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Gertraud Malsiner-Walli

Mag.rer.nat. Dr. Gertraud Malsiner-Walli M.Stat.
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CV

since 2016
Research Assistent in the FWF project "Shrinking and Regularizing Finite Mixture Models" (Project leader: Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter)
2014
PhD (Statistics), Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
2014-2016
Research Assistent in the FWF project "Sparse Bayesian Modelling for Categorical Predictors" (Project leader: Helga Wagner)
2014-2016
Research Assistent in the ÖNB project "Advanced methods for Macro-Economic Indicators as Explanatory Variables" (Project leader: Bettina Grün)
2010
Master in Statistics, Johannes Kepler University Linz
2009
BSc (Statistics), Johannes Kepler University Linz
1991
Teaching degree for Philosophy, Psychology and Pedagogy ,University Salzburg
1989
MSc (Mathematics), University Innsbruck

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Classifications

Expertise

  • Bayesian model choice and variable selection
  • Finite mixture model methodology
  • MCMC methods

Activities

Membership in scientific association
  2015 Statistical Modelling Society
  since 2010 Österreichische Statistische Gesellschaft
  since 2010 International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2019 Technometrics
  since 2019 Dependence Modeling
  since 2018 Journal of Royal Statistical Society Series C
  since 2017 Digital Signal Processing
  since 2017 Annals of Applied Statistics
  since 2017 Advances in Data Analysis and Classification (ADAC)
  since 2016 Statistics and Computing
  since 2016 PLOS One
  since 2015 Statistical Papers
  since 2013 Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  since 2011 Austrian Journal of Statistics
Organisation of Research Seminar
  2012-2016 Department of Applied Statistics, Johannes Kepler University Linz
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2015 30th Workshop of Statistical Modelling, Johannes Kepler University Linz - Local organizing comittee

Publications

Journal article

2019 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Hofmarcher, Paul, Grün, Bettina. 2019. Semi‐parametric Regression under Model Uncertainty: Economic Applications. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. open access (Details)
2018 Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2018. Discussion of "Bayesian Cluster Analysis: Point Estimation and Credible Balls" by Sara Wade and Zoubin Ghahramani. Bayesian Analysis. 13 (2), 601-603. open access (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Pauger, Daniela, Wagner, Helga. 2018. Effect fusion using model-based clustering. Statistical Modelling. 18 (2), 175-196. open access (Details)
  Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2018. From here to infinity: sparse finite versus Dirichlet process mixtures in model-based clustering. Advances in Data Analysis and Classification. open access (Details)
2017 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2017. Identifying mixtures of mixtures using Bayesian estimation. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 26 (2), 285-295. open access (Details)
  Rittmannsberger, Hans, Rosenleitner, Jan, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Werl, Regina, Rittmannsberger, Barbara, Yazdi, Kurosch. 2017. Treatment duration with long-acting injectable antipsychotics after in-hospital initiation. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 37 (2), 250-254. (Details)
2016 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2016. Model-based clustering based on sparse finite Gaussian mixtures. Statistics and Computing 26 (1), 303-324. open access (Details)
2013 Grün, Bettina, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2013. Discussion of "How to Find an Appropriate Clustering for Mixed-Type Variables with Applicationto Socio-Economic Stratification" by Hennig and Liao. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) 62 (3), 350-351. (Details)
  Rittmannsberger, Hans, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2013. Mood-dependent changes of serum lithium concentration in a rapid cycling patient maintained on stable doses of lithium carbonate. Bipolar Disorders 15 (3), 333-337. (Details)
2012 Rittmannsberger, Hans, Fellinger, Johannes, Foff, Christian, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Zaunmüller, Thomas. 2012. Deterioration of metabolic parameters during short-term psychiatric inpatient treatment: A prospective naturalistic study. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice 16 (1), 8-17. (Details)
2011 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Wagner, Helga. 2011. Comparing Spike and Slab Priors for Bayesian Variable Selection. Austrian Journal of Statistics 40 (4), 241-264. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2018 Celeux, Gilles, Kamary, Kaniav, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Marin, Jean-Michel, Robert, Christian P. 2018. Computational solutions for Bayesian inference in mixture models. In: Handbook of Mixture Analysis, Hrsg. Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter, Gilles Celeux, Christian P. Robert, 73-96. Boca Raton, Florida: Chapman & Hall. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2018 Grün, Bettina, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2018. Bayesian Latent Class Analysis with Shrinkage Priors: An Application to the Hungarian Heart Disease Data. In ASMOD 2018 -- Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Statistical Modelling of Ordinal Data, Hrsg. Stefania Capecchi and Francesca Di Iorio and Rosaria Simone, 13-24. FedOA -- Federico II University Press: None. open access (Details)
2016 Pauger, Daniela, Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Wagner, Helga. 2016. Bayesian effect fusion for categorical predictors with sparse finite mixture prior. In Proceedings of the 31st International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Hrsg. Herwig Friedl, Helga Wagner, 247-252. Johannes Kepler University Linz: None. (Details)
2015 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Grün, Bettina, Hofmarcher, Paul. 2015. Bayesian variable selection in semi-parameteric growth regression. In Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Volume 2, Hrsg. Herwig Friedl, Helga Wagner, 151-154. Linz: None. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2019 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2019. Bayesianische Modellierung von Mischmodellen angewandt auf medizinische Fragestellungen. Wiener Biometrische Sektion (WBS) Seminar 2019, Wien, Österreich, 22.02. (Details)
2018 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Learning the number of components and data clusters in Bayesian finite mixture models. Statistische Woche, Linz, Österreich, 11.09.-14.09. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Variable selection in Bayesian latent class analysis using shrinkage priors. Workshop on Clustering Methods and Applications, Universität Bozen, Italien, 26.10. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Variable selection in Bayesian latent class analysis using shrinkage priors. CFE-CM Statistics 2018, Pisa, Italien, 14.12. (Details)
2017 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2017. Inferring components and clusters in Bayesian finite mixture modelling. Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics (ERCIM), Senate House, University of London, UK, Großbritannien, 16.12.2017. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2017. Inferring components and clusters in Bayesian finite mixture modelling. Statistics4@Florence, Florenz, Italien, 05.07.2017. (Details)
2016 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Wagner, Helga, Pauger, Daniela, Grün, Bettina. 2016. Effect fusion using sparse finite mixtures. Summer Session of the Working Group on Model-Based Clustering, Universite` Paris Descartes, Frankreich, 19.07.2016. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Wagner, Helga, Pauger, Daniela, Grün, Bettina. 2016. Effect fusion using sparse finite mixtures. 10th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2016), University of Seville, Sevilla, Spanien, 10.12. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina, Wagner, Helga, Pauger, Daniela. 2016. Sparse finite mixture modelling. Research seminar, Innsbruck, Österreich, 03.11. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Learning the number of components and data clusters in Bayesian finite mixture models. International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) World Meeting, Edinburgh, Großbritannien, 24.06-29.06. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Learning the number of components and data clusters in Bayesian finite mixture models. Workshop on Model-Based Clustering and Classification, Catania, Italien, 05.09.-07.09. (Details)
2017 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2017. Inferring components and clusters in Bayesian finite mixture modelling. Working Group on Model-based Clustering, Perugia, Italien, 17.07.-22.07.2017. (Details)
2016 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Wagner, Helga, Pauger, Daniela. 2016. Effect fusion using sparse finite mixtures. International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) World Meeting, Forte Village Resort Convention Center Sardinia. Italien, 15.06.2016. (Details)

Dissertation

2014 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2014. Parsimonious Finite Mixture Models. Dissertation, Johannes Kepler University. (Details)

Master thesis

2010 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2010. Bayesian Variable Selection in Normal Regression Models. Masterarbeit, Johannes Kepler University. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2018 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud, Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, Grün, Bettina. 2018. Learning the number of components and the number of clusters in Bayesian finite mixture models. WU Vienna University of Economics ans Business, Brown Bag Seminar, Institute of Statistics and Mathematics, 20.06.18 (Details)
2017 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2017. Sparse Bayesian Finite Mixtures. Brown Bag Seminar, Institute of Statistics and Mathematics, WU Vienna University of Economics ans Business, 18.01. (Details)
2016 Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2016. Statistik studieren - Daten analysieren. Studien Info Messe SIM, Johannes Kepler University Linz, 23.09. (Details)
  Malsiner-Walli, Gertraud. 2016. Wie funktioniert eingentlich eine Wählerstromanalyse? Lange Nacht der Forschung, Johannes Kepler University Linz, 22.04. (Details)

Projects

2016
Shrinking and Regularizing Finite Mixture Models (2016-2019) (Details)