Jeong-Soo Park

Department of Statistics,
Chonnam National University

Commun. Stat. Appl. Methods


PHONE : +82-62-530-3445

FAX : +82-62-530-3449

ADDRESS: Department of Statistics, Chonnam National University, 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 500-757, Korea



  • Ph. D. Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • MS. Seoul National University
  • BS., Chonnam National University


  • President of Honam regional chapter of Korean Stat Soc.
  • Scientific Committee member of ICAS, Thailand
  • Chair, Dept of Stat, Chonnam National Univ.
  • Editor of Commun Korea Stat Soc.
  • Associate Editor of Jour Korean Stat Soc.
  • Director of Publications, Korean Stat. Soc.

Research Area 

  • Design and Analysis of Computer Experiments ( Simulation )
  • Statistical Meteorology, Educational statistics
  • Statistical Computing


  • The Best Teacher, Korea Cyber Univ, 2005
  • Research Award, College of Nature Sci, Chonnam National Univ, 2010
  • Research Improvement Award, Korean Stat Soc, 2008

Recent Activities 

  • Invited speaker (2015), "Algorithms for tuning computer codes, including an EM approach", MASCOT-NUM annual conference, 8th-10th April 2015, St-Etienne, France.
  • Invited speaker (2015), "Assessing the change of future extreme climate in the Eastern Asia", the 3rd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research Innovations, 9-11 Feb. 2015, Malolos, Philippines.
  • Organiger of Invited session (2014), Fall conference of Korean Stat. Society

Recent Publication 

  • Youngsaeng Lee, H. Jang, J. A. Rhee, Jeong-Soo Park (2015), Statistical estimation for Plasmofium vivax malaria in South Korea, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, Vol. 8(3), pp. 169-175.
  • Sanghoo Yoon, Bungon Kumphon, Jeong-Soo Park (2015), Spatial modeling of extreme rainfall in northeast Thailand, Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 42(8), pp. 1863-1828, DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2015.1010492.
  • Sanghoo Yoon, Maeng-Ki Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2015), Comparison of statistical linear interpolation models for monthly precipitation in South Korea, Stoch Environ Res Risk Assess, Vol. 29(5), pp. 1371-1382., DOI: 10.1007/s00477-015-1031-7.
  • Yun Am Seo, Youngsaeng Lee, Jeong-Soo Park, Maeng-Ki Kim, ChunHo Cho, Hee-Jeong Baek (2015), Assessing changes in observed and future projected precipitation extremes in South Korea, International Journal of Climatology,Vol. 35(6), 1069-1078. ,DOI: 10.1002/joc.4039.
  • Rabindra Nath Das, Jinseog Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2015), Robust D-optimal designs under correlated error,applicable invariantly for some lifetime distributions, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 136(1), pp. 92-100.
  • Sangil Kim, Youngsaeng Lee, Jeong-Soo Park (2015), Maximum likelihood parameter estimation for a high-dimensional system by particle-based filters, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol.39, pp 1-9.
  • Youngsaeng Lee, Hyun Gap Jang, Tae Yoon Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2014), Estimating the Transmittable Prevalence of Infectious Diseases Using a Back-Calculation Approach, Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp 487-500.
  • Bo Yoon Jeong, Md. Sharwar Murshed, Yun Am Seo, Jeong-Soo Park (2014), A three-parameter kappa distribution with hydrologic application: a generalized gumbel distribution, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol. 28(8), pp. 2063-2074, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-014-0865-8.
  • Md. Sharwar Murshed, Yun Am Seo, Jeong-Soo Park (2014), LH-moment estimation of a four parameter kappa distribution with hydrologic applications, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol. 28, pp 253-262.
  • Rabindra Nath Das, Jeong-Soo Park (2014), A Reinforced Randomized Block Design with Correlated Errors, Communications in Statistics -Theory and Methods, Vol.43: 1, pp 191-209.
  • Youngsaeng Lee, Sanghoo Yoon, Md. Sharwar Murshed, Maeng-Ki Kim, ChunHo Cho, Hee-jeong Baek, Jeong-Soo Park (2013), Spatial Modeling of the Highest Daily Maximum Temperature in Korea via Max-stable Processes, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 30: 6, pp 1608-1620.
  • Seung-Gu Kim, Jeong-Soo Park, Yung-Seop Lee (2013), Identification of target clusters by using the restricted normal mixture model, Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol.40: 5, pp 941-960.
  • Jeong-Soo Park, Sanghoo Yoon, Dennis D. Cox(2013), Inverse solution for parameter estimation of computer simulation by an empirical Bayesian code tuning method, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 21: 3, pp 524-536.
  • Tae Yoon Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2012), On nonparametric variogram estimation, Journal of the Korean Statistical Society, Vol.41, pp 399-413.
  • Rabindra Nath Das, Jeong-Soo Park (2012), Discrepancy in regression estimates between log-normal and gamma: some case studies, Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 39: 1, pp 97-111.
  • Jeong-Soo Park, Hyun-Suk Kang, Young Saeng Lee, Meang-Ki Kim (2011),Changes in the extreme daily rainfall in South Korea, International Journal OF Climatology, Vol.31, pp 2290-2299.
  • Md. Sharwar Mushed, Sangil Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2011), Beta-k distribution and its application to hydrologic events, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol.25, pp 897-911.
  • Sangil Kim, Jeong-Soo Park (2011), Sequential Monte Carlo filters for abruptly changing state estimation, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol.26, pp 194-201.
  • Tae Yoon Kim, Jeong-Soo Park, Gyu Moon Song (2010), An asymptotic theory for the nugget estimator in spatial models, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Vol.22: 2, pp181-195.
  • Md. Sharwar Mushed, Byung-Jun Park, Bo-Yoon Jeong, Jeong-Soo Park (2009), LH-Moments of Some Distributions Useful in Hydrology, Comm. Korean Stat. Soc., Vol.16, pp 647-658.
  • Byeong U. Park, Tae Yoon Kim, Jeong-Soo Park, S.Y. Hwang (2009), Practically applicable central limit theorem for spatial statistics, Mathematical Geosciences, Vol.41, pp 555-569.
  • Jeong-Soo Park, Seongchae Seo, T.Y. Kim (2009), A kappa distribution with a hydrological application, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol.23, pp 579-586.
  • Younkyoung Kim, Inhyae Park, Jeong-Soo Park (2008), Meta-analysis of effects on adolescent smoking cessation programs in Korea, Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing, Vol.38, pp 204-216.
  • Jeong-Soo Park, Guoqi Qian, Yuna Jun (2008), Monte Carlo EM algorithm in logistic linear models involving non-ignorable missing data, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol.197, pp 440-450.

  • Jeong-Soo Park, Tae Yoon Kim (2007), Fisher information matrix for a four-parameter kappa distribution, Statistics & Probability Letters, Vol.77, pp 1459-1466.
  • Jeong-Soo Park (2005), A simulation-based hyperparameter selection for quantile estimation of the generalized extreme value distribution, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 70 (2005), pp. 227–234.
  • Jeong soo Park, Byung Jun Park (2002), Maximum likelihood estimation of the four-parameter Kappa distribution using the penalty method, Computers & Geosciences v. 28, no.1, pp. 65-68.
  • Tae Yoon Kim, Jeong soo Park, Dennis D. Cox (2002), A Fast Algorithm for Cross Validation of the BLUP, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics,11(4), pp 823-835.
  • Jeong soo Park, Jongwoo Jeon (2002), Estimation of input parameters in complex simulation using a Gaussian process metamodel, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 17(3), pp 219-225.
  • Dennis Cox, Jeong soo Park, Clifford Singer (2001), A  Statistical method for tuning a computer code to a data base, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 37, pp 77-92.
  • Jeong soo Park, Jung HS, Kim R, Oh J (2001), Modelling Summer Extreme Rainfall over The Korean Peninsula using Wakeby Distribution, International Journal of Climatology, 21, pp 1371-1384.
  • Jeong soo Park, JS Baik (2001), Efficient computation of maximum likelihood estimators in a spatial linear model with power exponential covariogram, Computers & Geosciences, 27, pp 1-7.
  • Jeong-Soo Park, Cho S, Jung HS (2001), The Instrumental Precipitation Records During the Last 220 Years in Seoul,  In Statistics in Korea edited by M.Song and M.Huh, Korea Nat. Stat. Office, pp 87-108.