Kevin Burke


Contact Details

Lecturer in Statistics
E: kevin.burke@ul.ie
https://kevinburke.ie/
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Kevin Burke was appointed to a Lectureship in Statistics at the University of Limerick in 2015, and was previously the Director of the Industrial Mathematics Unit from 2016 - 2020.

Research Interests

Flexible statistical modelling
Penalised regression
Neural networks
Random effects
Survival and time-to-event analysis
Reliability theory
Industrial modelling

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2021 'Variable Selection Using a Smooth Information Criterion for Multi-Parameter Regression Models'
O'Neill M and Burke K (2021) 'Variable Selection Using a Smooth Information Criterion for Multi-Parameter Regression Models'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2110.02643, [Details]
2021 'An age-structured SEIR model for COVID-19 incidence in Dublin, Ireland with framework for evaluating health intervention cost'
Jaouimaa FZ, Dempsey D, Van Osch S, Kinsella S, Burke K, Wyse J, Sweeney J (2021) 'An age-structured SEIR model for COVID-19 incidence in Dublin, Ireland with framework for evaluating health intervention cost'. Plos One, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Binomial confidence intervals for rare events: importance of defining margin of error relative to magnitude of proportion'
McGrath O and Burke K (2021) 'Binomial confidence intervals for rare events: importance of defining margin of error relative to magnitude of proportion'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2109.02516, [Details]
2021 'Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling with Random Effects'
Jaouimaa FZ, Ha ID and Burke K (2021) 'Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling with Random Effects'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2111.08573, [Details]
2021 'A likelihood-based approach for cure regression models'
Burke K and Patilea V (2021) 'A likelihood-based approach for cure regression models'. Test, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Serum uric acid and mortality thresholds among men and women in the Irish health system: A cohort study'
Browne LD, Jaouimaa FZ, Walsh C, Perez-Ruiz F, Richette P, Burke K and Stack AG (2021) 'Serum uric acid and mortality thresholds among men and women in the Irish health system: A cohort study'. European Journal Of Internal Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Generalized mean-field approximation for the Deffuant opinion dynamics model on networks'
Fennell SC, Burke K, Quayle M and Gleeson JP (2021) 'Generalized mean-field approximation for the Deffuant opinion dynamics model on networks'. Physical Review E, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'The 'Mathematics Problem' and preservice post primary mathematics teachers - analysing 17 years of diagnostic test data'
Fitzmaurice O, Walsh R and Burke K (2021) 'The 'Mathematics Problem' and preservice post primary mathematics teachers - analysing 17 years of diagnostic test data'. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'A Generalization of the Classical Kelly Betting Formula to the Case of Temporal Correlation'
O'Brien JD, Burke K, Burke ME and Barmish BR (2021) 'A Generalization of the Classical Kelly Betting Formula to the Case of Temporal Correlation'. Ieee Control Systems Letters, 5 (2):623-628 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2021 'A Generalized Framework for Simultaneous Long-Short Feedback Trading'
O’Brien JD, Burke ME and Burke K (2021) 'A Generalized Framework for Simultaneous Long-Short Feedback Trading'. Ieee Transactions On Automatic Control, [DOI] [Details]
2021 'An alternative formulation of Coxian phase-type distributions with covariates: Application to emergency department length of stay'
Rizk J, Walsh C and Burke K (2021) 'An alternative formulation of Coxian phase-type distributions with covariates: Application to emergency department length of stay'. Statistics in medicine, [Details]
2020 'A Data-Driven Control-Theoretic Paradigm for Pandemic Mitigation with Application to Covid-19'
Burke K and Barmish BR (2020) 'A Data-Driven Control-Theoretic Paradigm for Pandemic Mitigation with Application to Covid-19'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:2008.06347, [Details]
2020 'A flexible parametric modelling framework for survival analysis'
Burke K, Jones MC and Noufaily A (2020) 'A flexible parametric modelling framework for survival analysis'. Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society Series C-Applied Statistics, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Agreement threshold on Axelrod's model of cultural dissemination'
MacCarron P, Maher PJ, Fennell S, Burke K, Gleeson JP, Durrheim K and Quayle M (2020) 'Agreement threshold on Axelrod's model of cultural dissemination'. Plos One, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Semiparametric multiparameter regression survival modeling'
Burke K, Eriksson F and Pipper CB (2020) 'Semiparametric multiparameter regression survival modeling'. Scandinavian Journal Of Statistics, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'A multiparameter regression model for interval-censored survival data'
Peng D, MacKenzie G and Burke K (2020) 'A multiparameter regression model for interval-censored survival data'. Statistics in medicine, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'A bivariate power generalized Weibull distribution: a flexible parametric model for survival analysis'
Jones MC, Noufaily A and Burke K (2020) 'A bivariate power generalized Weibull distribution: a flexible parametric model for survival analysis'. Statistical Methods In Medical Research, [DOI] [Details]
2019 'On the non-uniqueness of representations of coxian phase-type distributions'
Rizk J, Burke K and Walsh C (2019) 'On the non-uniqueness of representations of coxian phase-type distributions'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1901.03849, [Details]
2019 'Penalized Variable Selection in Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling'
Jaouimaa FZ, Ha ID and Burke K (2019) 'Penalized Variable Selection in Multi-Parameter Regression Survival Modelling'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1907.01511, [Details]
2019 'A modelling methodology for social interaction experiments'
Fennell SC, Gleeson JP, Quayle M, Durrheim K and Burke K (2019) 'A modelling methodology for social interaction experiments'. Arxiv Preprint Arxiv:1908.02586, [Details]
2017 'Multi-parameter regression survival modeling: An alternative to proportional hazards'
Burke K and MacKenzie G (2017) 'Multi-parameter regression survival modeling: An alternative to proportional hazards'. Biometrics, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'mpr: multi-parameter regression (MPR)'
Burke K (2016) 'mpr: multi-parameter regression (MPR)'. R Package Version, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2021 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)
Yang L, McClean S, Donnelly M, Burke K and Khan K (2021) Process Duration Modelling and Concept Drift Detection for Business Process Mining 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI) [DOI] [Details]
2021 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI)
O’Neill M, Morgan J and Burke, K (2021) Process Visualization of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Data 2021 IEEE SmartWorld, Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing, Advanced & Trusted Computing, Scalable Computing & Communications, Internet of People and Smart City Innovation (SmartWorld/SCALCOM/UIC/ATC/IOP/SCI) [DOI] [Details]
2020 2020 IEEE 22nd International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 18th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 6th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS)
Yang L, McClean S, Donnelly M, Khan K and Burke K (2020) Analysing Business Process Anomalies Using Discrete-time Markov chains 2020 IEEE 22nd International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 18th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 6th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS) [DOI] [Details]

Teaching Interests

MS6051 Statistical Inference for Data Science (2021 - present)
MS4214 Statistical Inference (2015 - present)
MS4218 Time Series Analysis (2015 - present)
MA4004 Engineering Mathematics 4 (2015 - present)
MA4413 Statistics for Computing (2014 - 2016)