Smith, Bruce

  Professor
  PhD - University of California (Berkeley) (1988)
  MSc - University of Calgary (1982)
  BSc(Animal Biology)-University of Calgary (1975)
  BSc(Statistic) -University of Calgary (1979)

  Mail: Address
  e-mail:bsmith@mathstat.dal.ca
  Office: Chase Room 202
  Tel: (902)494-2257
  Fax: (902)494-5130
  Homepage:  Dr. Bruce Smith's Website  

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  • Research Interests:

    • Frequency domain time series and point processes, with applications to the
      study of sealevel, and prediction of flood risk.
    • Statistical genetics: inference methods for quantitative trait loci, including
      finite mixture models.
    • Pedigree estimation
    • Clinical trials

  • Selected Recent Publications:

    • Qin, Y.S. and Smith, B. (2005) The likelihood ratio test for homogeneity in bivariate normal mixtures. /J. Multivar. Anal./, to appear.

    • Smith, B. (2004) Sealevel characteristics in the Bay of Fundy/Gulf
      of Maine. /EnvironMetrics/, *14*, 745-756.

    • Qin, Y.S. and Smith, B. (2004) The likelihood ratio test for
      homogeneity in normal mixtures in the presence of a structural
      parameter. /Stat. Sinica/, *14*, 1165-1177.

    • Butler, K., Field, C., Herbinger, C.M. and Smith, B. (2004)
      Accuracy, efficiency and robustness of four algorithms allowing
      full sibship reconstruction from DNA marker data. /Molec. Ecol./,
      *13* (6), 1589-1600.



  • Research Group: Environmental Statistics, Statistical Genetics

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