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**16**.## Book Chapter

Alston, Clair L., Mengersen, Kerrie L., & Gardner, Graham E.
(2013)
Bayesian mixture models : when the thing you need to know is the thing you cannot measure.
In
Alston, Clair L., Mengersen, Kerrie L., & Pettitt, Anthony N. (Eds.)

*Case Studies in Bayesian Statistical Modelling and Analysis.*Wiley, United Kingdom, pp. 267-286.

Williams, Kristen, Low-Choy, Sama, Rochester, Wayne, & Alston, Clair
(2012)
Using bayesian mixture models that combine expert knowledge and GIS data to define ecoregions.
In
Perera, A, Ashton Drew, C, & Johnston, C (Eds.)

*Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology.*Springer Science+Business Media, United States of America, pp. 229-251.

Alston, Clair, Mengersen, Kerrie, & Gardner, Graham
(2011)
Bayesian mixture models: A blood-free dissection of a sheep.
In
Mengersen, K, Robert, C, & Titterington, M (Eds.)

*Mixtures: Estimation and Applications.*John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 293-308.## Journal Article

McNaught, Melinda K, Wylie, F. Ross, Harris, Evan J., Alston, Clair L., Burwell, Chris J, & Jennings, Craig
(2014)
Effect of broadcast baiting on abundance patterns of red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and key local ant genera at long-term monitoring sites in Brisbane, Australia.

*Journal of Economic Entomology*,*107*(4), pp. 1307-1315.

Wraih, Darren, Mengersen, Kerrie, Alston, Clair, Rousseau, Judith, & Hussein, Tareq
(2014)
Using informative priors in the estimation of mixtures over time with application to aerosol particle size distributions.

*The Annals of Applied Statistics*,*8*(1), pp. 232-258.
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Lottering, Nicolene, MacGregor, Donna M., Meredith, Matthew, Alston, Clair L., & Gregory, Laura Susan
(2013)
Evaluation of the Suchey-Brooks Method of age estimation in an Australian subpopulation using computed tomography of the pubic symphyseal surface.

*American Journal of Physical Anthropology*,*150*(3), pp. 386-399.
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McGilchrist, P., Alston, C.L., Gardner, G.E., Thomson, K.L., & Pethick, D.W.
(2012)
Beef carcasses with larger eye muscle areas, lower ossification scores and improved nutrition have a lower incidence of dark cutting.

*Meat Science*,*92*(4), pp. 474-480.
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Donald, Margaret R., Strickland, Christopher, Alston, Clair L., Young, Rick, & Mengersen, Kerrie L.
(2012)
Comparison of three-dimensional profiles over time.

*Journal of Applied Statistics*.
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Donald, Margaret, Alston, Clair L., Young, Rick R., & Mengersen, Kerrie L.
(2011)
A Bayesian analysis of an agricultural field trial with three spatial dimensions.

*Computational Statistics & Data Analysis*,*55*(12), pp. 3320-3332.
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Wraith, Darren, Alston, Clair, Mengersen, Kerrie, & Hussein, Tareq
(2011)
Bayesian mixture model estimation of aerosol particle size distributions.

*Environmetrics*,*22*(1), pp. 23-34.
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Alston, Clair & Mengersen, Kerrie
(2010)
Allowing for the effect of data binning in a Bayesian Normal mixture model.

*Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*,*54*(4), pp. 916-923.
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Alston, Clair, Mengersen, Kerrie, & Gardner, Graham
(2009)
A new method for calculating the volume of primary tissue types in live sheep using computed tomography scanning.

*Animal Production Science*,*49*(11), pp. 1035-1042.
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Alston, Clair, Ball, A, Littlefield, P, Mengersen, Kerrie, Perry, D, Robert, C, et al.
(2007)
Bayesian Mixture Models in a Longitudinal Setting for Analysing Sheep CAT Scan Images.

*Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*,*51*(9), pp. 4282-4296.
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Alston, Clair, Ball, A, Littlefield, P, Mengersen, Kerrie, Perry, D, & Thompson, J
(2005)
Extending the Bayesian Mixture Model to Incorporate Spatial Information in Analysing Sheep CAT Scan Images.

*Australian Journal of Agricultural Research*,*56*(4), pp. 373-388.
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## Conference Paper

Abal, Eva, Alston, Clair, Chiffings, Tony, Hamilton, Grant, Hart, Barry, & Mengersen, Kerrie
(2005)
Integrating science through Bayesian Belief Networks : case study of Lyngbya in Moreton Bay. In
Zerger, A. & Argent, R. (Eds.)

*Proceedings of International Congress on Modelling and Simulation 2005*, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 392-399.
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## Working Paper

Strickland, C. M., Denham, R. J. , Alston, C. L., & Mengersen, K. L.
(2011)

*PyMCMC : a Python package for Bayesian Estimation using Markov chain Monte Carlo.*[Working Paper] (Submitted (not yet accepted for publication))
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