Professor Peter TAYLOR

Position: Australian Laureate Fellow
Email: P.Taylor@ms.unimelb.edu.au
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"
Kate SAUNDERS
Shrupa SHAH
Jason M WHYTE

Past Postgraduate Supervision:

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"
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
Wilfred HAWKINS

Past MSc Students:

Jennifer KUSUMA "Decomposition Approach to Serial Inventory Systems under Uncertainties"
Jonathan BUDD
Clare KITCHING
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"
Robert MARSHALL
Giles David ADAMS
Ellen MUIR
Peter BRAUNSTEINS

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

Responsibilities:

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

Committees:

Management Committee
RGS Committee (Linkage Shepherd)
Strategic Planning Committee