Associate Professor Paul Ross Murrell

BSc/BA/MSc/PhD (University of Auckland)

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Biography

Paul Murrell attended The University of Auckland for his BSc (in Computer Science), BA (in Psychology), MSc (in Psychology), and PhD (in Statistics). He then spent a year at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Community Medicine as a medical statistician and research assistant, before joining the Department of Statistics at Auckland University in October, 1999.

Research | Current

Paul's research interests include computational and graphical statistics. He is currently part of the development team for the R and Omegahat statistical computing projects.

For links to software projects I am involved with, papers I have written, and talks I have given, see my personal homepage

Distinctions/Honours

  • Fellow, American Statistical Association (2010)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Godfrey, A. J. R., Murrell, P., & Sorge, V. (2018). An accessible interaction model for data visualisation in statistics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 10.1007/978-3-319-94277-3_92
  • Bates, D., Chambers, J., Dalgaard, P., Gentleman, R., Hornik, K., Ihaka, R., ... Ligges, U. (2017). R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing, Version 3.4 [Computer software]. Vienna, Austria: R Foundation for Statistical Computing.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Thomas Lumley
  • Murrell, P. (2016). 'DOM' Version 0.4. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31373
  • Murrell, P. (2016). 'DOM' Version 0.2. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31132
  • Murrell, P. (2016). Automating R Demonstration Videos. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31372
  • Scott, D., Geals, D., & Murrell, P. (2015). Refactoring the xtable Package. Paper presented at 2015 Joint NZSA+ORSNZ Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand. 24 November - 26 November 2015. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29322
  • Hardin, J., Hoerl, R., Horton, N. J., Nolan, D., Baumer, B., Hall-Holt, O., ... Lang, D. T. (2015). Data science in statistics curricula: preparing students to "think with data". American Statistician, 69 (4), 343-353. 10.1080/00031305.2015.1077729
  • Gavai, A. K., Supandi, F., Hettling, H., Murrell, P., Leunissen, J. A., & van Beek, J. H. (2015). Using bioconductor package BiGGR for metabolic flux estimation based on gene expression changes in brain. PLoS One, 10 (3)10.1371/journal.pone.0119016

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Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 2, Room 273
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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