sufficient statistic of the Potts model for various values of the inverse temperature

BRAG Meeting – 10 October 2013

In this week’s BRAG meeting (Thursday @ 11am in P504), Matt Moores will be presenting a talk in our series on Bayesian statistics & Big Data: Big data & doubly-intractable likelihoods The widespread availability of high-resolution imagery has created a need for computational methods that scale to millions of pixels. We review and evaluate three Bayesian algorithms…

Bayesian Statistics and Big Data

The next topic in the series of BRAG meetings is Bayesian statistics and Big Data. The first meeting will be on 12 September 2013 at 11am in P504. We will be watching a TEDx talk by Simon Jackman on Big Data and what he calls the Data Revolution. It’s fairly light on statistical methodology but…

PhD Confirmation Seminar – Ms Julie Vercelloni

Coral reef resilience: a Bayesian approach for predicting the dynamics of marine communities under different environmental scenarios Student: Ms Julie Vercelloni When: Friday, 19 April 2013 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Where: GP-S310 Supervisors: Pr. Kerrie Mengersen Dr. Sama Low-Coy Dr. Julian Caley Review Panel: Pr. Kerrie Mengersen Dr. Sama Low-Coy Dr. Julian Caley, Dr. Adrian Barnett…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Mr Benjamin R. Fitzpatrick

Variable Selection and Spatial Inference for Soil Carbon Student: Mr Ben Fitzpatrick When: Friday, 19 April 2013 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Where: GP-M306 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Prof Peter Grace Prof David Lamb Panel Members: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Prof Tony Pettitt (Maths Science) Prof Peter Grace (Environmental Science and Management, Soil Sciences) Prof David Lamb (University…

data visualisation

Visualisation Talks – Semester 1, 2013

We’ve nutted out a schedule for the remainder of the semester’s visualisation talks in this morning’s meeting. Thanks to those who have put their hand up. Those who haven’t yet put their hand up for a talk will be asked to do so next semester. The topics and dates are tentatively scheduled as: 4 April:    …