A talk given today at Macquarie University, Sydney.
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Talk given at University of Sydney today.
Talk given at EURO/INFORMS, Rome, 1 July 2013 And at UseR! 2013, Albacete, Spain, 10 July 2013.
A keynote talk given at the International Symposium on Forecasting, Seoul, South Korea. 25 June 2013.
Keynote address. Young Statisticians Conference 2013. Abstract: For 25 years I have been an intrepid statistical consultant, tackling the wild frontiers of real data, real problems and real time constraints. I have faced problems ranging from linguistics to river beds, from making paper plates to selling pies at the MCG, from tax office audits to surveys about the colour purple. University education helps prepare you to be a statistical consultant in the same way that Google maps helps prepare you to cross the Simpson Desert. You have some idea of the main features, but when you get there, nothing looks