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## Personal profile

### Research interests

Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, particularly with applications in image analysis, Bayesian mixture modelling, and Bayesian methodology. For more details of my research in these areas, and other research work of the statistics group in Bath, see the statistics group's research page.

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## Projects 2004 2010

- 2 Finished

### ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BATH CENTRE FOR COMPLEX S YSTEMS - O/HEAD SPLIT SM75% EN25%

Budd, C., Almond, D., Britton, N., Hunt, G., Hurn, M. & Smyshlyaev, V. P.

29/11/04 → 28/11/09

Project: Research council

## Research Output 2001 2014

### Classification of molecular sequence data using Bayesian phylogenetic mixture models

Loza Reyes, E., Hurn, M. A. & Robinson, A., 1 Jul 2014, In : Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. 75, p. 81-95 15 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

### Improving power posterior estimation of statistical evidence

Friel, N., Hurn, M. & Wyse, J., Sep 2014, In : Statistics and Computing. 24, 5, p. 709-723Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

### Measurement errors and scaling relations in astrophysics: A review

Andreon, S. & A. Hurn, M., Jan 2013, In : Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. 6, 1, p. 15-33 19 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

### Tuning tempered transitions

Behrens, G., Friel, N. & Hurn, M., 1 Jan 2012, In : Statistics and Computing. 22, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

### Mapping electron density in the ionosphere: a principal component MCMC algorithm

Khorsheed, E., Hurn, M. & Jennison, C., 1 Jan 2011, In : Computational Statistics & Data Analysis. 55, 1, p. 338-352 15 p.Research output: Contribution to journal › Article

## Thesis

## Classification of phylogenetic data via Bayesian mixture modelling

Author: Loza Reyes, E., 1 Jan 2010Supervisor: Robinson, A. (Supervisor) & Hurn, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › PhD

## Exploring Complex Loss Functions For Point Estimation

Author: Chaisee, K., 20 May 2015Supervisor: Hurn, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › PhD

## Marginal likelihood estimation in Spatial Statistics

Author: Ayres, J., 13 Feb 2019Supervisor: Hurn, M. (Supervisor) & Shaddick, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › MPhil

## Mode jumping in MCMC

Author: Behrens, G., 1 Mar 2008Supervisor: Hurn, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › PhD