Solving real-world problems

The INLA approach developed by Rue and colleagues has been used in the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP), which disseminates free, accurate, up-to-date information on malaria, aims to limit the spread of the disease. Credit: MALARIA ATLAS PROJECT Tools developed by Håvard Rue have transformed data analysis, interpretation and communication, and are applied broadly: from modeling…

Statistician examines Beatles mystery

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Mark Glickman is Fixing a Hole in Beatles lore. A senior lecturer in statistics, Glickman worked with Ryan Song, a former statistics student at Harvard, and Jason Brown, a professor at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, to tackle an enduring Beatles mystery—who wrote “In My Life”? As most Beatles fans…