Bhargab Chattopadhyay

Research Interests:

  • Nonparametric Methods
  • Sequential Analysis
  • Econometrics

Refereed Publications:

  • Selected Examples of Non-Normal Data for Which a Studentized Sample Mean Has a Student's T-Distribution. Metron, 69, 175-183. (2011, with Mukhopadhyay, N.)
  • Estimating a Standard Deviation with U-statistics of Degree More Than Two: The Normal Case. Journal of Statistics: Advances in Theory and Applications, 5, 93-130. (2011, with Mukhopadhyay, N.)
  • A Tribute to Frank Anscombe and Random Central Limit Theorem from 1952. Sequential Analysis, 31, 265-277. (2012, with Mukhopadhyay, N.)
  • On a New Interpretation of Sample Variance. Statistiche Hefte, accepted. (2012, with Mukhopadhyay, N.)


  • Statistical Decision Making (The University of Texas at Dallas: Fall 2012)
  • Introduction to Statistics I (University of Connecticut: Summer 2012)
  • Statistical Methods (University of Connecticut, USA: Fall 2011 and Spring 2012)
  • Elementary Concepts of Statistics (University of Connecticut, USA: Summer 2011)

Invited Conference and Seminar Presentations:

  • Seventh International Triennial Calcutta Symposium on Probability and Statistics: Kolkata, India, December 28-31, 2009. Title: Revisiting Sample Variance and Gini's Mean Difference: Some Alternative Constructions.
  • International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies: Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA, June 14-16, 2011. Title: Two-Stage Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean of a Normal Distribution: New perspectives.
  • International Statistical Institute 58th Congress: Dublin, Ireland, August 21-26, 2011. Title: On Two-Stage Fixed-Width Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean of a Normal Distribution.
  • The 5th International IMBIC Conference MSAST 2011: Salt Lake, Kolkata, India, December 18-20, 2011. Title: Estimating a Standard Deviation with U-Statistics of Degree more than Two: The Normal case.
  • International Sri Lankan Statistical Conference: Statistical Concepts and Methods For the Modern World: Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 28-30, 2011. Title: Some New perspectives on Two-Stage Fixed-Width Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean of a Normal Distribution.
  • Organisational Performance: Spatio-Temporal Study: Goa Institute of Management, Sanquelim, Goa, India on January 09, 2012.
  • International Workshop on Applied Probability: Jerusalem, Israel, June 11th - 15th, 2012. Title: Percentage Points of Distribution of GMD Based Test Statistics for theNormal Population Mean and Its Applications to Modified Two-Stage Procedure.
  • The 6th International IMBIC Conference MSAST 2012: Salt Lake, Kolkata, India, December 21-23, 2012. Title: Second-order Efficiency & Asymptotic Expansion of Percentiles for Ratio Type Pivots:LocationScale Family.