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Dr. Rita Ghosh



scientific staff member


Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HP D 55



Announcement:"On Structural Changes" - Invited Session at the  Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 1 - Aug 6, 2020, Philadelphia, PA

Research Interests (see Research topics)

Statistical Theory & Methods: nonparametric curve estimation, integral transforms, goodness-of-fit tests, time series, spatial processes. Applications: trend and surface estimation, species count problems, rapid change, exceedance, and other large scale and long term aspects

Associate Editor: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (Elsevier)

For students:  Graduate Level Course - Autumn 2019  (ETH Course catalog)

Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression - 401-0627-00 [20 Sept 2019 - 20 Dec 2019, HG E 21, ETH]

Course Page - <<log in>> (last updated on 12.12.2019)

Other Statistics courses at ETH, Zurich< here >

Some Textbooks

Kernel Smoothing: principles, methods and applications, by Sucharita Ghosh, Wiley.

Density Estimation, by Bernard Silverman, Chapman and Hall.

Applied Smoothing Techniques for Data Analysis: the Kernel Approach With S-Plus Illustrations, by Adrian Bowman and Adelchi Azzalini, Oxford University Press.

Topics for Thesis or Semesterarbeit: contact rita.ghosh(at)wslto make life hard for spam