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

Selected 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

Selected 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)