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Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning and Image Analysis - SAMBA

The SAMBA department has comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of statistics, machine learning and image analysis. We are one of Europe's largest and most competent groups within applied statistics and statistical-matematical modelling. We cover a broad spectrum of methods and are a world leader in some of these areas. The appropriate choice of method for the various problems is thus one of our strengths. Many calculations involve uncertainty and the accurate calculation of this quantity is an important speciality.

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Last 5 scientific articles

    Lillenes, Meryl Sønderby; Rabano, Alberto; Støen, Mari; Riaz, Tahira; Misaghian, Dorna; Møllersen, Linda; Esbensen, Ying; Günther, Clara-Cecilie; Selnes, Per; Stenset, Vidar; Fladby, Tormod; Tonjum, Tone. Altered DNA base excision repair profile in brain tissue and blood in Alzheimer’s disease. Molecular Brain (ISSN 1756-6606). 9(61) doi: 10.1186/s13041-016-0237-z.. 2016.

    Wold, Jens Petter; Kermit, Martin Andreas; Segtnan, Vegard. Chemical Imaging of Heterogeneous Muscle Foods Using Near-Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging in Transmission Mode. Applied Spectroscopy (ISSN 0003-7028). 70(6) pp 953-961. doi: 10.1177/0003702816641260. 2016.

    Guttorp, Peter; Ylitalo, Anna-Kaisa; Särkkä, Aila. What we look at in paintings: A comparison between experienced and non-experienced art viewers. Annals of Applied Statistics (ISSN 1932-6157). 10(2) pp 549-574. doi: 10.1214/16-AOAS921. 2016.

    Low, Rand Kwong Yew; Faff, Robert; Aas, Kjersti. Enhancing mean-variance portfolio selection by modeling distributional asymmetries. Journal of Economics and Business (ISSN 0148-6195). 85 pp 49-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jeconbus.2016.01.003. 2016.

    Lund, Eiliv; Holden, Lars; Bøvelstad, Hege; Plancade, Sandra Caroline; Mode, Nicolle; Günther, Clara-Cecilie; Nuel, Gregory; Thalabard, Jean-Christophe; Holden, Marit. A new statistical method for curve group analysis of longitudinal gene expression data illustrated for breast cancer in the NOWAC postgenome cohort as a proof of principle. BMC Medical Research Methodology (ISSN 1471-2288). 16(28) doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0129-z. 2016.

Publications in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, earlier years
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