Researcher

Dr Zdravko Botev

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Biography

Zdravko Botev received his PhD in 2010 from the University of Queensland, Australia.

His research interests include:  adaptive Monte Carlo methods for rare-event probability estimation,  network reliability modeling, and kernel density estimation. He is the author of one of the most widely used Matlab software scripts for nonparametric density estimation and has written jointly with D. P. Kroese and T. Taimre the Handbook of Monte Carlo...view more

Zdravko Botev received his PhD in 2010 from the University of Queensland, Australia.

His research interests include:  adaptive Monte Carlo methods for rare-event probability estimation,  network reliability modeling, and kernel density estimation. He is the author of one of the most widely used Matlab software scripts for nonparametric density estimation and has written jointly with D. P. Kroese and T. Taimre the Handbook of Monte Carlo Methods, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2011. He has been awarded postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Montreal and Cambridge University. Currently, he is a Lecturer in Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW.

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rare-event simulation, splitting, multilevel Monte Carlo, Markov chain Monte Carlo, adaptive importance sampling,  network reliability


 


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Location

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
The Red Centre
Room 2056

Contact

(61 2) 9385 7475
(61 2) 9385 7123