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Faculty Member
 A/PROF Kurt Benke
 A/PROF Owen Jones Faculty Member
 DR James Dowty Faculty Member
 DR Katie Davey
 DR Mark Fackrell Faculty Member
 DR Nathan Ross Faculty Member
 DR Peter Cudmore
 DR Robert Maillardet Faculty Member
 MR Kevin Fergusson
 PROF Peter Taylor Faculty Member

Authored Research Books

Conference Papers Refereed
 A Stochastic Linear Model for fMRI Activation Analyses
 A microsimulation model of the BreastScreen Australia program
 Active actuator fault detection and diagnostics in HVAC systems
 An informatics approach for the study of neuron migratory dynamics
 Approximate solutions to impact of a spherical object on the surface of a flat steel plate
 Bearingsonly sensor trajectory scheduling using accumulative information
 Can assimilating remotelysensed surface soil moisture data improve rootzone soil moisture predictions in the CABLE land surface model?
 Deflection damage criteria for concrete elements under blast loading
 Displacement Based Design of Ordinary MomentResisting Composite Frames
 Displacement based seismic assessment of cable stayed bridges
 Drift capacity of lightly reinforced concrete columns
 Early age concrete creep: Using model B3 prediction
 FE Modelling of RC Frames under inPlane Lateral Loads
 Finite element analysis of the propagation of cracks in glass panels
 Improving perceptual and conceptual Hydrological models using data from small basins
 Inplane drift capacity of point fixed glass façade systems
 Inplane racking performance of point fixed glass facade systems
 Information resolution of joint detectiontracking systems
 Infrastructure protection by scrap tyresoil mixtures
 Modelling ocean waves and their effects on offshore structures
 Moment Connections to Circular and Square Composite Columns Using Blind Bolts
 Numerical Methods for Singular and Impulse Controls of RegimeSwitching Insurance Models
 Peak seismic displacement demand and second corner period
 Projecting Impacts of Climate Change on Future Water Resources  how and what to change?
 Responses of anchorage zones in cablestayed bridges under blast loads
 Seismic analysis of strength degraded structures
 Seismic assessment of asymmetrical buildings in low to moderate seismicity regions
 Seismic assessment of existing structures by displacement principles
 Seismic performance assessment of lightly reinforced concrete columns
 Sensor Scheduling for BearingsOnly Tracking with A Single Sensor
 Sensor network localisation with wrapped phase measurements
 Statistical PatchBased Observation for Single Object Tracking
 Structural behaviour of beamtoRHS column connection with blind bolts
 Target Motion Analysis Using Single Sensor BearingsOnly Measurements
 The Kalgoorlie Earthquake of the 20th April 2010 : Preliminary Damage Survey Outcomes
 The Role of Branches in the Dynamic Response Characteristics of Trees
 Transient features for Markovian binary trees
 Une nouvelle classe de signaux multifractals possedant une structure de branchement sousjacente

Conference Proceedings

Contract
 APPLYING SEARCH THEORY FOR ERADICATING RED IMPORTED FIRE ANTS IN QUEENSLAND
 CONNECTIVITY IN COMPLEX NETWORKS OF INTERACTING STOCHASTIC NONLINEAR SYSTEMS (COCONET)
 NEW METHODS FOR IMPROVING ACTIVE ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
 PRISM CRE Early Career Fellowships
 Probability of Bushfire Ignition and Escalation
 Saving Our Species Green and Golden Bell Frog Project
 WetMAP Amphibian Acoustic Analysis
 “Application of extreme value theory to flood frequency analysis”

Grant
 ARC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL FRONTIERS OF BIG DATA, BIG MODELS, NEW INSIGHTS (ARC FUNDING)
 ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF HABITAT RESTORATION ON THE RATES OF RECOVERY OF 4 NATIVE FISH SPECIES USING ADVANCED STATISTICAL MODELS
 Advanced matrixanalytic methods with applications
 Epidemics in large populations: longterm and nearcritical behaviour
 Geospatial based Environment for Optimisation Systems Addressing Fire Emergencies
 Limit Theorems for Probability Models using Distributional Transformation Fixed Points
 MEASUREVALUED ANALYSIS OF STOCHASTIC POPULATIONS
 Modeling Healthcare Systems
 NEW APPROACHES TO MODELLING AND ANALYSING LONGMEMORY RANDOM PROCESSES
 NEW STOCHASTIC MODELS FOR SCIENCE, ECONOMICS, SOCIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
 New computational approaches for branching processes in population biology
 Optical MultipleInput MultipleOutput Communication Systems
 Optimal Control of MultiObject System
 Overseeing the Internet: new paradigms of network measurement
 Phase transitions in stochastic systems
 Quantum Dot Energy Transfer  The Chemistry of Blinking
 Random Discrete Structures: Approximations and Applications
 Random Network Models with Applications in Biology
 STOCHASTIC POPULATIONS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
 THE EVOLUTION OF DISPERSAL ON RANGE EDGES
 Understanding randomness in networks

Journal Articles Refereed
 A CLASS OF MULTIFRACTAL PROCESSES CONSTRUCTED USING AN EMBEDDED BRANCHING PROCESS
 A Distributed Scheme for ValueBased Bandwidth Reconfiguration
 A General SemiMarkov Model for Coupled Lifetimes
 A Generalized Chain Binomial Model with Aggregated Data
 A Model Framework for Greedy Routing in a Sensor Network with a Stochastic Power Scheme
 A Note on Estimating the Size of an Open Population of Stationary Size
 A Numerical Approach to Optimal Dividend Policies with Capital Injections and Transaction Costse
 A Review of the Use of Conditional Likelihood in CaptureRecapture Experiments
 A STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS OF A GREEDY ROUTING SCHEME IN SENSOR NETWORKS
 A Voronoi diagram based population model for social species of wildlife
 A distributed approach to capacity allocation in logical networks
 A nonparametric estimation of the infection curve
 A note on joint occupation times of spectrally negative Levy risk processes with tax
 A robust Pspline approach to closed population capturerecapture models with time dependence and heterogeneity
 A stochastic fluid model for an ad hoc mobile network
 A stochasticbased performance prediction model for road network pavement maintenance
 ALMOST SURE AND pTHMOMENT STABILITY AND STABILIZATION OF REGIMESWITCHING JUMP DIFFUSION SYSTEMS
 APPLICATION OF MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION TO STOCHASTIC SHORT RATE MODELS
 ASYMPTOTICS OF BOND YIELDS AND VOLATILITIES FOR EXTENDED VASICEK MODELS UNDER THE REALWORLD MEASURE
 AdaptSPEC: Adaptive Spectral Estimation for Nonstationary Time Series
 Aggregate claim models with oneway and twoway dependence among individual claims
 Algorithmic Approach to the Extinction Probability of Branching Processes
 Altered Speeds and Trajectories of Neurons Migrating in the Ventricular and Subventricular Zones of the Reeler Neocortex
 An EM Algorithm for DoubleParetoLognormal Generalized Linear Model Applied to HeavyTailed Insurance Claims
 An EM algorithm for the model fitting of Markovian binary trees
 An EM approach to mineral analysis using natural gamma rays
 An efficient momentsbased inference method for withinhost bacterial infection dynamics
 Analysis of some ruinrelated quantities in a Markovmodulated risk model
 Assessing basis risk in indexbased longevity swap transactions
 Assessing the Information Content in Environmental Modelling: A Carbon Cycle Perspective
 Beta transform and discounted aggregate claims under dependency
 Capital injections with negative surplus and delays: Models and analysis
 Changes in Body Mass Index and Rates of Death and Transplant in Hemodialysis Patients A Latent Class Joint Modeling Approach
 Comments on: Light tail asymptotics in multidimensional reflecting processes for queueing networks
 Computational simulation of the early stage of bone healing under different configurations of locking compression plates
 Consistent estimation of species abundance from a presenceabsence map
 CormackJollySeber model with environmental covariates: A Pspline approach
 DECAY RATES FOR SOME QUASIBIRTHANDDEATH PROCESSES WITH PHASEDEPENDENT TRANSITION RATES
 DEGREE ASYMPTOTICS WITH RATES FOR PREFERENTIAL ATTACHMENT RANDOM GRAPHS
 Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Disease Identification in Electronic Health Records
 Deltahedging longevity risk under the M7–M5 model: The impact of cohort effect uncertainty and population basis risk
 Determining Lineage Pathways from Cellular Barcoding Experiments
 Determining an adequate probe separation for estimating the arrival rate in an M/D/1 queue using singlepacket probing
 Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Huntington's disease reveals distinct patterns of white matter degeneration associated with motor and cognitive deficits
 Distinguishing Between Interference and Exploitation Competition for Shelter in a Mobile Fish Population
 Distributional study of finitetime ruin related problems for the classical risk model
 Drivers of Mortality Dynamics: Identifying Age/Period/Cohort Components of Historical U.S. Mortality Improvements
 Dynamic Stochastic Cooperative Reinsurance Strategy in a Continuous Time Model
 Dynamic laser speckle analysis via normal vector space statistics
 EXPLICIT FORMULAE FOR PARAMETERS OF STOCHASTIC MODELS OF A DISCOUNTED EQUITY INDEX USING MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION WITH APPLICATIONS
 Equilibrium Distributions of Discrete Phase Type
 Estimation of stationary autoregressive models with the Bayesian LASSO
 Expected discounted dividends in a discrete semiMarkov risk model
 Extension of some MAP results to transient MAPs and Markovian binary trees
 Fundamentals of Stein's method
 HITTING PROBABILITIES AND HITTING TIMES FOR STOCHASTIC FLUID FLOWS THE BOUNDED MODEL
 Heterogeneous CaptureRecapture Models with Covariates: A Partial Likelihood Approach for Closed Populations
 How do we encourage an egoist to act socially in an ad hoc mobile network?
 How old is streamwater? Open questions in catchment transit time conceptualization, modelling and analysis
 Incorporating Mobility in Growth Modeling for Multilevel and Longitudinal Item Response Data
 Incorporating Uncertainty of Management Costs in Sensitivity Analyses of Matrix Population Models
 Inference on Partially Observed Quasistationary Markov Chains With Applications to Multistate Population Models
 Information geometry of target tracking sensor networks
 JOINT DISTRIBUTIONS OF SOME RUIN RELATED QUANTITIES IN THE COMPOUND BINOMIAL RISK MODEL
 JUMPDIFFUSION MODELING IN EMISSION MARKETS
 KOLMOGOROVTYPE SYSTEMS WITH REGIMESWITCHING JUMP DIFFUSION PERTURBATIONS
 Local risk minimization for vulnerable European contingent claims on nontradable assets under regime switching models
 MARKOVIAN TREES SUBJECT TO CATASTROPHES: TRANSIENT FEATURES AND EXTINCTION PROBABILITY
 MCMC Can Detect Nonidentifiable Models
 MODELLING MORTALITY DEPENDENCE WITH REGIMESWITCHING COPULAS
 Minimalist counting in sensor networks (Noise helps)
 Modelling a diseaserelevant contact network of people who inject drugs
 Modelling hepatitis C transmission over a social network of injecting drug users
 Mortality Forecasting for Multiple Populations: An Augmented Common Factor Model with a Penalized LogLikelihood
 Newton's iteration for the extinction probability of a Markovian binary tree
 Normal vector based dynamic laser speckle analysis for plant water status monitoring
 Number of Jumps in TwoSided FirstExit Problems for a Compound Poisson Process
 ON STATIONARY DISTRIBUTIONS OF STOCHASTIC NEURAL NETWORKS
 On Information Resolution of Radar Systems
 On a discretetime risk model with claim correlated premiums
 On approximation of Markov binomial distributions
 On exceedances of high levels
 On the Compound Binomial Risk Model with Delayed Claims and Randomized Dividends
 On the Moments and the Distribution of Aggregate Discounted Claims in a Markovian Environment
 On the asymptotics of locally dependent point processes
 On the link between Markovian trees and treestructured Markov chains
 On the occupation times in a delayed Sparre Andersen risk model with exponential claims
 On the time and the number of claims when the surplus drops below a certain level
 Optimal Debt Ratio and Consumption Strategies in Financial Crisis
 Optimal Nonlinear Estimation for Localization of Wireless Sensor Networks
 Optimal dividend payment strategies with debt constraint in a hybrid regimeswitching jumpdiffusion model
 Optimal quotashare reinsurance based on the mutual benefit of insurer and reinsurer
 POWER LAWS IN PREFERENTIAL ATTACHMENT GRAPHS AND STEIN'S METHOD FOR THE NEGATIVE BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION
 PROOF OF THE HAMILTONICITYTRACE CONJECTURE FOR SINGULARLY PERTURBED MARKOV CHAINS
 Parameter uncertainty, sensitivity analysis and prediction error in a waterbalance hydrological model
 Poisson process approximation for dependent superposition of point processes
 Power Allocation for Outage Minimization in State Estimation Over Fading Channels
 Pricing dynamic fund protections for a hyperexponential jump diffusion process
 Queues with boundary assistance: the effects of truncation
 RANDOM TRANSMISSION RADII IN GREEDY ROUTING MODELS FOR AD HOC SENSOR NETWORKS
 Resolving phase measurement ambiguity in presence of coloured noise
 Ruin Probability Functions and Severity of Ruin as a Statistical Decision Problem
 SMML Estimators for 1Dimensional Continuous Data
 Scheduling arc maintenance jobs in a network to maximize total flow over time
 Semiparametric inference for open populations using the JollySeber model: a penalized spline approach
 Setwise and Filtered Gibbs Samplers for Teletraffic Analysis
 Spatially Dependent Filtering for Removing Phase Distortions at the Cortical Surface
 Survey method choice for wildlife management: the case of moose Alces alces in Sweden
 THE ALGEBRAIC DEGREE OF PHASETYPE DISTRIBUTIONS
 The Markovian binary tree applied to demography
 The Stochastic Search Dynamics of Interneuron Migration
 The expected discounted penalty function: from infinite time to finite time
 The finitetime ruin probability under the compound binomial risk model
 The profitandloss attribution test
 Theorizing benefits and constraints in collaborative environmental governance: a transdisciplinary socialecological network approach for empirical investigations
 Total variation error bounds for geometric approximation
 Tracking and Localizing Moving Targets in the Presence of Phase Measurement Ambiguities
 Uncertainty Analysis of Mobile Phone Use and Its Effect on Cognitive Function: The Application of Monte Carlo Simulation in a Cohort of Australian Primary School Children.
 Using speeding detections and numbers of fatalities to estimate relative risk of a fatality for motorcyclists and car drivers
 Waiting time distributions in the accumulating priority queue

Minor Published Works

Other Refereed Contribution To Refereed Journals

Research Book Chapters
 Clubbed Binomial Approximation for the Lightbulb Process
 LongRange dependence in a cox process Directed by a Markov Renewal process
 Markovian Trees Subject to Catastrophes: Would They Survive Forever?
 Modeling of P2P file sharing with a leveldependent QBD process
 Modelling
 Modelling and decision making in water resource management

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