# Gesine Reinert

Gesine Reinert | |
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Website | https://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/all-people/gesine-reinert/ |

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Thesis | A weak law of large numbers for empirical measures via Stein's method, and applications |

Doctoral advisor | Andrew Barbour |

**Gesine Reinert** is a University Professor in Statistics at the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute,^{[1]} and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.^{[2]} Her research concerns the probability theory and statistics of biological sequences and biological networks.

Reinert has also been associated with the M. Lothaire pseudonymous mathematical collaboration on combinatorics on words.^{[3]}

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## Education[edit]

Reinert earned a diploma in mathematics from the University of Göttingen in 1989.^{[4]} She went on to graduate study in applied mathematics at the University of Zurich, completing her Ph.D. in 1994. Her dissertation, in probability theory, was *A Weak Law of Large Numbers for Empirical Measures via Stein's Method, and Applications*, and was supervised by Andrew Barbour.^{[4]}^{[5]}

## Career[edit]

Reinert worked as a lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1994 to 1998, and as a senior research fellow at King's College, Cambridge from 1998 to 2000. She joined the Oxford faculty in 2000, and was given a professorship there in 2004.^{[4]}

## References[edit]

**^***Gesine Reinert*, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, retrieved 2017-02-08**^***Honored IMS Fellows*, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, retrieved 2018-02-08**^**Lothaire, M. (2005),*Applied combinatorics on words*, Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Its Applications,**105**, A collective work by Jean Berstel, Dominique Perrin, Maxime Crochemore, Eric Laporte, Mehryar Mohri, Nadia Pisanti, Marie-France Sagot, Gesine Reinert, Sophie Schbath, Michael Waterman, Philippe Jacquet, Wojciech Szpankowski, Dominique Poulalhon, Gilles Schaeffer, Roman Kolpakov, Gregory Koucherov, Jean-Paul Allouche and Valérie Berthé, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-84802-4, Zbl 1133.68067- ^
^{a}^{b}^{c}*Curriculum vitae*(PDF), retrieved 2018-02-08 **^**Gesine Reinert at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

## External links[edit]

- Gesine Reinert publications indexed by Google Scholar