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Algebraic geometry and matrix models  

Leonid Chekhov

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Sep 2015
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the connection between the matrix models and algebraic geometry. In particular, it considers three specific applications of matrix models to algebraic geometry, ... More

Analysis of economic data with multiscale spatio-temporal models  

Hedibert Lopes and Nicholas Polson

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the use of Bayesian multiscale spatio-temporal models for the analysis of economic data. It demonstrates the utility of a general modelling approach for multiscale ... More

Assessing the probability of rare climate events  

James S. Clark, Dave Bell, Michael Dietze, Michelle Hersh, Ines Ibanez, Shannon LaDeau, Sean McMahon, Jessica Metcalf, Emily Moran, Luke Pangle, and Mike Wolosin

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article focuses on the use of Bayesian methods in assessing the probability of rare climate events, and more specifically the potential collapse of the meridional overturning ... More

Asymptotic singular value distributions in information theory  

Antonia Tulino and Sergio Verdu

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Sep 2015
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Aug 2018
This article examines asymptotic singular value distributions in information theory, with particular emphasis on some of the main applications of random matrices to the capacity of ... More

Bayes linear uncertainty analysis for oil reservoirs based on multiscale computer experiments  

Antonio Pievatolo and Fabrizio Ruggeri

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the results of a Bayes linear uncertainty analysis for oil reservoirs based on multiscale computer experiments. Using the Gullfaks oil and gas reservoir located in ... More

Bayesian analysis and decisions in nuclear power plant maintenance  

Jonathan A. Cumming and Michael Goldstein

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the results of a study in Bayesian analysis and decision making in the maintenance and reliability of nuclear power plants. It demonstrates the use of Bayesian ... More

Bayesian analysis in item response theory applied to a large-scale educational assessment  

Dani Gamerman, Tufi M. Soares, and Flávio Gonçalves

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the use of a Bayesian model that incorporates differential item functioning (DIF) in analysing whether cultural differences may affect the performance of students ... More

Bayesian approaches to aspects of the Vioxx trials: Non-ignorable dropout and sequential meta-analysis  

Jerry Cheng and David Madigan

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses Bayesian approaches to aspects of the Vioxx trials study, with a focus on non-ignorable dropout and sequential meta-analysis. It first provides a background on ... More

Bayesian causal inference: Approaches to estimating the effect of treating hospital type on cancer survival in Sweden using principal stratification  

Donald Rubin, Xiaoqin Wang, Li Yin, and Elizabeth Zell

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article discusses the use of Bayesian causal inference, and more specifically the posterior predictive approach of Rubin’s causal model (RCM) and methods of principal stratification, ... More

Bayesian modelling for matching and alignment of biomolecules  

Peter Green, Kanti Mardia, Vysaul Nyirongo, and Yann Ruffieux

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Oct 2013
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Aug 2018
This article describes Bayesian modelling for matching and alignment of biomolecules. One particular task where statistical modelling and inference can be useful in scientific ... More

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