Tianyu Guan

Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

MSc, PHd (Simon Fraser University)
Office: Mackenzie Chown J-Block

Personal Website: https://tianyuguan.github.io/

My primary research interests are

  • Machine learning and data science
  • Sports analytics
  • Functional data analysis
  • Nonparametric and semi-parametric statistical methods

Recent Publications

[1] Guan, T., Cao, J., and Swartz, T. (2023). Parking the Bus. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. Accepted in May 2023.

[2] Guan, T., Nguyen, R., Cao, J., and Swartz, T. (2022). In-Game Win Probabilities for the National Rugby League. Annals of Applied Statistics 16 (1), 349 – 367.

[3] Guan, T., Lin, Z., Groves, K., and Cao, J. (2022). Sparse Functional Partial Least Squares Regression with Locally Sparse Slope Function. Statistics and Computing 32 (2), 30, 1-11.

[4] Xun, X., Guan, T., and Cao, J. (2022). Sparse Estimation of Historical Functional Linear Models with a Nested Group Bridge Approach. The Canadian Journal of Statistics 50 (4), 1254 – 1269.

[5] Guan, T., Lin, Z., and Cao, J. (2020). Estimating Truncated Functional Linear Models with a Nested Group Bridge Approach. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 29 (3), 620 – 628.

[6] Guan, T., Ho, J., Krider, R., Cao, J., and Fogg, A. (2023+). How Do Pre-Launch Online Movie Reviews Influence Box Office Revenues? Under review.

[7] Guan, T., Sarkar S., and Swartz, T. (2023+). Analysis of Individual Playing Style in Soccer. Submitted.

  • MATH 3P81 Experimental Design (Winter 2021, Winter 2022)
  • MATH 4P82/5P82 Nonparametric Statistics (Winter 2021, Winter 2022)
  • MATH 4P81/5P81 Sampling Theory (Fall 2021)