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    • Spline techniques for incomplete and complex data 

      Huang, Wei (2018)
      We consider incomplete data problems in two different complex data contexts: group testing data and functional data. In the group testing data context, we consider estimating the conditional prevalence of a disease from ...
    • Mechanistic and statistical models of skin disease transmission 

      Lydeamore, Michael J. (2018)
      At any one time, more than 160 million children worldwide are infected with skin sores. In remote Aboriginal Australian communities, prevalence is as high as 40%. Skin sores infected with Group A Streptococcus (GAS) can ...
    • An investigation of Australian rainfall using extreme value theory 

      Saunders, Kate (2018)
      In this thesis, we use extreme value theory to fit statistical models to observations of Australian daily rainfall extremes. We build upon the existing literature by challenging the basic assumptions of these models when ...