Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Reader in Statistics



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Journal Articles

Battey H, Cox DR, Lee S, 2022, On partial likelihood and the construction of factorisable transformations, Information Geometry

Battey H, Cox DR, 2022, Some perspectives on inference in high dimensions, Statistical Science, Vol:37, Pages:110-122

Rybak J, Battey H, 2021, Sparsity induced by covariance transformation: some deterministic and probabilistic results, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol:477

Battey H, Cox DR, 2020, High-dimensional nuisance parameters: an example from parametric survival analysis, Information Geometry, Vol:3, Pages:119-148

Battey HS, 2019, On sparsity scales and covariance matrix transformations, Biometrika, Vol:106, ISSN:0006-3444, Pages:605-617

Battey HS, Cox DR, 2018, Large numbers of explanatory variables: a probabilistic assessment, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol:474

Avella M, Battey HS, Fan J, et al., 2018, Robust estimation of high-dimensional covariance and precision matrices, Biometrika, Vol:105, ISSN:0006-3444, Pages:271-284

Battey HS, Fan J, Liu H, et al., 2018, Distributed testing and estimation in sparse high dimensional models, Annals of Statistics, Vol:46, ISSN:0090-5364, Pages:1352-1382

Cox, DR, Battey HS, 2017, Large numbers of explanatory variables, a semi-descriptive analysis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:8592-8595

Battey HS, 2017, Eigen structure of a new class of structured covariance and inverse covariance matrices, Bernoulli, Vol:23, Pages:3166-3177

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