This is the list of publications from my independent research. For publications from the collaborative projects with other groups, see this list. For full publications, see this list.

  1. Yong Kong (2018) Joint distribution of rises, falls, and number of runs in random sequences, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, [doi] [Taylor & Francis with PDF eprint]

  2. Yong Kong and Shaowei Zhang (2016) Adventitious angles problem: the lonely fractional derived angle, The American Mathematical Monthly, 123, 814-816. [doi] [pdf] Copyright [2016] Mathematical Association of America. All Rights Reserved. [The American Mathematical Monthly]

  3. Yong Kong (2015) The mth longest runs of multivariate random sequences, Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 69, 497-512. [doi] [Springer]

  4. Yong Kong (2015) Number of appearances of events in random sequences: a new generating function approach to Type II and Type III runs, Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 69, 489-495. [doi] [Springer] [Maple code]

  5. Yong Kong (2015) Distributions of runs revisited, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 44, 4663-4678. [doi] [Taylor & Francis]

  6. Yong Kong (2015) Number of appearances of events in random sequences: a new approach to non-overlapping runs, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, to appear.

  7. Yong Kong (2014) Distributions of positive signals in pyrosequencing, Journal of mathematical biology, 69, 39-54. [doi] [pubmed] [Springer] [arXiv]

  8. Yong Kong (2013) Length distribution of sequencing by synthesis: fixed flow cycle model, Journal of mathematical biology, 67, 389-410. [doi] [pubmed] [Springer] [arXiv]

  9. Yong Kong (2011) Solution of one-dimensional self-assembly problem in multiple-component systems with correction of overcounting of non-symmetrical complexes, The Journal of chemical physics, 135, 156101. [doi] [pubmed] [AIP]

  10. Yong Kong (2011) Btrim: A fast, lightweight adapter and quality trimming program for next-generation sequencing technologies, Genomics, 98, 152-153. [doi] [pubmed] [Elsevier] [arXiv] [Software]

  11. Yong Kong (2011) The expectation of sample central moments, The American Statistician, 65, 198-199. [doi] [Taylor & Francis]

  12. Yong Kong (2009) Calculating complexity of large randomized libraries, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 259, 641-645. [doi] [pubmed] [Elsevier] [arXiv] [Software]

  13. Yong Kong (2009) Statistical distributions of sequencing by synthesis with probabilistic nucleotide incorporation, Journal of Computational Biology, 16, 817-827. [doi] [pubmed] [Mary Ann Liebert] [arXiv]

  14. Yong Kong (2009) Statistical distributions of pyrosequencing, Journal of Computational Biology, 16, 31-42. [doi] [pubmed] [Mary Ann Liebert] [arXiv]

  15. Yong Kong (2007) Asymptotics of the monomer-dimer model on two-dimensional semi-infinite lattices, Physical Review E, 75, 051123. [doi] [pubmed] [APS] [arXiv]

  16. Yong Kong (2007) Generalized correlation functions and their applications in selection of optimal multiple spaced seeds for homology search, Journal of Computational Biology, 14, 238-254. [doi] [pubmed] [Mary Ann Liebert]

  17. Yong Kong (2006) Monomer-dimer model in two-dimensional rectangular lattices with fixed dimer density, Physical Review E, 74, 061102. [doi] [pubmed] [APS] [arXiv]

  18. Yong Kong (2006) Distribution of runs and longest runs: a new generating function approach, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 101, 1253-1263. [doi] [Taylor & Francis]

  19. Yong Kong (2006) Logarithmic corrections in the free energy of monomer-dimer model on plane lattices with free boundaries, Physical Review E, 74, 011102. [doi] [pubmed] [APS] [arXiv]

  20. Yong Kong (2006) Packing dimers on (2p+1)x(2q+1) lattices, Physical Review E, 73, 016106. [doi] [pubmed] [APS] [arXiv]

  21. Yong Kong (2005) Extension of Goulden-Jackson cluster method on pattern occurrences in random sequences and comparison with Régnier-Szpankowski method, Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, 11, 1265-1271. [doi] [Taylor & Francis]

  22. Yong Kong, Jin-Hua Han (2005) MicroRNA: biological and computational perspective, Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics, 3, 62-72. [pubmed]

  23. Yong Kong (2002) A note on the quantitative properties of McGhee-von Hippel model, Biophysical chemistry, 95, 1-6. [doi] [pubmed] [Elsevier]

  24. Yong Kong (2001) A simple method for evaluating partition functions of linear polymers, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 105, 10111-10114. [doi] [ACS]

  25. Yong Kong (1999) Ligand binding on ladder lattices, Biophysical chemistry, 81, 7-21. [doi] [pubmed] [Elsevier]

  26. Yong Kong (1999) General recurrence theory of ligand binding on a three-dimensional lattice, The Journal of chemical physics, 111, 4790-4799. [doi] [AIP]

  27. Xiaokang Yu, Richard Holzsager, MA Prasad, Doron Zeilberger, Yong Kong, John Henry Steelman (1999) A summation identity, American Mathematical Monthly, 106, 266-268.

  28. Yong Kong, Jay W Ponder (1997) Calculation of the reaction field due to off-center point multipoles, The Journal of chemical physics, 107, 481-492. [doi] [AIP]

  29. Enrico Di Cera, Yong Kong (1996) Theory of multivalent binding in one and two-dimensional lattices, Biophysical chemistry, 61, 107-124. [doi] [pubmed] [Elsevier]

  30. Yong Kong, Fuchuan Sun (1992) Reading Chinese texts without eye movements - A rapid serial visual presentation study, Acta Biophysica Sinica, 8, 521-526.