Faculty Directory: Zsolt Talata

Faculty Directory


Zsolt Talata

  • Associate Professor
  • Office: 601 Snow Hall
  • Phone: (785) 864-0109
  • Fax: (785) 864-5255
  • E-Mail: talata@ku.edu
  • Web-page

Research Interests


Zsolt Talata works in mathematical statistics, overlapping with information theory and probability theory. He has worked on model selection problems using information criteria. His current research interest includes estimation of stationary ergodic processes in d-bar distance, context tree estimation of stationary ergodic processes, neighborhood estimation of Markov random fields, and longest increasing subsequence problems.

Recognition Ceremony Honors Employees’ Service

Congratulations to our faculty and staff who will be recognized at the 2017 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

Joseph Huber 10 years
Zsolt Talata 10 years
George Kangas 15 years
Milena Stanislavova 15 years
Atanas Stefanov 15 years
Erik Van Vleck 15 years
Yaozhoung Hu 20 years
Kerrie Brecheisen 30 years
Jeff Lang 30 years