Birgir Hrafnkelsson, Ph.D.

Professor of Statistics

Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Physical Sciences

School of Engineering and Natural Sciences

University of Iceland



Selected publications

ˇ       Hrafnkelsson, B., Siegert, S., Huser, R., Bakka, H. and Johannesson, A.V. (2021) Max-and-Smooth: A two-step approach for approximate Bayesian inference in latent Gaussian models. Bayesian Analysis, 16(2), 611-638.

 

ˇ       Johannesson, A.V., Siegert, S., Huser, R., Bakka, H. and Hrafnkelsson, B. (2021) Approximate Bayesian inference for analysis of spatio-temporal flood frequency data. To appear in Annals of Applied Statistics.

 

ˇ       Hrafnkelsson, B., Sigurdarson, H., Rögnvaldsson, S., Jansson, A.Ö., Vias, R.D. and Gardarsson, S.M. (2021) Generalization of the power-law rating curve using hydrodynamic theory and Bayesian hierarchical modeling. arXiv:2010.04769v2.

 

ˇ       Gopalan, G., Hrafnkelsson, B., Adalgeirsdottir, G. and Palsson, F. (2021) Bayesian inference of ice softness and basal sliding parameters at Langjokull. Frontiers in Earth Science 9, no. 610069.

 

ˇ       Sonnemann, T., Halldorsson, B., Hrafnkelsson, B. and Jonsson, S. (2021) Bayesian inference of a physical seismological model for earthquake strong-motion in south Iceland. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 138, no. 106219.

 

ˇ       Geirsson, Ó. P., Hrafnkelsson, B., Simpson, D. and Sigurdarson, H. (2021) LGM Split Sampler: An efficient MCMC sampling scheme for latent Gaussian models. Statistical Science, 35(2), 218-233.

 

ˇ       Kowsari, M., Sonnemann, T., Halldorsson, B., Hrafnkelsson, B., Snaebjornsson, J.P. and Jonsson, S. (2020) Bayesian inference of empirical ground motion models to pseudo-spectral accelerations of south Iceland seismic zone earthquakes based on informative priors. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 132, no. 106075.

 

ˇ       Gopalan, G., Hrafnkelsson, B., Wikle, C.K., Rue, H., Adalgeirsdottir, G., Jarosch, A.H. and Palsson, F. (2019) A hierarchical spatiotemporal statistical model motivated by glaciology. Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics, 24(4), 669-692. (Note: Giri Gopalan received the Laplace Award from the American Statistical Association, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (ASA SBSS) for this paper.)

 

ˇ       Rahpeyma, S., Halldorsson, B., Hrafnkelsson, B. and Jonsson, S. (2018) Bayesian hierarchical model for variations in earthquake peak ground acceleration within small-aperture arrays. Environmetrics, 29(3), no. e2497. (Note: This paper was selected to appear in the virtual issue Bayesian Environmetrics.)

 


The generalized power-law rating curve

ˇ       R package bdrc: CRAN

ˇ       Introduction to bdrc

ˇ       Github repository for bdrc

ˇ       Data: discharge-water level pairs


Birgir Hrafnkelsson, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics

Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Physical Sciences

School of Engineering and Natural Sciences

University of Iceland

Dunahagi 5

107 Reykjavik

Iceland

email: birgirhr@hi.is

 


Last updated: September 21st, 2021.