Domenico Marinucci (MSc, PhD)

 

Current Position

Director of the Department of Mathematics

ERC Grantholder PASCAL (277742) 2011-2016 (Workshop June 2013)

Full Professor of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (MAT06)

University of Rome “Tor Vergata

Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1

00133 Roma, Italy

Tel. +39-0672594105 

Fax +39-0672594699

Email address: marinucc "at" mat "dot" uniroma2 "dot" it

 

 

Main Academic Activities

 

1) Component of the Tor Vergata Cosmology Group and Core Team Member for the ESA mission Planck

 

2) Component of the PhD Board in Mathematics 

 

3) Associate Editor of the IMS Lecture Notes – Monograph Series

 

4) Associate Editor of the Electronic Journal of Statistics  (IMS)

 

5) Associate Editor of the Journal of Multivariate Analysis

 

6) Associate Editor of Statistics and Probability Letters

 

7) INFN Associate at Rome Tor Vergata

 

 

Main Research Interests: Mathematical Statistics and Probability

Harmonic analysis for spherical random fields, higher order angular power spectra, spherical wavelets. Tensor-valued random fields, spin wavelets, spin needlets. Weak convergence and asymptotic theory. Characterization of isotropic random fields, connections with group representation theory. Applications to cosmological data. Statistical inference on stochastic processes: spectral analysis for stationary and nonstationary processes, long memory, cointegration and fractional cointegration.

 

Books

Random Fields on the Sphere: Representations, Limit Theorems and Cosmological Applications,  with G.Peccati, Cambridge University Press 2011

 

Publications on Peer-Reviewed International Journals (updated August 2014)

1.      The Stochastic Properties of $\ell^1$-Regularized Spherical Gaussian Fields (with V.Cammarota), Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, in press

2.      On the Limiting Behaviour of Needlets Polyspectra (with V.Cammarota), Annalés Institute Henri Poincarè, in press

3.      Sparse Inpainting and Isotropy, (with S.Feeney, J.McEwen, H.Peiris, B.Wandelt, V.Cammarota), Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, JCAP01(2014)050 (2014)

4.      Normal Approximations for Wavelet Coefficients on Spherical Poisson Fields, (with C.Durastanti and G.Peccati), Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, 409,1, 212-227 (2014)

5.      On Nonlinear Functionals of Random Spherical Eigenfunctions  (with I. Wigman), Communications in Mathematical Physics, 327, n.3, 849-872 (2014)

6.      Gaussian Semiparametric Estimates on the Unit Sphere (with C.Durastanti and X.Lan), Bernoulli, n.1, 28-77 (2014)

7.      Mean Square Continuity on Homogenous Spaces of Compact Groups, (with G.Peccati), Electronic Communications in Probability, Vol. 18, n.37, 10 pp. (2013)  

8.      Needlet-Whittle Estimates on the Unit Sphere, (with C.Durastanti and X.Lan), Electronic Journal of Statistics, 7, 597-646, (2013)

9.      Cosmic-Ray Anisotropies observed by the ARGO-YBJ Experiment, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 160-164 (2012)

10.  On the Linear Term Correction for Needlets/Wavelets non-Gaussianity Estimators (with S.Donzelli et al.), Astrophysical Journal, 755, 19 (2012)

11.  Detection of New Point Sources in WMAP 7 Year Data Using Internal Templates and Needlets (with S.Scodeller and F.Hansen), Astrophysical Journal, 753, 27 (2012)

12.  Adaptive Nonparametric Regression on Spin Fiber Bundles (with C.Durastanti and D.Geller), Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 104, pp. 16-38, (2012)

13.  Planck early results. III. First assessment of the Low Frequency Instrument in-flight performance (with the Planck collaboration) Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 536, A3, (2011)

14.  Planck early results. V. The Low Frequency Instrument data processing, (with the Planck collaboration) Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 536, A5, (2011)

15.  On the Area of the Excursion Sets of Spherical Gaussian Eigenfunctions (with I.Wigman), Journal of Mathematical Physics, 52, n.9, 093301, (2011)

16.  The Defect Variance of Random Spherical Harmonics (with I.Wigman), Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 44, 355206 (2011)

17.  Mixed Needlets (with D.Geller), Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, Vol. 375, pp. 610-630 (2011)

18.  Introducing Mexican needlets for CMB analysis: Issues for practical applications and comparison with standard needlets (with S.Scodeller, O. Rujord, D.Geller, F.Hansen, A.Mayeli), Astrophysical Journal, (2011)

19.  Ergodicity and Gaussianity for Spherical Random Fields (with G.Peccati), Journal of Mathematical Physics, n.4, 043301, (2010)

20.  Spin Wavelets on the Sphere (with D. Geller), Journal of Fourier Analysis and its Applications,  Vol. 6, pp.840/884, arxiv: 0811.2935 (2010)

21.  A statistical procedure for the identification of positrons in the PAMELA experiment (with the PAMELA collaboration), Astroparticle Physics, 34, 1-11, arXiv 1001.3522 (2010)

22.  Directional Variations of the Non-Gaussianity Parameter f_NL, (with O. Rudjord, F.K.Hansen, X.Lan, M. Liguori, S.Matarrese), Astrophysical Journal, 708:1321-1325,  arXiv: 0906.3232 (2010)

23.  Representations of SO(3) and Angular Polyspectra (with G.Peccati), Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 101, pp.77-100, arxiv: 0807.0687 (2010)

24.  Group Representations and High-Resolution Asymptotics for Subordinated Isotropic Fields on the Sphere (with G.Peccati), Bernoulli, 16, n.3, 798-824, arxiv: 0706.2851  (2010)

25.  Spin Needlets Spectral Estimation (with D. Geller and X. Lan), Electronic Journal of Statistics, Vol. 3, 1497-1530, arXiv 0907.3369 (2009)

26.  An Estimate of the Primordial Non-Gaussianity Parameter f_NL Using the Needlet Bispectrum from WMAP (with O. Rudjord, F.K.Hansen, X.Lan, M. Liguori, S.Matarrese), Astrophysical Journal, 701:369-376, arxiv: 0901.3154 (2009)

27.  On the Dependence Structure of Wavelet Coefficients for Spherical Random Fields (with X.Lan), Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Vol. 119, pp. 3749-3766, arxiv: 0805.4154, (2009)

28.  Adaptive Density Estimation for Directional Data Using Needlets (with P.Baldi, G.Kerkyacharian, D. Picard), Annals of Statistics, Vol.37, pp.3362-3395, arxiv: 0807.5059 (2009)

29.  Subsampling Needlet Coefficients on the Sphere (with P.Baldi, G.Kerkyacharian, D.Picard), Bernoulli, Vol. 15, 438-463, arxiv: 0706.4169, (2009) 

30.  Statistical Challenges in the Analysis of Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (with P. Cabella), Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol.3, N.1, pp. 61-95, arxiv:0807.1816, (2009)

31.  Asymptotics for Spherical Needlets  (with P.Baldi, G.Kerkyacharian, D.Picard), Annals of Statistics, Vol. 37, No. 3, 1150-1171, math.st/0606599, (2009)

32.  Spin Wavelets for Polarization Data Analysis, (with D. Geller, F.Hansen, G.Kerkyacharian, D. Picard), Physical Review D,  D78:123533, arxiv: 0811.2881, (2008)

33.  Needlet Detection of Features in CMB Sky and the Impact on Anisotropies and Hemispherical Asymmetries, (with D.Pietrobon et al.), Physical Review D, D78:103504,2008, arxiv: 0809.0010, (2008)

34.  The Needlet Bispectrum (with X. Lan), Electronic Journal of Statistics, Vol. 2, pp.332-367, (2008)

35.  A Central Limit Theorem and Higher Order Results for the Angular Bispectrum, Probability Theory and Related Fields, Vol. 141, N.3-4, pp. 389-409, math.pr/0509430, (2008)

36.  High-Frequency Asymptotics for Subordinated Isotropic Fields on an Abelian Compact Group (with G.Peccati), Stochastic Processes and their Applications,  Vol. 118, pp. 585-613, math.pr/0607044, (2008)

37.  Spherical Needlets for CMB Data Analysis (with D.Pietrobon et al.), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 383, pp.539-545, (2008)

38.  High-Frequency Asymptotics for Wavelet-Based Tests for Gaussianity and Isotropy on the Torus (with P.Baldi, G.Kerkyacharian, D.Picard), Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 99, pp. 606-636, math.st/0606154, (2008)

39.  Polynomial Cointegration among Stationary Processes with Long Memory (with M.Avarucci), Journal of Time Series Analysis, Vol.28, pp.923-942,  math.st/0607150, (2007)

40.  On the Characterization of Isotropic Gaussian Fields on Homogeneous Spaces of Compact Groups, (with P.Baldi e V.S.Varadarajan), Electronic Communications in Probability, 12, pp.291-302, (2007)

41.  Some Characterization of the Spherical Harmonics Coefficients for Isotropic Random Fields, (with P.Baldi), Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 77, pp. 490-496, (2007)

42.  High Resolution Asymptotics for the Angular Bispectrum of Spherical Random Fields, Annals of Statistics, Vol.34, N.1, pp. 1-41 (2006)

43.  Integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect from the cross correlation of WMAP3 year and the NRAO VLA sky survey data: New results and constraints on dark energy, (with A.Balbi e D.Pietrobon), Physical Review D, 74, 043524, (2006)

44.  The integrated bispectrum as a test of cosmic microwave background non-Gaussianity: detection power and limits on fNL with WMAP data, (with P. Cabella et al.), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 369, n.1, pp. 819-824 (2006)

45.  Regression Methods for Testing Non-Gaussianity on a Sphere, Random Operator and Stochastic Equations, Vol.13, N.4, 313-324 (2005)

46.  Unbiased estimation of Angular Power Spectra (with G.Polenta et al.), Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Issue 11, n.1, (2005)

47.  Primordial non-Gaussianity: local curvature method and statistical significance of constraints on fNL from WMAP data, (with P. Cabella et al.), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 358, Issue 2, pp. 684-692 (2005)

48.  The Empirical process for Bivariate Sequences with Long Memory, Statistical Inference on Stochastic Processes, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp.205-223 (2005)

49.  Asymmetries in the Local Curvature of the WMAP Data (with F.K.Hansen et al.), Astrophysical Journal Letters, p.L67-L70, (2004)

50.  The Empirical Process on Gaussian Spherical Harmonics (with M.Piccioni), Annals of Statistics, vol. 32, pp.1261-1288 (2004)

51.  Search for non-Gaussianity in Pixel, Harmonic and Wavelet Space: Compared and Combined (with P. Cabella et al.), Physical Review D, vol.69, 063007, (2004)

52.  Testing for non-Gaussianity on Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation: a Review, Statistical Science, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 294-307 (2004)

53.  The Extended Empirical Process Test for Non-Gaussianity, with an Application to Nonstandard Inflationary Models (with F.K. Hansen and N.Vittorio), Physical Review D, vol. 67, 123004, (2003)

54.  Gaussian Semiparametric Estimation for Random Fields with Singular Spectrum, Probability and Mathematical Statistics, vol. 23, 1, pp.105-138 (2003)

55.  The empirical process approach for detection of non-Gaussianity in the CMB (with F.Hansen et al.), New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 47, Issue 8-10, p. 811-814 (2003)

56.  Testing for Non-Gaussianity in Harmonic Space: an Empirical Process Approach (with F.Hansen et al. ), Physical Review D, vol. 66, id. 3006, (2002)

57.  Non-Iterative Methods to Estimate the In-Flight Noise Properties of CMB Detectors, (with P.Natoli et al.), Astronomy and Astrophysics, 383, 1100-1112, (2002)

58.  Cyclical Behaviour of Bone Remodelling and Bone Loss in Healthy Women after Menopause: Results of a Prospective Study, (with G.Mazzuoli et al.), Bone, vol.31, 6, pp.718-724 (2002)

59.  Narrow Band Analysis of Nonstationary Processes, (with P.M.Robinson), Annals of Statistics, Vol. 29, no 4, 947-86, (2001)

60.  Bayesian Semiparametric Analysis of Long Range Dependence, (with B.Liseo and L.Petrella), Biometrika, Vol. 88, pp. 1089-1104,  (2001)

61.  Asymptotics for Linear Random Fields, (with S.Poghosyan), Statistics and Probability Letters, , Vol.51, n.2, pp.131-141 (2001)

62.  Semiparametric Analysis of Fractional Cointegration, (with P.M.Robinson), Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 105, pp. 225-247,  (2001)

63.  Finite Sample Improvements in Statistical Inference with I(1) Processes, (with P.M.Robinson), Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol.16, pp. 431-444 (2001)

64.  Weak Convergence of Multivariate Fractional Processes, (with P.M.Robinson), Stochastic Processes and their Applications, (2000), vol.86, pp.103-120

65.  Spectral Regression for Cointegrated Time Series with Long Memory Innovations, Journal of Time Series Analysis, Vol. 21, n.6, pp. 685-705 (2000)

66.  The Averaged Periodogram for Nonstationary Vector Stochastic Processes, (with P.M.Robinson) Statistical Inference on Stochastic Processes, Vol.3, n.1/2, pp.149-160 (2000)

67.  Alternative Forms of Fractional Brownian Motion,  (with P.M.Robinson), Journal of Statistical Inference and Planning, Vol.80, 111-122, (1999)

 

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Invited Seminars and Lectures

1) Seminars on Probabilità and Mathematical Statistics, Università Roma 1, 9/2/1998

2) Meeting CIDE on Time Series, Bologna, 27/2/1998

3) LSE Workshop in Econometrics and Statistics, Londra, 25/2/1998

4) XXXIX SIS Meeting, Sorrento, 16/4/1998

5) PhD Seminars on Theoretical Statistics, Università Roma 1, 14/7/1998

6) National Meeting: Stochastic Processes and their Applications,  Padova, 16/9/1998

7) French-Belgian Meeting of Statisticians, Luminy, Marsiglia, 26/11/1998

8) Probability and Statistics Seminars, Università “Gabriele d’Annunzio”, Pescara, 10/12/1998

9) Workshop on MCMC methods and applications, Università Roma 3, 15/12/1998

10) III Ukrainian-Skandinavian Conference on Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Kiev, 10/6/1999

11) Summer School on Empirical Processes, University of Aarhus (DK), 11/8/1999

12) National Meeting on Computational Statistics and Applications, Venezia, 27/9/1999

13) Workshop “Empirical Processes”, Università “La Sapienza”, 26/11/1999

14) National Meeting MURST on Time Series Analysis, Portici (Napoli) 24/1/2000

15) XXXX SIS Meeting, Firenze, 27/4/2000

16)III International Conference on Mathematical Problems of Statistical Physics, Nor Amberd, Armenia, 31/4/ 2000

17)Conference on Nonparametric, Semiparametric and Resampling Methods, Universitad Carlos III, Madrid, 4/10/2000

18) LSE Workshop in Econometrics and Statistics, Londra, 11/1/2001

19) National Meeting MURST on Time Series Analysis, L’Aquila, 5/4/2001

20)  Seminari Probabilità e Statistica Matematica, Università di Pavia, 24/5/2001

21)  European Meeting of Statisticians, Funchal (Portogallo), 16/8/ 2001

22)  Seminars on Probabilità and Mathematical Statistics, Politecnico di Milano, 15/11/2001

23) Meeting National Institute for Nuclear Physics PD51, “Inflation, dark matter and large scale structure of the Universe”, Ferrara, 9/5/2002

24) Invited Speaker, XXXXI SIS meeting, Milano, giugno 2002

25) Invited Speaker, Scientific Meeting of the Italian Sociaty for Operational Research, L’Aquila, 13/9/2002

26) National Meeting MURST on Probabilità and its applications to Filtering, Finance, Statistics and Simulations, Università di Roma La Sapienza, 19/9/2002

27) Seminars on Mathematical Physics, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, 11/11/2002

28) European Meeting CMBNET, Oxford, 20/2/2003

29) Statistics Seminars, Università di Venezia, 20/6/2003

30)  Invited Speaker, Joint Meeting University of New York / University of Florence “Stochastic Models in the Continuum”, Florence, 15/6/2004

31)  Workshop on Precision Cosmology, Department of Physics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2/7/2004

32)  6th World Congress of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Barcellona (ES), 26/7/2004

33)  Adamis Cosmology Group - University Paris VI, 6/7/2005

34)  European Meeting of Statisticians, Oslo (NK), 28/7/2005

35)  Workshop “Stochastic Methods in Mathematical Finance”, Department of Mathematics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 16/9/2005

36)  Planck-ESA WG Meeting, Institute of Physics of Cantabria, Santander (ES), 26/9/2005

37)  Department of Mathematics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 14/11/2005

38)  Invited Speaker, IMS World Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, 2/8/2006

39)  Plenary Speaker, CLAPEM Bernoulli Meeting, Lima, 2/3/2007

40) Department of Statistics and Probability, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 3/5/2007

41) Meeting on Random Fields and Interacting Particle Systems, Department of Mathematics, Bologna, 26/6/2007

42) DAC2007 – Data Analysis in Cosmology, Santander (ES), 10/07/2007

43) Invited Speaker and Session Organizer, Bernoulli-ISI meeting on Probability and Statistics in Science and Technology, Porto (PT), 2/9/2007

44) Department of Mathematics, University of Rome III, 6/11/2007

45) Invited Speaker, Conference on Limit Theorems and their Applications, Paris-Sorbonne, 14/1/2008

45) Invited Speaker, Joint Bernoulli Society – IMS World meeting, Singapore, 18/7/2008

46) Invited Speaker, Workshop on Stochastic Geometry, Banff, Canada, 24/2/2009

47) Cosmostat Meeting, Ascona (Switzerland), 28/7/2009

48) Invited Speaker, SFOA Meeting, Institute for the Mathematics and Physics of the Universe, Tokyo, 30/9/2009

49) IMS Conference, Gothenburg, 9/8/2010

50) Rome International Conference on Cosmic Rays Astrophysics, Rome, 25/5/2011

51) Invited Speaker, Workshop Cosmology and Sparsity, Nice, 1/6/2011

52) Plenary Speaker, Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis, Rome, 8/6/2011

53) Plenary Speaker, Statistical Challenges in Modern Astrophysics, Penn State, 13/6/2011

54) Invited Speaker, Joint IMS/China Conference, Xian, 8/7/2011  

55) Invited Speaker, International Society for Nonparametric Statistics, Chalkidiki, 15/6/2012

56) Invited Speaker, Modern Theory Stochastic Processes Conference, Kiev, 12/9/2012

57) Invited Speaker, Big^3 Conference, Paris, 19/9/2012

58) Invited Speaker, Workshop Stochastic Analysis for Poisson Point Processes, Oberwolfach, 12/2/2013

59) Invited Speaker, Workshop in Statistics and Econometrics, St.Andrews (Scotland), 3/4/2013

60) Probability Seminar, Technion, 7/5/2013

61) Workshop Pascal, Indam, 3/6/2013

62) Invited Speaker (Contributed Session), IMS Budapest, 20/7/2013

63) Department Colloquium, Michigan State University, 24/9/2013

63) Department of Pure Mathematics and Statistics, Cambridge University, 11/10/2013 

64) Department of Statistics, Opening Ceremony of the PhD Programme, Padova, 17/1/2014

65) Department of Quantitative Methods, Bocconi Unoversity, 27/2/2014

65) Department Colloquium, University of California at Davis, 6/3/2014

66) Department of Statistics, Sapienza University of Rome, 4/4/2014

67) Invited Speaker, Advances in Directional Statistics (Adista14), Bruxelles, 20/5/2014

68) Invited Speaker, Science on the Sphere, Royal Society Workshop, Chicheley Hall, 14/7/2014

69) Invited Speaker, Sparsity and Cosmology Workshop, Nice, 8-11 September 2014-08-04

70) Invited Speaker, ICIP Paris, 30/10/2014

71) Invited Speaker, ERCIM Pisa, 6-8/12/2014

 

Teaching 2013-2014: Statistica (LT Matematica) and Statistical Techniques for Science and Technology (LM Physics):

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