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Philip  Dawid
TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
AddressWilberforce Road Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0WBUNITED KINGDOM
Homepagehttp://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~apd/
BioPhilip Dawid is Professor of Statistics at the University of Cambridge, having been Pearson Professor of Statistics at University College London from 1989-2007. He is Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, which has awarded him the Guy Medal in Bronze and in Silver; elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics; elected Member of the International Statistical Institute; and a Member of the Organising Committee for the Valencia International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics. He has served as Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B) and Biometrika, and (currently) of Bayesian Analysis. He was President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis in 2000. Much of his research has focused on the logical foundations of probability and statistics, with emphasis on the Bayesian approach. His co-authored book "Probabilistic Networks and Expert Systems" (Springer, 1999) won the 2002 DeGroot Prize. He is interested in logical problems of structuring legal evidence, and led an international research project applying Bayesian networks to complex cases of forensic identification from DNA profiles. He recently directed a multidisciplinary research programme "Evidence, Inference and Enquiry" at University College London.
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