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December 2-3 & 11, 2020 : Workshops
December 9-10, 2020 : Conference


December 9-10, 2020

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Abstracts & Conference Program (PDF)

Wednesday 9th: Conference Day 1

8:20Welcome and Conference Opening
Plenary on COVID-19 (Session chair: Ann Nicholson)
8:30Tom Snelling, Steven Mascaro
Environmental applications I (Session chair: Annemarie Christophersen)
9:30To All The Bayesian Networks I've Loved Before Bruce Marcot
10:10The long and winding road (to better management of roadside vegetation) Kate Parkins
10:30Coffee break & chat rooms
Environmental applications II (Session chair: Bruce Marcot)
11:00Forecasting volcanic eruptions from observational data Annemarie Christophersen
11:20Spatial patterns in landscape features drive vertebrate diversity Annalie Dorph
11:40Development of a Bayesian Network of estuarine ecosystem health Fabrice Stephenson

Thursday 10th: Conference Day 2

8:20Day start
Defence and industry applications (Sesion chair: Andrew Coutts)
8:30QGeNIe: A Link Between Qualitative and Quantitative Bayesian Networks Marek Druzdzel
8:50Analyzing GIS Data with Bayesian Networks using HUGIN Software Anders Madsen
9:10Bayesian Network Modelling for Military Utility Assessment of Direct Energy Weapons within Future Tactical Land Warfare Thang Cao
9:30Quantifying Catastrophic Bushfire Consequences Ian Fitzpatrick
9:50Bayesian analysis to inform technology selections for a multi-agent system Maggie Tong
10:10Modelling the Force: A Bayesian Network Approach to Support Decisions on Army Force Structure Denis Shine
10:30Coffee break (individual on-line chats)
BN developments (Session chair: Anca Hanea)
11:00Dynamic Bayesian network inferencing for non-homogeneous complex systems Paul Wu
11:20BARD: an online tool to support groups collaboratively build BNs Ann Nicholson
11:40Combining expert elicited judgements for BNs Kerrie Mengersen
12:00The role and challenges of expert elicitation in blockchain technology Sandra Johnson
Panel Discussion
13:00Conference close

Past conferences

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