HO, Kwok Wah 何國華

Position Lecturer
Email remus [at] cuhk.edu.hk
Phone Number 3943 7943
Fax Number 2603 5188
Address LSB 116
Homepage https://www.sta.cuhk.edu.hk/kwho/

Academic Background

PhD in Operations Management (HKUST)

MPhil in Mathematics (HKUST)

BSc in Mathematics (HKUST)

BBA in Finance (HKUST)

Research Interest

Selected Publication

  1. Level-Crossing Probabilities and First-Passage Times for Linear Processes (with Gopal K.Basak). Published in Advances in Applied Probability 36, 643-666 (2004).
  2. Flexible Modelling of Random Effects in Linear Mixed Models — a Bayesian approach (with Hu, Inchi). Published in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 52 (3), 1347-1361 (2008).
  3. Comparison of 4 Functional indexes in Psoriatic Arthritis with axial or peripheral disease subgroups using Rasch analyses (with Leung Y. Y., Tam L. S., Kun E. W., Li E. K.). Published in Journal of Rheumatology 35 (8), 1613-1621 (2008).
  4. Evaluation of the CASPAR criteria for Psoriatic Arthritis in Chinese (with Leung Y. Y., Tam L. S., Lau R. W. H., Li T. K., Zhu T. Y., Kun E. W., Li E. K.). Published in Rheumatology 49 (2010), p. 112-115.
  5. A Matching Prior for Extreme Quantile Estimation of the Generalized Pareto Distribution. Published in Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 140 (2010) p.1513-1518.
  6. Testing scaling assumptions, reliability and validity of medical outcomes study short-form 36 health survey in psoriatic arthritis ( with Leung Y. Y., Tam L. S., Zhu T. Y., Kun E. W., Li E. K.). Published in Rheumatology 49 (2010), p. 1495-1501.
  7. Evaluation of spinal mobility measurements in predicting axial psoriatic arthritis (with Leung YY, Tam LS, Zhu TY, Kwok LW, Li TK, Kun EW, Li EK.). Published in Clinical Rheumatology. 30 (2011), p. 1157-62.
  8. Construct validity of the modified numeric rating scale of patient global assessment in psoriatic arthritis (with Leung YY, Zhu TY, Tam LS, Kun EW, Li EK). Published in Journal of Rheumatology. 39 (4), p. 844-8 (2012).
  9. Option Pricing with Markov Switching (with Fuh, Cheng-Der, Hu, Inchi, Wang, Ren-Her). Published in Journal of Data Science v.10, no.3, p.511-535 (2012).
  10. On the use of Jeffreys priors for the Student-t distribution. Published in Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation Vol. 82, no. 7, 1015-1021 (2012).
  11. Predictors of functional deterioration in Chinese patients with Psoriatic arthritis: a longitudinal study (with Leung YY, Li EK, Li M, Kwok LW, Wong PC, Li TK, Zhu TY, Kun EW). Published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 15 (1), 284.
  12. Stress testing correlation matrix: a maximum empirical likelihood approach.  Published in Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation Vol. 86, no. 14, 2707-2713 (2016).


Refereed Proceeding Article:

  1. RJMCMC Algorithm for Multivariate Gaussian Mixtures with Applications in Linear Mixed Effects Models (Joint work with Inchi Hu and Zhihua Zhang) in Proceedings of the 20th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, 247-254 (2005).