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Ian Vernon

Professor, Statistics

PhD University of Cambridge

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Professor, Statistics in the Department of Mathematical SciencesMCS2078+44 (0) 191 33 43068

Research interests

  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Bayes Linear Methods
  • Uncertainty Analysis of Computer Models of Complex Physical Systems
  • Galaxy Formation Simulations
  • Systems Biology Models
  • Epidemiology HIV Models
  • Geology models of oil reservoirs

Research groups

  • Statistics

Esteem Indicators

  • 2011: Awarded Michell Prize for Best Applied Bayesian Article Worldwide 2010.: The Michell Prize is awarded for the best applied Bayesian Statistics article worldwide, and is considered to be the top research prize for Bayesian Statistics. It is awarded jointly ;by the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) of the America Statistical Association, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), and the Mitchell Prize Founders' Committee. We were awarded this prize for the invited discussion paper, for which I was first author:

    Vernon, I., Goldstein, M., and Bower, R. G. (2010), “Galaxy Formation: a Bayesian Uncertainty Analysis,” Bayesian Analysis 5(4), 619–846, with Discussion.


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