Poll position: statistics and the Australian federal election

One of the few people in Australia who did not write off a possible Coalition win at the recent federal election was Peter Ellis. We’ve invited him to come and give a talk about making sense of opinion polls and the Australian federal election on Friday this week at Monash University. Visitors are welcome. Here are the details. 11am, 31 May 2019. Room G03, Learning and Teaching Building, 19 Ancora Imparo Way, Clayton Campus, Monash University

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You are what you vote

I’ve tried my hand at writing for the wider public with an article for The Conversation based on my paper with Di Cook and Jeremy Forbes on “Spatial modelling of the two-party preferred vote in Australian federal elections: 2001-2016”. With the next Australian election taking place tomorrow, we thought it was timely to put out a publicly accessible version of our analysis.

Recent publications

  • Atefeh Zamani, Hossein Haghbin, Maryam Hashemi, Rob J Hyndman (2019) Seasonal functional autoregressive models. Abstract  pdf
  • Shanika L Wickramasuriya, Berwin A Turlach, Rob J Hyndman (2019) Optimal non-negative forecast reconciliation. Abstract  pdf
  • Priyanga Dilini Talagala, Rob J Hyndman, Kate Smith‑Miles, (2019) Anomaly detection in high-dimensional data. Abstract  pdf
  • D Vicendese, L Te Marvelde, PD McNair, K Whitfield, DR English, S Ben Taieb, RJ Hyndman, R Thomas (2019) Hospital characteristics, rather than surgical volume, predict length of stay following colorectal cancer surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, to appear. Abstract DOI

Recent and upcoming seminars

  • Forecasting is not prophecy: dealing with high-dimensional probabilistic forecasts in practice. (21 August 2019) More info...
  • High-dimensional time series analysis. (17 August 2019) More info...
  • Advancing forecasting research and practice. (19 June 2019) More info...
  • A feast of time series tools. (19 June 2019) More info...