- Ph.D. in Statistics, Western Michigan University, 2012
- M.A., Western Michigan University, 2008
- Research and Teaching Assistant, Western Michigan University, 2006-2012
- Mathematics Teacher in Secondary Schools, 1998-2006
Nonparametric modeling and estimate; Modeling, estimation, prediction and testing in linear designs with dependent error structures using robust nonparametric methods, i.e. rank-based statistical modeling of hierarchical/nested designs; Teaching probability and statistics; I welcome any collaboration in projects and grants as a statistician or stat educator.
Publications and Professional Activities
- Bilgic, Y. K., J., Susmann, H., McKean. 2014. rlme: An R Package for Rank-Based Estimation and Prediction in Random Effects Nested Models. URL http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=rlme. R package version 0.4.1
- Bradley, C., DeBose C. H., Terpstra, J. T. and Bilgic, Y. K. 2012. Postadoption Services Utilization Among African American, Transracial, and White American Parents: Counseling and Legal implications. The Family Journal. October 2012 Vol. 20 No. 4 392-398.
- Bilgic, Y. K., Susmann, H. 2013. rlme: An R Package for Rank-Based Estimation and Prediction in Random Effects Nested Models. The R Journal, 5(2):71–80.
- Jon D. Davis, Dustin O. Smith, Abhik R. Roy, Yusuf K. Bilgic, Reasoning-and-proving in algebra: The case of two reform-oriented U.S. textbooks, International Journal of Educational Research, Volume 64, 2014, Pages 92-106, ISSN 0883-0355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2013.06.012.
- Bilgic, Y. K. Rank-Based Estimation and Prediction for Mixed Effects Models in Nested Designs. Ph.D. Thesis. 2012. WMU.
- Bilgic Y. K., McKean J. W., Kloke J. D., and Abebe A. 2015. Iteratively reweighted generalized rank-based methods for hierarchical mixed models. In progress.
- Abebe A., McKean J. W., Kloke J. D., Bilgic Y. K. 2015. Iterated Reweighted Rank-Based Estimates for GEE Models. In progress.
- LaVigne N., Bilgic Y. 2015. Robust Estimators In Fuzzy Logic Cellular-Automata Salt And Pepper Noise Filtering. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY. Accepted.