PhD Final Seminar – Earl Duncan

Bayesian Approaches to Issues Arising in Spatial Modelling Student: Earl Duncan When: Friday, 7th April 2017 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Where: GP-Z Block, Level 2, Room 207 Supervisors: D/Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Principal) Dr Nicole White Panel Members: D/Prof Kerrie Mengersen (Chair) Dr Nicole White Prof Tony Pettit A/Prof Wenbiao Hu Abstract: This thesis aims to address several issues…

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…

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…

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…

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:…