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Statistical Science News

Professor Petros Dellaportas to join Department

The Department is delighted to announce that Petros Dellaportas, currently Professor of Statistics at the Athens University of Business and Economics, will be taking up a full-time post as Professor of Statistics here at UCL from 1 October 2015. More...

Published: Jul 23, 2014 9:51:43 AM

MLSP paper by Dr Alfredo Kalaitzis and Dr James Nelson accepted for publication

Dr Alfredo Kalaitzis and Dr James Nelson's paper “Online Joint Classification And Anomaly Detection Via Sparse Coding” has been accepted for publication in the 2014 IEEE Machine Learning for Signal Processing conference (MLSP). They have also been invited to present their work at the MLSP conference, to be held in Reims, France in September 2014. More...

Published: Jul 18, 2014 2:25:29 PM

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis wins MAPS Faculty Teaching Award

Dr Ioannis Kosmidis has been annouced as the recipient of this year's MAPS Faculty Teaching Award in the academic staff category. His nomination was supported by numerous recommendations from students and colleagues. Dr Kosmidis will be presented with his award at the graduation ceremony on 5 September 2014. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2014 11:12:58 AM

Dr Gareth Peters and Professor Pavel Shevchenko jointly Awarded OCE-CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr Gareth Peters and Professor Pavel Shevchenko are part of a successful team that has been awarded a highly competitive Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia. More...

Published: Jul 5, 2014 12:50:22 PM

First UCL Workshop on the Theory of Big Data, January 2015

Big Data has become ubiquitous in modern society. It challenges state-of-the-art data acquisition, computation and analysis methods. Much focus has been placed on the application of Big Data methods, less of a focus on the theoretical underpinning of the field. More...

Published: May 30, 2014 9:44:45 AM

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