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Nick Tierney's (mostly) rstats blog

Publications

Journal Publications

2015 “Using Decision Trees to Understand Structure in Missing Data.” Tierney, N.J., Mengersen, K., Harden, F., Harden M. BMJ Open 5 (6). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007450.

2016 “Visualisation and statistical modelling techniques for the management of inventory stock levels” Sweatman, W.L., McGree, J., Carstens, C.J., Foster, K.J., Liu, S., Tierney, N.J., Trednick, E., Zaitouny, A. ANZIAM Journal 57, 130-162.

2017 Tierney, Nicholas J. “visdat: Visualising Whole Data Frames”, The Journal of Open Source Software 2 (16) doi: 10.21105/joss.00355

2018 Tierney, NJ., Reinhold, J., Mira, A., Weiser, M., Burkart, R., Benvenuti, C., Aurrichio, A. “Novel relocation methods for automatic external defibrillator improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest coverage under limited resources” Resuscitation , Volume 125 , 83 - 89. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.01.055

Under Review or in Preparation

2018 “Bayesian Approaches to Modelling Occupational Health.” Tierney, N.J. Mengersen, K., Harden, F., Harden, M. BMJ Open. Submitted.

2018 Tierney, NJ. Cook, D., Fay, C._, “Tidy Missing Data” Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. In Preparation

Pre-Print

2016 Tierney, NJ. “S3 Methods: A Simple Guide.” [Pre-print]

Posters

2018 “Tidy Principles for Missing Data Exploration using naniarTierney, NJ. rstudioconf18, San Diego, USA.PNGPDF

2017 “Now you see it? Now you don’t? The role of graphics in identifying MCMC convergence” Tierney, NJ., Cook, D, McBain, M. Bayes on the Beach, Gold Coast, Australia. PDF

2016 “Bayesian Approachs in Occupational Health Surveillance” Tierney, NJ., Mengersen, K., Clifford, S., Drovandi, C., Harden, F., Harden, M. World Meeting for the International Society for Bayesian Analysis

2015 “The Sharpest Tool in the Shed” Tierney, NJ., Mengersen, K., Harden, F., Harden, M. Bayes on the Beach

2014 “Missingness, Mixtures, and Multiple Imputation” Tierney, NJ., Mengersen, K., Harden, F., Harden, M. Bayes on the Beach

2015 “Integrating Occupational Hygiene, Medicine and Engineering in a Mining Context.” Maurice Harden, Charles Steer, Fiona Harden, Geoff Butler, Kerrie Mengersen, Nicholas Tierney, Ann. Occup. Hyg., Vol. 59, No. Supplement 1, 1–47 doi:10.1093/annhyg/meu119

Conference Publications

Tierney, N. J., Pitchforth, J., Mengersen, K. L, (2014) Understanding Missing Data: The Use of Classification and Regression Trees (CART), and Boosted Regression Trees (BRTs), Australian Statistical Conference in Conjunction with the institute of Mathematical Statistics Annual Meeting., Sydney, Australia 7-10 July, 2014. Slides.

Integrating Occupational Hygiene, Medicine and Engineering in a Mining Context. Maurice Harden, Charles Steer, Fiona Harden, Geoff Butler, Kerrie Mengersen, Nicholas Tierney, Ann. Occup. Hyg., 2015, Vol. 59, No. Supplement 1, 1–47 doi:10.1093/annhyg/meu119 PDF

Honours Thesis

Tierney, N. J. (2012). How Sharp is Sharp? The Effect of Monocular Texture on Enhancing Sharpness. Unpublished Honours Thesis, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. [Awarded First Class Honours] PDF.