Leming Qu

Associate Professor

Department Chair

Department of Mathematics

Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1555

Ph.D. in Statistics, Purdue University, 2002

Office Phone: (208)426-2803
Office: MG235
Email: lqu AT boisestate. edu
MATH 574: Linear Models.
MATH 572: Computational Statistics.
MATH 471/571: Data Analysis-- Elements of Statistical Computing.     
MATH 462/562: Probability and Statistics ΙI.       
MATH 361: Probability and Statistics Ι.  
MATH 360: Engineering Statistics.                       
MATH 254:  Applied Statistics with Computers.
MATH 170: Calculus I.
Interests: Computational Statistics, Wavelets in Statistics, Statistical Signal and Image Procssing, Statistical Learning,
                Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimation, Statistical and Computational Inverse Problems, Statistical Consulting.
Journal Papers:
Qu, L. and Yin, W. (2012). Copula Density Estimation by Total Variation Penalized Likelihood with Linear Equality Constraints, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 56(2), 384-398. (Matlab Code)
Xie, H., Qian, Y. and Qu, L. (2011), A Semiparametric Approach for Analyzing Nonignorable Missing Data, Statistica Sinica. 21(4), 1881-1900.

Qu, L., Qian, Y. and Xie, H. (2009), Copula Density Estimation by Total Variation Penalized Likelihood, Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation, 38, 1891-1908.

Qu, L., Routh, P.S and Anno, P.D. (2009), Wavelet Reconstruction of Nonuniformly Sampled Signals, (Matlab Code), IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 16(2), 73-76.
Ko, K., Qu, L. and Vannucci, M. (2009), Wavelet-based Bayesian Estimation of Partially Linear Regression Models with Long Memory Errors, Statistica Sinica, 19, 1463-1478.


Qu, L., and Tu, Y. (2006), Change Point Estimation of Bilevel Functions, Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 5(2), 347-355.


Qu, L. (2006), Bayesian Wavelet Estimation of Partially Linear Models, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 76(7), 605-617. 


Qu, L., Routh, P.S., and Ko, K. (2006), Wavelet Deconvolution in a Periodic Setting Using Cross-validation, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 13(4), 232-235.


Qu, L. (2005), Bayesian Wavelet Estimation of Long Memory Parameter, Journal Of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 4(1), 140-154.  


Chang,X.W., and Qu, L. (2004), Wavelet Estimation of Partially Linear Models, (Matlab Code),Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 47(1), 31-48.


Qu, L. (2003), Wavelet Thresholding in Partially Linear Models: a Computation and Simulation, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 19, 221-230.


(Last Updated: December 1, 2012)