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Hire Dr. Priyantha W.
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Freelance Statistician & Data Analyst & researcher | Expert in R & SPSS

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Algorithm Design-Non ML, Data Visualization
Work Experience

Senior Lecturer

Umeå University

April 2008 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher

Tokyo Institute of Technology

April 2007 - March 2008


D.Sc. (Mathematical and Computing Sciences)

Tokyo Institute of Technology

April 2004 - March 2007

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(2019). Probability, Paradoxes and Human Thinking. The 15th Conference of the Swedish Cognitive Science Society (SweCog 2019).
(2019). Resolution to four probability paradoxes: Two-envelope, Wallet-game, Sleeping Beauty and Newcomb’s. Proceedings of the 34th International Workshop on Statistical Modeling 2019, Guimarães, Portugal. Vol II, pp. 252-257.
(2017). Resolving the Lord’s Paradox . Proceedings of International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 2017, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Vol II.
(2016). Data Deluge and Its Analysis Issues. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Accounting Researchers and Educators (ICARE 2016), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
(2015). On Associative Confounder Bias . Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications.
(2019). Probabilistic Graphical Models and Their Inferences (Tutorial) . 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W).
Priyantha Wijayatunga, Ole Bernt Suhr, Pavel Strnad, Jonas Wixner, Intissar Anan, Hans-Erik Lundgren, Per Westermark, Elisabet Ihse(2019). Amyloid fibril composition within hereditary Val30Met (p. Val50Met) transthyretin amyloidosis families . {PLOS} {ONE}. 14. (2). p. e0211983. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
(2019). Discussion on the meeting on “Data visualization” . Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society),.
(2018). Discussion on the Paper “Statistical challenges of administrative and transaction data” by David J. Hand . Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society).
(2017). Discussion on the Paper “Beyond objective and subjective in statistics” by Gelman and Hennig . Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society).
(2017). Discussion on the Paper “Sparse graphs using exchangeable random measures” by Caron and Fox . Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology).
Priyantha Wijayatunga, Mikael Brink, Monika Hansson, Linda Mathsson-Alm, Marije K. Verheul, Leendert A. Trouw, Rikard Holmdahl, Johan Rönnelid, Lars Klareskog, Solbritt Rantapää-Dahlqvist(2016). Rheumatoid factor isotypes in relation to antibodies against citrullinated peptides and carbamylated proteins before the onset of rheumatoid arthritis . Arthritis Research {\&} Therapy. 18. (1). Springer Nature
(2014). VIEWING SIMPSON’S PARADOX. Statistica & Applicazioni.
(2014). Causal Effect Estimation Methods . Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods.
(2013). A Consistency Result for Bayes Classifiers with Censored Response Data . Theoretical mathematics and applications.
(2006). Appraisal of companies with Bayesian networks . International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining.
15. Wijayatunga, P. (2017). On Measuring Statistical Dependence. In: Gloria Scientiam, The Golden Jubilee Commemorative Volume of the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, M.J.S. Wijeyaratne and W.U. Chandraseara (Eds.), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, pp.507-513.
(2013). Correlation and causation explained . The Statistics Dictionary.
(2007). Asymptotic Properties of Maximium Collective Conditional Likelihood Estimator for Naive Bayes Classifiers . Technical Reports: Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.