PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Matthew Sutton

Variable Selection for Structured Large Datasets Student: Matthew Sutton When: Friday, 17 March 2017  11:00 AM-12:00 PM Where: GP-S Block, Level 3, Room 307 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Benoit Liquet Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Benoit Liquet Ian Turner Dale Nyholt Abstract: Over the last century, new technologies have brought about the study of large datasets in…

PhD Final Seminar – Mr Benjamin R. Fitzpatrick

Ultrahigh dimensional variable selection for interpolation of geostatistical data: case studies in soil carbon modeling Student: Benjamin Fitzpatrick When: Tuesday, 7th March 2017 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Where: GP-B Block, Level 1, Room 121 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Prof Peter Grace Prof David Lamb Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Peter Grace James McGree David Lamb Abstract: When making…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Jagath Senarathne

Bayesian design for Copula models Student: Jagath Senarathne When: Wednesday, 6th March 2017  2:00 PM-3:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 3, Room 305 Supervisors: A/Prof James McGree (Principal) Dr Christopher Drovandi Panel Members: James McGree (Chair) Tony Pettitt Peter Baxter Christopher Drovandi Abstract: There are many situations where multivariate responses are measured during an experiment, such as drug toxicity and…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Scott Jones

Hydrogel Spacers in External Beam Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer: Patient Selection and Cost-Effectiveness Student: Scott Jones When: Thursday 2nd March 2017  11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: C Floor Seminar Room, Radiation Oncology Mater Centre,  31 Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane Qld 4101 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Prof Nick Graves Dr Fiona Harden Panel Members:…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Anthony Ebert

Dynamic Queueing Networks: Simulation, Estimation and Prediction Student: Anthony Ebert When: Wednesday, 1 March 2017  3:00 PM-4:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 4, Room 413 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Paul Wu Prof Fabrizio Ruggeri Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Paul Wu Fabrizio Ruggeri Christopher Drovandi Clinton Fookes Abstract: Important real-world systems such as airport terminals, manufacturing…

PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Brigitte Colin

Prediction of structured noisy data using boosted regression trees When: Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Where: GP-B Block, Level 5, Room 507 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Alan Woodley Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) (Mathematical Sciences) Michael Schmidt () Alan Woodley (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science) Gentry White (Mathematical Sciences) Abstract: Spatio-temporal time series analyses are…

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…