Mining for Knowledge

How far would you go to find the answers you’re looking for in your research? For ACEMS (and BRAG) student Nicholas Tierney, it was 500 metres below ground! Nick travelled to Parkes, NSW with ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen. As part of his PhD project at QUT, he met with health and safety professionals at…

Brag Meeting – 5th March 2015

Time: Thursday 5th March 2015, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting: BRAG Journal Club: Please find attached your reading material for BRAG Journal Club. Presenters:  Jannah Baker and Dan Kennedy Spatial Interaction and the Statistical Analysis of Lattice Systems by Julian Besag  bym-1974.pdf It is a fundamental Bayesian paper introducing the concept of spatial smoothing…

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture – Dr Steven Scott (Google) 24th February 2015

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture Multi-Armed Bandit Experiments in the Online Service Economy Dr Steven Scott (Google) Tuesday 24 February, 2.30–3.30 pm The Forum (P419), Level 4, P Block, QUT Gardens Point (map) Please register to attend (if you haven’t already). OVERVIEW The modern service economy is substantively different from the agricultural and manufacturing economies that…

Statistical Modelling and Analysis of Big Data Workshop 23rd February 2015

Statistical Modelling and Analysis of Big Data Workshop 2015 February 23rd 2015 Location: Garden’s Theatre, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane REGISTRATION: Free, but you must register by Thursday 12 February. Spaces are limited and registrations will be on a first come, first served basis. Please only register if you are sure that you will attend. REFRESHMENTS: Light morning and afternoon…