Education Qualification

BSc. Mathematics, MSc. Statistics, MPhil. Statistics and PhD. Statistics

Research Interests

Robust Statistics, Directional Data Analysis, Statistical Modeling, Data Analytics in Retail and Health Care

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Position: Research Associate (June 2014- May 2017, June 2011-July 2013), Academic Associate (April 2008 to April 2011).

1. Mahesh K.C and Raja Pravida A.C. (2018) Statistical Modelling of Amount of Rainfall in Gujarat, Proceedings of International Conference on Innovative Practices in Business,OAKCOM-2018, p.413-422.

2. Laha A. K., and Raja Pravida A.C. (2017): Modelling Commodity Market Returns: The Challenge of Leptokurtic Distributions, Advances in Analytics and Applications, Springer.

3. Laha A. K., Raja Pravida A.C. and Ghosh D.K. (2017) Distribution of Traffic Accident Times in India – Some Insights using Circular Data Analysis, International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence, Vol 5(1), p.46-55.

4. Laha A.K, Raja Pravida A.C and Mahesh K.C. (2016) SB-Robust estimation of mean direction for some new circular distributions, Statistical Papers, DOI10.1007/s00362-016-0853-9.

5. Laha A.K and Raja Pravida A.C.(2016) SB-Robustness of Estimators, Recent
Advances in Robust Statistics: Theory and Applications, Chapter 6, p.115-130, Springer.

Conference Papers:

1. Presented a paper on SB-robustness of estimators of directional correlation coefficient in the 6th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence held at IIM- Ahmedabad, 2019.

2. Presented a paper on Statistical Modelling of Amount of Rainfall in Gujarat in the International Conference on Innovative Practices in Business (OAKCOM-2018) held at Oakbrook Business School, Ahmedabad, 2018.

3. Presented a paper on Robustness of circular mean functional for families of asymmetric circular distribution in 5th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence held at IIM- Ahmedabad, 2017.

4. Presented a paper on Distribution of Traffic Accident Times in India – Some Insights using Circular Data Analysis in the 2nd International Conference on Statistics for Twenty-first century held at Trivandrum, 2016.

5. Presented a paper on Choice of trimming proportion for circular trimmed mean in symmetric distributions in International Indian Statistical Association Conference held at Pune, 2015.

6. Presented a paper on SB-Robust estimation of mean direction for some circular distributions in the 1st International Conference on Statistics for Twenty-first century held at Trivandrum, 2015.

7. Presented a paper on SB-robustness of Performance Measures of Control chart in 3rd IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence held at IIM- Ahmedabad, 2013.

8. Presented a paper on SB-robustness of directional mean for the three parameter Kato-Jones distribution on the circle, in 2nd IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence held at IIM- Ahmedabad, 2011.