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Conference Papers Refereed
 Adaptive stepsize selection for online Qlearning in a nonstationary environment
 Adaptive stepsize selection for tracking in a nonstationary environment: a new preemptive approach
 Estimation for timechanged selfsimilar stochastic processes
 Identifying uncertainty in water allocation modelling
 Inference on random coefficient models for haplotype effects in dynamic mutations using MCMC
 Modelling Environments and Use of Service Infrastructures
 Poisson process approximation: From Palm theory to Stein's Method
 Powerlaw distributions from exponential processes: an explanation for the occurrence of longtailed distributions in biology and elsewhere
 Quantifying the uncertainty of nutrient load estimates in the Shepparton Irrigation Region
 SYSTÈMES DE FONCTIONS ITÉRÉS ALÉATOIRES SUR DES ARBRES DE GALTONWATSON
 Stein's method for compound Poisson approximation via immigrationdeath processes
 Voxelwise regularisation of high angular resolution diffusion imaging data

Conference Papers Unrefereed

Contract
 APPLYING SEARCH THEORY FOR ERADICATING RED IMPORTED FIRE ANTS IN QUEENSLAND
 BOUNDARY CROSSING ANALYSIS FOR RANDOM PROCESSES WITH APPLICATIONS TO RISK MANAGEMENT
 EARLY DEFAULT PREDICTION FOR CREDIT CARD CUSTOMERS
 PROVISION OF SERVICES  STRATEGIC ORGANISATIONAL REVIEW OF GAMING ANALYTICAL PROJECT
 QUANTIYING CORTICAL THICKNESS AND WHITE MATTER HYPERINTENSITY VOLUMES AND DETERMINING THEIR RELATIONSHIP ON MRI IN AGEING BRAINS
 SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS ALGORITHMS FOR BAYESIAN NETWORKS

Grant
 A MATHEMATICAL APPROACH TO FLEXIBLE MANAGEMENT OF OPEN PIT MINES WITH UNCERTAIN GEOLOGY AND UNPREDICTABLE DEMAND
 A principled approach to computer simulation of dynamic general equilibrium macroeconomic models
 ARC centre of excellence for mathematical and statistical modelling of complex systems
 AUTOMATED ONLINE ANALYSIS & CONTAMINANT DETECTION IN MINERAL ORE PROCESSING
 BROWNIAN MOTIONAL WITH A MULTIFRACTAL TIME CHANGE  MELBOURNE EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER GRANT SCHEME 2006.
 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR PRECISE RECONSTRUCTION OF WHITEMATTER FIBRE TRACTS IN THE HUMAN BRAIN USING DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING
 Characterization of Phasetype Distributions
 Daily hydrological and erosion modelling utilising subdaily rainfall intensity distributions
 MULTISCALE MODELLING OF CELL MIGRATION IN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
 Modelling patient flows through hospitals: optimizing effective use of resources
 Multifractal models in finance via the crossing tree
 Nextgeneration OFDM communication systems: analysis and design for the physical layer
 Nonparametric Statistical methods  New Directions, Theory and Applications
 Optical MultipleInput MultipleOutput Communication Systems
 Optimal Control of MultiObject System
 Performance evaluation and characterisation for filtering in multiobject system
 Practical, powerful & cost effective indicators of sustainable forest management for the conservation of biological diversity
 Restoration of ecological communities; the interplay of vegetation and invertebrates
 SENSITIVITY ASSESSMENT: ARC GRANT ADMINISTERED BY ANU
 Statistical Analysis of Some Partially Observed Processes Arising in Ecological Research
 Stochastic methods for studying models of infection and abundance
 THE ESTIMATION OF GENOTYPEPHENOTYPE RELATIONSHIPS FROM FAMILY DATA AND OF ANIMAL ABUNDANCE FROM CAPTURERECAPTURE DATA WITH FREQUENT CAPTURE OCCASIONS: A SEMIPARAMETRIC APPROACH
 THEORY AND APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER INTESIVE STATISTICAL METHODS
 Testing the utility of habitat models in making conservation planning decisions
 The pricing and risk management of reverse mortgages in the Australian market.
 Theory and application of computerintensive, nonparametric statistical methods
 Understanding cycles in mineral commodity price, a market model with uncertainty
 Using mathematics to maximize the value of openpit mines

Journal Articles Refereed
 A Chain Multinomial Model for Estimating Real Time Fatality Rate of a Disease with Application to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
 A Markov analysis of social learning and adaptation
 A Note On the Estimation of the Initial Number of Susceptible Individuals in the General Epidemic Model
 A Stochastic Twonode Stress Transfer Model Reproducing Omori's Law
 A doublenonparametric procedure for estimating the number of delay reported cases
 A model explaining the size distribution of gene and protein families
 A new metric between distributions of point processes
 A note on nonparametric estimation for clustered data
 A note on nonparametric inference for capturerecapture experiments with heterogeneous capture probabilities
 A note on the difficulties associated with the analysis of capture–recapture experiments
 A parametric empirical Bayes approach to the analysis of capture–recapture experiments
 A polynomial birthdeath point process approximation to the Bernoulli process
 A prodecure for complete fault detection with a removal process
 A twotimescale model for hospital patient flow
 A Comment on Twophase Behaviour of Financial Markets
 Algorithms for return Probabilities for Stochastic Fluid flows
 Algorithms for the LaplaceStieltjes Tranforms of First Return Times for Stochastic Fluid Flows
 An examination of the effect of heterogeneity on the estimation of population size using capturerecapture data
 Anomalous diffusion, stable processes and generalized functions
 Approximating the number of successes in independent trials: binomial versus poisson
 Assessing the information content in environmental modelling: A carbon cycle perspective
 Asymptotic properties of an optimal estimating function approach to the analysis of mark recapture data
 Calculating exchange rates for water trading in the MurrayDarling Basin, Australia
 Capturerecapture experiments with time heterogeneous capture probabilities in continuous time: A counting process approach
 Characterization of MatrixExponential Distributions
 Comparing predictions of extinction risk using models and subjective judgement
 Compound Poisson approximation for the distribution of extremes
 Confidence Intervals for Policy Reforms in Behavioural Tax Microsimulation Modelling
 Convergence Properties of the CrossEntropy Method for Discrete Optimization
 Corrigendum to "The distribution of the number of arrivals in a subinterval of abusy period of a signle server queue"
 CostEffective Deployment of Bandwidth Partitioning in Broadband Networks
 Discussion of Moments of the surplus before and the deficit at ruin
 Drift conditions for matrixanalytic models
 Dynamic Control of a Queue with Adjustable Service Rate
 Dynamic reallocation of capacity in logically fullyconnected networks
 Environmental power analysis  A new perspective
 Estimating the Hurst index of a selfsimilar process
 Estimation of the size of an open population using local estimating equations II: A Partially Parametric Approach
 Estimation of vaccine efficacy and the vaccination threshold
 Evolving mortal networks
 Factor estimation using MCMCbased Kalman filter methods
 Fitting combinations of exponentials to probability distributions
 From gene families and genera to incomes and internet file sizes: why power laws are so common in nature
 Generating unbiased correlated random survival rates for stochastic population models
 Hitting probabilities and hitting times for stochastic fluid flows
 Local polynomial estimation of Poisson intensities in the presence of reporting delays
 Markovian Trees: Properties and Alogirthms
 Martingale generating functions for Markov chains
 Modelling directional guidance and motility regulation in cell migration
 Modelling healthcare systems with phasetype distributions
 Moments of the dividend payments and related problems in a Markovmodulated risk model
 Monitoring measles elimination in Victoria
 Normal approximation for random sums
 On Stein's Method and perturbations
 On Stein's factors for Poisson approximation in Wasserstein distance
 On ruin for Erlang(n) risk process
 On spatial thinningreplacement processes based on Voronoi cells
 On the distribution of family names
 On the probability of ruin in a Markovmodulated risk model
 Optimal adaptive management for the translocation of a threatened species
 Point processes characterized by their one dimensional distributions
 Population size estimation using local sample coverage for open populations
 Predicting Overflow in an Emergency Department
 Random step functions model for interest rates
 Removal process estimation of population size for a population with a known sex ratio
 Robust nonparametric estimation of genotypephenotype relationships in human pedigrees
 SateDependent Coupling in General Networks
 Semiparametric estimation of animal abundance using capturerecapture data from open populations
 Should managed populations be monitored every year?
 Simulation Studies of Some Voronoi Point Processes
 Simulationbased optimal sensor scheduling with application to observer trajectory planning
 Some Properties of the Capacity Value Function
 Spectral Properties Of The Tandem Jackson Network, Seen As A QuasiBirthAndDeath Process
 StateDependent Coupling of Quasireversible Nodes
 Stein's method and birthdeath processes
 Stein's method, palm theory and poisson process approximation
 Stochastically evolving networks
 The GerberShiu function in a Sparre Andersen risk process perturbed by diffusion
 The Moments of the Present Value of Total Dividends under Stochastic Interest Rates
 The Time of Recovery and the Maximum Severity of Ruin in a Sparre
 The distribution of the dividend payments in the compound Poisson risk model perturbed by diffusion
 The estimation of the size of an open population using local estimating equations
 Truncation and Augmentation of QuasiBirthandDeath Processes
 Understanding nonparametric estimation for clustered data
 What is a Unit of Capacity Worth?
 Zero biasing and a discrete central limit theorem

Minor Published Works

Minor Reports And Working Papers
 Confidence intervals for policy reforms in behavioural tax microsimulation modelling
 Fitting combinations of exponentials to probability distributions
 Multinomial Logistic Regression: An Application to Estimating Performance of a Multiple Screening Test for Bowel Cancer when Negatives are Unverified
 On a discretetime Sparre Anderson model with phasetype claims
 On the Maximum Severity of Ruin in the Compound Poisson Model with a Threshold Dividend Strategy
 Some optimal dividend problems in a Markovmodulated risk model
 The Distribution of Total Dividend Payments in a Sparre Andersen Model
 The Markovian RegimeSwitching Risk Model with a Threshold Dividend Strategy
 The diffusion perturbed compound Poisson risk model with a dividend barrier
 The moments of the present value of total dividends under stochastic interest rates

Other Refereed Contribution To Refereed Journals

Research Book Chapters
 A nonparametric test for selfsimilarity and stationarity in network traffic
 Adaptive servo control of large antenna structures
 Bessel processes and Asian options
 Classical closedpopulation CaptureRecapture models
 Fast, efficient online simulation of selfsimilar processes
 Modern closedpopulation CaptureRecapture models
 Stein's method and Poisson process approximation

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