Anthony C. Davison

EPFL SB MATH STAT
MA B1 423 (Bâtiment MA)
Station 8
CH-1015 Lausanne

Unit: SMA-ENS

Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Statistical theory and methods.

Applications, particularly to environmental and biological data.


Education

BA Mathematics Oxford 1980
MSc Statistics Imperial College London 1981
PhD Statistics Imperial College London 1984

Publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

  • Mathematics,

PhD Programs

  • Doctoral Program in Mathematics

PhD Students

Courses

Probabilities and statistics

The course gives an introduction to the theory of probability and statistical methods for physicists goto


Time series

A first course in statistical time series analysis and applications, including practical work. goto


Modern regression methods

A second course on regression modelling, dealing with nonlinear effects of explanatory variables, and non-normal and dependent response variables. goto


Risk, rare events and extremes

Modelling of rare events, such as stock market crashes, storms and catastrophic structural failures, is important. This course will describe the special models and methods that are relevant to such modelling, including the mathematical bases, statistical ... goto


Data Analysis for Science and Engineering

An overview course intended for scientists and engineers who need to use statistical methods as part of their research, who have already attended a course at the second-year EPFL undergraduate level, and need revision and deepening of their knowledge at a... goto