UBC Statistics PhD student, David (Zuheng) Xu, won an ASA Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) Student Paper Award, sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA).
The SBSS student paper competition is for research on Bayesian methodology, which is broadly construed and includes applied, computational, or theoretical work.
Read David’s paper “The Computational Asymptotics of Gaussian Variational inference” (co-authored by his supervisor, Trevor Campbell) here: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2104.05886.pdf
David will present his work at the 2022 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM).
January 21, 2022