Faculty of Natural Sciences, Tampere University, Finland
Email: email@example.com Research Interests: Matrix methods in statistics, Generalized inverses, Canonical correlations
Achievements: He held teaching posts at the Department of Mathematical Sciences from 1967 to 1970; he was an acting lecturer in Statistics 1970 – 73 and 1974 – 80, and a senior assistant in 1973 – 74 and 1980 – 88. He was appointed lecturer in 1989, and in 1997 – 98 he was an Associate Professor at Tampere University. He also holds a Docentship at the University of Tampere (1988). Simo Puntanen has been a Senior Fellow at the Academy of Finland (autumn 1988 and 1993 – 1995), and in 1998 – 1999 he works as a Senior Scientist of the Academy. He has made several research visits to McGill University, Montreal and the University of Auckland, New Zealand. In connection with his research interests he has made publications on Effect on the efficiency of ordinary least squares when one observation is omitted. Examples of the use of Survo in teaching regression concepts, Simplified matrix proofs related to the deletion of a set of observations in the general linear model, Difference between the BLUEs in two linear models, Comments on the Statistics education in Finland, Shorted matrices and their applications in linear statistical models, Some further remarks on the singular linear model e.t.c.