1. Stein's method, smoothing and functional approximation (with A. D. Barbour and G. Zheng).
    [arXiv Preprint][Talk Video]


  1. Stein's method, Gaussian processes and Palm measures, with applications to queueing (with A. D. Barbour and G. Zheng).
    To appear in Ann. Appl. Probab.
    [arXiv Preprint][Talk Video]

Published Papers:

  1. Stein's method for the Poisson-Dirichlet distribution and the Ewens Sampling Formula, with applications to Wright-Fisher models (with H. L. Gan).
    Ann. Appl. Probab. 31 (2), 625-667 (2021).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  2. Local limit theorems for occupancy models (with A. D. Barbour and P. Braunsteins).
    Random Structures Algorithms. 58 (1), 3-33 (2021).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  3. The probability of intransitivity in dice and close elections (with J. Hązła, E. Mossel, and G. Zheng).
    Probab. Theory Related Fields. 178 (3-4), 951-1009 (2020).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  4. Central moment inequalities using Stein's method (with A. D. Barbour and Y. Wen).
    Electron. J. Probab. 25, paper no. 91, 21 pages (2020).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  5. Exponential and Laplace approximation for occupation statistics of branching random walk (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Electron. J. Probab. 25, paper no. 55, 22 pages (2020).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  6. Approximating stationary distributions of fast mixing Glauber dynamics, with applications to exponential random graphs. (with G. Reinert).
    Ann. Appl. Probab. 29 (5), 3201-3229 (2019).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  7. Error bounds in local limit theorems using Stein's method (with A. D. Barbour and A. Röllin).
    Bernoulli 25 (2), 1076-1104 (2019).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  8. Shotgun assembly of labeled graphs (with E. Mossel).
    IEEE Trans. Netw. Sci. Eng. 6 (2), 145-157 (2019).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  9. Pólya urns with immigration at random times (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Bernoulli 25 (1), 189-220 (2019).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  10. Source-Based Jamming for Physical-Layer Security on Untrusted Full-Duplex Relay.
    S. Atapattu, N. Ross Y. Jing, M. Premaratne.
    IEEE Commun. Letters 23 (5), 842-846 (2019).
    [Published Version]
  11. Physical-Layer Security in Full-Duplex Multi-Hop Multi-User Wireless Network with Relay Selection.
    S. Atapattu, N. Ross Y. Jing, Y. He J. Evans.
    IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun. 18 (2), 1216-1232 (2019).
    [Published Version] [Preprint]
    • Conference version of the above
      Physical-Layer Security in Full-Duplex Multi-User Relay Networks.
      S. Atapattu, N. Ross Y. Jing, Y. He, J. Evans.
      2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
      [Published Version]
  12. Scaling limits for some random trees constructed inhomogeneously (with Y. Wen).
    Electron. J. Probab. 23, paper no. 5, 35 pages (2018).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  13. When do wireless network signals appear Poisson? (with H. P. Keeler and A. Xia).
    Bernoulli 24 (3), 1973-1994 (2018).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  14. Dirichlet approximation of equilibrium distributions in Cannings models with mutation (with H. L. Gan and A. Röllin).
    Adv. Appl. Probab. 49 (3), 927-959 (2017).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  15. Joint degree distributions of preferential attachment random graphs (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Adv. Appl. Probab. 49 (2), 368-387 (2017).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  16. Wireless network signals with moderately correlated shadowing still appear Poisson (with D. Schuhmacher).
    IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory 63 (2), 1177-1198 (2017).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  17. Generalized gamma approximation with rates for urns, walks and trees (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Ann. Probab. 44 (3), 1776-1816 (2016).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  18. Local limit theorems via Landau-Kolmogorov inequalities (with A. Röllin).
    Bernoulli 21, 851-880 (2015).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  19. Can one hear the shape of a population history? (with J. Kim, E. Mossel and M. Rácz).
    Theor. Popul. Biol. 100, 26-38 (2015).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  20. Analytical results for the distribution of shortest path lengths in random networks.
    E. Katzav, M. Nitzan, D. ben-Avraham, P. L. Krapivsky, R. Kühn, N. Ross, O. Biham.
    Europhysics Lett. 111 (2), 26006 (2015).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  21. Entropy of some models of sparse random graphs with vertex-names (with D. Aldous).
    Probab. Engrg. Inform. Sci. 28 (2), 145-168 (2014).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  22. Power laws in preferential attachment graphs and Stein's method for the negative binomial distribution.
    Adv. Appl. Probab. 45 (3), 876-893 (2013).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  23. Exponential approximation and Stein's method of exchangeable pairs (with J. Fulman).
    ALEA Lat. Am. J. Probab. Math. Stat. 10, 1-13 (2013).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  24. Degree asymptotics with rates for preferential attachment random graphs (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Ann. Appl. Probab. 23 (3), 1188-1218 (2013).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  25. Total variation error bounds for geometric approximation (with E. Peköz and A. Röllin).
    Bernoulli 19 (2), 610-632 (2013).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  26. Archimedes, Gauss, and Stein (with J. Pitman).
    Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 59 (10), 1416-1421 (2012).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  27. The greatest convex minorant of Brownian motion, meander, and bridge (with J. Pitman).
    Probab. Theory Related Fields. 153 (3-4), 771-807 (2012).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  28. Fundamentals of Stein's method. Survey article spun off the lecture notes of Berkeley graduate course Stat 206B.
    Probab. Surveys. 8, 210-293 (2011).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  29. Convex minorants of random walks and Lévy processes (with J. Abramson, J. Pitman and G. Uribe Bravo).
    Electron. Comm. Probab. 16, 423-434 (2011).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]
  30. Step size in Stein's method of exchangeable pairs.
    Combin. Probab. Comput. 18 (6), 979-1017 (2009).
    [Published Version] [arXiv Preprint]



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