**Lee K Jones**Professor

**College**College of Sciences**Department**Mathematical Science**Phone**(978) 934-2448**Email**lee_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)