Dr Garth Tarr

Lecturer in Statistics and Data Science

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5776

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Teaching and supervision

Timetable

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Selected grants

2017

  • Advanced measurement technologies for globally competitive Australian meat value chains; Tarr G; Meat and Livestock Australia Ltd/Research and Development Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Konarska, M., Kuchida, K., Tarr, G., Polkinghorne, R. (2017). Relationships between marbling measures across principal muscles. Meat Science, 123, 67-78. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Weber, N. (2016). Robust estimation of precision matrices under cellwise contamination. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 93, 404-420. [More Information]
  • Dancer, D., Morrison, K., Tarr, G. (2015). Measuring the effects of peer learning on students' academic achievement in first-year business statistics. Studies in Higher Education, 40(10), 1808-1828. [More Information]
  • Mueller, S., Tarr, G. (2015). Much more than U-statistics: A symposium to celebrate Neville C. Weber. Statistical Society of Australia. Newsletter, 151, 10-12.
  • Tarr, G. (2015). Quantile based estimation of scale and dependence. Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 92(1), 173-175. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G., Weber, N., Mueller, S. (2015). The difference of symmetric quantiles under long range dependence. Statistics and Probability Letters, 98, 144-150. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Weber, N. (2012). A robust scale estimator based on pairwise means. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 24(1), 187-199. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G. (2012). Small sample performance of quantile regression confidence intervals. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82(1), 81-94. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Muir, M., Drury, H., Tarr, G., White, F., Morrison, K. (2015). A Start to Fostering Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes to Ensure Inclusive Teaching Environments. 12th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  • Muir, M., Tarr, G., Drury, H., White, F., Morrison, K. (2014). Knowing your students: An approach to encourage pedagogical creativity and change. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Not applicable: Not applicable.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Efficient and robust scale estimation. 2011 International Conference on Robust Statistics, Valladolid, Spain: Universidad de Valladolid.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust covariance estimation via quantiles of pairwise means and applications. International Conference on Robust Statistics.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust covariance estimation with Pn. Australian Statistical Conference, Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust scale and autocovariance estimation. European Meeting of Statisticians.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust scale estimation with extensions. Young Statisticians Conference, Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne.
  • Tarr, G. (2009). Quantile regression confidence intervals: theoretical exposition and empirical findings. 2009 Young Statisticians Conference, Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Other

  • Tarr, G. (2013), Robust estimation of scale and covariance with Pn and its application to PCA. University of NSW, School of Mathematics and Statistics Seminar, Sydney, Australia.
  • Tarr, G. (2013), Robust estimation of scale and covariance with Pn and its application to precision matrix estimation. University of Sydney, School of Mathematics and Statistics Seminar, Sydney, Australia.

2017

  • Konarska, M., Kuchida, K., Tarr, G., Polkinghorne, R. (2017). Relationships between marbling measures across principal muscles. Meat Science, 123, 67-78. [More Information]

2016

  • Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Weber, N. (2016). Robust estimation of precision matrices under cellwise contamination. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 93, 404-420. [More Information]

2015

  • Muir, M., Drury, H., Tarr, G., White, F., Morrison, K. (2015). A Start to Fostering Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes to Ensure Inclusive Teaching Environments. 12th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  • Dancer, D., Morrison, K., Tarr, G. (2015). Measuring the effects of peer learning on students' academic achievement in first-year business statistics. Studies in Higher Education, 40(10), 1808-1828. [More Information]
  • Mueller, S., Tarr, G. (2015). Much more than U-statistics: A symposium to celebrate Neville C. Weber. Statistical Society of Australia. Newsletter, 151, 10-12.
  • Tarr, G. (2015). Quantile based estimation of scale and dependence. Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 92(1), 173-175. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G., Weber, N., Mueller, S. (2015). The difference of symmetric quantiles under long range dependence. Statistics and Probability Letters, 98, 144-150. [More Information]

2014

  • Muir, M., Tarr, G., Drury, H., White, F., Morrison, K. (2014). Knowing your students: An approach to encourage pedagogical creativity and change. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Not applicable: Not applicable.

2013

  • Tarr, G. (2013). Efficient and robust scale estimation. 2011 International Conference on Robust Statistics, Valladolid, Spain: Universidad de Valladolid.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust covariance estimation via quantiles of pairwise means and applications. International Conference on Robust Statistics.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust covariance estimation with Pn. Australian Statistical Conference, Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Tarr, G. (2013), Robust estimation of scale and covariance with Pn and its application to PCA. University of NSW, School of Mathematics and Statistics Seminar, Sydney, Australia.
  • Tarr, G. (2013), Robust estimation of scale and covariance with Pn and its application to precision matrix estimation. University of Sydney, School of Mathematics and Statistics Seminar, Sydney, Australia.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust scale and autocovariance estimation. European Meeting of Statisticians.
  • Tarr, G. (2013). Robust scale estimation with extensions. Young Statisticians Conference, Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne.

2012

  • Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Weber, N. (2012). A robust scale estimator based on pairwise means. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 24(1), 187-199. [More Information]
  • Tarr, G. (2012). Small sample performance of quantile regression confidence intervals. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82(1), 81-94. [More Information]

2009

  • Tarr, G. (2009). Quantile regression confidence intervals: theoretical exposition and empirical findings. 2009 Young Statisticians Conference, Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

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