**I am interested in:**

Machine Learning and Computational Statistics, in particular

Kernel Methods

Bayesian Statistics and MCMC

Statistical testing

Open-source software

**Current projects:**

Kernel methods for adaptive MCMC algorithms (MH & HMC & SMC)

Unbiased estimation for large-N Bayesian inference

Blog posts about: publications & talks

**A list of my publications:**

- K. Chwialkowski, H. Strathmann, and A. Gretton, “A Kernel Test of Goodness of Fit,” arXiv preprint, 2016.

[Bibtex]`@article{chwialkowski2016kernel, title={{A Kernel Test of Goodness of Fit}}, url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1602.02964}, author={Chwialkowski, K. and Strathmann, H. and Gretton, A.}, journal={{arXiv preprint}}, year={2016} }`

- H. Strathmann, D. Sejdinovic, S. Livingstone, Z. Szabo, and A. Gretton, “Gradient-free Hamiltonian Monte Carlo with Efficient Kernel Exponential Families,” in NIPS, 2015.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{strathmann2015gradient, title={{Gradient-free Hamiltonian Monte Carlo with Efficient Kernel Exponential Families}}, author={Strathmann, H. and Sejdinovic, D. and Livingstone, S. and Szabo, Z. and Gretton, A.}, year={2015}, booktitle = {{NIPS}} }`

- H. Strathmann, D. Sejdinovic, and M. Girolami, “Unbiased Bayes for Big Data: Paths of Partial Posteriors,” arXiv preprint, 2014.

[Bibtex]`@article{Strathmann2014, author = {Strathmann, H. and Sejdinovic, D. and Girolami, M.}, title = {{Unbiased Bayes for Big Data: Paths of Partial Posteriors}}, url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.03326}, journal = {{arXiv preprint}}, year = {2014} }`

- I. Schuster, H. Strathmann, B. Paige, and D. Sejdinovic, “Kernel Adaptive Sequential Monte Carlo,” arXiv preprint, 2015.

[Bibtex]`@article{schuster2015kernel, title={{Kernel Adaptive Sequential Monte Carlo}}, url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1510.03105}, author={Schuster, I. and Strathmann, H. and Paige, B. and Sejdinovic, D.}, journal={{arXiv preprint}}, year={2015} }`

- D. Sejdinovic, H. Strathmann, M. Lomeli, C. Andrieu, and A. Gretton, “Kernel Adaptive Metropolis-Hastings,” in ICML, 2012, pp. 1665-1673.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{Sejdinovic2014, author = { Sejdinovic, D. and Strathmann, H. and Lomeli, M. and Andrieu, C. and Gretton, A. }, booktitle = {{ICML}}, title = {{Kernel Adaptive Metropolis-Hastings}}, year = {2012}, pages = {1665--1673} }`

- A. Gretton, D. Sejdinovic, H. Strathmann, S. Balakrishnan, M. Pontil, K. F., and B. K. Sriperumbudur, “Optimal kernel choice for large-scale two-sample tests,” in NIPS, , 2012, pp. 1205-1213.

[Bibtex]`@incollection{Gretton2012, title = {{Optimal kernel choice for large-scale two-sample tests}}, author = {Gretton, A. and Sejdinovic, D. and Strathmann, H. and Balakrishnan, S. and Pontil, M. and Kenji F. and Sriperumbudur, B.K.}, booktitle = {{NIPS}}, pages = {1205--1213}, year = {2012}, url = {http://papers.nips.cc/paper/4727-optimal-kernel-choice-for-large-scale-two-sample-tests.pdf} }`

- A. M. Lyne, M. Girolami, Y. Atchade, H. Strathmann, and D. Simpson, “On Russian Roulette Estimates for Bayesian inference with Doubly-Intractable Likelihoods,” Statistical science, vol. 30, iss. 4, pp. 443-467, 2015.

[Bibtex]`@article{lyne2015russian, title={{On Russian Roulette Estimates for Bayesian inference with Doubly-Intractable Likelihoods}}, author={Lyne, A.M. and Girolami, M. and Atchade, Y. and Strathmann, H. and Simpson, D.}, journal={Statistical science}, volume={30}, number={4}, pages={443--467}, year={2015}, }`

- M. Ruhl, P. Chhatwal, H. Strathmann, T. Kuntzen, D. Bankwitz, K. Skibbe, A. Walker, F. M. Heinemann, P. a Horn, T. M. Allen, D. Hoffmann, T. Pietschmann, and J. Timm, “Escape from a dominant HLA-B* 15-restricted CD8+ T cell response against hepatitis C virus requires compensatory mutations outside the epitope,” Journal of virology, vol. 86, iss. 2, pp. 991-1000, 2012.

[Bibtex]`@article{Ruhl2012, title={{Escape from a dominant HLA-B* 15-restricted CD8+ T cell response against hepatitis C virus requires compensatory mutations outside the epitope}}, author = {Ruhl, M. and Chhatwal, P. and Strathmann, H. and Kuntzen, T. and Bankwitz, D. and Skibbe, K. and Walker, A. and Heinemann, F.M. and Horn, P. a and Allen, T.M. and Hoffmann, D. and Pietschmann, T. and Timm, J.}, journal={Journal of virology}, volume={86}, number={2}, pages={991--1000}, year={2012}, }`