Galin Jones

School of Statistics      
University of Minnesota
Email: galin@umn.edu

Research Overview

My main research interest is Markov chain Monte Carlo, but I'm also interested in formal (objective) Bayesian methods, likelihood-based inference, and applications in biological and environmental settings.

Publications

Books

Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Advances in Modern Statistical Theory and Applications: A Festschrift in honor of Morris L. Eaton

Articles

Consistent Maximum Likelihood Estimation Using Subsets with Applications to Multivariate Mixed Models. arXiv

Bayesian Penalized Regression. arXiv

Multivariate output analysis for Markov chain Monte Carlo To appear in Biometrika. arXiv

Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling using hierarchical spatial priors with applications to functional magnetic resonance imaging. To appear in Baysian Analysis (with discussion). project euclid

Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling for detecting neuronal activation via functional magnetic resonance imaging. pdf. Handbook of Big Data Analytics.

The Professor-Librarian: Academic librarians teaching credit-bearing courses. Public Services Quarterly.

Strong consistency of multivariate spectral variance estimators in Markov chain Monte Carlo. Bernoulli arXiv

Multivariate initial sequence estimators in Markov chain Monte Carlo. Journal of Multivariate Analysis arXiv

Geometric ergodicity of random scan Gibbs samplers for hierarchical one-way random effects models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis pdf

Introducing scientific literature to honors general chemistry students: First-year embedded information literacy and the nature of research. The Journal of Chemical Education.

Markov chain Monte Carlo estimation of quantiles. Electronic Journal of Statistics . pdf

Markov chain Monte Carlo with linchpin variables. pdf

Spatial Bayesian variable selection models on functional magnetic resonance imaging time-series data. Bayesian Analysis. PubMed Supplemental material pdf, pdf and pdf

Evaluating default priors with a generalization of Eaton's Markov chain. Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilités et Statistiques. pdf

Convergence of conditional Metropolis-Hastings samplers. Advances in Applied Probability. pdf

On the geometric ergodicity of two-variable Gibbs samplers. Advances in Modern Statistical Theory and Applications: A Festschrift in honor of Morris L. Eaton arXiv Project Euclid

Component-wise Markov chain Monte Carlo. Statistical Science pdf

Implementing MCMC: Estimating with confidence. Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo. Paper and Sweave documentation

Gibbs sampling for a Bayesian hierarchical general linear model. Electronic Journal of Statistics . arXiv

Batch means and spectral variance estimators in Markov chain Monte Carlo. The Annals of Statistics arXiv

Effect of antivenin dose on outcome from crotalid envenomation: 218 dogs (1988-2006). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care PubMed

Comment: Gibbs sampling, exponential families, and orthogonal polynomials. Statistical Science. arXiv

Evaluation of formal posterior distributions via Markov chain arguments. The Annals of Statistics. arXiv extended version

Markov chain Monte Carlo: Can we trust the third significant figure? Statistical Science. arXiv

On perturbations of strongly admissible prior distributions. Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré, Probabilités et Statistiques pdf

Fixed-width output analysis for Markov chain Monte Carlo. Journal of the American Statistical Association. arXiv

Using a Markov chain to construct a tractable approximation of an intractable probability distribution. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. paper pdf

Texturized vegetable protein containing indigestible carbohydrate from soy affects post-prandial blood insulin concentrations in normal dogs fed high fat diets. The Journal of Nutrition Link

Ascent-Based Monte Carlo EM. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B. pdf

Effect of mild restriction of food intake on the speed of racing greyhounds. American Journal of Veterinary Research PubMed

On the Markov chain central limit theorem. Probability Surveys. arXiv

Sufficient burn-in for Gibbs samplers for a hierarchical random effects model. The Annals of Statistics. arXiv

Seasonal effects on the aerobic bacterial and fungal conjunctival flora of normal thoroughbred brood mares in Florida. Veterinary Opthalmology PubMed

On the applicability of regenerative simulation in Markov chain Monte Carlo. Biometrika. pdf

Markov chain Monte Carlo Encyclopedia of Environmetrics pdf

Effect of flunixin meglumine on selected physiologic and performance parameters of athletically conditioned thoroughbred horses subjected to an incremental exercise stress test. Veterinary Therapeutics PubMed

Effect of sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine on selected physiologic and performance parameters in athletically conditioned thoroughbred horses during an incremental exercise stress test. Veterinary Therapeutics PubMed

Serum ascorbic acid concentrations in previously unsupplemented greyhounds after administration of a single dose of ascorbic acid intravenously or per os. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition PubMed

Supplemental vitamin C appears to slow racing greyhounds. The Journal of Nutrition PubMed

Needle core length in sextant biopsy influences prostate cancer detection rate. Urology PubMed

Effects of various diets on gastric tone in the proximal portion of the stomach of horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research PubMed

Honest exploration of intractable probability distributions via Markov chain Monte Carlo. Statistical Science. pdf

The effect of racing and training on serum thyroid hormone concentrations in racing greyhounds. American Journal of Veterinary Research PubMed

Postprandial venous ammonia concentrations in the diagnosis of hepatobiliary disease in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine PubMed

Effect of increased dietary protein and decreased dietary carbohydrate on performance and body composition in racing greyhounds. American Journal of Veterinary Research PubMed

Effect of amlodipine on echocardiographic variables in cats with systemic hypertension. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine PubMed

Maintenance energy requirements and the effect of diet on performance in racing greyhounds. American Journal of Veterinary Research PubMed