Anirvan Chakraborty

Assistant Professor
Dept: Mathematics and Statistics (DMS)
E-mail: anirvan.c [at]
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Research Interest:

    Functional and infinite dimensional data
    Non-parametric and robust statistics
    Stochastic processes
    Data depth

Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. in Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India (2010 – 2014)
  2. Master of Statistics (Hons.),Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India (2006 – 2008)
  3. Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Statistics,Calcutta University, Kolkata, India (2003 – 2006)

  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2018 - )
  2. Post-doctoral Fellow in the Chair of Mathematical Statistics at Ecole Polytechnique F ´ ´ed´erale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland (June 2015 to December 2017)
  3. Visiting Scientist in the Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (January – March 2015 & January – June 2018)

Selected Publications:
  1. Chakraborty, A. and Chaudhuri, P. (2014a) The deepest point for distributions in infinite dimensional spaces. Statistical Methodology, (Special Issue: Re-sampling and Contemporary Inference: A tribute to Kesar Singh), 20, 27–39
  2. Chakraborty, A. and Chaudhuri, P. (2014b) On data depth in infinite dimensional spaces. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 66, 303–324
  3. Chakraborty, A. and Chaudhuri, P. (2014c) The spatial distribution in infinite dimensional spaces and related quantiles and depths. The Annals of Statistics, 42, 1203–1231.
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