2009 Fellows Research Meetings




Professor Matt Wand (University of Wollongong)
- Variational Approximations in Semiparametric Regression

Professor Chris Field (Dalhousie University, Canada)
- Statistical Issues in Fisheries and Marine Ecology

Craig McLaren (Office of National Statistics, United Kingdom)
- Issues in Retail Trade in the UK

Dr George Sofronov (University of Wollongong)
- Spatial small area estimation: comparison of different approaches


GOULBURN 10 (AUGUST 5, 2009)

Janice Scealy (Australian National University)
- Small Area Estimation Using a Multinomial Logit Mixed Model With Category Specific Random Effects

Dr Jun Ma (Macquarie University)
- Generalized EM estimation for semi-parametric mixture distributions with discretized non-parametric component

Dr Ken Brewer (Australian National University)
- Testing a Precise Null Hypothesis vs a Diffuse Alternative Hypothesis, Using a Ignorance Prior

Prof. Ray Chambers (University of Wollongong)
- Outlier Robust Small Area Estimation.


GOULBURN 9 (APRIL 22, 2009)

Prof. Douglas Simpson (University of Illinois)
- Semiparametric Generalized Linear Models with Varying Dispersion

A/Prof. Gillian Heller (Macquarie University)
- Zero-adjusted and random sum models: mean and dispersion modelling

Ray Lindsay (Australian Taxation Office)
- Using ensembles of models to predict revenue for unlodged tax returns - Approximating curves by many piecewise constants

Ric Clarke (Australian Bureau of Statistics)
- Investigation Of A Machine Learning Approach For Automated Survey Coding In The ABS



Last reviewed: 22 August, 2013