Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Nonlinear and Nonstationary Signal Processing

July to December 1998

Organisers: W J Fitzgerald (Cambridge), R L Smith (University of North Carolina), A Walden (Imperial College, London) and P C Young (Lancaster University)

A Newton Institute Workshop

Data Analysis

7 - 11 December 1998


Monday 7 December

08.30-09.30 Registration

09.30-10.30 D Percival (U Washington)
Practical issues in wavelet-based data analysis

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 A Walden (Imperial)
Image denoising via multiwavelets

12.00-13.00 G Nason (U Bristol)
Statistical modelling of time series using non-decimated wavelet representations

13.00-14.30 Lunch (Lunch served at Wolfson Court 12.30 - 13.30)

14.30-15.30 R Baraniuk (Rice U)
Teletraffic analysis and modelling using wavelets and multifractals

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-17.00 S McLaughlin (U Edinburgh)
Teletraffic data analysis: long range dependency and stable distributions

Tuesday 8 December

09.30-10.30 N Tufillaro (HP Labs)
Input-output modelling of nonlinear components

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-11.45 D Schreurs (KU Leuven)
Recent advances in non-linear device modelling based on vectorial large-signal measurements

11.45-12.30 L Barford (HP Labs)
Estimated derivatives in diagnosis and identification

12.30-14.00 Lunch (Lunch served at Wolfson Court 12.30 - 13.30)

14.00-14.45 J Norton (U Birmingham)
Loose specification of distributions for use in recursive estimation

14.45-15.30 N Gordon, AD Marrs
Sequential analysis of nonlinear dynamic systems using particles and mixtures

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-16.45 A Mees
Weighted context trees for data modelling and prediction

17.00 Reception at the Institute

Wednesday 9 December

09.30-10.30 D Thomson (Bell Labs)
Spectral analysis of data from the Ulysses spacecraft

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 B Quinn (UMIST)
Algorithms for rapid estimation and tracking of frequency

12.00-13.00 J Timmer (Uni. Freiburg)
The cross-spectral analysis of physiological tremor and muscle activity

13.00 Lunch served at Wolfson Court 12.30 - 13.30

Thursday 10 December

09.30-10.30 D Draper (U Bath)
Fixing the broken bootstrap: Bayesian nonparametric inference with highly skewed and long-tailed data

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 O Ureten (Antara U)
Detection of radio transmitter turn-on transients via Bayesian change model

12.00-13.00 E George (U Texas)
Bayesian CART modelling

13.00-14.30 Lunch served at Wolfson Court 12.30 - 13.30

14.30-15.30 B Silverman (U Bristol)
Wavelets in statistics: beyond the standard assumptions

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-16.45 S Sardy (Swiss Fed. Inst. of Tech., Lausanne)
Bootstrapping time series vai adaptive wavelet packet transform

16.45-17.30 B Williams (U of Michigan)
Scale and translation invariant recognition of fax-corrupted words

Friday 11 December

09.00-09.45 D Thomson (Bell Labs)
A time-series analysis of the Faraday temperature series

09.45-10.30 K Marko (Ford)
Supervised learning for complex estimation and classification tasks in real time diagnosis

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-11.45 M Pitt (Imperial)
Particle filters: extensions and robust methods for new applications

11.45-12.30 H Kuensch (ETH)
Monte Carlo methods for general state space models

12.30 Lunch served at Wolfson Court 12.30 - 13.30

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