# Marco Riani

### University of Parma

Full Professor of Statistics (since 2006), University of Parma, Italy. Director of the interdepartmental center of robust statistics for big data (Ro.S.A.) of the University of Parma since 2016.

He is author of more than 150 publications and two books published by Springer Verlag New York.

His main research interests are robust statistics (regression, multivariate analysis and classification)

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