Journal articles, book chapters, and refereed conference proceedings

Zhu M (in revision). Use of majority votes in statistical learning (invited manuscript). Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, forthcoming.

Soltan-Ghoraie L, Burkowski F, Zhu M (in press). Sparse networks of directly coupled, polymorphic and functional side chains in allosteric proteins. Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, forthcoming.

Armstrong JJ, Hirdes JP, Zhu M, Stolee P (in press). Rehabilitation therapies for older clients of the Ontario home care system: Regional variation and client-level predictors of service provision. Disability and Rehabilitation, forthcoming.

Soltan-Ghoraie L, Burkowski F, Li SC, Zhu M (2014). Residue-specific side-chain polymorphisms via particle belief propagation. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 11(1), 33 - 41.

Zhu M (2014). Making personalized recommendations in e-commerce. In Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook, J. F. Lawless, Ed., Chapman & Hall, 259 - 268.

Zhu M, Cheng L, Armstrong JJ, Poss JW, Hirdes JP, Stolee P (2014). Using machine learning to plan rehabilitation for home care clients: Beyond "black-box" predictions. In Machine Learning in Healthcare Informatics, S. Dua, U. R. Acharya, P. Dua, Eds, Springer, 181 - 207. ***errata***

Nguyen J, Zhu M (2013). Content-boosted matrix factorization techniques for recommender systems. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 6(4), 286 - 301.

Xin L, Zhu M (2012). Stochastic stepwise ensembles for variable selectionJournal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 21(2), 275 - 294.  

Zhu M, Wang S, Xin L (2012). On individual neutrality and collective decision makingThe Mathematical Scientist, 37, 141 - 146. [arXiv:1204.5334]

Young SS, Yuan F, Zhu M (2012). Chemical descriptors are more important than learning algorithms for modeling. Molecular Informatics, 31(10), 707 - 710.

Armstrong JJ, Zhu M, Hirdes JP, Stolee P (2012). K-means cluster analysis of rehabilitation service users in the home health care system of Ontario: Examining the heterogeneity of a complex geriatric populationArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(12), 2198 - 2205.

Forbes P, Zhu M (2011). Content-boosted matrix factorization for recommender systems: Experiments with recipe recommendation. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, 261 - 264.  

Su W, Chipman HA, Zhu M (2011). Pseudo-likelihood inference underestimates model uncertainty: Evidence from Bayesian nearest neighboursJournal of the Iranian Statistical Society, 10(2), 167 - 180. 

Zhu M, Fan G (2011). Variable selection by ensembles for the Cox modelJournal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 81(12), 1983 - 1992.

Fan G, Zhu M (2011). Detection of rare items with TARGETStatistics and Its Interface4(1), 11 - 17.

Gu H, Kenney T, Zhu M (2010). Partial generalized additive models: An information-theoretic approach for dealing with concurvity and selecting variablesJournal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 19(3), 531 - 551.

Zhu M, Hastie TJ (2010). Letter to the editorJournal of the American Statistical Association, 105(490), 880. 

Hoshino R, Oldford RW, Zhu M (2010). Two-stage approach for unbalanced classification with time-varying decision boundary: Application to marine container inspection. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Washington, DC, USA, July 25, 2010

Laflamme-Sanders A, Zhu M (2008). LAGO on the unit sphereNeural Networks21(9), 1220 - 1223. 

Zhu M (2008). Kernels and ensembles: Perspectives on statistical learningThe American Statistician, 62(2), 97 - 109. 

Zhu M, Zhang Z, Hirdes JP, Stolee P (2007). Using machine learning algorithms to guide rehabilitation planning for home care clientsBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making7:41.

Zhu M, Chen W, Hirdes JP, Stolee P (2007). The K-nearest neighbors algorithm predicted rehabilitation potential better than current clinical assessment protocolJournal of Clinical Epidemiology60, 1015 - 1021. 

Zhu M (2006). Discriminant analysis with common principal componentsBiometrika93(4), 1018 - 1024.

Zhu M, Chipman HA (2006). Darwinian evolution in parallel universes: A parallel genetic algorithm for variable selectionTechnometrics48(4), 491 - 502.   [Technometrics invited session, INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2007]

Zhu M, Su W, Chipman HA (2006). LAGO: A computationally efficient approach for statistical detection.Technometrics48(2), 193 - 205.   [Techometrics invited session, Joint Research Conference, 2006]

Zhu M, Ghodsi A (2006). Automatic dimensionality selection from the scree plot via the use of profile likelihoodComputational Statistics and Data Analysis51(2), 918 - 930.      

Kustra R, Shioda R, Zhu M (2006). A factor analysis model for functional genomicsBMC Bioinformatics, 7:216.

Zhu M, Hastie TJ, Walther G (2005). Constrained ordination analysis with flexible response functions. Ecological Modelling187(4), 524 - 536.  ***errata***

Zhu M (2004). On the forward and backward algorithms of projection pursuitThe Annals of Statistics, 32(1), 233 - 244. 

Zhu M, Lu AY (2004). The counter-intuitive non-informative prior for the Bernoulli familyJournal of Statistics Education12(2), online.

Zhu M, Hastie TJ (2003). Feature extraction for nonparametric discriminant analysisJournal of Computational and Graphical Statistics12(1), 101 - 120.  ***errata***

Hastie TJ, Zhu M (2001). Discussion of "Dimension reduction and visualization in discriminant analysis" by Cook and Yin. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics43(2), 179 - 185.

Medical abstracts

Trudeau ME, Pritzker LB, Parissenti AM, Wang X, Zhu M, Guo B, Shepherd LE, Chapman JW, Pritzker KPH (2012). A novel RNA test to guide primary systematic breast cancer chemotherapy. Annals of Oncology, 23(suppl 2), ii19.

Trade magazines, newsletters, bulletins, and others

Zhu M (2011). The impact of prediction contests. Contribution to the 2012 Long Range Plan for Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Zhu M (2010). Predictive analytics: Managing fundamental tradeoffsAnalytics, September-October 2010, 18 - 21. 

Zhu M (2008). How to draw a trilinear plotASA Statistical Computing and Graphics Newsletter, 19(1), 7 - 9.

Zhu M (2007). Letter to the Statistical Society of AustraliaSSAI Newsletter, 118, 2.

Zhu M (2006). Interview by Melissa DobbieSSAI Newsletter, 117, 1 - 2.

Preprints and newly submitted articles

Murdoch WJ, Zhu M (2014). Expanded alternating optimization of nonconvex functions with applications to matrix factorization and penalized regression, preprint. [arXiv:1412.4128]

Cheng H, Zhu M, Chan VW, Michela JL (2014). Single-index response surface models, submitted.

Su W, Yuan Y, Zhu M (2013). Threshold-free evaluation of medical tests for classification and prediction: Average precision versus area under the ROC curve, submitted. [arXiv:1310.5103]