Peter Green (statistician)
|Peter James Green|
28 April 1950 |
|Institutions||University of Bath
University of Bristol
University of Durham
|Alma mater||University of Oxford
University of Sheffield
|Doctoral advisor||Douglas Kennedy[disambiguation needed]|
|Known for||Reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo|
|Notable awards||Guy Medal (1987,1999)|
Peter Green FRS is a British Bayesian statistician. He is Emeritus Professor and Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, and a Professor at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is distinguished for his contributions to computational statistics, in particular his contributions to spatial statistics and semi-parametric regression models and also his development of reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2003. He served as President of the Royal Statistical Society from 2001 to 2003, having previously been awarded its Guy Medal in both Bronze (1987) and Silver (1999).
- Prof Peter Green at Debrett's People of Today. Accessed 2011-01-23.
- Past Presidents. Royal Statistical Society. Accessed 2009-04-26.
- Honours & Awards: Previous Recipients. Royal Statistical Society. Accessed 2009-04-26.
- Peter Green's homepage. University of Bristol.
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