Brag Meeting 16th March 2017

When: Thursday 16th March 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Pubudu Thilan will be presenting on The Impact of Color to Gray-scale Conversion and Image Resolution in Face Recognition In face recognition, with reliance on principle component analysis (PCA), oftentimes grayscale images are utilized because of their simplicity and achieved reduction in data load requirements especially in comparison to…

Special Brag Meeting Tuesday 8th March 2017

When: Tuesday 8th March 2017, 10:00-13:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  We have a special BRAG meeting this week.  Professor Arul Earnest from Monash University will be visiting and at this meeting he will give a presentation of his work and each of us will give 2-3 minute synopsis of our project. It will be a good opportunity…

Brag Meeting 2nd March 2017

When: Thursday 2nd March 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  Professor Jim Albert will be joining us. He is currently visiting ACEMS. It is a good opportunity for us to meet with him and ask any question we might have related to his research. Here is a short intro of Prof. Jim Albert:  “Jim Albert…

Update: Brag Meeting 16th February 2017

When: Thursday 16th February 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  We have a distinguished visitor Dr Gareth Ridall from Lancaster University for the BRAG meeting this week Dr Ridall will be presenting on “A practical introduction to the modelling of incomplete data. Some basic theory and an application investigating the influence of heavy metal pollutants on the condition…

Brag Meeting 2nd February 2017

When: Thursday 2nd February 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This Thursday we will have presentations from Aswi and Daniel at our BRAG meeting. Aswi will be talking about “Different Bayesian spatial and spatio-temporal approaches in modeling dengue fever.” Daniel will be presenting on “A proposed model alternative to simple linear regression for deconvolution of…

Brag Meeting 19th January 2017

When: Thursday 19th January 2017, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This Thursday is our first official BRAG meeting for 2017. We have James McBroom and Paul Wu presenting this fortnight. James will talk about Bayesian statistical inference and will share with us his experience teaching Bayesian stats. Paul will be presenting the findings from…

Brag Meeting 8th December 2016

When: Thursday 8th December 2016, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  This Thursday is our final official BRAG meeting for 2016. We will be doing some end of year planning, including deciding on the social event for the next BRAG meeting timeslot on the 22nd. Miles will be giving our final BRAG presentation for the…