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Professor Simon Wilson

Professor (Statistics)
LLOYD INSTITUTE


Simon Wilson is an Professor In statistics at Trinity College Dublin. He was awarded a PhD in stochastic modeling from the George Washington University, Washington, DC, in 1993. His research interests are in applications of Bayesian methods in reliability and other fields of science and engineering, notably ecology and astronomy.
  ACCELERATED TEST   ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE   BAYES INFERENCE   BAYESIAN ANALYSIS   BAYESIAN COMPUTATION   BAYESIAN INFERENCE   BAYESIAN STATISTICS   Biodiversity   Biomathematics, Biometrics   Computer Simulation/Modeling   Computer Storage & Retrieval   Data Analysis   Databases, database management, data mining   Fatigue/Fracture   High performance computing   IMAGE ANALYSIS   Image Processing   IMAGE PROCESSING COMPUTER ASSISTED   IMAGE SEGMENTATION   Imaging and Computer Vision   Machine Learning in Mulitmedia Information Retrieval   MARKOV CHAIN MONTE CARLO   MARKOV RANDOM FIELD   MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING   MATHEMATICAL MODEL   MATHEMATICAL MODELING   MATHEMATICAL MODELLING   MATHEMATICAL SIMULATION   MONTE-CARLO ALGORITHM   MONTE-CARLO ALGORITHMS   MONTE-CARLO PROGRAM   MONTE-CARLO SIMULATION   MONTE-CARLO SIMULATIONS   Multimedia   Parallel Programming   Parallel Systems   Probability   RELIABILITY   Reliability (Engineering)   RELIABILITY THEORY   SOFTWARE   SOFTWARE DEBUGGING   Software Engineering   SOFTWARE RELIABILITY   SOFTWARE TESTING   Statistics   WARRANTIES   WARRANTY RESERVE
 Insight Centre for Data Analytics
 Statistical Methods in ICT Applications
 Reliability of Complex Telecommunications Networks

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External examiner to NUIG Statistics Discipline 2017 - 2020
REVIEWING (SINCE 2004)
Journal No. of papers reviewed
Biostatistics
Bone
Comput. Stat. Data Anal.
IEE Trans.
IEEE JSAC
IEEE Trans. Image Proc.
IEEE Trans. Reliab.
Image and Vision Computing
J. Risk and Reliability
J. Roy. Statist. Soc. B
J. Roy. Statist. Soc. C
Naval Research Logistics
Stat. and Comp.
Book proposal reviews
President-elect of the Irish Statistical Association 2020 - 2021
Chair of the Industrial Statistics section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis 2019 - 2020
External examiner to UCD Statistics programmes. 2013 - 2015
Advisor on postgraduate teaching and research programmes, John von Neumann Institute, Vietnam 2018
Member of the review panel for the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research (N8 CIR), a consortium of 8 universities in Northern England May 2020
External PhD examiner on 14 PhD theses in Ireland and overseas, including Univ. Cambridge (twice), Brisbane, Nice, Durham. 1995 - present
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Spanish Fluent Fluent Fluent
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Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society 1993 present
Member of Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society 1994 present
Elected member, International Statistical Institute 2006 present
Member of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis 2001 present
Insua D.R, Ruggeri F, Soyer R, Wilson S, Advances in Bayesian decision making in reliability, European Journal of Operational Research, 282, 2020, p1 - 18, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
M. Pag`es, P. Bock, D. Gordon, C. Linares, B. Hereu, S.P. Wilson and M. Costello, Progress in the discovery of extant and fossil Bryozoans , Marine Ecology Progress Series, 635, 2020, p71 - 79, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bhattacharya A, Wilson S.P, Soyer R, A Bayesian approach to modeling mortgage default and prepayment, European Journal of Operational Research, 274, (3), 2019, p1112 - 1124, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Pamungkas J, Glasby C.J, Read G.B, Wilson S.P, Costello M.J, Progress and perspectives in the discovery of polychaete worms (Annelida) of the world, Helgoland Marine Research, 73, (1), 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Markus Rau, Rachel Mandelbaum and Simon Wilson, Estimating redshift distributions using Hierarchical Logistic Gaussian processes, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Pievatalo, A., Rios Insua, D. and Wilson, S.P., Foreward to the Special Issue on Games and Decisions in Reliability and Risk, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 35, (3), 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Wiley, [eds.], 2018-2019, Notes: [Special issue of the journal on Games and Decisions in Reliability and Risk], Editorial Board, PUBLISHED
Joshi, C. and Ruggeri, F. and Wilson, S.P., Prior Robustness for Bayesian Implementation of the Fault Tree Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 67, (1), 2018, p170-183 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bhattacharya A, Wilson S.P, Sequential Bayesian inference for static parameters in dynamic state space models, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 127, 2018, p187 - 203, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Joan Cahill, Una Geary, Ewan Douglas, Simon Wilson, Michael Ferreira, Brian Gilbert, User and design requirements and production of evidence: using incident analysis data to (1) inform user scenarios and bow ties, and (2) generate user and design requirements, Cognition, Technology & Work, 20, (1), 2018, p23--47 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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Simon Wilson and Cristina De Persis, Pairwise comparison elicitation for probabilistic fault tree analysis, UK Reliability Meeting, Durham University, 1 - 3 April 2019, 2019, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Simon Wilson, Photo-z estimation: a review, CMU Seminar Series, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 10th November 2017, 2017, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Introduction to Bayesian methods and decision theory in, editor(s)P. Cunningham and M. Cord , Machine Learning for Multimedia Data, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp3 - 20, [Simon Wilson, Rozenn Dahyot and Padraig Cunningham], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Mental image search in image databases in, editor(s)P. Cunningham and M. Cord , Machine Learning for Multimedia Data, Berlin, Springer, 2008, pp189 - 204, [Simon Wilson, Julien Fauquer and Nozha Boujemma], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
S.P. Wilson, B. Flood and S. Vilkomir, Probability modelling and decision analysis for software recovery , Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Glasgow, UK., 2007, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
S.P. Wilson & S. Goyal, Bayesian estimation for an imperfect test and repair model, European Test Symposium, Freiburg, Germany, 2007, Poster, PRESENTED
S.P. Wilson and Georgios Stefanou, Improving CBIR by modelling the search process: a Bayesian approach, Proceedings of the European Signal Processing Conference, European Signal Processing Conference, Firenze, Italy, 2006, pp1-4 , Conference Paper, PRESENTED
S.P. Wilson & K. McDaid, A split Poisson process model for the occurrence of defects and change requests during user acceptance testing, Department of Statistics,, Trinity College Dublin., 2005, Notes: [Technical Report 05/06], Report, PUBLISHED
S.P. Wilson & G. Stefanou, Decision-theoretic approaches to display strategies in content based image retrieval , MOUMIR Deliverable D5.3: Final Research Report Contribution, March, 2004, Notes: [I. Jermyn (Editor)], Report, PUBLISHED
S.P. Wilson & M.P. Wiper, Comprobacion de software. Un analisis Bayesiano , Congreso Nacional de Estadistica e Investigacion Operativa, Lleida, Spain, edited by 27 April , 2003, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2002
Visiting scholar, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Carnegie Mellon University 2017 - 2018