High-Dimensional Inference with Applications
With financial support from the London Mathematical Society, this two day workshop held on 24-25 June 2013 celebrated the career and achievements of Professor Philip Brown. Applied mathematicians, statisticians and bioinformaticians from the UK and beyond came together to focus on the future direction of the topics in which Professor Brown has had most influence.
A number of invited guest speakers (details below) contributed talks on subjects including
- Bayesian nonparametric statistics
- wavelet based functional data analysis
- regression and calibration with many covariates
- Bayesian experimental design
- classification and discrimination in high dimensions
- innovative non-Bayesian and classical approaches.
At a dinner on the evening of Monday 24th June Sir Adrian Smith, Vice-Chancellor of the University of London, gave the after-dinner speech.
The workshop speakers were:
- Professor Deborah Ashby - Imperial College London
- Professor Philip Dawid - University of Cambridge
- Professor Tom Fearn - University College London
- Professor Ed George - University of Pennsylvania
- Professor Jim Griffin - University of Kent
- Professor Chris Holmes - University of Oxford
- Professor Jeffrey S. Morris - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
- Mr Clive Payne - Nuffield College, University of Oxford
- Professor Rolf Sundberg - University of Stockholm, Sweden
- Professor Marina Vannucci - Rice University, Houston, USA
- Professor Stephen Walker - University of Kent
- Professor Henry P. Wynn - London School of Economics
- Professor James V. Zidek - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada