Seminars

Seminars

2017

Date Presenter Topic
Thursday 4 May, 1:30pm, room 1.G05 Dr. Walt Davis, NIASRA, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Causal Analysis in Social Research
Thursday 13 April, 1:30pm, room 1.G05 Dr. John Ormerod, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, Australia Bayesian hypothesis tests with diffuse priors: Can we have our cake and eat it too?
Thursday 23 March, 1:30pm, room 4.G31 A/Prof. Olivier Thas, Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Belgium
NIASRA, University of Wollongong, Australia
Estimation in the Probabilistic Index Model
Tuesday 21 March, 1:30pm, room 19.G026 Prof. John Rayner, NIASRA, University of Wollongong
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia
New Cochran–Mantel–Haenszel Results
Friday 24 February, 11:00am, room 6.210 Prof. Alfred Stein, Institute of Statistical Science, Professor in Spatial Statistics and Image Analysis University of Twente, the Netherlands Objects as subjects: modeling the uncertainty in spatial big data

2016

Date Presenter Topic
Tuesday 29 November, 1.30pm, room 1.G04 Dr. Hsin-Cheng Huang, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica Multi-Resolution Spatial Random-Effects Models for Automatic Fixed-Rank Kriging
Thursday 10 November, 1.30pm, room 8.G25 Dr. Robert G. Aykroyd, Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Visiting Fellow, University of Technology Sydney
A statistician’s perspective on inverse problems in medicine, archaeology, and industrial process engineering
Wednesday 26 October, 1.30pm, room 25.G05 Mr. Luke Mazur, Centre for Bioinformatics and Biometrics (CBB), National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Equivalence of Cholesky Factorization and Absorption
Wednesday 19 October, 1.30pm, room 1.G05 Dr. Martin Tingley, Senior Research Analyst, Insurance Australia Group Insurance applications of the 0-1-inflated beta distributions
Wednesday 5 October, 1.30pm, room 1.G05 A/Prof. Robert Clark, Director, Centre for Sample Survey Methodology, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Generalised Linear Models Under Response Dependent Sampling
Wednesday 14 September, 1.30pm, room 3.122 Dr. Emi Tanaka, Research Fellow, Centre of Bioinformatics and Biometrics, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong How statistics feeds us – applied statistics in agriculture
Thursday 25 August, 3.00pm, room 6.210 A/Prof. Olivier Thas, Associate Professor in Statistics, Department of Applied Mathematics, Biometrics, and Process Control, Ghent University
Associate Professor in Statistics, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong
The Statistical Analysis of Microbiome Data
Monday 4 July, 2.30pm, room 6.210 Dr. Wesley Brooks, Research Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales Fast variational estimation of a Cox process model for spatial point patterns using spatial random effects
Wednesday 1 June, 2.30pm, room 1.G03 Dr. David Clifford, Director of Science, Climate Corporation From the ground up: Data science to agronomic insights
Wednesday 25 May, 2.30pm, room 1.G01 Dr. Ben Marwick, Senior Research Scientist, School of Earth and Environment Sciences, University of Wollongong
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle
Computational reproducibility in research and teaching: A case study from archaeology
Wednesday 4 May, 2.30pm, room 1.G01 Prof. Noel Cressie, Distinguished Professor, Director of Centre for Environmental Informatics, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Predictive Inference for Big, Spatial, Non-Gaussian Data: MODIS Cloud Data and its Change-of-Support
Wednesday 20 April, 2.30pm, room 6.102 Dr. Shuvo Bakar, Lecturer, Centre for Social Research and Methods, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University A Bayesian Spatial Model for Small Area Estimation
Wednesday 13 April, 2.30pm, room 1.G01 Mr. James Dawber, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Method of moments approach to nuisance scale estimation for Huber M-quantiles
Wednesday 6 April, 2.30pm, room 1.G05 Dr. Cécile Hardouin, Maître de Conférences, Team MODAL’X, Université Paris Ouest Misparametrisation Subsets for Penalised Least Squares Model Selection
Wednesday 30 March, 2.30pm, room 1.G03 Dr. Thomas Suesse, Senior Lecturer, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Spatial Econometric Models under the Presence of Missing Data
Thursday 3 March, 2.30pm, room 4.G31 Associate Professor Eun-Hye Enki Yoo, Department of Geology, State University of New York at Buffalo A geospatial approach to air pollution exposure assessment
Thursday 11 February, 2.30pm, room 8.G25 Prof. David Balding, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne Statistical evaluation of DNA evidence in criminal casework
Monday 8 February, 1.30pm, room 15.206 Prof. Martina Morris, Professor of Sociology and Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle Identifying Network Effects in Infectious Disease Dynamics
Thursday 28 January, 1.30pm, room 6.102 Dr. Mark Tanmer, Social Sciences, University of Manchester (UK), Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow (UK) What Is The Relational Event Model (REM)?

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