Jairo Fuquene Patino

Jairo Fuquene Patino

Postdoctoral Associate

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I did my PhD (September 2013 – July 2018) in Statistics in the University of Warwick (UK) under the supervision of Professors Mark Steel and David Rossell. I received the Harrison Award for a Highly Commended PhD Thesis. I have a master degree in mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico), a  master degree in statistics and applied mathematics from the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA) and a bachelor in statistics from the National University of Colombia (Colombia)

Fúquene, Jairo, et al. “On choosing mixture components via non-local priors.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), vol. 81, no. 5, Wiley, Nov. 2019, pp. 809–37. Crossref, doi:10.1111/rssb.12333. Full Text Open Access Copy

Fúquene Patiño, Jairo Alberto. “A semi-parametric Bayesian extreme value model using a Dirichlet process mixture of gamma densities.” Journal of Applied Statistics, vol. 42, no. 2, Informa UK Limited, Feb. 2015, pp. 267–80. Crossref, doi:10.1080/02664763.2014.947357. Full Text Open Access Copy

Fúquene, Jairo, et al. “An alternative to the Inverted Gamma for the variances to modelling outliers and structural breaks in dynamic models.” Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics, vol. 28, no. 2, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, May 2014, pp. 288–99. Crossref, doi:10.1214/12-bjps207. Full Text Open Access Copy

Fúquene, Jairo A., et al. “A case for robust Bayesian priors with applications to clinical trials.” Bayesian Analysis, vol. 4, no. 4, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Dec. 2009, pp. 817–46. Crossref, doi:10.1214/09-ba431. Full Text Open Access Copy