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Dr Andreas Artemiou


Dr Andreas Artemiou Position: Lecturer Email:
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 70616
Fax: +44(0)29 208 74199
Extension: 70616
Location: M/2.35

Research Interests

  • Unsupervised dimension reduction methodology like PCA and its effectiveness when it is applied in a regression setting.
  • Supervised dimension reduction like sufficient dimension reduction.  Using machine learning ideas in the sufficient dimension reduction framework.   
  • Machine learning algorithms.
  • Kernel methods.                                    
  • Applications of dimension reduction and machine learning ideas to massive/high dimensional real datasets.

Research Group



Autumn Semester
MA2002 Matrix Algebra

Spring Semester
MA0263 Introduction to Computational Statistics



Peer reviewed articles:

Krystalleni Drosou, Andreas Artemiou and Christos Koukouvinos (2015) “*A comparative study of the use of large margin classifiers on seismic data*”, Journal of Applied Statistics, 42, 180-201.

Andreas Artemiou and Min Shu (2014) “*A Cost Based Reweighted scheme of Principal Support Vector Machine*”, Topics in Nonparametric Statistics, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, 74, 1-22.

Andreas Artemiou (2014) “*Applications of Sufficient Dimension Reduction on non-elliptical data*”, Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 68, 273-283 (Special issue on Statistical and Computational Methodologies on Massive Datasets)

Andreas Artemiou and Bing Li (2013). Predictive power of principal components for single index model and sufficient dimension reduction. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 119, 176-184.

Bing Li, Andreas Artemiou and Lexin Li (2011. ) Principal Support Vector Machine. Annals of Statistics, 39, 3182 – 3210.

Soumya Shrivastava, Andreas Artemiou and Adrienne Minerick (2011). DC insulator based dielectrophoretic characterization of erythrocytes: ABO-Rh human blood typing. Electrophoresis, 32, 2530-2540.

Andreas Artemiou and Bing Li (2009). On principal components and regression: A statistical explanation of a natural phenomenon.  Statistica Sinica, 19, 1557-1565.

Filia Vonta and Andreas Artemiou (2007).  Hypothesis testing in frailty models for arbitrary censored and truncated data.  Communications in Depandability, Quality and Management, 10, 110-121.

Encyclopedia Entries:

Contributed Essay on Regression Analysis to appear in Encyclopedia on Soial Network Analysis and Mining by Springer.


External Funding

US National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences, 09/2012 $110000

Major Conference Talks

Invited talks:

International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics. Invited Talk: "Dimension Reduction through LqSVM", Durham, NC, June 2014.

1st International Symposium on Nonparametric Statistics. ”Using machine learning for sufficient dimension reduction.&ldquo Halkidiki, Greece, June 2012

Greek Statistical Institute meeting 2011. “Hyperplane Alignment for sufficient dimension reduction: Implementation, Application and afdvantages”, Patra, Greece, April 2011

Contributed Talks:

2014 RSS Annual meeting. Contributed Talk: “Sufficient dimension reduction through Support Vector Machine variants”, September 2014, Sheffield, UK.

Joint Statistical Meeting 2013: ”Using large margin classifies for sufficient dimension reduction“, Montreal, Canada, August 2013

Joint Statistical Meeting 2012: “Slice inverse mean difference for sufficient dimension reduction”, San Diego, CA, July 2012

14th meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability: “Using machine algorithm in sufficient dimension reduction”, San Diego, CA, July 2012

Workshop on Statistical Inference Complex/High Dimensional Problems: “On the use of machine learning techniques in the sufficient dimension reduction framework” Vienna, Austria, July 2012

Joint Statistical Meeting 2011: “Hyperplane Alignment for sufficient dimension reduction: Implementation, Application and afdvantages”, Miami, FL, August 2011

Joint Statistical Meeting 2010: “Predictive potential of Kernel Principal Support Vector Machine”, Vancouver, Canada August 2010

Joint Statistical Meeting 2008: “Principal Components and regression: A statistical explanation of a natural phenomenos”, Denver, CO, August 2008

Postgraduate Students

Students Graduated (Since 2000)

Master of Science:
Lipu Tian at Michigan Technological University (2012)

Former Research Assistants:
Min Shu at Michigan Technological University

Current students:

Timothy Vivian-Griffiths, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Cardiff University
Ph.D. students:   James Wright at Michigan Technological University (expected graduation May 2014)



PhD – Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, USA, 08/2010.

M.Sc. – Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, USA, 05/2008.

BSc – Mathematics and Statistics (minor Computer Science), University of Cyprus, Cyprus, 06/2005.

Previous Positions

09/2012-05/2013 New Researcher Fellow at the Statistics and Applied Mathematics Instittute
08/2010 – 08/2013 Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University, USA


Eleneio Dissertation Award, Greek Statistical Institute (2011)
Teaching Award, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, (2008)

Member of:

Royal Statistical Society
British Classification Society
International Association of Statistical Computing
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
American Statistical Association
Greek Statistical Institute