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Journal articles

Bengtson SA; Meissner KJ; Menviel L; Sisson SA; Wilkin J, 2019, 'Evaluating the Extent of North Atlantic Deep Water and the Mean Atlantic δ13C From Statistical Reconstructions', Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019PA003589

Zhang X; Beranger B; Sisson SA, 2019, 'Constructing likelihood functions for interval-valued random variables', Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sjos.12395

Beranger B; Padoan SA; Xu Y; Sisson SA, 2019, 'Extremal properties of the multivariate extended skew-normal distribution, Part B', Statistics and Probability Letters, vol. 147, pp. 105 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spl.2018.11.031

Beranger B; Padoan SA; Xu Y; Sisson SA, 2019, 'Extremal properties of the univariate extended skew-normal distribution, Part A', Statistics and Probability Letters, vol. 147, pp. 73 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spl.2018.09.018

Béranger B; Duong T; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE; Sisson SA, 2019, 'Tail density estimation for exploratory data analysis using kernel methods', Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, vol. 31, pp. 144 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10485252.2018.1537442

Ong VM H; Nott DJ; Tran MN; Sisson SA; Drovandi CC, 2018, 'Likelihood-free inference in high dimensions with synthetic likelihood', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 128, pp. 271 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2018.07.008

Rodrigues GS; Prangle D; Sisson SA, 2018, 'Recalibration: A post-processing method for approximate Bayesian computation', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 126, pp. 53 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2018.04.004

Clark S; Sharma A; Sisson SA, 2018, 'Patterns and comparisons of human-induced changes in river flood impacts in cities', Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 22, pp. 1793 - 1810, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-1793-2018

Gross MH; Donat MG; Alexander LV; Sisson SA, 2018, 'The sensitivity of daily temperature variability and extremes to dataset choice', Journal of Climate, vol. 31, pp. 1337 - 1359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0243.1

Ong VM H; Nott DJ; Tran MN; Sisson SA; Drovandi CC, 2018, 'Variational Bayes with synthetic likelihood', Statistics and Computing, vol. 28, pp. 971 - 988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11222-017-9773-3

Carvajal G; Branch A; Michel P; Sisson SA; Roser DJ; Drewes JE; Khan SJ, 2017, 'Robust evaluation of performance monitoring options for ozone disinfection in water recycling using Bayesian analysis', Water Research, vol. 124, pp. 605 - 617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.079

Carvajal G; Branch A; Sisson SA; Roser DJ; van den Akker B; Monis P; Reeve P; Keegan A; Regel R; Khan SJ, 2017, 'Virus removal by ultrafiltration: Understanding long-term performance change by application of Bayesian analysis', Water Research, vol. 122, pp. 269 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.057

Clark S; Sisson SA; Sharma A, 2017, 'Nonlinear manifold representation in natural systems: The SOMersault', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 89, pp. 61 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.11.028

Carvajal G; Roser DJ; Sisson SA; Keegan A; Khan SJ, 2017, 'Bayesian belief network modelling of chlorine disinfection for human pathogenic viruses in municipal wastewater', Water Research, vol. 109, pp. 144 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.008

Li J; Nott DJ; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2017, 'Extending approximate Bayesian computation methods to high dimensions via a Gaussian copula model', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 106, pp. 77 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2016.07.005

Beranger B; Padoan SA; Sisson SA, 2017, 'Models for Extremal Dependence Derived from Skew-symmetric Families', Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, vol. 44, pp. 21 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sjos.12240

Lorenz R; Pitman AJ; Sisson SA, 2016, 'Does Amazonian deforestation cause global effects; can we be sure?', JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, vol. 121, pp. 5567 - 5584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024357

Garthwaite PH; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2016, 'Adaptive optimal scaling of Metropolis–Hastings algorithms using the Robbins–Monro process', Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, vol. 45, pp. 5098 - 5111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610926.2014.936562

Rodrigues GS; Nott DJ; Sisson SA, 2016, 'Functional regression approximate Bayesian computation for Gaussian process density estimation', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 103, pp. 229 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2016.05.009

Clark S; Sisson SA; Sharma A, 2016, 'A dimension range representation (DRR) measure for self-organizing maps', Pattern Recognition, vol. 53, pp. 276 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2015.11.002

Garthwaite PH; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2015, 'Adaptive optimal scaling of Metropolis–Hastings algorithms using the Robbins–Monro process', Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610926.2014.936562

Carvajal G; Roser DJ; Sisson SA; Keegan A; Khan SJ, 2015, 'Modelling pathogen log10 reduction values achieved by activated sludge treatment using naïve and semi naïve Bayes network models', Water Research, vol. 85, pp. 304 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2015.08.035

Clark S; Sarlin P; Sharma A; Sisson SA, 2015, 'Increasing dependence on foreign water resources? An assessment of trends in global virtual water flows using a self-organizing time map', Ecological Informatics, vol. 26, pp. 192 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.05.012

Williams AN; Mooney SD; Sisson SA; Marlon J, 2015, 'Exploring the relationship between Aboriginal population indices and fire in Australia over the last 20,000years', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 432, pp. 49 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.04.030

Bino G; Sisson SA; Kingsford RT; Thomas RF; Bowen S, 2015, 'Developing state and transition models of floodplain vegetation dynamics as a tool for conservation decision-making: A case study of the Macquarie Marshes Ramsar wetland', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 52, pp. 654 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12410

Lee J; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2015, 'Bayesian threshold selection for extremal models using measures of surprise', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 85, pp. 84 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2014.12.004

Clark S; Sisson SA; Sharma A, 2014, 'A dimension range representation (DRR) measure for self-organizing maps', Pattern Recognition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2015.11.002

Prangle D; Blum MG B; Popovic G; Sisson SA, 2014, 'Diagnostic tools for approximate Bayesian computation using the coverage property', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, vol. 56, pp. 309 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anzs.12087

Campbell P; Nachman MW, 2014, 'X-y interactions underlie sperm head abnormality in hybrid male house mice.', Genetics, vol. 196, pp. 1231 - 1240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.114.161703

Nott DJ; Fan Y; Marshall L; Sisson SA, 2014, 'Approximate Bayesian computation and Bayes' linear analysis: Toward high- dimensional ABC', Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, vol. 23, pp. 65 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10618600.2012.751874

Aandahl RZ; Stadler T; Sisson SA; Tanaka MM, 2014, 'Exact vs. approximate computation: Reconciling different estimates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis epidemiological parameters', Genetics, vol. 196, pp. 1227 - 1230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.113.158808

Zheng F; Westra S; Leonard M; Sisson SA, 2014, 'Modeling dependence between extreme rainfall and storm surge to estimate coastal flooding risk', Water Resources Research, vol. 50, pp. 2050 - 2071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013WR014616

Menéndez P; Fan Y; Garthwaite PH; Sisson SA, 2014, 'Simultaneous adjustment of bias and coverage probabilities for confidence intervals', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 70, pp. 35 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2013.08.016

Fan Y; Nott DJ; Sisson SA, 2013, 'Approximate Bayesian computation via regression density estimation', Stat, vol. 2, pp. 34 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sta4.15

Zheng F; Westra S; Sisson SA, 2013, 'Quantifying the dependence between extreme rainfall and storm surge in the coastal zone', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 505, pp. 172 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.09.054

Lindström T; Brown GP; Sisson SA; Phillips BL; Shine R, 2013, 'Rapid shifts in dispersal behavior on an expanding range edge Tom', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, pp. 13452 - 13456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1303157110

Perkins SE; Pitman AJ; Sisson SA, 2013, 'Systematic differences in future 20 year temperature extremes in AR4 model projections over Australia as a function of model skill', International Journal of Climatology, vol. 33, pp. 1153 - 1167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joc.3500

Blum MG B; Nunes MA; Prangle D; Sisson SA, 2013, 'A comparative review of dimension reduction methods in approximate bayesian computation', Statistical Science, vol. 28, pp. 189 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1214/12-STS406

Jeremiah E; Marshall L; Sisson SA; Sharma A, 2013, 'Specifying a hierarchical mixture of experts for hydrologic modeling: Gating function variable selection', Water Resources Research, vol. 49, pp. 2926 - 2939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wrcr.20150

Lindström T; Sisson SA; Håkansson N; Bergman KO; Wennergren U, 2012, 'A spectral and Bayesian approach for analysis of fluctuations and synchrony in ecological datasets', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, pp. 1019 - 1027, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2041-210X.2012.00240.x

Aandahl RZ; Reyes JF; Sisson SA; Tanaka MM, 2012, 'A model-based Bayesian estimation of the rate of evolution of VNTR loci in Mycobacterium tuberculosis', PLoS Computational Biology, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002573

Burgman M; Franklin J; Hayes KR; Hosack GR; Peters GW; Sisson SA, 2012, 'Modeling Extreme Risks in Ecology', Risk Analysis, vol. 32, pp. 1956 - 1966, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01871.x

Jeremiah E; Sisson SA; Sharma A; Marshall L, 2012, 'Efficient hydrological model parameter optimization with Sequential Monte Carlo sampling', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. 38, pp. 283 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.07.001

Peters GW; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2012, 'On sequential Monte Carlo, partial rejection control and approximate Bayesian computation', Statistics and Computing, vol. 22, pp. 1209 - 1222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11222-012-9315-y

Peters GW; Sisson SA; Fan Y, 2012, 'Likelihood-free Bayesian inference for α-stable models', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 56, pp. 3743 - 3756, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csda.2010.10.004

Nott DJ; Fan Y; Sisson SA, 2012, 'Discussion on the paper of Fearnhead and Prangle "Constructing summary statistics for approximate Bayesian computation: semi-automatic approximate Bayesian computation"', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B - Statistical Methodology, vol. 74, pp. 466 - 468

Lindström T; Sisson SA; Lewerin SS; Wennergren U, 2011, 'Bayesian analysis of animal movements related to factors at herd and between herd levels: Implications for disease spread modeling', Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 98, pp. 230 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2010.11.005

Westra S; Sisson SA, 2011, 'Detection of non-stationarity in precipitation extremes using a max-stable process model', Journal of Hydrology, vol. 406, pp. 119 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.06.014

Jeremiah E; Sisson S; Marshall L; Mehrotra R; Sharma A, 2011, 'Bayesian calibration and uncertainty analysis of hydrological models: A comparison of adaptive Metropolis and sequential Monte Carlo samplers', Water Resources Research, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010WR010217

Padoan SA; Ribatet M; Sisson SA, 2010, 'Likelihood-based inference for max-stable processes', Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 105, pp. 263 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1198/jasa.2009.tm08577


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