Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Lecturer in Statistics



+44 (0)20 7594 2936h.battey Website




545Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

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

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, 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, 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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