Murali Haran

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Department Head and Professor, Statistics

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Research interests include statistical computing (Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms); spatial models (Gaussian random field models); methods for complex computer models; and interdisciplinary collaborations in environmental sciences, climate science, etc.

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Recent Publications

Modeling the Social and Spatial Proximity of Crime: Domestic and Sexual Violence Across Neighborhoods

Kelling, C., Graif, C., Korkmaz, G. & Haran, M., Jun 2021, In: Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 37, 2, p. 481-516 36 p.

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PICAR: An Efficient Extendable Approach for Fitting Hierarchical Spatial Models

Lee, B. S. & Haran, M., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Technometrics.

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Strategic testing approaches for targeted disease monitoring can be used to inform pandemic decision-making

Nichols, J. D., Bogich, T. L., Howerton, E., Bjørnstad, O. N., Borchering, R. K., Ferrari, M., Haran, M., Jewell, C., Pepin, K. M., Probert, W. J. M., Pulliam, J. R. C., Runge, M. C., Tildesley, M., Viboud, C. & Shea, K., Jun 2021, In: PLoS biology. 19, 6, e3001307.

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A fast particle-based approach for calibrating a 3-d model of the antarctic ice sheet

Lee, B. S., Haran, M., Fuller, R. W., Pollard, D. & Keller, K., 2020, In: Annals of Applied Statistics. 14, 2, p. 605-634 30 p.

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A Function Emulation Approach for Doubly Intractable Distributions

Park, J. & Haran, M., Jan 2 2020, In: Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 29, 1, p. 66-77 12 p.

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Reduced-Dimensional Monte Carlo Maximum Likelihood for Latent Gaussian Random Field Models

Park, J. & Haran, M., 2020, In: Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 30, 2, p. 269-283 15 p.

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Paenibacillus infection with frequent viral coinfection contributes to postinfectious hydrocephalus in Ugandan infants

Paulson, J. N., Williams, B. L., Hehnly, C., Mishra, N., Sinnar, S. A., Zhang, L., Ssentongo, P., Mbabazi-Kabachelor, E., Wijetunge, D. S. S., Von Bredow, B., Mulondo, R., Kiwanuka, J., Bajunirwe, F., Bazira, J., Bebell, L. M., Burgoine, K., Couto-Rodriguez, M., Ericson, J. E., Erickson, T., Ferrari, M. & 32 others, Gladstone, M., Guo, C., Haran, M., Hornig, M., Isaacs, A. M., Kaaya, B. N., Kangere, S. M., Kulkarni, A. V., Kumbakumba, E., Li, X., Limbrick, D. D., Magombe, J., Morton, S. U., Mugamba, J., Ng, J., Olupot-Olupot, P., Onen, J., Peterson, M. R., Roy, F., Sheldon, K., Townsend, R., Weeks, A. D., Whalen, A. J., Quackenbush, J., Ssenyonga, P., Galperin, M. Y., Almeida, M., Atkins, H., Warf, B. C., Lipkin, W. I., Broach, J. R. & Schiff, S. J., Sep 30 2020, In: Science Translational Medicine. 12, 563, eaba0565.

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Quantifying spatio-temporal variation of invasion spread

Goldstein, J., Park, J., Haran, M., Liebhold, A. & Bjørnstad, O. N., Jan 16 2019, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1894, 20182294.

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Computer Model Calibration Based on Image Warping Metrics: An Application for Sea Ice Deformation

Guan, Y., Sampson, C., Tucker, J. D., Chang, W., Mondal, A., Haran, M. & Sulsky, D., Sep 15 2019, In: Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 24, 3, p. 444-463 20 p.

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Stilt: Easy emulation of time series AR(1) computer model output in multidimensional parameter space

Olson, R., Ruckert, K. L., Chang, W., Keller, K., Haran, M. & An, S. I., 2019, In: R Journal. 10, 2, p. 209-225 17 p.

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