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Dissertation

Topics in mathematical and applied statistics

Promotor: A.W. van der Vaart

Author
St├ęphanie van der Pas
Date
28 February 2017
Links
Thesis in Leiden Repository

This thesis is composed of papers on four topics: Bayesian theory for the sparse normal means problem, specifically for the horseshoe prior (Chapters 1-3), Bayesian theory for community detection (Chapter 4), nested model selection (Chapter 5), and the application of competing risk methods in the presence of time-dependent clustering (Chapter 6).