PhD Confirmation of Candidature Seminar – Aswi

Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Small Areas: Dengue Fever in Makassar Indonesia Student: ASWI When: Wednesday, 9th August 2017  10:00 AM-11:00 AM Where: GP-M Block, Level 3, Room 312 Supervisors: Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) A/Prof Wenbiao Hu Dr Gentry White Dr Susanna Cramb Panel Members: Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) A/Prof Wenbiao Hu Dr Gentry White Dr Susanna Cramb Prof…

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 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…

The MOOC is on: Free online courses commence 8th August 2016

MOOC Watch: Free online course explains big data. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is repeating four free courses on big data with the UK-based massive open online course (MOOC) provider FutureLearn. Our first ever Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on Big Data attracted more than 40-thousand enrolments for the four courses combined.  These courses are designed…

MOOC Watch: Part 4 commences 27th June: New free online course explains big data

MOOC Watch: New free online course explains big data. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is launching four free courses on big data with the UK-based massive open online course (MOOC) provider FutureLearn.  The four short courses, each requiring only four hours study over two weeks, are from the university’s Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers. The…