Professor Peter TAYLOR

Position: Professor
Room: 145
Ext. Number: 46045
Research Group:- Operations Research
- Stochastic Processes
Interests: - Stochastic Processes
- Markov processes
- Queueing Networks
- Telecommunications systems
- Modelling of biological systems
- Parameter estimation
- Stochastic Petri nets

Recent Publications:

  • Incorporating uncertainty of management costs in sensitivity analyses of matrix population models (2013) more
  • random transmission radii in greedy routing models for ad hoc sensor networks (2012) more
  • Procrustes based metrics for spatial validation and calibration of two-dimensional perimeter spread models: A case study considering fire (2012) more
  • How do we encourage an egoist to act socially in an ad hoc mobile network? (2012) more
  • Collective retention and transmission of chemical signals in a social insect (2012) more

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Current Postgraduate Supervision:

Jonathan BUDD "Modelling and Simulation of Credit Card Behaviour"
Ellen MUIR
Nicholas READ "Bush Escalation Probabilities in the Victorian Landscape"
Shrupa SHAH

Past Postgraduate Supervision:

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"
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"
James ZHAO "Hidden Markov models with multiple observation processes"

Current MSc Students:

Jinghan XIA

Past MSc Students:

Jennifer KUSUMA "Decomposition Approach to Serial Inventory Systems under Uncertainties"
Jonathan BUDD
James ZHAO "Hidden Markov Models"
Auron SEIKEN "The Branch-and-Cut Methodology for Mixed Integer Programming"
Daphne DO "Formulating and Modelling Robust Decision-Making Problems Under Severe Uncertainty"
Nikki SONENBERG "Building Stochastic Models of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks"
Giles David ADAMS
Ellen MUIR

Recent Grant History:

Year(s) Source Type Title
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
2003 - 2007 ARC Discovery Modelling Measurement and Control of the Internet
2003 - 2006 ARC Linkage Modeling Patient flows through hospitals: optimizing effective use of resources
2003 - 2005 ARC Linkage Using Mathematics to Maximize the Value of Open-Pit Mines


Academic Board member
ARC Linkage Shepherd
Industry Advisory Group
Leader, Disaster Management Research Initiative
University Library and Academic Resources Committee


Management Committee
RGS Committee (Linkage Shepherd)
Strategic Planning Committee