Selected Publications


  • Zhan, J.*, Xu, Maochao, Xu, S. (2015)   Predicting Cyber Attack Rates with Extreme Values, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 10, 1666-1677.
  • Xu, Maochao,  Da, G. and Xu, S. (2015)  Cyber Epidemic Models with Dependence, Internet Mathematics, 11, 69-92. (Mathematics & Statistics Readers' Award 2015)
  • Da, G.,  Xu, Maochao and Balakrishnan, N.   (2014) On the Lorenz ordering of order statistics from exponential populations and some applications. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 127, 88-97. 
  •  Pan, X., Xu, Maochao and Hu, T.  (2013) Some inequalities of linear combinations of independent random variables-II. Bernoulli, 19, 1176-1789.
  • Xu, Maochao and Mao, T.  (2013)  Optimal Capital Allocation based on the Tail Mean-Variance Model.  Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 53, 533-543. 
  • Zhan, J.*, Xu, Maochao, Xu, S. (2013)   Characterizing Honeypot-Captured Cyber Attacks: Statistical Framework and Case Study. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security,,11, 1175-1789. 
  • Xu, Maochao and Balakrishnan, N.  (2012)  On the sample ranges from heterogeneous exponential variables. Journal of Multivariate Analysis,  109, 1-9. 
  • Xu, Maochao and Hu, T.  (2012)  Stochastic comparisons of capital allocations with applications.  Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 50, 293-298. 
  • Xu, Maochao and Hu, T.  (2011) Some inequalities of linear combinations of independent random variables-I.  Journal of Applied Probability, 48, 4, 1179-1188.
  • Xu, Maochao and Balakrishnan, N.  (2011)  On the convolution of heterogeneous Bernoulli random variables. Journal of Applied Probability, 48, 877-884.
  • Kochar, S. and Xu, Maochao (2011) On the skewness of order statistics in the multiple-outlier models. Journal of Applied Probability, 48, 271-284. 
  • Kochar, S. and Xu, Maochao (2010) On the right spread order of convolutions of heterogeneous exponential random variables. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101, 165-176.
  • Kochar, S. and Xu, Maochao (2009) Comparisons of parallel systems according to the convex transform order. Journal of Applied Probability, 46, 342-352.
  • Genest, C., Kochar, S. and Xu, Maochao (2009)  On the range of heterogeneous samples. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100, 1587-1592. 

* Former PhD student



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