Theo Pepler

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# Research

PUBLICATIONS

[7] Bester, R., Pepler, P.T., Aldrich, D.J. and Maree, H.J. (2017). Harbin: A quantitation PCR analysis tool. Biotechnology Letters, 39(1): 171-178. [Download]

[6] Pepler, P.T., Uys, D.W. and Nel, D.G. (2017). Discriminant analysis under the common principal components model. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 46(6): 4812-4827. [Download]

[5] Pepler, P.T., Uys, D.W. and Nel, D.G. (Accepted). Regularised covariance matrix estimation under the common principal components model. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, To appear. [Download]

[4] Pepler, P.T., Uys, D.W. and Nel, D.G. (2016). A comparison of some methods for the selection of a common eigenvector model for the covariance matrices of two groups. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 45(8): 2917-2936. [Download]

[3] Bester, R., Pepler, P.T., Burger, J.T. and Maree, H.J. (2014). Relative quantitation goes viral: An RT-qPCR assay to determine the concentration of a grapevine virus. Journal of Virological Methods, 210: 67-75. [Download]

[2] Hauser, N.D., Dyer, R.A., Pepler, P.T. and Rolfe, D.A. (2014). An observational audit of pain scores post-orthopaedic surgery at a level two state hospital in Cape Town. South African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 20(2): 110-116. [Download]

[1] Pepler, P.T., Uys, D.W. and Nel, D.G. (2012). Predicting mortality and length-of-stay for neonatal admissions to private hospital neonatal intensive care units: A Southern African retrospective study. African Health Sciences, 12(2): 166-173. [Download]

CONFERENCE PAPERS

[8] Pepler, P.T. and Kao, R.R. (2016). A common singular spectrum analysis of bovine tuberculosis incidence in Great Britain. Royal Statistical Society (RSS) 2016 International Conference. Manchester, United Kingdom. Sep 2016. [Download]

[7] Pepler, P.T. and Kao, R.R. (2016). Development of alert systems: CUSUM control charts to identify unusual bovine TB outbreaks in Scottish cattle herds. Annual Meeting of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM). Elsinore, Denmark. Mar 2016. [poster presentation - Download]

[6] Pepler, P.T. (2014). On the application of the CPC model in discriminant analysis. The 56th annual conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA). Grahamstown, South Africa. Oct 2014. [Download]

[5] Pepler, P.T. (2014). The regularised CPC covariance matrix estimator and its application in discriminant analysis. The 27th International Biometric Conference. Florence, Italy. Jul 2014. [poster presentation - Download]

[4] Pepler, P.T. (2013). Efficiency of the CPC estimator in modelling the covariance structures of several populations. The 55th annual conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA). Polokwane, South Africa. Nov 2013. [Download]

[3] Pepler, P.T. (2012). Comparison of some methods for the identification of common eigenvectors. The 54th annual conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA). Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Nov 2012. [Download]

[2] Pepler, P.T. (2012). On the identification of common principal components. 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Istanbul, Turkey. Jul 2012. [Download]

[1] Pepler, P.T. (2011). On the application of common principal components in biplots. The 53rd annual conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA). Pretoria, South Africa. Nov 2011. [Download]

SEMINARS AND OTHER TALKS

[6] Pepler, P.T. (2017). The SSA-cusum method for monitoring surveillance time series. Seminar at Epidemiology Research Unit, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). Inverness, Scotland. Jun 2017.

[5] Pepler, P.T. (2017). Making disease modelling results accessible to farmers. Presentation at Beef & Sheep Industry Interface Meeting. Perth, Scotland. Jan 2017.

[4] Pepler, P.T. (2016). Applications of the Common Principal Component model: How borrowing information about multivariate data structure can be useful. Seminar at Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling. Stirling, Scotland. Sep 2016. [Download]

[3] Pepler, P.T. (2014). Common principal components. Seminar at the Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa. Sep 2014. [Download]

[2] Pepler, P.T. (2011). Common principal components. Seminar at Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch, South Africa. Aug 2011. [Download]

[1] Pepler, P.T. (2008). VON Data Analysis: Interpretation of the statistics. Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Symposium. Somerset West, South Africa. Oct 2008. [Download]

OTHER RESEARCH OUTPUT

[5] Pepler, P.T. (2014). The Identification and Application of Common Principal Components. PhD dissertation. Dec 2014. [Download]

[4] Pepler, P.T. (2008). Discovery Health Hospital Rating Index Version 3 Presentation: Medi-Clinic Response. Technical report. Sep 2008.

[3] Pepler, P.T. (2007). Discovery Health Hospital Rating Index Version 2: Medi-Clinic Response. Technical report. Nov 2007.

[2] Pepler, P.T. (2007). Discovery Health Hospital Rating Index Version 2: Medi-Clinic Report. Technical report. Sep 2007.

[1] Pepler, P.T. (2006). Detecting Active Effects in Unreplicated 2k Factorial Experiments: A Simulation Study. Masters degree assignment. Dec 2006. [Download]