Statistical Science


Dr Anatol Wegner

PositionResearch Fellow
Phone (external)+44(0)20 3108 3227
Phone (internal)53227
ThemesGeneral Theory and Methodology

* @ucl.ac.uk

Biographical Details

Dr Anatol Wegner…

Dr Anatol Wegner is a research fellow at the Department of Statistical Science at University College London. Dr Wegner completed his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in 2015 and was a postdoctoral research assistant at the Department of Statistics at University of Oxford prior to joining the department. His current research is funded by the UK-Food Standards Agency and is focused on leveraging social media data for studying outbreaks of food-borne illnesses.

Research Interests

Network comparison, network classification, network motifs, inference and information theory based network analysis, random graph models, online social networks.

Selected publications

  • Wegner, A. E. Subgraph covers: An information-theoretic approach to motif analysis in networks. Phys. Rev. X, 4:041026, Nov 2014.
  • Ali, W., Wegner, A. E., Gaunt, R. E., Deane, C. M., & Reinert, G. (2016). Comparison of large networks with sub-sampling strategies. Scientific reports, 6, 28955.