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…

Brag Meeting 6th December 2018

When: Thursday 6th December 2018, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  The final BRAG meeting for 2018 will be held tomorrow 6th December 2018 at 1pm in room Y801. This week we will have presentations by Miles and Pubudu. Miles’ Talk: Title: Bridging Scientific Computing and Virtual Reality with R Abstract:  Virtual and Augmented Reality presents…

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…

Brag Meeting 21st November 2018

When: Thursday 21st November 2018, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held tomorrow 22nd November 2018 at 1pm in room Y801. This week we will have presentations by Brodie and Aswi. Brodie’s Talk: Title: Impacts of Model Stochasticity on the SMC-ABC process Abstract:  Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) is a powerful method…

Brag Meeting 8th November 2018

When: Thursday 8th November 2018, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held tomorrow 8th November 2018 at 1pm in room Y801. This week we will have presentations by Em and Jacinta. Em’s Talk: Title: Coral and CoDa Abstract:  I will outline the current work being done to record and analyse…

Brag Meeting 25th October 2018

When: Thursday 25th October 2018, 13:00-14:00. Location: GP-Y801. Included in meeting:  The fortnightly BRAG meeting will be held tomorrow 25th October 2018 at 1pm in room Y801. This week we will have presentations by Olina and Tim. Olina’s Talk: Title: Visualisation of uncertainty for spatio-temporal decision making in agricultural systems Abstract: Interest on visualisation of uncertainty…