Professor Peter TAYLOR
Professor / Australian Laureate Fellow / Redmond Barry Professor / ACEMS Director
School of Mathematics and Statistics
- Room: 145
- Building: Peter Hall Building
- Campus: Parkville Campus
Research Interests
- Stochastic Processes
- Markov processes
- Queueing Networks
- Telecommunications systems
- Modelling of biological systems
- Parameter estimation
- Stochastic Petri nets
Research Groups
Recent Publications
M. Fackrell, P. Taylor. Allocation in a vertical rotary car park. 337-370, Markov Decision Processes in Practice, Springer, 2017. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47766-4_12.
M Mandjes, P. Taylor, K De Turck. The Markov-modulated Erlang loss system. Performance Evaluation, 116, 53-69, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.peva.2017.08.005.
Na Li, David A Stanford, P. Taylor, Ilze Ziedins. Nonlinear Accumulating Priority Queues with Equivalent Linear Proxies. Operations Research, 65, 1712-1721, 2017. doi: 10.1287/opre.2017.1613.
Simon Loertscher, E. Muir, P. Taylor. A general non-central hypergeometric distribution. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 46, 4579-4598, 2017. doi: 10.1080/03610926.2015.1088033.
S. Hautphenne, Melanie Massaro, P. Taylor. How old is this bird? The age distribution under some phase sampling schemes. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 75, 1319-1347, 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00285-017-1121-x.
Current Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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Peter BRAUNSTEINS | "Coupling in Stochastic Modelling" |
Timothy HYNDMAN | |
Nicholas READ | "Bush Escalation Probabilities in the Victorian Landscape" |
Kate SAUNDERS | "Spatial and Temporal Statistical Modelling of Extreme Rainfall in Australia." |
Shrupa SHAH | "Understanding the contribution of space on the spread of Influenza using an Individual-based model approach" |
Past Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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Jonathan BUDD | "Modelling and Simulation of Credit Card Behaviour" |
Joanne CHEW | "Skip-Stop Schedules for Public Transportation" |
Guo JUN | |
Paul KEELER | "Stochastic routing models in sensor networks" |
Alana MOORE | "Managing bilological populations in the interface of uncertainty" |
Allan MOTYER | "Quasi-birth-and-death processes with an infinite phase space" |
Ellen MUIR | "Hypergeometric Distributions and Efficient Dynamic Market Clearing" |
Ana NOVAK | "Queuing problems in active probing: an application to a single hop network" |
Maya RAMAKRISHNAN | "Distributed approaches to capacity reallocation in networks" |
Yacov SALOMON | "Re-examining fundamental concepts and assumptions in conservation and management using mathematical theories of probability" |
Jason WHYTE | "Global a priori identifiability of biomolecular interaction models in flow-cell optical biosensor experiments" |
James ZHAO | "Hidden Markov models with multiple observation processes" |
Current MSc Students
Name | Project title |
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Ria SZEREDI | |
Vincent PANG | |
Cong LI |
Past MSc Students
Name | Project title |
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Giles ADAMS | |
Peter BRAUNSTEINS | |
Jonathan BUDD | |
Daphne DO | "Formulating and Modelling Robust Decision-Making Problems Under Severe Uncertainty" |
Yani GENG | |
John GILBERTSON | |
Clare KITCHING | |
Ashwani KUMAR | |
Jennifer KUSUMA | "Decomposition Approach to Serial Inventory Systems under Uncertainties" |
Robert MARSHALL | |
Ellen MUIR | |
Auron SEIKEN | "The Branch-and-Cut Methodology for Mixed Integer Programming" |
Nikki SONENBERG | "Building Stochastic Models of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks" |
Jinghan XIA | |
James ZHAO | "Hidden Markov Models" |
Recent Grant History
Year(s) | Source | Type | Title |
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2013 - 2018 | ARC | ARC Laureate Fellowship | New stochastic models for Science, Economics, Social Science and Engineering (Laureate 080069) |
2011 - 2013 | ARC | Discovery | New methods for improving active adaptive management in biological systems |
2011 - 2013 | ARC | Discovery | Advanced matrix-analytic methods with applications |
2003 - 2010 | ARC | Centre Of Excellence | ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems |
Responsibilities
- Academic Board member
- ACEMS Director
Committees
- Research and Industry Committee
- Strategic Planning Committee