**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)

Score / density estimation

Blog posts about: publications & talks

**A list of my publications:**

- D. J. Sutherland, H. Strathmann, M. Arbel, and A. Gretton, “Efficient and principled score estimation with Nyström kernel exponential families,” in AISTATS, 2018.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{sutherland2017efficient, title = {{Efficient and principled score estimation with Nyström kernel exponential families}}, author = {Sutherland, D.J. and Strathmann, H. and Arbel, M. and Gretton, A.}, booktitle = {{AISTATS}}, year = {2018} }`

- D. J. Sutherland, H. Y. Tung, H. Strathmann, S. De, A. Ramdas, A. Smola, and A. Gretton, “Generative Models and Model Criticism via Optimized Maximum Mean Discrepancy,” in ICLR, 2017.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{sutherland2016generative, title={{Generative Models and Model Criticism via Optimized Maximum Mean Discrepancy}}, author={Sutherland, D.J. and Tung, H.Y. and Strathmann, H. and De, S. and Ramdas, A. and Smola, A. and Gretton, A.}, booktitle={{ICLR}}, year={2017} }`

- I. Schuster, H. Strathmann, B. Paige, and D. Sejdinovic, “Kernel sequential monte carlo,” in Joint european conference on machine learning and knowledge discovery in databases, 2017, pp. 390-409.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{schuster2017kernel, title={Kernel Sequential Monte Carlo}, author={Schuster, I. and Strathmann, H. and Paige, B. and Sejdinovic, D.}, booktitle={Joint European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases}, pages={390--409}, year={2017}, organization={Springer} }`

- K. Chwialkowski, H. Strathmann, and A. Gretton, “A kernel test of goodness of fit,” in ICML, 2016.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{chwialkowski2016kernel, author = {Chwialkowski, K. and Strathmann, H. and Gretton, A.}, booktitle = {{ICML}}, title = {A kernel test of goodness of fit}, 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} }`

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

[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}, }`

- 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.

[Bibtex]`@inproceedings{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}}, year = {2012}, }`

- 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}, }`