Wilfrid Kendall
Coventry, United Kingdom
Research field: Mathematics  Probability
Probabilistic coupling
Stochastic Geometry
Publications

Journal Article (76)

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Barycentres and Hurricane Trajectories, 19pp. In arXiv.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Coupling, local times, immersions, 33pp. In Bernoulli.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) From Random Lines to Metric Spaces, 46. In Annals of Probability.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Lines and networks, 81106. In Markov Processes and Related Fields 20 (1).

Stephen B Connor, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Perfect Simulation of M/G/c Queues, 23 pp. In arXiv.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Return to the Poissonian City, 14 pp. In Journal of Applied Probability 15A (to appear).

Maury Bramson, Krzysztof Burdzy, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Rubber Bands, Pursuit Games and Shy Couplings, 48. In Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society.

Alberto Sorrentino, Adam M Johansen, John A D Aston et al. (2013) Dynamic Filtering of Static Dipoles in MagnetoEncephaloGraphy, 955988. In Annals of Applied Statistics 7 (2).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2013) Modules for AngloSaxon constructions: Appendix to "GridPlanning in AngloSaxon Settlements: the Short Perch and the FourPerch Module" by John Blair, 5557. In AngloSaxon Studies in Archaeology and History.

Maury Bramson, Krzysztof Burdzy, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2013) Shy Couplings, CAT(0) Spaces, and the Lion and Man, 744784. In Annals of Probability 41 (2).
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Book (7)

Sung Nok Chiu, Dietrich Stoyan, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall et al. (2013) Stochastic Geometry and Its Applications, 518. In John Wiley & Sons.

(2010) New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry, 608pp. In Clarendon Press.

(2005) Markov chain Monte Carlo: Innovations and Applications, 240pp. In World Scientific.

(1999) Stochastic Geometry: Likelihood and Computation, 408pp. In Chapman and Hall / CRC.

Jürgen Jost, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Umberto Mosco et al. (1998) New Directions in Dirichlet Forms, 277pp. In American Mathematical Society.

Dietrich Stoyan, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Josef Mecke (1995) Stochastic Geometry and its Applications, 456pp. In John Wiley & Sons.

(1993) Networks and Chaos  Statistical and Probabilistic Aspects, 320pp. In Chapman and Hall.


Generic (14)

Edward Kendall, Michelle Louise Kendall, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2012) A Generalised Formula for Calculating the Resilience of Random Key Predistribution Schemes, 8..

Jionglong Su, Bryony J Hill, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall et al. (2008) Inference for point processes with unobserved, onedimensional reference structure..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Yuan Shen, Elke Thönnes (2006) Nfold way simulated tempering for pairwise interaction point processes.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, JeanMichel Marin, Christian P Robert (2005) Brownian confidence bands on Monte Carlo output..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2004) Constructing Markov chains for differentiable curves..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2004) Simplification rules for Ito Integral..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Jesper Møller (1999) Perfect implementation of a MetropolisHastings simulation of Markov point processes..

Yuzhi Cai, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1999) Perfect implementation of simulation for conditioned Boolean Model via correlated Poisson random variables..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Jesper Møller (1999) Perfect simulation of point processes using MetropolisHastings algorithms..

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1998) Itovsn3 in AXIOM: modules, algebras and stochastic differentials..
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Book Section (10)

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2014) Introduction to CFTP using R, to appear. In Stochastic Geometry, Spatial Statistics and Random Fields.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2010) Coupling time distribution asymptotics for some couplings of the Lévy stochastic area, 446463. In Probability and Mathematical Genetics: Papers in Honour of Sir John Kingman.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Huiling Le (2010) Statistical Shape Theory, 348373. In New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2005) Notes on Perfect Simulation, 93146. In Markov chain Monte Carlo: Innovations and Applications.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2001) Gambling with the truth: Markov chain Monte Carlo, 83101. In Challenges for the 21st Century: ICFS Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Singapore March 2000.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1999) Geometry, statistics, and shape, 143163. In Geometry in Present Day Science.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1998) Computer Algebra, 839845. In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1998) From Stochastic Parallel Transport to Harmonic Maps, 49115. In New Directions in Dirichlet Forms.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1993) Doing stochastic calculus with Mathematica, 214238. In Economic and Financial Modeling with Mathematica.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1988) Diffusion processes. In Applications of probability M343.


Conference Proceedings (27)

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2013) A Survey of Riemannian Centres of Mass for Data, 17861791. In Proceedings of the 59th ISI World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong.

Alberto Sorrentino, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Adam M Johansen et al. (2012) Dynamic estimation of stationary dipoles in MEG with particle filtering, 4. In Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting.

Bryony J Hill, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Elke Thönnes (2011) A Gradient Field Approach to Modelling FibreGenerated Spatial Point Processes, 4. In 58th Congress of ISI, Dublin, 21st26th August 2011.

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2011) Riemannian centres of mass and a new look at the classic central limit theorem, 14. In LASR 2011.

Bryony J Hill, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall, Elke Thönnes (2009) A tensorbased analysis of orientations in point patterns using the logeuclidean metric, 102106. In Statistical Tools for Challenges in Bioinformatics.

Elke Thönnes, Abhir Bhalerao, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall et al. (2003) Bayesian analysis of vascular structure. In LASR 2003.

Elke Thönnes, Abhir Bhalerao, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall et al. (2002) A Bayesian approach to inferring vascular tree structure from 2D imagery, 937939. In Proceedings IEEE ICIP2002.

Abhir Bhalerao, Elke Thönnes, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall et al. (2001) Inferring vascular structure from 2D and 3D imagery, 820828. In Medical Image Computing and ComputerAssisted Intervention, proceedings of MICCAI 2001.

Krzysztof Burdzy, Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2000) Coalescence on the highdimensional sphere: a caricature for perfect simulation, 5052. In Symposium in Honour of Ole E. BarndorffNielsen (Aarhus, 2000).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1998) Perfect simulation for the areainteraction point process, 218234. In Probability Towards 2000.
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Thesis (1)

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1979) Some Problems of Probability Theory.


Magazine Article (14)

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (2003) BOOK REVIEW: V. J. Martinez and E. Saar, Statistics of the Galaxy Distribution, 248. In Journal of the American Statistical Association 98 (461).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1996) BOOK REVIEW: J. HoffmannJorgensen, Probability with a View towards Statistics, 186187. In Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A: Statistics and Society) 159 (1).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1994) BOOK REVIEW: B. Heller, MACSYMA for Statisticians; A. M. Cohen (ed.), Computer algebra in industryproblem solving in practice, 311313. In Statistics and Computing 4 (4).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1994) BOOK REVIEW: J. K. Finch and M. Lehmann, Exploring calculus with Mathematica; D. C. Arney, Exploring calculus with DERIVE, 314. In Statistics and Computing 4 (4).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1992) BOOK REVIEW: D. Revuz and M. Yor, Continuous Martingales and Brownian Motion, 410413. In Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society 24 (4).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1991) BOOK REVIEW: M. Emery, Stochastic Calculus in Manifolds, 410433. In Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society 23 (4).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1989) BOOK REVIEW: P. Muldowney, A general theory of integration in function spaces, including Wiener and Feynman integrals (Pitman Research Notes in Mathematics Series 153, Longman Scientific and Technical, Harlow 1987), pp. 115, 0 582 99465 9, paper,{\pounds}, 166167. In Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Series 2) 32 (01).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1988) BOOK REVIEW: A. Renyi, A Diary on Information Theory, 380. In Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society 20 (4).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1987) BOOK REVIEW: J. A. Chao and W. A. Woyczynski (eds.), Probability theory and harmonic analysis (Pure and Applied Mathematics: a series of monographs and textbooks, Vol. 98, Marcel Dekker, 1986), 312 pp., 71.50., 330331. In Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Series 2) 30 (02).

Wilfrid Stephen Kendall (1987) BOOK REVIEW: M. Adams and V. Guillemin, Measure theory and probability (Wadsworth Mathematics Series, Wadsworth, 1986)., 330. In Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Series 2) 30 (02).
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Awards and Grants

Oct 2010IntraEuropean Fellowship for Alberto Sorrentino, funded by EU FP7PEOPLE2009IEF: NIMBLE 173400 Eu

Sep 2007Academy for PhD training in Statistics, funded by UK EPSRC grant (EP/E502024) £ 362k
Biographical Information
I have been involved in research in mathematical sciences since 1975, when I started a DPhil in Probability Theory at Oxford. Since then I have worked as lecturer, senior lecturer, lecturer, reader and then professor at Hull, Strathclyde, and now Warwick.
My research interests centre around interfaces between geometry, computing, probability and statistics. I have contributed to stochastic geometry (the study of the probability and statistics of random patterns), stochastic calculus (including but not restricted to implementations of stochastic calculus formalism in computer algebra packages), the study of random processes on manifolds (sometimes known as stochastic differential geometry), perfect simulation, probabilistic coupling, and most recently the application of stochastic geometry in random networks.
My last four papers at the time of writing (29.03.2011) concern (a) the application of Poisson line processes to construct surprisingly efficient planar networks; (b) probabilistic coupling of Brownian motion together with its stochastic areas; (c) a remarkable connection between the notion of shy coupling, pursuit problems, and modern metric geometry; and (d) an investigation into Riemannian centres of mass which led in an entirely unexpected way to a new formulation of the classic LindebergFeller central limit theorem.
My research interests centre around interfaces between geometry, computing, probability and statistics. I have contributed to stochastic geometry (the study of the probability and statistics of random patterns), stochastic calculus (including but not restricted to implementations of stochastic calculus formalism in computer algebra packages), the study of random processes on manifolds (sometimes known as stochastic differential geometry), perfect simulation, probabilistic coupling, and most recently the application of stochastic geometry in random networks.
My last four papers at the time of writing (29.03.2011) concern (a) the application of Poisson line processes to construct surprisingly efficient planar networks; (b) probabilistic coupling of Brownian motion together with its stochastic areas; (c) a remarkable connection between the notion of shy coupling, pursuit problems, and modern metric geometry; and (d) an investigation into Riemannian centres of mass which led in an entirely unexpected way to a new formulation of the classic LindebergFeller central limit theorem.
CV
Professional Experience
1994 
Present
Oct
1991 
Sep 1994
Reader at Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
Coventry, United Kingdom
Oct
1988 
Sep 1991
Lecturer at Department of Statistics, University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
Coventry, United Kingdom
Apr
1987 
Sep 1988
Senior Lecturer at Department of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Apr
1984 
Apr 1987
Lecturer at Department of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Oct
1978 
Mar 1984
Lecturer at Department of Statistics, University of Hull
Hull, United Kingdom
Hull, United Kingdom
Education
Oct
1975 
May 1979
Linacre College, University of Oxford
in Oxford, United Kingdom
D.Phil. in Probability Theory
D.Phil. in Probability Theory
Sep
1975 
Oct 1976
Linacre College, University of Oxford
in Oxford, United Kingdom
M.Sc. in Mathematics
M.Sc. in Mathematics
Oct
1972 
Jun 1975
The Queen's College, Oxford University
in Oxford, United Kingdom
B.A. in Mathematics
B.A. in Mathematics
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