Student Profile: Yilun He

Yilun He

The University of Sydney


Yilun He is a BSc (Adv. math) student in University of Sydney. He is studying statistics and computer science. He specializes in the study of hypothesis testing and computer algorithms.

At the moment Yilun receives a scholarship from Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and is working on a individual project.

He also received a summer scholarship from Data61 and commenced research on interactive theorem prover with functional programming implementation. In addition, he received a summer research scholarship from department of mathematics and statistics of University of Sydney.

He is interested in bioinformatics, financial mathematics and statistics.

Condently controlling the false discovery proportion

The aim of this project is to explore the property of false discovery rate (FDR): the expected percentage of true null hypotheses among all the rejected hypotheses. FDR is widely used in modern large hypothesis testing. A deeper understanding in the concept is very important to the correctness of these inference.

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