**N**ext Thursday *(Jan. 16*), at the RSS, there will be a special half-day meeting (*afternoon, starting at 13:30*) on Recent Advances in Monte Carlo Methods organised by the General Application Section. The speakers are

- Richard Everitt, University of Oxford,
*Missing data, and what to do about it*
- Anthony Lee, Warwick University,
*Auxiliary variables and many-core computation*
- Nicolas Kantas, Imperial College London,
*Particle methods for computing optimal control inputs*
- Nick Whitely, Bristol University,
*Stability properties of some particle filters*
- Simon Maskell, QinetiQ & Imperial College London,
*Using a Probabilistic Hypothesis Density filter to confirm tracks in a multi-target environment*

*(Note this is not a Read Paper meeting, so there is no paper nor discussion!)*

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**Tags:** ABC, auxiliary variables, England, Imperial College London, London, MCMC, Monte Carlo Statistical Methods, particle methods, R, Read paper, Simulation, statistics, target environment, Travel, University life, warwick university