Christian Robert

Universite Paris-Dauphine

Christian P. Robert is Professor of Statistics, Department of Applied Mathematics, Université Paris-Dauphine since 2000. He became a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France in October 2010. A part-time Professor at the University of Warwick since 2013. Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B 2006-2010 and a fellow of the IMS, the ASA, the RSS, and ISBA.

Christian P. Robert’s research areas cover Bayesian statistics, with a focus on decision theory and model selection, numerical probability, with works cantering on the application of Markov chain theory to simulation, and computational statistics, developing and evaluating new methodologies for the analysis of statistical models. He has written over 150 research papers in these areas and their applications and he has produced more than 20 Ph.D. students.

He has also written or co‑written eight books on Bayesian statistics and computational methods. He was awarded the 2004 DeGroot prize for the second edition of ‘The Bayesian Choice’.

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