Jorma Rissanen, Professor Emeritus
Main research interests
Development of information theory as the foundation of statistical modeling,
above all theory of the MDL principle and stochastic complexity.
Extension of these. Coding theory for data compression.
Selected papers available
Denoising, IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 46(7),
- Strong Optimality
of the Normalized ML Models as Universal Codes and Information in Data,
IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 47(5),
- Complexity of
Nonlogarithmic Loss Functions, IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol.
49(2), pp. 476-484
- Foundations of Modeling
- An Introduction to the MDL
Erratum: The tables on p. 7
contain results that are obsolete and should be ignored. More recent
results can be found in
(Giurcaneanu & Rissanen, 2006).
- Model Selection by Sequentially Normalized
Last updated on December 18, 2009.