ARC Future Fellowships - Grant ID: FT210100260 [ 2021-07-01 - 2025-06-30 ]

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Researchers: Professor Chris Drovandi (Future Fellowship)

Brief description Scalable and Robust Bayesian Inference for Implicit Statistical Models. This project aims to develop the next generation of efficient methods for fitting complex simulation-based statistical models to data. Practitioners and scientists are interested in such implicit models to enable discoveries, produce accurate predictions and inform decisions under uncertainty. However, the associated computational cost has restricted researchers to implicit models that must have a small number of parameters and be well specified, impeding scientific progress. This project will develop new computational methods and algorithms for implicit models that scale to high dimensions and are robust to misspecification. Benefits will arise from the more routine use of implicit models in epidemiology, biology, ecology and other fields.

Funding Amount $1,026,000

Funding Scheme ARC Future Fellowships

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