Centre for Statistics

Prof. Ruth King presented keynote at RSS annual conference

The annual international conference of the Royal Statistical Society takes place annually for anyone interested in statistics and data science.

Prof. Ruth King
Prof. Ruth King


On Thursday 10th September, Prof. Ruth King presented a keynote lecture at the  Royal Statistical Society's Annual Conference. 


The keynote - The past, present and future of capture-recapture  - gave a history of capture-recapture techniques and their associated applications, as well as examples  of unreliable population estimates when  blindly applying the standard approach. Ruth also outlined modern data collection developments that have led to further statistical challenges and discussed some of the associated novel techniques that have been developed to address these issues.


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