Bergsma, Wicher


Dr Wicher Bergsma  

Department

Position held

Department of Statistics

Associate Professor

Experience keywords:

likelihood-based inference; measures of association; nonparametric regression; categorical data analysis

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Dr Wicher Bergsma's expertise is in statistics in general with an emphasis on social statistics. His current research interests are in categorical data analysis, measurement of association, nonparametric regression, and maximum likelihood estimation.

Languages:

Dutch [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6725

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Bergsma, Wicher and Dassios, Angelos (2014) A consistent test of independence based on a sign covariance related to Kendall's tau Bernoulli, 20 (2). 1006-1028. ISSN 1350-7265

2013

Sejdinovic, Dino and Gretton, Arthur and Bergsma, Wicher (2013) A kernel test for three-variable interactions

Bergsma, Wicher (2013) A bias-correction for Cramér’s and Tschuprow’s Journal of the Korean Statistical Society, 42 (3). 323-328. ISSN 1226-3192

Bergsma, Wicher P. and Croon, M. A. and Hagenaars, J. A. (2013) Advancements in marginal modeling for categorical data Sociological Methodology, 43 (1). 1-41. ISSN 0081-1750

2012

Bergsma, Wicher and Croon, Marcel and van der Ark, L. Andries (2012) The empty set and zero likelihood problems in maximum empirical likelihood estimation Electronic Journal of Statistics, 6. 2356-2361. ISSN 1935-7524

2011

Ligtvoet, Rudy and Ark, L. Andries and Bergsma, Wicher P. and Sijtsma, Klaas (2011) Polytomous latent scales for the investigation of the ordering of items Psychometrika, 76 (2). 200-216. ISSN 0033-3123

2010

Ark, L. Andries and Bergsma, Wicher P. (2010) A note on stochastic ordering of the latent trait using the sum of polytomous item scores Psychometrika, 75 (2). 272-279. ISSN 0033-3123

Rudas, Tamas and Bergsma, Wicher and Nemeth, Renáta (2010) Marginal log-linear parameterization of conditional independence models Biometrika, 97 (4). 1006-1012. ISSN 0006-3444

2009

Bergsma, Wicher P and Croon, Marcel and Hagenaars, Jacques A. (2009) Marginal models for dependent, clustered, and longitudinal categorical data Statistics for social and behavioral sciences. Springer, New York, USA. ISBN 9780387096094

Lupparelli, Monia and Marchetti, Giovanni M. and Bergsma, Wicher (2009) Parameterizations and fitting of bi-directed graph models to categorical data Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 36 (3). 559-576. ISSN 0303-6898

2005

Rudas, Tamas and Bergsma, Wicher (2005) On applications of marginal models for categorical data Metron, LXII. 1-25. ISSN 0026-1424

Bergsma, Wicher P and Rapcsak, Tamás (2005) An exact penalty method for smooth equality constrained optimization with application to maximum likelihood estimation 2005-001. EURANDOM, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Bergsma, Wicher and Croon, Marcel (2005) Analyzing categorical data by marginal models In: van der Ark, L.A, (ed.) New Developments in Categorical Data Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Quantitative methodology series. Psychology Press, New Jersey, USA, 83-101. ISBN 9780805847284

2004

Rudas, Tamas and Bergsma, Wicher (2004) Reconsidering the odds ratio as a measure of 2 x 2 association in a population Statistics in Medicine, 22. 3445-3447. ISSN 0277-6715

Galindo-Garre, Francisca and Vermunt, Jeroen K. and Bergsma, Wicher P. (2004) Bayesian posterior estimation of logit parameters with small samples Sociological Methods and Research, 33 (1). 88-117. ISSN 0049-1241

2002

Bergsma, Wicher P. and Rudas, Tamas (2002) Marginal models for categorical data Annals of Statistics, 30 (1). 140-159. ISSN 0090-5364

Bergsma, Wicher and Rudas, Tamas (2002) Variation independent parameterizations of multivariate categorical distributions In: Cuadras, Carles and Fortiana, Josep and Rodriguez-Lallena, Jose, (eds.) Distributions With Given Marginals and Statistical Modelling. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 21-28. ISBN 140200943

Bergsma, Wicher and Rudas, Tamas (2002) Modelling conditional and marginal association in contingency tables Annales de la Faculté des Sciences de Toulouse, 11 (4). 455-468. ISSN 0240-2963

2000

Croon, Marcel and Bergsma, Wicher and Hagenaars, Jacques (2000) Analyzing change in categorical variables by generalized log-linear models Sociological Methods and Research, 29 (2). 195-229. ISSN 0049-1241

1997

Bergsma, Wicher P. (1997) Marginal models for categorical data Tilburg University Press, Tilburg, Netherlands. ISBN 9036198373


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