Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland,
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 extn 83946 Fax:
+64 9 373 7018
I am a Professor in the Department of Statistics of the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Long ago, I worked in CREEM, part of the Statistics
Division of the School of
Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Research and CV:
Publications and links to full texts: here
Research software and web pages:
Here is a selection of coursebooks and apps developed for teaching over the years.
Short course lecture notes:
- Introduction to Population
Genetics: classical population genetics such as the Wright-Fisher model and
F-statistics, explained from a statistical perspective. The PDF includes several
animations that require the right sort of PDF viewer to play. Play the entire
animations by clicking through when they pause.
- Introduction to Capture-Recapture:
for estimating population size and demographics of wildlife populations.
These notes give an introduction to the field from a statistical viewpoint.
Videos and media:
- Here is a paper, a talk, and a classroom activity about Benford's Law.