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Professor François Caron

Associate Professor of Statistics

Tutorial Fellow in Statistics


I am a Tutorial Fellow and an Associate Professor in statistics.

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the development of statistical models and computational procedures for the analysis of structured data, with particular interest in Bayesian nonparametrics and Monte Carlo methods.

Please visit my webpage for further information.

Recent publications

  • F. Caron, Y.W. Teh, T.B. Murphy. Bayesian nonparametric Plackett-Luce models for the analysis of preferences for college degree programmes. The Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 8(2), pp. 1145-1181, 2014.
  • F. Caron, W. Neiswanger, F. Wood, A. Doucet, M. Davy. Generalized Pólya urn for time-varying Pitman-Yor processes. To appear in Journal of Machine Learning Research.
  • A. Todeschini, F. Caron, M. Chavent. Probabilistic Low Rank Matrix Completion with Adaptive Spectral Regularization Algorithms. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS'2013), USA, 2013.
  • F. Caron. Bayesian nonparametric models for bipartite graphs. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS'2012), USA, 2012.
  • A. Lee, F. Caron, A. Doucet, C.C. Holmes. Bayesian Sparsity-Path-Analysis of Genetic Association Signal using Generalized t Priors. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol. 11(2), 2012.
  • F. Caron, A. Doucet, R. Gottardo. On-line changepoint detection and parameter estimation with application to genomic data. Statistics and Computing, vol. 22(2), pp. 579-595, 2012.

College Contact Details

Professor François Caron
Keble College
Telephone: 01865 272727
Fax: 01865 272705

Faculty/Dept. Information

Department of Statistics
University of Oxford
1 South Parks Road
OX1 3TG, Oxford
United Kingdom