James O. Ramsay

Academic title(s): 

Professor Emeritus


Contact Information:


Email:  ramsay[at]psych.mcgill.ca


Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
1205 Dr Penfield Avenue
Montreal, QC
H3A 1B1



Research Areas:

Quantitative & Modelling

Research Summary:

Prof. Ramsay is interested in the analysis of functional data, where the basic observation is a curve or a function.    

Selected References:

Ramsay, J.O. , Hooker, G., Campbell, D. & Cao, J. (2007). Parameter estimation for differential equations: A generalized smoothing approach. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 69, 741-796.

Ramsay, J.O. & Silverman, B. W. (2005). Functional Data Analysis (2nd Ed.). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Malfait, N. & Ramsay, J.O. (2003). The historical functional linear model. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 31, 115-128.