Publications

Advocating blended learning for university undergraduate level mathematical instruction beyond Covid-19

Institutional mathematics education has long been traditional in its ways of being teacher-centric, a tradition which perhaps dates …

Pairwise likelihood estimation for confirmatory factor analysis models with categorical variables and data that are missing at random

Methods for the treatment of item non-response in attitudinal scales and in large-scale assessments under the pairwise likelihood (PL) …

Latent Class Analysis: Insights about design and analysis of schistosomiasis diagnostic studies

Various global health initiatives are currently advocating the elimination of schistosomiasis within the next decade. Schistosomiasis …

Bayesian variable selection for linear models using I-priors

In statistical modelling, there is often a genuine interest to learn the most reasonable, parsimonious, and interpretable model that …

Investigating the effect of load carriage on soldiers’ performances using Bayesian structural equation models

Soldiers are required to perform tasks that call upon a complex combination of their physical and cognitive capabilities. For example, …

Regression modelling with I-priors: Applications to functional, multilevel and longitudinal data

We introduce a methodology with the aim of providing a unifying framework for esti- mating a variety of regression methods and models, …

Increase in iron and manganese due to reducing conditions at a tropical catchment in South East Asia

Brunei Darussalam on the island of Borneo uses most of its water resources for drinking water purposes from surface water with less …

Factors Affecting Readmission to the Drug Rehabilitation Centre in Brunei Darussalam

Globally, it has been noted that many drug addicts get readmitted to a drug treatment centre after discharged from successful treatment …

Regression modelling using priors depending on Fisher information covariance kernels (I-priors)

Regression analysis is undoubtedly an important tool to understand the relationship between one or more explanatory and independent …

iprior: An R Package for Regression Modelling using I-priors

This is an overview of the R package iprior, which implements a unified methodology for fitting parametric and nonparametric regression …

Discussion of Random Projection Ensemble Classification by Cannings and Samworth

This is our discussion contribution to Cannings and Samworth’s 2017 paper entitled ‘Random-projection ensemble …

Analysis of paired comparison data using Bradley-Terry models with applications to football data

A mobile visual clothing search system is presented whereby a smart phone user can either choose a social networking image or capture a new photo of a person wearing clothing of interest and search for similar clothing in a large cloud-based ecommerce database. The phone’s GPS location is used to re-rank results by retail store location, to inform the user of local stores where similar clothing items can be tried on.