Pedro Delicado

Associate professor at UPC
Research area: Statistics

PhD in Economics obtained at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


2000-present: Associate Professor, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
1995-2000: Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
1990-1995: Teaching Assistant, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.Three positive six-years evaluations by CNEAI. Accreditation as Full Professor by ANECA and AQU. I’ve advised four PhD students. More than 30 referred papers in scientific journals.

Research lines

  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Dimensionality Reduction
  • Spatial Statistics

Selected publications

  • Delicado, P. and P. Vieu (2015) Optimal level sets for bivariate density representation. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 140, 1-18. DOI:10.1016/j.jmva.2015.04.005.
  • Delicado, P., Hernández, A. and Lugosi, G. (2014) Data-based decision rules about the convexity of the support of a distribution. Electronic Journal of Statistics, 8, 96-129. DOI: 10.1214/14-EJS877.
  • Delicado, P. (2011) Dimensionality reduction when data are density functions. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55 (1), 401-420. doi: 10.1016/j.csda.2010.05.008.
  • Delicado, P., Giraldo, R., Comas, C. and Mateu, J. (2010) Statistics for spatial functional data. Environmetrics. Volume 21, Issue 3-4, pages 224-239. (Abstract) doi: 10.1002/env.1003.
  • Delicado, P. (2006) Local likelihood density estimation based on smooth truncation. Biometrika, 93 (2) 472–480.