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Luke Tierney

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
The University of Iowa

Research Interests

Bayesian Inference, Approximate Bayesian Methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Statistical Computing, Computing Environments for Statistics, Dynamic Graphics.


Some Recent Presentations

Some Reflections on Dynamic Graphics for Data Exploration; Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, August 2016.

Some Performance Improvements for the R Engine; University of Iowa, November 2015.

Some Performance Improvements for the R Engine; DSC 2014, Brixen, Italy, June 2014.

Some new developments for the R engine; Purdue Symposium, June 2012.

Some possible directions for the R engine; UseR! 2010, Gaithersburgh, MD, July 2010.

Code Analysis and Parallelizing Vector Operations in R; DSC 2007, Auckland, New Zealand, February 2007.

R: An Overview and Some Current Directions; Korean Statistical Society, Seoul, Korea, November 2006.

Markov Chain Monte Carlo Using the Ratio-of-Uniforms Transformation; IMS-ISBA MCMCSki 2005, Bormio, January 2005.


R software projects; the R byte code compiler

xlispstat software projects

E-Mail: luke-tierney@uiowa.edu
Office: 231 Schaeffer Hall
Office Hours: 9:30-10:20 MWF
Phone: (319)335-3386

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
241 Schaeffer Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1419

Luke Tierney

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