Researcher

Dr Yanan Fan

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Biography

I am a senior lecturer at the school of Mathematics and statistics. My research is focussed primarily on the development of Bayesian models and computational methodology to solve real world problems. My current interest include developing Bayesian semiparametric models; computational methods for large spatial data arising from medical images; approximate Bayesian inference methods and various applications of Bayesian methodology to real world...view more

I am a senior lecturer at the school of Mathematics and statistics. My research is focussed primarily on the development of Bayesian models and computational methodology to solve real world problems. My current interest include developing Bayesian semiparametric models; computational methods for large spatial data arising from medical images; approximate Bayesian inference methods and various applications of Bayesian methodology to real world problems.


RESEARCH

My research interests include:

  • Bayesian inference, Bayesian nonparametrics
  • Bayesian computation: Markov chain Monte Carlo, Approximate Bayesian computation
  • Quantile regression
  • Spatial modelling
  • Statistical applications in ecology
  • Medical image analysis

 


My Expertise

Bayesian analysis, Markov chain, Monte Carlo methods, Approximate Bayesian computation, Mequential Monte Carlo methods, Model selection problems, Computational statistics, Statistical applications in ecology, Mark-Capture-Recovery analysis

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Location

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
The Red Centre
Room 2055

Contact

9385 7034