Raúl Jiménez has a Ph.D. degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela (Honors, 1992). Has been Postdoctoral Fellow at Center for the Mathematical Sciences of University of Wisconsin–Madison (1992–1993) and Full Professor at Universidad Simón Bolívar until 2007. Actually he is Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid.
Research interests: Election forensics; Nonparametric functional estimation; Stochastic modeling of social networks; Statistics analysis of complex systems; Evolutionary game theory; Spatial Statistics and statistical information theory.
“Forensic Analysis of Venezuelan Elections during the Chávez Presidency”, PLoS ONE (2014) e100884.
“Resistance to learning and the evolution of cooperation”, Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Seel, N. M. (Ed.) Springer. (2012) ISBN 978-1-4419-1427-9.
“Forensic analysis of the Venezuelan recall referéndum”, Statistical Science (2011) 26:564-583.
“Nonparametric estimation of surface integrals” (con J. Yukich), Ann. Statist. (2011) 39:232-260.