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Dr. Kevin Burke

Biography

Dr. Kevin Burke was appointed to a Lectureship in Statistics at the University of Limerick in 2015, and was previously the Director of the Industrial Mathematics Unit from 2016 - 2020.

Research Interests

Flexible statistical modelling
Penalised regression
Neural networks
Random effects
Survival and time-to-event analysis
Reliability theory
Industrial modelling

Teaching Interests

MS6051 Statistical Inference for Data Science (2021 - present)
MS4214 Statistical Inference (2015 - present)
MS4218 Time Series Analysis (2015 - present)
MA4004 Engineering Mathematics 4 (2015 - present)
MA4413 Statistics for Computing (2014 - 2016)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Binomial confidence intervals for rare events: importance of defining margin of error relative to magnitude of proportion
McGrath O and Burke K
(2021) Binomial confidence intervals for rare events: importance of defining margin of error relative to magnitude of proportion
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2109.02516;

2021

An age-structured SEIR model for COVID-19 incidence in Dublin, Ireland with framework for evaluating health intervention cost
Jaouimaa FZ, Dempsey D, Van Osch S, Kinsella S, Burke K, Wyse J, Sweeney J
(2021) An age-structured SEIR model for COVID-19 incidence in Dublin, Ireland with framework for evaluating health intervention cost
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0260632

2021

A Generalization of the Classical Kelly Betting Formula to the Case of Temporal Correlation
O'Brien JD, Burke K, Burke ME and Barmish BR
(2021) A Generalization of the Classical Kelly Betting Formula to the Case of Temporal Correlation
In Ieee Control Systems Letters;
DOI: 10.1109/LCSYS.2020.3004029
[ULIR]

2021

Variable Selection Using a Smooth Information Criterion for Multi-Parameter Regression Models
O'Neill M and Burke K
(2021) Variable Selection Using a Smooth Information Criterion for Multi-Parameter Regression Models
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2110.02643;

2021

A Generalized Framework for Simultaneous Long-Short Feedback Trading
O'Brien JD, Burke ME and Burke K
(2021) A Generalized Framework for Simultaneous Long-Short Feedback Trading
In Ieee Transactions On Automatic Control;
DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2020.3011914

2021

Generalized mean-field approximation for the Deffuant opinion dynamics model on networks
Fennell SC, Burke K, Quayle M and Gleeson JP
(2021) Generalized mean-field approximation for the Deffuant opinion dynamics model on networks
In Physical Review E;
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.103.012314

2021

A likelihood-based approach for cure regression models
Burke K and Patilea V
(2021) A likelihood-based approach for cure regression models
In Test;
DOI: 10.1007/s11749-020-00738-8

2021

An alternative formulation of Coxian phase-type distributions with covariates: Application to emergency department length of stay
Rizk J, Walsh C and Burke K
(2021) An alternative formulation of Coxian phase-type distributions with covariates: Application to emergency department length of stay
In Statistics in medicine;

2021

The 'Mathematics Problem' and preservice post primary mathematics teachers - analysing 17 years of diagnostic test data
Fitzmaurice O, Walsh R and Burke K
(2021) The 'Mathematics Problem' and preservice post primary mathematics teachers - analysing 17 years of diagnostic test data
In International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology;
DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2019.1682700

2021

Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling with Random Effects
Jaouimaa FZ, Ha ID and Burke K
(2021) Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling with Random Effects
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2111.08573;

2021

Serum uric acid and mortality thresholds among men and women in the Irish health system: A cohort study
Browne LD, Jaouimaa FZ, Walsh C, Perez-Ruiz F, Richette P, Burke K and Stack AG
(2021) Serum uric acid and mortality thresholds among men and women in the Irish health system: A cohort study
In European Journal Of Internal Medicine;
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2020.10.001

2020

A flexible parametric modelling framework for survival analysis
Burke K, Jones MC and Noufaily A
(2020) A flexible parametric modelling framework for survival analysis
In Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society Series C-Applied Statistics;
DOI: 10.1111/rssc.12398

2020

A bivariate power generalized Weibull distribution: a flexible parametric model for survival analysis
Jones MC, Noufaily A and Burke K
(2020) A bivariate power generalized Weibull distribution: a flexible parametric model for survival analysis
In Statistical Methods In Medical Research;
DOI: 10.1177/0962280219890893

2020

Agreement threshold on Axelrod's model of cultural dissemination
MacCarron P, Maher PJ, Fennell S, Burke K, Gleeson JP, Durrheim K and Quayle M
(2020) Agreement threshold on Axelrod's model of cultural dissemination
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233995

2020

A Data-Driven Control-Theoretic Paradigm for Pandemic Mitigation with Application to Covid-19
Burke K and Barmish BR
(2020) A Data-Driven Control-Theoretic Paradigm for Pandemic Mitigation with Application to Covid-19
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2008.06347;

2020

Semiparametric multiparameter regression survival modeling
Burke K, Eriksson F and Pipper CB
(2020) Semiparametric multiparameter regression survival modeling
In Scandinavian Journal Of Statistics;
DOI: 10.1111/sjos.12416

2020

A multiparameter regression model for interval-censored survival data
Peng D, MacKenzie G and Burke K
(2020) A multiparameter regression model for interval-censored survival data
In Statistics in medicine;
DOI: 10.1002/sim.8508

2019

A modelling methodology for social interaction experiments
Fennell SC, Gleeson JP, Quayle M, Durrheim K and Burke K
(2019) A modelling methodology for social interaction experiments
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1908.02586;

2019

On the non-uniqueness of representations of coxian phase-type distributions
Rizk J, Burke K and Walsh C
(2019) On the non-uniqueness of representations of coxian phase-type distributions
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1901.03849;

2019

Penalized Variable Selection in Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling
Jaouimaa FZ, Ha ID and Burke K
(2019) Penalized Variable Selection in Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling
In Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1907.01511;

2017

Multi-parameter regression survival modeling: An alternative to proportional hazards
Burke K and MacKenzie G
(2017) Multi-parameter regression survival modeling: An alternative to proportional hazards
In Biometrics;
DOI: 10.1111/biom.12625

2016

mpr: multi-parameter regression (MPR)
Burke K
(2016) mpr: multi-parameter regression (MPR)
In R Package Version;

Conference Publications

2021

2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)
Yang L, McClean S, Donnelly M, Burke K and Khan K
(2021) 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)

DOI: 10.1109/SWC50871.2021.00097

2021

2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)
O'Neill M, Morgan J and Burke, K
(2021) 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)

DOI: 10.1109/SWC50871.2021.00098

2020

2020 IEEE 22nd International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 18th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 6th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS)
Yang L, McClean S, Donnelly M, Khan K and Burke K
(2020) 2020 IEEE 22nd International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 18th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 6th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS)

DOI: 10.1109/HPCC-SmartCity-DSS50907.2020.00163

2018

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
(2018) NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
In Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;