PhD Final Seminar – Matthew Sutton

Variable Selection and Dimension Reduction for Structured Large Datasets Candidate: Matthew Sutton When: Monday, 10th December 2018 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Where: GP-D Block, Level 3, Room 307 Review Panel: Associate Professor James McGree Professor Benoit Liquet Associate Professor Dale Nyholt Abstract: Recent advances in biomedical technology have given rise to high dimensional datasets which offer the potential…

PhD Final Seminar – Brigitte Colin

Prediction of noisy spatial data using Boosted Regression Trees Student: Brigitte Colin When: Tuesday, 4th December 2018 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Where: GP-B Block, Level 5, Room 505 Abstract: Spatio-temporal time series analyses are important to get more in-depth knowledge in processes from the past. We can learn from observing the past for the future. An estimation of…

PhD Final Seminar – Leah South

Contributions to Computational Bayesian Statistics. Student: Leah South When: Wednesday, 28th November 2018 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Where: GP-B Block, Level 5, Room 506 Review Panel: Dr Gentry White Dr Helen Thompson Associate Professor Chris Drovandi Abstract: Statisticians and applied practitioners often desire the ability to work with complex statistical models. Such models can lead to a more…

PhD Final Seminar – Daniel Kennedy

Statistical inference for the investigation of cell-type heterogeneity in microarray data Student: Daniel Kennedy When: Friday, 25th May 2018 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Where: GP-O Block, Level 6, Room 603 Supervisors: Principal Supervisor: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Associate Professor Rodney Lea Dr Nicole White Professor Lyn Griffiths Review Panel: Chair of the Panel: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen…

PhD Final Seminar – Shovanur Haque

Assessing the accuracy of record matching algorithms in data linkage Student: Shovanur Haque When: Friday, 25th May 2018 12:30 PM-1:30 PM Where: GP-B Block, Level 1, Room 121 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Associate Professor James McGree Abstract: Record linkage or data linkage is the process of finding matches and linking records from different data sources…

PhD Final Seminar – Sarini

Statistical methods for modelling falls and symptoms progression in patients with early stages of Parkinson’s disease Candidate: Sarini When: Tuesday, 30th May 2017 9:00 AM-10:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 4, Room 413 Abstract: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive incurable condition related to lack of coordination in both motoric and cognitive ability. PD is not fatal,…