Mark Culp
Associate Professor

124 Stansbury Hall
Department of Statistics
West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6330
Morgantown, WV 26506


Curriculum Vitae


  • 2002-2007 : PhD in Statistics, University of Michigan. Advisor: George Michailidis
  • 1997-2001 : BS Dual Major in Mathematics and Computer Science, Canisius College.

Active Grants (PI):

  • "CAREER: Statistical Methodology in Multi-view Learning with Large Data"
    NSF CAREER/DMS -1255045
    June 2013- May 2018

Selected Publications:

  • Ryan K., Culp M. ``On Semi-Supervised Linear Regression in Covariate Shift Problems.'' Journal of Machine Learning Research. 16:3183--3217, 2015.[paper][code]
  • Culp M., Ryan K. ``On Joint Harmonic Functions and Their Supervised Connections.'' Journal of Machine Learning Research. 14:3721--3752, 2013.[paper][code]
  • Culp M. "On The Semi-Supervised Joint Trained Elastic Net." Journal of Computational Graphics and Statistics. 22(2):300--318. 2013.[paper][code]
  • Rodgers-Melnick E., DiFazio S., Culp M. ``Predicting whole genome protein interaction networks from primary sequence data in model and non-model organisms using ENTS.'' BMC Genomics. 14:608, 2013.[paper]
  • Culp M. "On Propagated Scoring for Semi-supervised Additive Models." Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory & Methods). 106(493):248--259. 2011.[paper][code]
  • Culp, M. "spa: A Semi-Supervised R Package for Semi-Parametric Graph-Based Estimation." Journal of Statistical Software. 40(10). 2011. [paper][pkg]
  • Culp M., Johnson K., Michailidis G. "On Adaptive Regularization Methods in Boosting."Journal of Computational Graphics and Statistics. 20(4):937-955. 2011. [paper][code]
  • Culp M., Johnson K., Michailidis G. "The Ensemble Bridge Algorithm: A New Modeling Tool for Drug Discovery Problems. " Journal of Chemical Information and Modleing. 50(2): 309-316. 2010.[paper][code]
  • Culp M., Michailidis G."A co-training algorithm for multi-view data with applications in data fusion." Journal of Chemometrics. 23(6):26:294--303. 2009. [paper][pkg][errata]
  • Culp M., Michailidis G, Johnson K."On Multi-view Learning with Additive Models." Annals of Applied Statistics. 3(1):292--318. 2009. [paper]
  • Culp, M., Michailidis G. "An Iterative Algorithm for Extending Learners to a Semi-supervised Setting." Journal of Computational Graphics and Statistics. 17(3):545--571. 2008. [paper][code]
  • Culp, M., Michailidis G. "Graph-based semi-supervised learning." IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 30(1):174--179. 2008. [paper]
  • Culp, M., Michailidis G., Johnson K. "ada: An R Package for Stochastic Boosting." Journal of Statistical Software. 17(2). 2006. [paper][pkg]