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Post-Doctoral Researcher: The Felix Bernstein Institute for Mathematical Statistics in the Biosciences is offering the position of a Post-Doctoral Researcher starting on or after October 1st, 2017. The candidate is expected to strengthen one of the research topics of the FBMS at the cutting edge of Mathematical Statistics and the Life Sciences (more details about the position).

Post-Doctoral Researcher: The Institute for Mathematical Stochastics seeks qualified applicants for the position of a Post-Doctoral Researcher starting on or after September 1st, 2017 for the duration of one year (more information).

Nächster Vortrag im Stochastischen Kolloquium:
28.06.2017, 11:15, Dr. Farida Enikeeva (Université de Poitiers)

"Change in variance detection for stationary Gaussian processes" (Abstract).
Lecture series: Dr. Bernhard Schmitzer, Universität Münster, will give a lecture series in June 2017 on Optimal Transport for Data Analysis (details).
Statistics Meets Friends: The workshop "Statistics Meets Friends - from biophysics to inverse problems and back -" takes place in Göttingen from November 29th to December 1st, 2017.

Arbeitsgruppe "Angewandte und Mathematische Statistik"
Publikationen: Dr. Thomas Hotz

  • Pein, F., Hotz, T., Sieling, H., Aspelmeier, T. (2017).
    stepR - an R package for change-point inference.
  • Hotz, T., Huckemann, S. (2015).
    Intrinsic Means on the Circle: Uniqueness, Locus and Asymptotics. The Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 67(1), 177-193 arXiv.org 1108.2141 [stat.ME] [math.PR].
  • Futschik, A., Hotz, T., Munk, A., Sieling, H. (2014).
    Multiscale DNA partitioning: statistical evidence for segments. Bioinformatics, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu180 (Preprint).
  • Huckeman, S., Hotz, T. (2014).
    On Means and Their Asymptotics: Circles and Shape Spaces Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, 50(1), 98-106, DOI 10.1007/s10851-013-0462-3 (Preprint).
  • Hotz,T., Schütte, O., Sieling, H., Polupanow, T., Diederichsen, U., Steinem, C., Munk, A. (2013).
    Idealizing ion channel recordings by jump segmentation and statistical multiresolution analysis IEEE Trans. on NanoBioScience, 12, 376-386. (Preprint).
  • Hotz, T., Huckemann, S., Le, H., Marron, J. S., Mattingly, J. C., Miller, E., Nolen, J., Owen, M., Patrangenaru, V., Skwerer, S. (2013).
    Sticky central limit theorems on open books. Annals of Applied Probability, 23(6) 2238-2258 , 1202.4267 [math.PR] [math.MG] [math.ST].
  • Geisler, C., Hotz, T., Schönle, A., Hell, S. W., Munk, A., Egner, A. (2012).
    Drift estimation for single marker switching based imaging schemes. Optics Express, 20 (7), 7274-7289.
  • Hotz, T., Telschow, F. J. E. (2012).
    Representation by Integrating Reproducing Kernels. arXiv.org, 1202.4443 [math.FA] [math.NA].
  • Hotz, T., Marnitz, P., Stichtenoth, R., Davies, L., Kabluchko, Z., Munk, A. (2012).
    Locally adaptive image denoising by a statistical multiresolution criterion. Comp. Stat. Data Anal., 56(3), 543-558.
  • Hotz, T., Gottschlich, C., Lorenz, R., Bernhardt, S., Hantschel, M., Munk, A. (2011).
    Statistical Analyses of Fingerprint Growth. BIOSIG 2011 - Proceedings - International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, 08.-09. September 2011 in Darmstadt, Germany. Lecture Notes in Informatics, P-191, 11-20.
  • Gottschlich, C., Hotz, T., Lorenz, R., Bernhardt, S., Hantschel, M., Munk, A. (2011).
    Modeling the Growth of Fingerprints Improves Matching for Adolescents IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 6(3), 1165-1169.
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T. (2010).
    Geodesic and parallel models for leaf shape Proceedings of the 29th Leeds Annual Statistical Research Workshop 6th-8th July 2010, pdf.
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T., Munk, A. (2010).
    Intrinsic shape analysis: Geodesic principal component analysis for Riemannian manifolds modulo Lie group actions. Discussion paper with rejoinder. Statistica Sinica, 20, 1-100 (Preprint).
  • Hotz, T., Huckemann, S., Gaffrey, D., Munk, A., Sloboda, B. (2010).
    Shape spaces for pre-alingend star-shaped objects in studying the growth of plants. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C (Applied Statistics), 59 (1), 127-143 (Preprint).
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T., Munk, A. (2010).
    Intrinsic MANOVA for Riemannian Manifolds with an Application to Kendalls Spaces of Planar Shapes. IEEE Trans. Patt. Anal. Mach. Intell., 32 (4), 593-603, "Spotlight Paper" for this issue with its "Special Section on Shape Analysis and its Applications in Image Understanding", freely available until 18 March 2010 (Preprint).
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T., Munk, A. (2010).
    Rejoinder on "Intrinsic shape analysis: Geodesic principal component analysis for Riemannian manifolds modulo Lie group actions." Statistica Sinica, 20, 1-100 (Preprint).
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T., Munk, A. (2009).
    Intrinsic two-way MANOVA for shape spaces. Proc. of the ISI2009, article.
  • Hotz, T. (2009).
    Intrinsic Coordinates for Fingerprints Based on their Longitudinal Axis. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, 501-504, .
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T. (2009).
    Principal Components Geodesics for Planar Shape. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100, 699-714 (Preprint).
  • Huckemann, S., Hotz, T., Munk, A. (2008).
    Global Models for the Orientation Field of Fingerprints: An Approach Based on Quadratic Differentials. IEEE Trans. Patt. Anal. Mach. Intell., 30(9), 1507-1519 (Preprint).
  • Hotz, T. (2007).
    Modelling and Analysing Orientation Fields of Fingerprints. http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl/?webdoc-1583, Ph.D. thesis, University of Göttingen (Preprint).
  • Taub, N.A., Morgan, Z., Brugha, T.S., Lambert, P., Bebbington, P.E., Jenkins, R., Kessler, R.C., Zaslavsky, A.M., Hotz, T. (2005).
    Recalibration methods to enhance information on prevalence rates from large mental health surveys. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 14(1), 3-13.
  • Hotz, T. (2002).
    On the Consistency of the Minimum Description Length Criterion. Diploma thesis, University of Heidelberg.