Melbourne-Singapore Probability and Statistics Forum

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The third sesquiennial Melbourne-Singapore Probability and Statistics Forum will be held from Monday 25 September to Thursday 28 September 2017 at The University of Melbourne. As Professor Andrew Barbour is turning 70 in Nov 2017, we will be celebrating his outstanding contribution to Probability Theory in conjunction with the forum. Confirmed speakers include: Louis H. Y. Chen (National University of ...

AMSI Winter School 2017

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AMSI Winter School on Computational Foundations of Data Science When: 26 June - 7 July Where: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ACEMS is proud to be one of the sponsors for the 2017 AMSI Winter School on Computational Foundations of Data Science. Hosted by the Queensland University of Technology,  the school is a two-week residential program for graduate students, postdoctoral ...

International Symposium on Big Data Visual Analytics, November 7-10, Adelaide, South Australia

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In the last decade, Big Data Analytics has become a major decision support factor in industry and government organisations. Visual Analytics is the enabling science for effective exploration of big data through meaningful visualisations and interactive user interfaces. Understanding the multidisciplinary nature, including user querying, powerful analytics, machine learning, visualisation, human-computer interaction, perception and cognition, is critical for Visual Analytics ...

Workshop on Multi-variable Polynomials and Stochastic Systems

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This one-day workshop on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST) will concentrate on multi-variable polynomials and high dimensional stochastic systems, as well as the connection between these areas. This, the third such ACEMS meeting, will be held at Emmanuel College, The University of Queensland, and will feature keynote talks by Ole Warnaar and Mark Holmes. ...

Student Competitions at the 2016 ACEMS Retreats

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Student Retreat: 31 October - 2 November 2016 ACEMS Main Retreat: 2-4 November 2016 The upcoming retreats will present students with a fantastic opportunity to showcase, and be rewarded for, their work and communication skills. To this end, two competitions will be held with $7,000 worth of travel grants on offer via six prizes, to be awarded during the Main ...

Stochastic processes and special functions Workshop - The University of Melbourne

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Dates: 13th and 14th August 2015 This ACEMS workshop concentrated on the theory and applications of special functions with particular emphasis on how they arise in stochastic processes. The 2 day workshop took place at The University of Melbourne, University College. Below are some pictures of the event, as well as a list of speakers who presented, along with the topics ...

Short course on INLA at QUT: 31 August - 2 September, Brisbane, Queensland

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The ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS) is hosting a 3-day short course on INLA. The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the R package R-INLA and to introduce participants to computationally efficient spatial statistics models. Dr Daniel Simpson from the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick, will present the course at ...

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture | A King's Bones Under a Carpark? Evaluating the Genetic and Other Evidence

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IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture A King’s Bones Under a Carpark? Evaluating the Genetic and Other Evidence Professor David Balding (University of Melbourne) WHEN: Tuesday 24 March, 4.30 – 5.30pm WHERE: The Forum (P419), Level 4, P Block, QUT Gardens Point OVERVIEW: Although the evidence that bones found under a Leicester (UK) carpark were those of King Richard III seemed extremely strong, even ...

International Workshop on Monte Carlo Methods for Spatial Stochastic Systems

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Date: 21-23 July 2015 Location: Brisbane, Australia. The workshop will be held under the auspices of the newly established Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS). Its purpose is to bring together researchers and practitioners in spatial stochastic systems, with the aim of advancing the theory and application of Monte Carlo techniques for such systems. Two ...