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  1. Yee,R. and Deshpande, S.K. (2023). "Evaluating plate discipline in Major League Baseball with Bayesian additive regression trees." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. [more info] [paper]
  2. Smoliga, J.M., Deshpande, S.K., Binney, Z.O. (2023). "Interaction of surface type, temperature, and week of season on concussion risk in the National Football League: A Bayesian analysis" Epidemiology [more info] [paper]
  3. Brill, R.S., Deshpande, S.K., and Wyner, A.J. (2023). "A Bayesian analysis of the time through the order penalty in baseball." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports [more info] [paper]
  4. Kokandakar, A.H., Kang, H., and Deshpande, S.K. (2023). "Bayesian causal forests and the 2022 ACIC Data Challenge: Scalability and sensitivity." Observational Studies. 9(3):29--41. [more info] [paper]
  5. Balocchi, C., Deshpande, S.K., George, E.I., and Jensen, S.T. (2022). "Crime in Philadelphia: Bayesian clustering with particle optimization." Journal of the American Statistical Association [more info] [paper]
  6. Trippe, B.L., Deshpande, S.K., and Broderick, T. (2022). "Confidentally comparing estimators with the c-value." Journal of the American Statistical Association . [more info] [paper]
  7. Lin, Y., Heng, S., Anand, S., Deshpande, S.K., and Small, D.S. (2022) "Hemoglobin levels among male agricultural workers: Analyses from the Demographic and Health Surveys to investigate a marker for chronic kideny disease of uncertain etiology." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 64(12):e805--e810 [more info] [paper]
  8. Stephenson, W.T., Ghosh, S., Nguyen, T.D., Yurochkin, M, Deshpande, S.K., and Broderick, T. (2022). "Measuring the robustness of Gaussian processes to kernel choice." Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, PMLR 151:3308-3331. [more info] [paper]
  9. Jin, S., Rabinowitz, A.J., Weiss, J. Deshpande, S.K., Gupta, N, May, R.A.B., and Small, D.S. (2021). "Retrospective survey of youth sports participation: development and assessment of reliability using school records." PLOS ONE 16(9): e0257487. [more info] [paper]
  10. Weiss, J., Rabinowitz, A.R., Deshpande, S.K., Hasegawa, R.B., and Small, D.S. (2021). "Participation in collision sports and cognitive aging among Swedish Twins." American Journal of Epidemiology. 190(12):2604--2611. [more info] [paper]
  11. Ghosh, S., Stephenson, W.T., Nguyen, T.D., Deshpande, S.K., and Broderick T. (2020). "Approximate cross-validiation for structured models." Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 33:8741--8752. [more info] [paper]
  12. Hasegawa, R.B., Deshpande, S.K., Small, D.S., Rosenbaum, P.R. (2020). "Causal inference with two versions of treatment." Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics . 45(4): 426 -- 445. [more info] [paper]
  13. Deshpande, S.K., Hasegawa, R.B., Weiss, J., and Small, D.S. (2020). "The association between football participation in adolescence and mental health in early adulthood" PLOS ONE 15(3): 1 -- 14. [more info] [paper]
  14. Gaulton, T.G., Deshpande, S.K., Small, D.S., and Neuman, M.D. (2020). "Observational study of the association between participation in high school football and self-rated health, obesity, and pain in adulthood." American Journal of Epidemiology. 186(6): 592 -- 601. [more info] [paper]
  15. Deshpande, S.K. and Evans, K.E. (2019). "Expected hypothetical completion probability." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 16(2): 85 -- 94 [more info] [paper]
  16. Deshpande, S.K., Rockova, V., and George, E.I. (2019). "Simultaneous variable and covariance selection with the multivariate spike-and-slab LASSO." Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 28(4): 921--931. [more info] [paper]
  17. Deshpande, S.K. and Wyner, A. (2017). "A hierarchical Bayesian model of pitch framing." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 13(3): 95--112. [more info] [paper]
  18. Deshpande, S.K., Hasegawa, R.B., Rabinowitz, A.R., Whyte, J., Roan, C.L., Tabatabaei, A., Baiocchi, M., Karlawish, J.H., Master, C.L., and Small, D.S. (2017). " Association of playing high school football with cognition and mental health later in life " JAMA Neurology . 74(8): 909--918. [more info] [paper]
  19. Deshpande, S.K. and Jensen, S.T., (2016). "Estimating an NBA players impact on his teams chances of winning " Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport . 12(2): 51--72. [more info] [paper]

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