My research interests are primarily in statistical machine learning, including
Publications and Preprints
Selection Adjusted Confidence Intervals with More Power to Determine the Sign, Asaf Weinstein, William Fithian, and Yoav Benjamini, 2012, JASA.
Inference from Presence-Only Data: the Ongoing Controversy, (pdf) Trevor Hastie and William Fithian, 2013, Ecography.
Statistical Models for Presence-Only Data: Finite-Sample Equivalence and Addressing Observer Bias, William Fithian and Trevor Hastie, 2013, Annals of Applied Statistics (to appear).
Local Case-Control Sampling: Efficient Subsampling in Imbalanced Data Sets, William Fithian and Trevor Hastie. Submitted.
Semiparametric Exponential Families for Heavy-Tailed Data, William Fithian and Stefan Wager. Submitted.
Scalable Convex Methods for Flexible Low-Rank Matrix Modeling, William Fithian and Rahul Mazumder. Submitted