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Christian Schmid

Christian Schmid

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University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-3193



  1. Master's of Science, Statistics
  2. Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
  3. Bachelor's of Science, Mathematics
  4. Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich

Selected Publications

C. S. Schmid and B. A. Desmarais. Exponential random graph models with big networks: Maximum pseudolikelihood estimation and the parametric bootstrap. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), pages 116–121, Dec 2017

Thurner, P. W., Schmid, C. S., Cranmer, S. J., & Kauermann, G. (2018). Network Interdependencies and the Evolution of the International Arms Trade. Journal of Conflict Resolutionhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0022002718801965

Working Papers:

“Inferential Analysis of the Supreme Court Citation Network”, with Ted Hsuan Yun Chen and Bruce A. Desmarais

“Estimating the Size of Populations with High Risk for HIV Using Aggregated Relational Data”, with Xiaoyue Niu, Le Bao and David Hunter

Research Interests

Network Analysis, Size Estimation, Computational Methods, Bayesian Methods, Applications in Environmental and Social Sciences

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