Dr Ana Palacios
Profiles

Dr Ana Palacios

School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

Lecturer in Statistics

Qualifications

PhD in Statistics, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain   (2012) 
MSc in  Quantitative Methods and  Business Administration,  Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain  (2008).
BSc in Economics, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (2004).





Teaching interests

Plymouth University


Stochastic Calculus with Financial Applications MATH3615
Statistics STAT050
Mathematics in Context  MATH3602
Quantitative Finance ABF306
Math and Stats MAST2401
Financial Modeling STAT208
Statistics in Context  STAT3100

Carlos III University of Madrid 

Statistics I
Statistics II

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Teaching Assistant)

Public Finance
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics












Research interests

Bayesian networks, Bayesian inference, MCMC and ABC algorithms, hierarchical and longitudinal models, stochastic processes. 



Other research

Research Projects 

Cooperación España Brasil: New computational methods for dynamic spatial systems
Duration: 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2013
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte (Spain)
Main Researcher: Joaquín Miguez Arenas

Análisis de datos de muy alta dimensión en Economía y Empresa
Duration: 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Spain)
Main Researcher: Juan Romo

Técnicas estadísticas para datos de gran complejidad en Empresa y Finanzas
Duration: 01/01/2009 - 31/12/2011
Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Spain)
Main Researcher: Juan Romo

Grants & contracts

Postgraduate Scholarship, 2006-2008 - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Doctoral Scholarship, 2008-2012 - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Research groups

  • Statistics

A subordinated stochastic process model (2015)
with Juan Miguel Marín and Michael P. Wiper. Bayesian Statistics from Methods to Models and Applications, Springer, pp. 49-57.

Bayesian modeling of bacterial growth for multiple populations (2014) 
with Juan Miguel Marín and Michael P. Wiper. Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol 8, No. 3, pp. 1516-1537.

Bayesian software reliability prediction using software metrics information (2012)
with Juan Miguel Marín and Michael P. Wiper. Quality Technology & Quantitative Management
International Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 35-44.

Bayesian modelling of bacterial growth for multiple populations (2010) with Juan Miguel Marín, Emiliano Quinto 
and Michael P. Wiper , Statistics and Econometrics Series, Working paper 12-16-(10), UC3M. 

Bayesian hierarchical modelling of bacterial growth (2010) with Juan Miguel Marn
and Michael P. Wiper.  Statistics and Econometrics  Series,  Working paper  10-21 (09),  UC3M.

Income Polarization: Concepts and Applications (2006) with M. Florencia Ruiz Diaz, H
Gertel and R. Giuliodori. Proceedings of the International Congress Arnoldshain VI Seminar:
Trade, Integration and Institutional Reforms in Latin America and the EU. Peter Lang Pub
Inc., Frankfurt am Main, Germany.


Conferences and Seminars 

A subordinated stochastic process modelSecond Bayesian Young Statisticians Meeting (BAYSM'14), Vienna, 2014.

A non-decreasing stochastic processBayes lecture 2014, Edinburgh, 2014.

Bayesian inference for a stochastic growth process, 8th Conference on Bayesian Inference in Stochastic processes (BISP8), Milan, 2013.

Models and inference for the dynamics of bacterial populations, Thesis Seminar, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2012.

Stochastic modeling for bacterial growth, Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa (SEIO), Madrid, 2012.

Introduction to Bayesian inference, applications and methods, Seminar, 
Faculty of Economics, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 2011.

Bayesian estimation of bacterial growth curves using neural networks and hierarchical
Gompertz models. Ninth Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics. ISBA World
Meeting, Benidorm (Spain), 2010.

Bayesian bacterial growth modeling, Seminar, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2010.

Models and inference por population dynamics, Seminar, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid,
2008.

Income Polarization: Concepts and Applications,  Arnoldshain VI Seminar: Trade, Integration and Institutional Reforms in Latin America and the EU, Ascochinga, Argentina, 2005.

La Hipótesis de Convergencia: un análisis empírico para las provincias argentinas, 36
Jornadas Internacionales de Finanzas Públicas. Córdoba, Argentina, 2003.