Archive | February, 2022

Bristol researchers collaborate with Microsoft Research on Societal Resilience, Anti-Corruption and Transparency

Researchers in the School of Mathematics at the University of Bristol have been working with collaborators in the Societal Resilience team at Microsoft Research on advanced graph analysis techniques to help reveal the hidden structure of corruption. The University of Bristol team, led by Dr. Patrick Rubin-Delanchy and Prof. Nick Whiteley, has developed statistical techniques […]

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Welcome to Rihuan Ke

Dr Rihuan Ke joined the Institute for Statistical Science on 1 February 2022, as a Lecturer in Statistics. Rihuan received his PhD degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and worked as a researcher at the University of Cambridge before joining the School of Mathematics at Bristol. His research interest lies in the fields of […]

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Bayesian Analysis paper accepted

Congratulations to Dr Dennis Prangle, who has had a paper accepted at Bayesian Analysis, “Bayesian experimental design without posterior calculations: an adversarial approach”, written with Sophie Harbisher and Colin Gillespie. The paper proposes a method to speed up Bayesian experimental design and allow it to scale to hundreds of design choices. It replaces the standard way […]

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