recents advances in Monte Carlo Methods

February 8, 2012

(This article was first published on Xi'an's Og » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Next 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!)

Filed under: R, Statistics, Travel, University life Tagged: ABC, auxiliary variables, England, Imperial College London, London, MCMC, Monte Carlo Statistical Methods, particle methods, Read paper, simulation, target environment, warwick university

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