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I am a researcher with interests in mathematical models involving randomness. Much of my work focuses on networks with an emphasis on using tools from applied probability and statistics. I am currently being funded by a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) granted by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

I write posts about point processes and other topics in applied probability and spatial statistics. Often in those posts I present code, typically written in MATLAB and Python, which is all located here. Some of that code has been frozen and buried.

Following in the footsteps of many academics, I decided to have a dated outdoors photo for my profile picture, demonstrating that I have been outside, at least once, in the real world. The photo was taken in Ecuador.

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I have also been to Monte Carlo Land (possibly not its real name).

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If the title photo has balloons in it, which is also shown in this post, then it was taken by me early one morning in Cappadocia, Turkey. And I know what you’re wondering: Do the balloons form a Poisson point process? The answer is yes, probably, from that angle, but probably not from above as the balloons would (hopefully) exhibit some form of repulsion.