Dr Janine Illian:
Senior Lecturer in statistics

Dr Janine Illian

Dr Janine Illian
The Observatory
Buchanan Gardens
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9LZ

tel: (44) (0) 1334 461803
fax: (44) (0) 1334 461800
room: 114

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Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling
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National Centre for Statistical Ecology
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* spatial statistics

* statistical methods for spatial and spacio-temporal data, especially spatial point process modelling

* functional data analysis

* statistical modelling of ecological communities especially for biodiversity

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Recent Publications:

Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Rue, H, Riebler, A, Sørbye, SH, Illian, JB, Simpson, DP & Lindgren, FK 2017, 'Bayesian computing with INLA: a review' Annual Review of Statistics and its Application, vol 4, pp. 395-421. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-statistics-060116-054045
Ledo, A, Illian, JB, Schnitzer, SA, Wright, SJ, Dalling, JW & Burslem, DFRP 2016, 'Lianas and soil nutrients predict fine-scale distribution of above-ground biomass in a tropical moist forest' Journal of Ecology, vol 104, no. 6, pp. 1819-1828. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12635
Python, A, Illian, JB, Jones-Todd, CM & Blangiardo, M 2016, Explaining the Lethality of Boko Haram’s Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria, 2009-2014: A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach. in R Argiento, E Lanzarone, I Antoniano Villalobos & A Mattei (eds), Bayesian statistics in action: Proceedings of BAYSM 2016 . Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, vol. 194, Springer.
Simpson, D, Illian, JB, Lindgren, F, Sørbye , SH & Rue, H 2016, 'Going off grid: computationally efficient inference for log-Gaussian Cox processes' Biometrika, vol 103, no. 1, pp. 49-70. DOI: 10.1093/biomet/asv064