In a new arXiv preprint, Rouven and Roland explore nonparametric estimation of multivariate HMMs.
In a new preprinton the arXiv, Sina and co-authors demonstrate how Markov-modulated marked Poisson processescan be used to infer disease progression from medical claims data.
Ferdinand Stoye will be a member of our group for the next six months, funded by the Bielefelder Nachwuchsfonds. He will be working on novel models for high-resolution animal movement data.
A paper resulting from a project within last year's Statistical Consulting course, co-authored by four students from the MSc Statistical Science (and Roland), was accepted for publication in Limnology and Oceanography Letters. The paper investigates how seabirds exploit dynamic ocean features for foraging.
Peter co-authored a replication paper comparing different decision criteria when testing if a population mean is practically equivalent to a point null hypothesis. The paper was accepted for publication in Journal of Comments and Replications in Economics.
Predrag Pilipovic, who is completing a double PhD between the University of Copenhagen and Bielefeld University, will be working with us for the next 12 months.
A paper discussing pitfalls in meta-studies on p-hacking and publication bias, co-authored by Peter, was accepted for publication in the American Economic Review.
The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved another four years of funding of the Collaborative Research Centre ("Sonderforschungsbereich") SFB-TRR 212. Our group will be involved with one postdoc position.
Timo and Marius successfully defended their PhD theses – congratulations! Timo has already started a postdoc at the University of St Andrews, while Marius stays with us to work on the DFG project on detecting fraud in live-betting markets.
Roland will be a PI within EPOC ("Economic Policy in Complex Environments"), a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network across the EU, with partner universities in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris, Venice and Milano.