Dr Howard Edwards

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Senior Lecturer

Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Contact details
Telephone: +64 (09) 414 0800  ext. 43610
Email: 
Room 3.20, IIMS, Albany
Ph: 41060

Professional

Qualifications

  • BSc(hons) - University of Canterbury (1973)
  • MSc(distinction) - University of Canterbury (1975)
  • PhD - University of Canterbury (1979)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Bayesian statistics

Multiple comparisons

Statistics education, especaily in relation to new technologies

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of Research Codes
Applied Statistics (010401): Biostatistics (010402): Mathematical Sciences (010000): Probability Theory (010404): Statistics (010400)

Keywords

Bayesian statistics

Multiple comparisons

Statistics education, especaily in relation to new technologies

Probabilty heuristics

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

PositionCurrentCompleted
Project Leader02

Research Outputs

Journal

Choi, HC., Edwards, HP., Sweatman, CH., & Obolonkin, V. (2016). Multivariate outlier detection of dairy herd testing data. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Industrial and Applied Mathematics. 57, M38-M53
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Flett, RA., Kazantzis, N., Long, NR., MacDonald, C., Millar, M., Clark, B., . . . Petrik, AM. (2012). The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Psychological Distress Among Women in New Zealand. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. 25(1), 25-32
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H., Flett, R.
Summerhayes, RJ., Morgan, GG., Edwards, HP., Lincoln, D., Earnest, A., Rahman, B., . . . Beard, JR. (2012). Exposure to trihalomethanes in drinking water and small-for-gestational-age births. Epidemiology. 23(1), 15-22 Retrieved from http://journals.lww.com/epidem/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2012&issue=01000&article=00004&type=abstract
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Summerhayes, RJ., Morgan, GG., Lincoln, D., Edwards, HP., Earnest, A., Rahman, MB., . . . Beard, JR. (2011). Spatio-temporal variation in trihalomethanes in New South Wales. Water Research. 45(17), 5715-5726 Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135411004933
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP. (2008). Graduate courses in Bayesian statistics: Results of an online survey. The International Society for Bayesian Analysis Bulletin. 15(4), 10-13 Retrieved from http://bayesian.org/sites/default/files/fm/bulletins/0812.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Cowpertwait, PS., Wake, GC., Anderson, RD., Edwards, H., & Searle, S. (2007). Statistics and applied probability: A tribute to Jeffrey J. Hunter. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences. 2007, 1-4 Retrieved from http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ads/2007/057619/abs/
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H., Wake, G.
Edwards, HP., Govindaraju, K., & Lai, CD. (2007). A control chart procedure for monitoring university student grading. International Journal of Services, Technology and Management. 8(4-5), 344-354
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H., Govindaraju, K.
Edwards, HP., Govindaraju, K., & Lai, C-D. (2005). A control chart procedure for student grade monitoring. Research Letters in the Information and Mathematical Sciences. 7, 117-126 Retrieved from http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/fms/Colleges/College%20of%20Sciences/IIMS/RLIMS/Volume07/A_control_chart_procedure_for_student_grade_monitoring.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H., Govindaraju, K.
Edwards, HP. (1986). The ranking and selection computer package ranksel. American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences. 6(1-2), 143-167
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.
EDWARDS, HP. (1983). RANKSEL - A RANKING AND SELECTION PACKAGE. COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS & DATA ANALYSIS. 1(4), 279-281
[Journal article]Authored by: Edwards, H.

Book

Edwards, HP. (2015). Probability and statistics apps for mobile devices: A review. In Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education. (pp. 242 - 257).
[Chapter]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP. (2015). A review of probability and statistics apps for mobile devices. In M. Meletiou-Mavrotheris, K. Mavrou, & E. Paparistodemou (Eds.) Integrating touch-enabled and mobile devices into contemporary mathematics education. Hershey PA: IGI Global
[Chapter]Authored by: Edwards, H.

Report

Edwards, HP., Xie, J., Miller, C., & Parsonage, R. (2012). A Data-Story Library for New Zealand First Year Business Students.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Edwards, H.

Conference

Edwards, HP. (2014, November). p-values: Panacea or Plague?. Presented at 2014 AUT Mathematical Sciences Symposium. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP. (2014). Probability Heuristics in Year 10 Students - A New Zealand Study. Poster session presented at the meeting of Ninth International Conference On Teaching Statistics (ICOTS9). Flagstaff Arizona
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP. (2014). A review of probability and statistics apps for mobile devices. In K. Makar, B. de Sousa, & R. Gould (Eds.) Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS9, July, 2014). (pp. 1 - 4). Voorburg, The Netherlands: Ninth International Conference On Teaching Statistics (ICOTS9)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP., Fitch, AM., Heath, JM., Jones, MB., Jones, G., Leader, D., . . . Stirling, WD. (2011). The use of the interactive e-book CAST in a first year Business Statistics paper. In J. Hannah, & M. Thomas (Eds.): Eighth Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP., Fitch, AM., Heath, J., Jones, MB., Jones, G., Leader, D., . . . Stirling, WD. (2011, November). CASTing pearls before swine? The use of the interactive e-book CAST in a first year Business Statistics paper. Presented at Volcanic Delta 2011. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP., Summerhayes, R., Morgan, G., Edwards, H., Lincoln, D., Earnest, A., . . . Beard, J. (2010). Exposure to Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water and Risk of Small for Gestational Age Births. In Epidemiology Vol. 22 (pp. S69 - S69). , ISEE 22nd Annual Conference: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP., Edwards, SJ., & Xie, G. (2014). BIZSTATS: a data and story library for business statistics. In H. MacGillivray, M. Martin, & B. Phillips (Eds.) Topics from Australian Conferences on Teaching Statistics: OZCOTS 2008-2012. New York: OZCOTS
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Edwards, HP. (2008). Graduate courses in Bayesian statistics: Results of an online survey. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Society for Bayesian Analysis Conference. Hamilton Island, QLD
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Walker, M., Edwards, HP., & Messom, CH. (2007). Success effort and other statistics for performance comparisons in genetic programming. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation. (pp. 4631 - 4637).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Walker, M., Edwards, HP., & Messom, CH. (2007). "Success effort" for performance comparisons. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2007), Volume 1(pp. 1760). : Association for Computing Machinery
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Walker, M., Edwards, HP., & Messom, CH. (2007). "Success effort" for performance comparisons. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2007). London, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Walker, M., Edwards, HP., & Messom, CH. (2007). Confidence intervals for computational effort comparisons. In M. Ebner, M. O'Neill, A. Ekart, L. Vanneschi, & AI. Esparcia Alcazar (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Genetic Programming. (pp. 23 - 32).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Walker, M., Edwards, HP., & Messom, CH. (2007). The reliability of confidence intervals for computational effort comparisons. In DTE. al (Ed.) Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, Volume 1. (pp. 1716 - 1723).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Edwards, H.
Bannatyne, JC., & Edwards, HP. (2003). A Bayesian exploration of the relationship between crime and unemployment in New Zealand for the time period, 1986-2002. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Workshop on Bayesian Data Analysis. Santa Cruz, CA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Edwards, H.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

PositionCurrentCompleted
CoSupervisor11

Courses Coordinated

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 1999 - Mr John Fraser Pinfold- PhD
    Evaluating the Risk of Ruin: A Critical Examination of New Venture Risk and Return.

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