PhD Final Seminar – Anthony Ebert

Dynamic Queueing Networks: Simulation, Estimation and Prediction Candidate: Anthony Ebert When: Thursday, 4th April 2019 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Where: GP-C Block, Level 4, Room 406 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Dr Paul Wu Professor Fabrizio Ruggeri Review Panel: Associate Professor Chris Drovandi Associate Professor Richi Nayak Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Abstract: This thesis develops statistical…

PhD Final Seminar – Fadhah Amer H. Al-anazi

The development and application of new statistical vine copula models Candidate: Fadhah Amer H. Al-anazi When: Friday, 1st March 2019 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Where: GP-O Block, Level 5, Room 520 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Associate Professor Christopher Drovandi Review Panel: Associate Professor James McGree Professor Adam Clements Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Abstract: Characterising the dependency structures…

PhD Final Seminar – Tristan Reddan

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for: ultrasound of appendicitis in children and the value of secondary sonographic signs. Candidate: Tristan Reddan When: Monday, 11th February 2019 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Where: GP-O Block, Level 6, Room 604 Supervisors: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Professor Wenbiao Hu Dr Fiona Harden Dr Jonathan Corness Review Panel: Professor Anthony Pettitt Associate…

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…