# Seminar Archives

On this page you can find information about seminars in this and previous academic years, where available on the database.

## Statistics Seminars

Seminars are usually held on Monday at 14:00 in CM221, but you should check the seminar details for exceptions. Contact sunil.chhita@durham.ac.uk for more information about this seminar series.

- 1 April 2019 12:00: Mean Estimation of Sensitive Variables Under Measurement Errors and Non-Response Using Optional RRT Models - Sat Gupta, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- 21 January 2019 12:00: - Theodore Kypraios, University of Nottingham
- 26 November 2018 12:00: - Prof Balakrishnan, McMaster University
- 19 November 2018 12:00: - David Brydges, UBC
- 12 November 2018 12:00: The matrix Dyson equation in random matrix theory - Laszlo Erdös, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
- 17 October 2018 16:00: - Nicholas Georgiou , Durham University
- 17 October 2018 15:00: - Nadia Sidorova, University College London
- 17 October 2018 14:00: - Andreas Kyprianou , University of Bath
- 15 October 2018 12:00: Adventures with Gaussian process emulators and models of electrical activity in the heart - Richard H Clayton, University of Sheffield
- 6 August 2018 14:00: Games for measuring ability to express uncertainty - Ullrika Sahlin, Lund University, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research (CEC)
- 4 July 2018 16:00: Randomness and imprecision - Gert de Cooman, Ghent University
- 25 June 2018 14:00: Finitely dependent colouring - Alexander Holroyd, University of Washington
- 18 June 2018 14:00: Functional Equations Involving Sibuya's Dependence Function - Nikolai Kolev, USP, Sao Paulo (IME)
- 4 June 2018 14:00: Some statistical/probabilistic questions regarding protein structure identification - Chris Prior, University of Durham
- 21 May 2018 16:00: A heuristic survival signature based approach for reliability-redundancy allocation - Dr Xianzhen Huang , School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, P.R. China
- 21 May 2018 15:30: Higher order Markov processes for the failure process of a repairable system - Dr Shaomin Wu, Kent Business School
- 21 May 2018 14:30: Big data risk analysis for the GB railways - Prof Coen van Gulijk, Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield
- 21 May 2018 14:00: Stochastic renewal process models for exact unavailability quantification of highly reliable systems - Prof Radim Bris, Technical University of Ostrava
- 10 May 2018 16:00: Multiscale MOSUM procedure with localised pruning - Haeran Cho, University of Bristol
- 23 April 2018 14:00: Monte Carlo Fusion: Unifying Distributed Analyses - Murray Pollock, University of Warwick
- 27 February 2018 11:30: Imprecise inference for accelerated lifetime testing data - Abdullah Ahmadini, Durham University
- 27 February 2018 11:00: System reliability and component importance when components can be swapped - Aesha Najem, Durham University
- 27 February 2018 10:30: Reliability and reliability importance analysis of phased mission systems using survival signature - Dr Xianzhen Huang, Northeastern University, China
- 27 February 2018 10:00: Applications of phased mission models - John Andrews, Nottingham University
- 26 February 2018 14:00: ABC for expensive simulators - Richard Everitt, University of reading
- 19 February 2018: Symmetric last passage percolation and Schur Processes - Peter Nejjar, IST Austria
- 12 February 2018 14:00: Latent Branching Trees: Modelling and Bayesian Computation. - Theodore Kypraios, University of Nottingham
- 5 February 2018: Extensive condensation in preferential attachment with choice - Nic Freeman, Sheffield University
- 29 January 2018: Critical random graphs with i.i.d. random degrees having power-law tails - Christina Goldschmidt, University of Oxford
- 22 January 2018: Identifying the effect of public holidays on daily demand for gas - Sarah Heaps, Newcastle University
- 15 January 2018 14:00: “I didn’t want to be a statistician”—the Second World War as nursery for mathematical statisticians - John Aldrich, University of Southampton
- 11 December 2017: The strong renewal theorem - Ron Doney, University of Manchester
- 6 December 2017 16:45: On the centre of mass of random walks - Chak Hei Lo, Durham University
- 6 December 2017 15:45: Tweaking randomised load balancing approaches - Tom Friedetzky, Durham University
- 6 December 2017 14:15: Stability conditions for a discrete-time decentralised medium access algorithm - Seva Shneer, Heriot-Watt University
- 6 December 2017 13:15: Probabilistic constructions in random matrix theory - Chris Hughes, York University
- 4 December 2017 14:00: The critical greedy server on the integers - Andrew Wade, University of Durham
- 27 November 2017: Equality of the Jellium and Uniform Electron Gas next-order asymptotic terms for Coulomb and Riesz potentials - Codina Cotar, UCL
- 20 November 2017: A New Graphical approach to Bayesian Games - Peter Thwaites, University of Leeds
- 13 November 2017: Joint modelling of multivariate longitudinal and time-to-event data - Graeme Hickey, University of Liverpool
- 6 November 2017: Explorations of the immune hypothesis of schizophrenia using GWAS data - Joanne Knight, Lancaster University
- 2 November 2017 12:00: Berry-Esseen Theorem for the Random Conductance Model - Sebastian Andres, University of Cambridge
- 30 October 2017: Exceptional times of the critical dynamical Erdős-Rényi graph - Matt Roberts, University of Bath
- 18 October 2017 16:50: The two-periodic Aztec diamond - Sunil Chhita, Durham University
- 18 October 2017 15:50: The two-time distribution in last-passage percolation - Kurt Johansson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
- 18 October 2017 14:00: From longest increasing subsequences to Whittaker functions and random polymers - Neil O'Connell , UCD Dublin
- 16 October 2017 14:00: The Geometry of Sloppiness - Emilie Dufresne, University of Nottingham
- 9 October 2017 14:00: Towards Encrypted Inference for Arbitrary Models - Louis Aslett , Durham University
- 20 June 2017 15:30: Estimation of Distribution Algorithms for Protein Structure Prediction via k-means clustering - Daniel Bonetti, Instituto Federal São Paulo (IFSP)
- 20 June 2017 14:30: Folded curve interpretation of small angle scattering data - Chris Prior, Durham University
- 20 June 2017 14:00: Parallel and Interacting Stochastic Approximation Annealing algorithms for global optimisation - Georgios Karagiannis, Durham University
- 8 May 2017 15:15: The doubly geometric process and its properties - Shaomin Wu, University of Kent
- 8 May 2017 14:15: Systems with weighted components with application to energy - Serkan Eryilmaz, Atilim University
- 8 May 2017 13:30: Likelihood ratio tests for elaborate structures of covariance matrices - Filipe Marques, The New University of Lisbon
- 24 April 2017 14:40: On the centre of mass of random walks - Hugo Lo, Durham University
- 24 April 2017 14:20: Convex hulls of random walks - James Mcredmond, Durham University
- 24 April 2017 14:00: A model for a stochastic growth process with interactions - Marcelo Costa, Durham University
- 20 March 2017: Generalized geometric distributions with reliability applications - Serkan Eryilmaz, Atilim University
- 13 March 2017 14:30: Using Mixture Models for Prediction from Time Series, with Application to Energy Use Data - Najla Qarmalah, Durham University
- 13 March 2017: Nonparametric predictive inference for future order statistics. - Hana Alqifari, Durham University
- 6 March 2017: Towards scalable MCMCs for some latent variable models - Christophe Andrieu , University of Bristol
- 27 February 2017: Nonparametric transformations for directional and shape data - Charles Taylor, University of Leeds
- 13 February 2017: Statistics with imprecise data - Scott Ferson, University of Liverpool
- 6 February 2017: Prediction, Predictability and Probability: A Dynamical Systems View - Leonard Smith, LSE
- 30 January 2017: On long term behaviour of non-homogeneous random walks motivated by biological applications. - Vadim Shcherbakov, Royal Holloway University of London
- 23 January 2017: Count data models for cytogenetic dose estimation - Manuel Higueras, Newcastle University
- 16 January 2017: Scaling limits of Laplacian random growth models - Amanda Turner, Lancaster University
- 12 December 2016: Gaussian and not-so-Gaussian clustering with robustness against outliers and a stab at the number of clusters - Christian Hennig, University College London
- 5 December 2016: Greedy server on Z^1 (revisited) - James Cruise, Heriot-Watt University
- 28 November 2016: Imprecise machine learning models using sets of probabilities and the uncertainty trick - Prof Lev Utkin, Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
- 14 November 2016: Tests for large tree-structured data - Karthik Bharath, The University of Nottingham
- 7 November 2016: Preferential attachment with fitness based choice - Jonathan Jordan, The University of Sheffield
- 27 October 2016 15:00: The Innovation Dilemma: Uncertainty and the Paradox of Universalism - Yakov Ben-Haim, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
- 17 October 2016 14:00: Parallel and Interacting Stochastic Approximation Annealing algorithms for global optimisation - Georgios Karagiannis, Durham University
- 22 September 2016 14:00: Problems with predictive distributions - Murray Aitkin, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
- 9 May 2016 14:00: Scalable algorithms for Markov process parameter inference - Darren Wilkinson, Newcastle University
- 22 April 2016 14:00: A Bayesian calibration of a soil capital production function integrating two types of data - Ullrika Sahlin, Lund University, Sweden
- 7 March 2016 14:00: Control Functionals for Monte Carlo Integration - Mark Girolami, Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
- 22 February 2016 14:00: Bayesian model updating using subset simulation - Francisco Alejandro Diaz de la O, University of Liverpool
- 15 February 2016 14:00: Perfect simulation for the M/G/c queue - Stephen Connor, University of York
- 8 February 2016 14:00: Stat-JR: eBooks, workflows and other software developments at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling - William Browne, Centre for Multilevel Modelling and Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol
- 1 February 2016 14:00: p-adic Gibbs measures - Utkir Rozikov, Institute of Mathematics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
- 25 January 2016 14:00: Estimating and emulating internal discrepancy for computer simulators - Nathan Huntley, Durham University
- 18 January 2016 14:00: Flexible Bivariate Regression - Giampiero Marra, Department of Statistical Science, University College London
- 10 December 2015 16:20: Nonparametric predictive inference for diagnostic test thresholds - Frank Coolen, Durham University
- 10 December 2015 16:00: Nonparametric predictive inference for future order statistics - Hana Alqifari, Durham University
- 10 December 2015 15:40: Nonparametric predictive inference with copulas for bivariate diagnostic test results - Noryanti Muhammad, Durham University
- 10 December 2015 15:00: ROC curve predictive inference for best linear combination of two biomarkers subject to limits of detection - Tahani Coolen-Maturi, Durham University
- 10 December 2015 14:15: Inference issues for True-Class Fractions in 2D and 3D ROC analysis - Dr Christos Nakas, Bern University Hospital (Switzerland) and University of Thessaly (Greece)
- 30 November 2015 14:00: Efficient Monte Carlo strategies for dealing with aleatory and epistemic uncertainty - Edoardo Patelli, University of Liverpool
- 23 November 2015 14:00: Introduction to Topological Data Analysis - Vitaliy Kurlin, Durham University
- 9 November 2015 14:00: On the limitations of classical Bayesianism for parameter estimation problems - Marc Fischer, Lancaster University
- 2 November 2015 14:00: From Fossil to Phylogeny: Reconstructing evolutionary history from the palaeontological record - Martin Smith, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University
- 26 October 2015 14:00: Credal networks for sensitivity analysis in graphical models - Cassio de Campos, Queen's University Belfast
- 19 October 2015 14:00: Geometric properties of convex hulls of random walks - Vladislav Vysotsky, Arizona State University, Imperial College London, and Steklov Mathematical Institute St. Petersburg
- 27 July 2015 14:00: Optimum mixture designs in a pharmaceutical experiment - Manisha Pal, University of Calcutta, India
- 26 May 2015 14:00: Adversarial Risk Analysis - Prof David Banks, Duke University, Durham, USA
- 11 May 2015 14:05: Borderlines and Probabilities of Borderlines - Jonathan Lawry , University of Bristol
- 27 April 2015 14:05: Analysis and Forecasting of Locally Stationary Time Series - Guy Nason, University of Bristol
- 20 April 2015 14:05: TBA - Iain Murray, University of Edinburgh
- 9 March 2015: Stochastic SIR epidemic models on populations with network structure - David Sirl, University of Nottingham
- 23 February 2015: Statistical models for radiation biodosimetry -- Poisson or not Poisson? - Jochen Einbeck, Durham University
- 9 February 2015: Phase transitions in a class of infinite particle systems - Alex Daletskii, York University
- 2 February 2015 02:05: Introduction to conformal prediction - Vladimir Vovk, Royal Holloway University of London
- 26 January 2015: American Call Options for Power System Balancing - John Moriarty, University of Manchester
- 19 January 2015 02:05: A non-test and a new-test of zero-inflation - Paul Wilson, University of Wolverhampton
- 8 December 2014: A General Construction for Parallelising Metropolis-Hastings Algorithms - Ben Calderhead, imperial college London
- 1 December 2014: Model uncertainty in Bayesian networks: an imprecise-probabilistic approach - Jasper de Bock, Gent University, Belgium
- 24 November 2014: Uniformity of the late points of random walk - Perla Sousi, University of Cambridge
- 17 November 2014: Optimal Mean-Variance Portfolio Selection - Goran Peskir, University of Manchester
- 10 November 2014: Spectral properties of birth-death polynomials - Dr Erik van Doorn, University of Twente, The Netherlands
- 3 November 2014: Censored stable processes - Andreas E. Kyprianou , Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath
- 27 October 2014: American options with gradual exercise under transaction costs - Tomasz Zastawniak, York University
- 20 October 2014 02:05: FITTING COMPLEX SPATIAL MODELS IN INLA – DEVELOPMENTS AND EXTENSIONS - Janine Illian , University of St Andrews
- 16 June 2014 02:00: Hedging, arbitrage and optimality under superlinear frictions - Miklos Rasonyi, The University of Edinburgh
- 12 May 2014 02:00: Zero-drift random walks with anomalous recurrence properties - Nicholas Georgiou, Durham University
- 17 March 2014 14:00: t.b.a. - Giampiero Marra, UCL
- 10 March 2014 14:00: There and back again: radiation exposure, biological effects and their use as markers of exposure - Kai Rothkamm, PHE
- 3 March 2014 14:00: Bayesian Emulation for Nonlinear Discontinuous Systems - Camila Caiado, Durham Univerisity
- 24 February 2014 14:10: Bayesian uncertainty analysis for natural hazards modelled by computer simulators - Nathan Huntley, Durham Univerisity
- 10 February 2014 14:00: Hurst exponent estimation for long-memory processes using wavelet lifting - Marina Knight, York
- 3 February 2014 14:00: Ergodic BSDEs and risk averse networks - Samuel Cohen, Oxford
- 30 January 2014 15:00: The likelihood approach to statistical decision problems - Marco Cattaneo, Munich
- 27 January 2014 14:00: Subjective judgements in skin sensitisation hazard assessment - John Paul Gosling, Leeds
- 9 December 2013 14:00: Uncertainty quantification of geophysical models - Serge Guillas, UCL
- 2 December 2013 14:00: Absence of Arbitrage in a General Framework - Hasanjan Sayit, Durham Univerisity
- 25 November 2013 14:00: The Evaluation of Evidence for Autocorrelated Data with an Example using Traces of Cocaine on Banknotes - Colin Aitken, Edinburgh
- 18 November 2013 14:00: Tropical Combinatorics, Whittaker Functions and Random Polymers. - Nikolaos Zygouras, Warwick
- 11 November 2013 14:00: Computer model uncertainty and health economic decision making - Mark Strong, Sheffield
- 4 November 2013 14:00: Efficient computation of system reliability under severe uncertainty - Sebastien Destercke, Centre national de la recherche scientifique
- 21 October 2013 14:00: Robust Threshold Estimation for Outbreak Detection in Multiple Surveillance Systems - Angela Noufaily, Open University
- 14 October 2013 14:00: Multicomponent Systems with Correlated Failures - Richard Arnold, Victoria University of Wellington
- 10 June 2013 14:00: Forest fires and the continuum random tree - Edward Crane, University of Bristol
- 13 May 2013 14:00: Adequacy Assessment Considerations in Wind Integrated Power Systems - Roy Billinton, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
- 22 April 2013 14:00: On the loss of the semimartingale property at the hitting time of a level - Alex Mijatovic, Imperial
- 16 April 2013 14:00: Recent developments in Bayesian inference for infectious disease models - Philip O'Neil, Nottingham University
- 11 March 2013 14:00: TBA - Iain Buchan, University of Manchester
- 6 March 2013 14:10: Bayesian Inference with Sets of Conjugate Priors: Parameter Set Shapes and Model Behaviour. - Gero Walter, Munich
- 4 March 2013: Universality for bond percolation in two dimensions - Geoffrey Grimmett, DPMMS, University of Cambridge
- 25 February 2013 14:00: The Probability Weighted Empirical Characteristic Function and Goodness-of-Fit Testing - Simos G. Meintanis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
- 18 February 2013: Nonparametric predictive inference for reproducibility of basic nonparametric tests - Frank Coolen, Durham University
- 11 February 2013: Comparing multiple simulators using Intermediate Variable Emulation - Rachel Oughton, Durham University
- 4 February 2013: Eliciting probability distributions and clinical trial design - Jeremy Oakley, University of Sheffield
- 28 January 2013 14:00: Statistics for biological radiation biodosimetry - current research at HPA and future prospects - Elizabeth Ainsbury, Health Protection Agency Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Protection
- 21 January 2013: Convex hulls of planar random walks with drift - Andrew Wade, Durham University
- 10 December 2012 14:00: Evolutionary links between multiple species - Stuart Barber, University of Leeds
- 3 December 2012 14:00: Bayesian registration and shape analysis of object data, with applications to proteomics and medical imaging - Ian Dryden, University of Nottingham
- 26 November 2012 14:00: Random matrices and related stochastic processes - Neil O'Connell, University of Warwick
- 19 November 2012 14:00: Construction of confidence regions in the ROC space after the estimation of the optimal Youden index-based cut-off point - Christos Nakas, University of Thessaly
- 12 November 2012 14:00: ABC, history matching, and emulation - Richard Wilkinson, University of Nottingham
- 5 November 2012 14:00: Learning shape models for human pose estimation - James Charles, University of Leeds
- 29 October 2012 14:00: Dynamic emulation for structured chaotic time series, with application to large climate models - Danny Williamson, Durham University
- 22 October 2012 14:00: Sample means in the space of phylogenetic trees - Huiling Le, University of Nottingham
- 15 October 2012 14:00: Localisation and ageing in the parabolic Anderson model - Nadia Sidorova, University College London
- 8 October 2012 14:00: Long time behaviour and diffusion limit of a model of interacting populations - Vadim Shcherbakov, Durham University
- 22 August 2012 14:00: Recent advances in multivariate statistical process control with applications to process systems engineering - Uwe Kruger, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi
- 3 July 2012 10:00: Lecture Day on Mathematical Methods in Reliability - Uncertainty Quantification - Various
- 15 May 2012 16:30: Random Effects, Mixtures and NPMLE - John Hinde, National University of Ireland, Galway
- 23 April 2012 14:00: Hitting large sets - Ross Kang, CWI
- 5 April 2012 15:00: Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Inference on Phase-Type Models - Simon Wilson, Trinity College Dublin
- 20 March 2012 14:00: Increasing Transmission Capacities with Dynamic Monitoring Systems - Jake P. Gentle, Idaho National Laboratory
- 19 March 2012: Surfaces, shapes and anatomy - Adrian Bowman, University of Glasgow
- 12 March 2012: Animal movement modelling: overview of approaches and an example application to multiple bison movement paths - Roland Langrock, University of St Andrews
- 5 March 2012: An Identity for Kernel Ridge Regression - Yuri Kalnishkan, Royal Holloway, University of London
- 27 February 2012: Making Markov chains less lazy - Catherine Greenhill, University of New South Wales
- 20 February 2012: Realizability problem for point random fields - Tobias Kuna, University of Reading
- 16 February 2012 16:30: What role should formal risk-benefit decision-making play in the regulation of medicines? - Deborah Ashby, Imperial College London
- 13 February 2012: A Methodology for Information Security Decision-Making using Probabilistic Models - Aad van Moorsel, Newcastle University
- 6 February 2012: Robust versus Constrained-Non-Informative Bayesian Priors in Common-Cause Failure Modelling with Zero Counts - Matthias Troffaes, Durham University
- 3 February 2012 15:00: Space filling designs in unusual subspaces - Peter Challenor, National Oceanography Centre
- 16 January 2012: Principal curves and surfaces: The step beyond data visualization - Jochen Einbeck, Durham University
- 14 December 2011 16:00: Non-parametric homogeneity tests with imprecise data - Sébastien Destercke , CNRS
- 13 December 2011 16:30: Screening for deep vein thrombosis; analysis of a trial in A&E - Peter Avery, University of Newcastle
- 12 December 2011: Noise sensitivity in continuum percolation - Simon Griffiths, IMPA
- 5 December 2011: Imprecise Predictive Inference for Logistic Regression - Mikelis Bickis, University of Saskatchewan
- 28 November 2011 14:00: What can warranty data tell? - Shaomin Wu, Cranfield University
- 24 November 2011 09:00: Durham Risk Day - Risk and reliability modelling of energy systems - Various
- 21 November 2011: Calibration of p-values via the Dirichlet process - Mikelis Bickis, University of Saskatchewan
- 14 November 2011: Modelling longitudinal data with bounded responses, with missing data - Jane Hutton, University of Warwick
- 9 November 2011 16:00: Kriging with mixtures - John Haslett, Trinity College Dublin
- 3 November 2011 17:00: Emulating the output of large climate simulators - Jonathan Rougier, University of Bristol
- 1 November 2011 09:00: Workshop on Geometry of Imprecise Probability and related Statistical Methods (GEOMIP-11) - Various
- 31 October 2011: Condensation and metastability in stochastic particle systems - Stefan Grosskinsky, University of Warwick
- 24 October 2011 14:00: Algorithms for the Implementation and Evaluation of Monte Carlo Tests - Axel Gandy, Imperial College
- 17 October 2011 14:00: Non-Stationary Extreme Value Mixture Modelling - Carl Scarrott, University of Canterbury
- 10 October 2011 14:00: Fuzzy Probabilities for Engineering Applications - Michael Beer, University of Liverpool
- 19 July 2011 14:15: Issues in ROC surface analysis with an application to externally validated cognition in Parkinson disease screening - Christos Nakas, University of Thessaly
- 28 June 2011 14:15: The Role of Quotient Spaces in Shape Analysis of Curves and Surfaces - Anuj Srivastava, Florida State University
- 7 June 2011 13:15: A synopsis of inference procedures based on Fourier transforms - Simos Meintanis , University of Athens
- 12 May 2011 16:30: [RSS TALK] Game-theoretic probability: a brief introduction - Vladimir Vovk, Royal Holloway, University of London
- 4 May 2011 13:15: NPI fest - Various
- 27 April 2011 14:15: Treatment of Epistemic Uncertainty in Risk Analysis: Implications for Risk-Informed Decision-Making - Dana L. Kelly, Idaho National Laboratory
- 14 March 2011 15:15: Aggregation and Coalescence - James Norris, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge
- 7 March 2011 15:15: Multivariate modelling and inference under severe uncertainty and weak dependency assumptions. - Matthias Troffaes, Dept. Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
- 28 February 2011 15:15: Modelling species effect data for chemical hazard assessment - Graeme Hickey, Dept Mathematical Science, Durham University
- 21 February 2011 15:15: Data combination in seamless Phase II/III clinical trial designs - Christopher Jennison, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath
- 14 February 2011 15:15: Informative or non-informative calls for gene expression: a latent variable approach - Adetayo Kasim, Wolfson Research Institute
- 7 February 2011 15:15: Statistical Inference for Multiscale Diffusions - Anastasia Papavasiliou, Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
- 1 February 2011 14:15: The iHMMpredict algorithm: efficient state sequence prediction in imprecise hidden Markov models - Gert de Cooman, Ghent University (Belgium)
- 31 January 2011 15:15: Optimal designs for threshold detection using limiting dilution assays - John Matthews, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University
- 24 January 2011 15:15: On assessing time dependence of association in bivariate current status data - Steffen Unkel, Open University
- 13 December 2010 15:15: Passage-time moments and hybrid zones for the exclusion-voter particle system model - Mikhail Menshikov, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 29 November 2010 15:15: Non-Gaussian Spatiotemporal Modelling through Scale Mixing - Mark Steel, Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
- 22 November 2010 15:15: Bayesian parameter estimation for discretely observed diffusions - Jochen Voss, Department of Statistics, University of Leeds
- 15 November 2010 09:30: Lecture Day on 'Risk and Reliability Modelling for Energy Systems' -
- 9 November 2010 16:30: [RSS Meeting] Subjective judgements and transparency about uncertainty in policy making - John-Paul Gosling, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- 1 November 2010 15:15: Hybrid Monte Carlo in High Dimensions - Alexandros Beskos, Department of Statistical Science, University College of London
- 25 October 2010 15:15: Semi-automatic Approximate Bayesian Computation - Paul Fearnhead, Dept Mathematics & Statistics, Lancaster University
- 18 October 2010 15:15: Stochastic Differential Mixed-Effects Models - Umberto Picchini, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
- 11 October 2010 15:15: **CANCELLED**Stochastic Differential Mixed-Effects Models - Umberto Picchini, Dept. Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
- 4 October 2010 14:15: A New Inference Method for Lifetime Distribution with Censored Data - Keming Yu, Department of Mathematical Sciences , Brunel University
- 11 June 2010 14:15: MCMC algorithms for parameters governing multivariate SDEs with application to systems biology models - Andrew Golightly, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University
- 2 June 2010 14:15: Info-Gap Robust-Satisficing and the Probability of Survival - Yakov Ben-Haim, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
- 20 May 2010 15:15: The Morris-Lecar neuron model embeds the leaky integrate-and-fire model - Susanne Ditlevsen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
- 10 May 2010 16:15: Generalized Lifetime Distributions - Samia A. Adham, Dept of Statistics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
- 4 May 2010 14:15: Random Permutations with Nonuniform Distributions - Daniel Ueltschi , Department of Mathematics, University of Warwick
- 26 April 2010 14:15: ** CANCELLED ** MCMC algorithms for parameters governing multivariate SDEs with application to systems biology models - Andrew Golightly, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University
- 19 April 2010 14:15: Stochastic Modelling and Simulation Regimes for Gene Regulation - Des Higham , Department of Mathematics University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
- 14 April 2010 15:00: Permanents, order statistics, outliers and robustness (Part II) - Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Dept. Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Canada
- 14 April 2010 13:30: Permanents, order statistics, outliers and robustness (Part I) - Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Dept. Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Canada
- 14 April 2010 13:00: Nonparametric predictive inference for comparison of lifetime data - Tahani Maturi, Durham University
- 14 April 2010 11:45: The effect of prior-data conflict in Bayesian linear regression - Gero Walter, University of Munich
- 14 April 2010 11:00: Non-linear transformations of random data: moment determinacy of their distributions - Jordan Stoyanov, Dept. Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University
- 14 April 2010 10:00: Data compression and regression based on local principal curves and manifolds - Jochen Einbeck, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
- 14 April 2010 09:15: The Cauchy-Schlomilch transformation, its extensions, and a useful analogue - Chris Jones, Open University
- 30 March 2010 14:15: A nontrivial structure of the set of all proper colourings on a lattice - Roman Kotecký, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick; Dept. Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague
- 29 March 2010 14:15: Stochastic Delay Differential Equations: An Overview of Models, Analysis and Numerics - Evelyn Buckwar, Department of Mathematics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
- 22 March 2010 14:15: Prediction with Expert Advice and Game-Theoretic Supermartingales - Alexey Chernov, CLRC and Dept Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London
- 15 March 2010 14:15: A grade of membership model for rank data - Claire Gormley, University College Dublin
- 8 March 2010: Likelihood inference for computer models of complex physical systems - Allan Seheult, Dept Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 1 March 2010 14:15: ** CANCELLED ** Non-Gaussian Spatiotemporal Modelling through Scale Mixing - Mark Steel, University of Warwick, Department of Statistics
- 1 March 2010 14:15: Nonparametric predictive inference for ordinal data and for future order statistics - Frank Coolen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 22 February 2010 14:15: Estimating shared distribution shape from multiple samples - Peter Craig, Dept Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 15 February 2010 14:15: Bayesian inference for the exponential random graph model - Nial Friel, School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin
- 8 February 2010 14:15: Phase transition in a model of microtubule growth - Ostap Hryniv, Dept. Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 1 February 2010 14:15: Mathematical and Statistical Modelling Challenges in Electric Power Systems - Janusz Bialek & Chris Dent, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, University of Durham
- 25 January 2010 14:15: Bayes linear kinematics in the analysis of failure rates and failure time distributions - Malcolm Farrow and Kevin Wilson, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University
- 22 January 2010 14:15: A statistical base-caller for the Illumina high-throughput DNA sequencing platform - Wally Gilks, University of Leeds
- 11 January 2010 14:15: Normal and Extensive Form Equivalence in Sequential Decision Problems - Nathan Huntley, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham
- 6 January 2010 14:15: Random walk with barycentric self-interaction - Andrew R. Wade, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde
- 14 December 2009 14:15: Policy making using computer simulators for complex physical systems; Bayesian decision support for the development of adaptive strategies - Daniel Williamson, Durham University
- 7 December 2009 14:15: NPI: An application to classification - Rebecca Baker, Durham University
- 30 November 2009 14:15: A grade of membership model for rank data - Claire Gormley, University College Dublin
- 23 November 2009 14:15: Modelling of biomarkers to predict clinical outcomes - Keith Abrams, University of Leicester
- 16 November 2009 14:15: Bayes Linear Variance Adjustment for Dynamic Linear Models with Application to Large Industrial Systems - David Randell, Durham University
- 9 November 2009 14:15: Robust Clustering Using Exponential Power Mixtures - Jian Zhang, University of York
- 2 November 2009 14:15: Solving imprecise decision processes under act-state independence - Ricardo Shirota, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
- 26 October 2009 14:15: Using Binary Decision Diagrams in Real-time Mission Planning for Collaborating Platforms - Darren Prescott, Loughborough University
- 19 October 2009 14:15: The Supermarket Model - Iain MacPhee, Durham University
- 12 October 2009 14:15: Small Sample Bayesian Designs for Complex High-Dimensional Models Based on Information Gained Using Fast Approximations - Jonathan Cumming, Durham University
- 31 August 2009 14:15: An extensible software platform for the development and evaluation of Machine Learning methods - Andres Masegosa, University of Granada
- 7 August 2009 11:00: Survival Models and Threshold Crossings - Martin Newby, City University London
- 30 July 2009 10:30: Imprecise Markov decison processes - Ricardo Shirota, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
- 3 July 2009 14:15: Random walks in an attractive potential and phase transitions for homopolymers - Stanislav Molchanov
- 5 June 2009 15:15: Confidence Sets in Boundary and Set Estimation - Hanna K. Jankowski, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University, Toronto
- 5 June 2009 14:15: Expectations of Random Sets and Their Boundaries Using Oriented Distance Functions - Larissa Stanberry, University of Bristol
- 26 May 2009 14:15: An efficient algorithm for performing inferences in hidden Markov models with imprecise probabilities - Gert de Cooman, Universiteit Gent
- 15 May 2009 16:15: Gaussian fluctuations for Plancherel partitions - Leonid Bogachev, Department of Statistics, University of Leeds
- 8 May 2009 16:15: Strict convexity of the surface tension of Gradient models with non-convex interactions - Stefan Adams, University of Warwick
- 24 March 2009 14:15: Some results on correcting for measurement error - Thomas Augustin, Institut für Statistik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Münich, Germany
- 17 March 2009 16:30: Bayesian Methods, Health Technology Assessments and Decision Making: A view from the coalface - Cathal Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
- 6 March 2009 14:15: Posterior weighted reinforcement learning with state uncertainty - David Leslie, Bristol University
- 20 February 2009: Mixture Model Component Cluster Trees - Nema Dean, University of Glasgow
- 13 February 2009: Maximum likelihood estimation of a multidimensional log-concave density - Richard Samworth, University of Cambridge
- 6 February 2009 14:15: Mixing Bayes and Empirical Bayes for Modelling Reliability Growth during Engineering System Design and Development - John Quigley, University of Strathclyde
- 12 December 2008 13:15: Bayesian estimation of the basic reproduction number in epidemic models - Damian Clancy, University of Liverpool, Department of Mathematical Sciences
- 5 December 2008: Utilityless decisions - Matthias Troffaes, Durham University
- 25 November 2008 14:15: A geometric approach to uncertainty theory - Fabio Cuzzolin, Oxford Brookes University
- 14 November 2008: Goodness-of-fit tests based on the empirical characteristic function: A review - Simos Meintanis, Department of Economics, University of Athens
- 4 August 2008 11:00: Random walk on the affine group of the real line and its applications - Prof S. Molchanov, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- 3 June 2008 14:15: Regularized covariance matrix estimation - Peter Bickel, University of California, Berkeley
- 20 May 2008 14:15: Model selection and estimation with many reproducing Kernel Hilbert spaces - Ming Yuan, Georgia Institute of Technology
- 19 March 2008 10:00: Statistics in Risk Assessment: Applications, Advances and Challenges - Tim Bedford, Peter Craig, Andy Hard, Grietje Holtrop, and others
- 11 March 2008 14:15: Bayesian calibration of biological simulators - Richard Boys, Newcastle University
- 4 March 2008 14:15: Error Modelling for Flow in Porous Media - Mike Christie, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh
- 19 February 2008 14:15: Some thoughts on the design of computer experiments - Peter Challenor, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton University
- 12 February 2008 14:15: Statistical disclosure control and log-linear modelling - Chris Skinner, University of Southampton
- 5 February 2008 14:15: Model-based geostatistics, preferential sampling and environmental monitoring - Peter Diggle, Department of Medicine, Lancaster University and Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
- 29 January 2008 14:15: Adversarial Risk Analysis: A Smallpox Example - David Banks, Duke University
- 22 January 2008 14:15: Local Bayesian Principal Curves - Ludger Evers, Bristol University
- 21 December 2007 10:00: Statistical issues with the reliability of telecommunications products - Simon Wilson, Trinity College Dublin
- 4 December 2007 14:15: Bayesian inference for the Chemical Langevin Equation - Darren Wilkinson, Newcastle University
- 20 November 2007 14:15: Multivariate normal orthant probabilities - geometry, computation and application to statistics - Peter Craig, Durham University
- 6 November 2007 14:15: Ternary Decision Diagrams for the Real-time Analysis of Non-coherent Fault Trees - Rasa Remenyte-Prescott, Loughborough University
- 23 October 2007 14:15: Smoothing, Sampling, and Basu's elephants - Jochen Einbeck, Durham University
- 5 July 2007 14:00: Bayesian Methods in Project Management - Fabrizio Ruggeri, CNR IMATI, Milano, Italy
- 23 May 2007 14:15: Limiting conditional distributions for reducible Markov chains - Phil Pollett, University of Queensland
- 15 May 2007 14:15: Nonparametric Predictive Inference for Bernoulli quantities: some examples - Frank Coolen
- 27 April 2007 14:15: EDA, FDA, Football and Drugs - John Newell, National University of Ireland
- 13 March 2007 10:00: Selection of weights for weighted model averaging - Paul Garthwaite, Open University
- 7 March 2007: Stationary flows and uniqueness of invariant measures - Takis Konstantopoulos, Heriot-Watt University
- 2 March 2007: Conditional Inference in the Bootstrap Era - Alastair Young, Imperial College
- 23 February 2007: The use of Akaike's Information Criterion for model selection in the biological sciences: examples and cautionary results. - Shane Richards, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham
- 16 February 2007 15:15: Asymptotic behavior of the integrated density of states of percolation Laplacians - Tonci Antunovic, TU Chemnitz
- 1 December 2006: Zero Probability, Irrelevance, and Independence: A Non-Standard Approach - Matthias Troffaes
- 17 November 2006: Bayesian Experimental Design with Stochastic Epidemic Models - Gavin Gibson, Heriot-Watt University
- 3 November 2006: Behaviour of polling systems with random changes of regime. - Iain MacPhee
- 20 October 2006 00:00: First experiments with a new climate model - Jonathan Rougier
- 4 October 2006 11:15: Percolation for the stable marriage of Poisson and Lebesgue - Marina Vachkovskaia, University of Campinas
- 4 October 2006 10:00: Branching random walks in random environment - Serguei Popov, Universidade de São Paulo
- 20 June 2006 00:00: Imprecise Probability - Lecture Day at Durham -
- 12 June 2006 00:00: Application of Fluid Models to Recurrence and Central Limit Theorems of Queueing Networks - Maury Bramson (University of Minnesota)
- 9 June 2006 00:00: Branching processes in random environment and the bottlenecks in evolution of populations - "V.A.Vatutin (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow)"
- 9 June 2006 00:00: Extinction risk and optimal management of populations: applications of $\lambda$-invariant measures and vectors - Benjamin J. Cairns (University of Bristol)
- 12 May 2006 00:00: Uncertainty measures for vague linguistic information - Jonathan Lawry (University of Bristol)
- 12 May 2006 00:00: Objective Bayesianism and learning from experience - Jon Williamson (University of Kent)
- 11 May 2006 00:00: Bootstrap inference with applications in directional statistics and shape analysis - Andy Wood (University of Nottingham)
- 5 May 2006 00:00: Stochastic and deterministic SIS household epidemics - Peter Neal (University of Manchester)
- 7 April 2006 00:00: Quasistationary distributions for continuous-time Markov chains and bounds for the decay parameter of a birth-death process - David Sirl (University of Queensland)
- 17 March 2006: Some Extreme Value Problems in Metal Fatigue - Clive W. Anderson (University of Sheffield)
- 3 March 2006: Analysis of distance for structured multivariate data - Wojtek J. Krzanowski (University of Exeter)
- 17 February 2006: Stability of the processor sharing network with simultaneous resource requirements - Cian Reynolds (Heriot-Watt University)
- 3 February 2006: Exotic couplings of Brownian motion - Wilfrid S. Kendall (University of Warwick)
- 20 January 2006: On the tail asymptotics for the stationary sojourn time in tandem queues and their generalizations - Serguei Foss (Heriot-Watt University)
- 9 December 2005: The Analysis of Ecological Data through the Eyes (and Computer) of a Bayesian - Ruth King (University of St Andrews)
- 25 November 2005: On the maximum queue length and asymptotic distributions in the supermarket model - Malwina Luczak (LSE)
- 28 October 2005 00:00: On Poisson equation via diffusion - Alexander Yu. Veretennikov (University of Leeds)
- 14 October 2005 00:00: Boosting kernel estimates - Charles Taylor (University of Leeds)
- 17 June 2005 00:00: Bayesian inference for multivariate ordinal data - Jon Forster (University of Southampton)
- 27 May 2005 00:00: Uniqueness and extinction properties of weighted collision branching processes - A Chen (University of Greenwich)
- 27 May 2005 00:00: Quasi-stationary distributions of some infection models - D Clancy (University of Liverpool)
- 27 May 2005 00:00: Birth-death processes with killing: Orthogonal polynomials and quasi-stationary distributions. - "EA van Doorn (University of Twente, The Netherlands)"
- 13 May 2005 00:00: Nonparametric predictive inference for multinomial data - Frank Coolen
- 6 May 2005 00:00: "Web-enabled Strategic GDSS, e-Democracy and Arrows Theorem: A Bayesian Perspective" - "Simon French (Manchester Business School, University of Manchester)"
- 4 March 2005: Random sequential deposition onto trees and lattices - Mathew Penrose (University of Bath)
- 3 December 2004: Stochastic multitype SIR epidemics in a community of households - Owen Lyne
- 12 March 2004: Hidden Markov models and disease mapping - "Peter Green, University of Bristol"
- 12 March 2004: Learning from Brain Images - Brian Ripley
- 27 February 2004: Computer Models in Health Economics - Jeremy Oakley
- 18 February 2004: Challenges for Statistical Applications in Near-Surface Geophysics - Bernd Kulessa
- 6 February 2004: To be announced - Kathryn Thornton
- 5 December 2003: To be announced - Andy Grieve
- 7 November 2003: Hierarchical Models for Cow Dung with Extra Zeros - Patrick Brown
- 6 June 2003 00:00: Stochastic Models for Repairable Systems - Dave Percey (Salford)
- 23 May 2003 00:00: Stochastic Geometrical Approaches to Protein Structural Bioinformatics - Kanti Mardia (University of Leeds)
- 9 May 2003 00:00: Reliability Enhancement Modelling of Variant Product Design - John Quigley (Strathclyde)
- 28 February 2003: To be announced - Alan Stacey
- 14 February 2003: Optimal inspection and replacement decisions for deteriorating systems - "Martin Newby (City University, London)"
- 31 January 2003: Evolution in fluctuating populations. - Alison Etheridge
- 4 December 2002: Uncertainty and Climate Change - Jonathan Rougier
- 15 November 2002: Title: To be announced - Robert Cowell
- 1 November 2002: Levy processes and financial applications - Nick Bingham
- 18 October 2002 00:00: Denoising real data using complex wavelets - Stuart Barber
- 11 October 2002 00:00: Random Oriented Trees: A Model of Drainage Networks - Rahul Roy
- 24 May 2002 00:00: Random walks and queues with heavy tails - Serguei Foss
- 15 May 2002 00:00: Focusing of the Scan statistic - Mathew Penrose
- 24 April 2002 00:00: Nonparametric predictive inference with right-censored data - Ke-Jian Yan
- 13 March 2002: "Design of Experiments in an Industrial Setting - Combining Recipe, Process and Storing Factors" - Froydis Bjerke
- 1 March 2002: Title to be announced - Gesine Reinert
- 22 February 2002: Identifiability Issues Related to Repairable Systems with Several Failure Modes - Tim Bedford
- 30 January 2002: Bounded Errors-in-Variables and the linear model - Stephen Walker
- 25 January 2002: Vertex-reinforced jump processes - Stanislav Volkov
- 11 January 2002: 'Bayesian Analysis of Misclassified Binary Data from Case-Control Studies with a Validation Sub-Study' - Paul Garthwaite, Open University
- 7 December 2001: System Failure Quantification using Fault Tree Analysis - John Andrews
- 28 November 2001: Foreign Ownership and Productivity in the United Kingdom - "Richard Harris, Department of Economics and Finance, University of DUrham"
- 16 November 2001: Measure change in multitype branching: bushes to trees - John Biggins
- 7 November 2001: Modelling the need for mental care - Gerda Arts
- 12 October 2001 00:00: Fractal and aggregate tessellations - Sergei Zuyev
- 27 April 2001 00:00: Entanglement in percolation - "Geoffrey Grimmett (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge)"
- 27 April 2001 00:00: Accelerating the Effects of Bootstrap Iteration - "Alastair Young (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge)"
- 16 March 2001: A large deviations approximation for the stationary distribution of queuing network. - "Florin Avram (Department of Actuarial Mathematics, Heriot Watt University)"
- 9 March 2001: Bayesian inference about design reliability from testing: some practical issues - "Lorenzo Strigini (Centre for Software Reliability, City University, London)"
- 23 February 2001: Optimal strategy in many-lap racing - Jonathan Rougier (University of Durham)
- 24 January 2001: Random car parking and sphere packing - Mathew Penrose (University of Durham)
- 1 December 2000: "Moment Problems in Probability and Statistics " - "Jordan Stoyanov, Department of Statistics, University of Newcastle "
- 17 November 2000: "Generation of Simulation Input Scenarios using Bootstrap Methods " - "Thomas R. Willemain, Department of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY USA "
- 1 November 2000: Mixture of the Exclusion Process and the Voter Model - "Mikhail Menshikov, University of Durham "
- 13 October 2000 00:00: "Central Limit Theorems in Percolation " - "David Sheridan, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge "
- 21 August 2000 00:00: "Identifying similar birth-death processes using chain sequences. " - "Erik van Doorn, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Twente, The Netherlands "