Welcome to Statistics
The Division of Statistics has a complete programme of undergraduate and graduate education and research. The bachelor's and master's programmes are focused on data analysis and provide new and interesting career options. Much of the research is conducted as collaborative efforts with end-users and organizations outside the academic world.
Post doc Anders Eklund is visiting the division
Anders Eklund is post doc at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, working with neuroimaging and parallel computations. Anders will spend the period October 14-25 at our division to collaborate with Mattias Villani, Bertil Wegmann and Josef Wilzén on Bayesian statistical methods for neuroimaging data.
Professor Daniel Bättig is visiting the division
Professor Daniel Bättig from the Bern University of Applied Sciences is visiting the division this spring semester. Professor Bättig is the director of the Institute for Risks and Extremes and specializes in Bayesian statistics in a wide range of applications in the engineering and financial fields.
2013 - The Year of Statistics
Year 2013 is the international year of Statistics, an initiative to emphasize the importance of Statistics in our society. Visit statistics2013.org for more information.
Do you want to join a revolution?
The article Statistics Ready for a Revolution - Next Generation of Statisticians Must Build Tools for Massive Data Sets argues that the field of Statistics is changing rapidly and that there is an urgent need for methods to analyze large complex data. We at Statistics in Linköping have known this for quite a while, which is why we started our international Master's programme Statistics and Data Mining already in 2007. The programme gives you the knowledge and tools for making you a forerunner in the Statistical Revolution.
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2013.
See the video below, or the programme's web page, for more information, or our page on facebook.
We look forward to your application!
New Lecturers in Statistics
The division is extremely pleased to announce the recruitment of two senior lecturers: Patrik Waldmann and Linda Wänström!
Linda, starting on August 1, comes from a senior lecturer position at Stockholm University. Linda is specialized in psychometrics (statistics for applications in psychology).
Patrik, starting on October 1, comes from a position as a senior researcher at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna. Patrik is specialized in biometrics and statistical genetics.
New Ph.D. students in Statistics
The division is very happy to welcome our two new Ph.D. students: Måns Magnusson and Josef Wilzén. Måns and Josef start in September and will be supervised by Professor Mattias Villani.
New post doc at the division
Bertil Wegmann has been awarded a three-year Wallander post doc scholarship. In his Ph.D. thesis Bayesian Inference in Structural Second-Price Auctions, Bertil developed statistical methods for analyzing and predicting bids in internet auctions using models with strategic bidders. Bertil joins the division in January 2012.
New textbook for a basic undergraduate course in Statistics by Karl Wahlin
Karl Wahlin, Lecturer at the division, has published a new textbook Tillämpad statistik - en grundkurs suitable for basic undergraduate courses in Statistics.
Agne Burauskaite-Harju succesfully defended her Ph.D. thesis Characterizing Temporal Changes and Inter-Site Correlations in Daily and Sub-Daily Precipitation Extremes on October 10, 2011.
Oleg Sysoev is new lecturer in Statistics.
Mattias Villani joins the division as new Professor. Mattias specializes in Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics and Econometrics.
New publicationsEvaluation of the lasso and the elastic net in genome-wide association studies
Frontiers in Genetics
Minimax D-Optimal Designs of Contingent Valuation Experiments: Willingness to Pay for Environmentally Friendly Clothes
Journal of Applied Statistics
Efficient Bayesian Multivariate Surface Regression
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics
Harnessing Graphics Processing Units for Improved Neuroimaging Statistics
Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience
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Last updated: 2013-10-23