Curriculum Vitae
José Enrique Chacón Durán, born in 1977 in Badajoz (Spain).
Degree in Mathematics (9.333/10), Universidad de Extremadura, 2000.
Degree in Statistics (8.985/10),
Universidad de Extremadura, 2002.
Ph. D. in Mathematics
(Statistics), Universidad de Extremadura, 2004.
Assistant
professor at the Department of Statistics and OR of the Universidad de
Valladolid. October 2003 – September 2005.
Temporary
Lecturer at this department. October 2005 – May 2008.
Lecturer at
this department. June 2008 – December 2011.
Associate
Professor at this department. From December 2011.
Curriculum vitae in PDF format.
Research
interests
Nonparametrc
curve estimation.
Sufficiency and invariance.
Bootstrap methods.
Workshop on Nonparametric Statistics 2013
Preprints
 J.E. Chacón (2018). The modal age of
Statistics. arXiv
 J.E. Chacón (2016). Mixture model modal
clustering. arXiv R
code
 J.E. Chacón and A.
RodríguezCasal (2007). Plugin
kernel choice for nonfixedshape kernel density estimators.
Published books
Published
papers
 J.E. Chacón
(2015) A population background for nonparametric densitybased
clustering. Statistical Science. arXiv (substantial
reelaboration of J.E.
Chacón (2012) Clusters and water
flows: a novel approach to modal clustering through Morse theory. arXiv)
 J.E. Chacón and T. Duong
(2015). Efficient recursive algorithms for functionals based on higher
order derivatives of the multivariate Gaussian density. Statistics and
Computing. arXiv R code
 J.E. Chacón
and P. Monfort (2014) A comparison of bandwidth selectors for mean shift
clustering. Capítulo del libro “Theoretical and Applied Issues in
Statistics and Demography” (C.H. Skiadas, ed.). arXiv
 J.E.
Chacón, P. Monfort and C. Tenreiro (2014) Fourier methods for smooth
distribution function estimation. Statistics and Probability Letters. arXiv
 J.E. Chacón and T. Duong
(2013). Datadriven density derivative estimation, with applications to
nonparametric clustering and bump hunting. Electronic Journal of
Statistics arXiv, EJS
 J.E. Chacón and C. Tenreiro
(2013). Databased
choice of the number of pilot
stages for plugin bandwidth selection. Communications in
Statistics, Theory and Methods.
 J.E. Chacón and J. Montanero (2012)
Discussion of “Statistical methods for healthcare regulation: rating,
screening and surveillance” by Spiegelhalter et al. Journal of the Royal
Statistical Society, Series A.
 J.E. Chacón and C. Tenreiro
(2012). On the
equivalence of exact and asymptotically optimal bandwidths for kernel
estimation of density functionals. Methodology and Computing in
Applied Probability.
 J.E. Chacón and T. Duong
(2011). Unconstrained
pilot selectors for smoothed cross validation. Australian and New
Zealand Journal of Statistics.
 J.E.
Chacón, T. Duong and M.P. Wand (2011). Asymptotics for general
multivariate kernel density derivative estimators. Statistica
Sinica.
 J.E.
Chacón, J.A. Martin and G. Mateu (2011). Gaussian
kernels for density estimation with compositional data. Computers
and Geosciences.
 J.E.
Chacón (2010). Discussion of the paper “Maximum Likelihood estimator of
a multidimensional logconcave density” by M. Cule, R. Samworth and M.
Stewart. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B.
 J.E. Chacón and A.
RodríguezCasal (2010). A note on the
universal consistency of the kernel distribution function estimator. Statistics and
Probability Letters.
 J.E.
Chacón and T. Duong (2010). Multivariate
plugin bandwidth selection with unconstrained pilot bandwidth matrices.
Test.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2009). Partial
sufficiency and density estimation. Journal of Nonparametric
Statistics.
 J.E.
Chacón (2009). Datadriven
choice of the smoothing parametrization for kernel density estimators.
The Canadian Journal of Statistics.
 J.E.
Chacón, J. Montanero and A.G. Nogales (2009). Is
it possible to test if a power of the density is integrable? Far
East Journal of Theoretical Statistics.
 J.E.
Chacón, J. Montanero and A.G. Nogales (2008). Bootstrap
bandwidth selection using an hdependent pilot bandwidth.
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2007). On
the use of Bayes factors in frequentist testing of a precise hypothesis.
Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2007). Stability
under products of sufficient, minimal sufficient and complete
sigmafields in the Bayesian case. Statistics and Probability
Letters.
 J.E.
Chacón, J. Montanero and A.G. Nogales (2007). A
note on kernel density estimation at a parametric rate.
Nonparametric Statistics.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2007). On
the existence and limit behavior of the optimal bandwidth for kernel
density estimation. Statistica Sinica.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2006). A
note on minimal sufficiency. Statistica Sinica.
 J.E. Chacón and A. RodríguezCasal (2005). On
the L1 consistency of wavelet density estimates. Canadian Journal of
Statistics.
 J.E. Chacón, J. Montanero, A.G. Nogales and P.
Pérez (2004). Two statistical experiments
for bootstrapping. Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics.
