discrete Mathematics 15:1 pp. 107-108
  • Jones, L.K., Krengel, U. (1974) "On transformations without finite invariant measure," Advances in Mathematics 12:3 pp. 275-295
  • Jones, L.K. (1973) "A generalization of the mean ergodic theorem in banach spaces," Zeitschrift f?r Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Verwandte Gebiete 27:2 pp. 105-107
  • Jones, L.K. (1972) "A short proof of Sucheston's characterization of mixing," Zeitschrift f?r Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Verwandte Gebiete 23:2 pp. 83-84
  • Jones, L.K. (1972) "An elementary lemma on sequences of integers and its applications to functional analysis," Mathematische Zeitschrift 126:4 pp. 299-307
  • Jones, L.K. (1971) "A mean ergodic theorem for weakly mixing operators," Advances in Mathematics 7:3 pp. 211-216

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • New England University Transportation Center Research Project (2012), Contract - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    Jones, L.K. (Co-Principal)