Dr Thomas Taimre

Lecturer in Statistics

Mathematics
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Academic

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
t.taimre@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52313

Overview

Qualifications

  • PhD IN Mathematics, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Kroese, Dirk P., Rubinstein, Reuven Y., Cohen, Izack, Porotsky, Sergey and Taimre, Thomas (2013). Cross-entropy method. In Saul I. Gass and Michael C. Fu (Ed.), Encyclopedia of operations research and management science 3rd ed. (pp. 326-333) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_131

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Yao, Hui, Rojas-Nandayapa, Leonardo and Taimre, Thomas (2017). Estimating tail probabilities of random sums of infinite mixtures of phase-type distributions. In: Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference. 2016 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2016, Arlington, VA, United States, (347-358). 11 - 14 December 2016. doi:10.1109/WSC.2016.7822102

  • Kuhn, Julia, Mandjes, Michel and Taimre, Thomas (2016). Anomaly Identification with Limited Sampling Budget. In: 2016 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (Itw). IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Cambridge England, (216-220). 11-14 September 2016. doi:10.1109/ITW.2016.7606827

  • Mowla, Alireza, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah L., Bertling, Karl, Wilson, Stephen J., Prow, Tarl W., Soyer, H. Peter and Rakić, Aleksandar D. (2016). Diffuse reflectance imaging for non-melanoma skin cancer detection using laser feedback interferometry. In: Jürgen Popp, Valery V. Tuchin, Dennis L. Matthews and Francesco S. Pavone, Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care V. SPIE Photonics Europe, Brussels, Belguim, (). 3-7 April 2016. doi:10.1117/12.2227449

  • Agnew, Gary, Grier, Andrew, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Bertling, Karl, Ikonić, Zoran, Valavanis, Alexander, Dean, Paul, Cooper, Jonathan, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Harrison, Paul, Indjin, Dragan and Rakić, Aleksandar D. (2016). Interferometry via thermal modulation in low duty cycle pulsed terahertz QCLs. In: International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop 2016 (IQCLSW 2016). International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop 2016 (IQCLSW 2016), Cambridge, United Kingdom, (). 4 September – 9 September 2016.

  • Rakić, Aleksandar D., Agnew, Gary, Qi, Xiaoqiong, Taimre, Thomas, Grier, Andrew, Lim, Yah Leng, Bertling, Karl, Ikonić, Zoran, Valavanis, Alexander, Dean, Paul, Cooper, Jonathan, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Wilson, Stephen J., Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Harrison, Paul and Indjin, Dragan (2016). Laser feedback interferometry with THz QCLs: a new technology for imaging and materials analysis. In: The 8th International Symposium on Ultrafast Phenomena and Terahertz Waves. The 8th International Symposium on Ultrafast Phenomena and Terahertz Waves, Chongqing, China, (1-3). 10–12 October 2016. doi:10.1364/ISUPTW.2016.IW4A.1

  • Rakic, Aleksandar D., Lim, Yah Leng, Taimre, Thomas, Agnew, Gary, Qi, Xiaoqiong, Bertling, Karl, Han, She, Wilson, Stephen J., Kundu, Iman, Grier, Andrew, Ikonić, Zoran, Valavanis, Alexander, Demić, Aleksandar, Keeley, James, Li, Lianhe H., Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Harrison, Paul, Ferguson, Blake, Walker, Graeme, Prow, Tarl, Indjin, Dragan and Soyer, H. Peter (2016). Optical feedback effects on terahertz quantum cascade lasers: modelling and applications. In: Proceedings of SPIE Infrared, Millimeter-Wave, and Terahertz Technologies IV. Infrared, Millimeter-Wave, and Terahertz Technologies IV, Beijing, China, (). 12 October 2016. doi:10.1117/12.2250621

  • Keeley, J., Freeman, J., Valavanis, A., Mohandas, R., Bertling, Karl, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Li, L. H., Indjin, D., Rakic, Aleksandar, Linfield, E. H., Davies, A. G. and Dean, P. (2016). Self-mixing as a means of spectral characterisation of a Terahertz QCL. In: UK Semiconductors 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom, (). 6-7 July 2016.

  • Keeley, J., Freeman, J., Valavanis, A., Mohandas, R., Bertling, Karl, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Li, L. H., Indjin, D., Rakic, Aleksandar, Linfield, E. H., Davies, A. G. and Dean, P. (2016). Spectral characterisation of a Terahertz QCL through self-mixing. In: International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop 2016 (IQCLSW 2016), Cambridge, UK, (). 4-9 September 2016.

  • Rakic, Aleksandar, Agnew, Gary, Qi, Xiaoqiong, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Bertling, Karl, Han, She, Wilson, Stephen J., Grier, Andrew, Kundu, Iman, Li, Lianhe, Valavanis, Alexander, Dean, Paul, Ikonic, Zoran, Cooper, Jonathan, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Harrison, Paul and Indjin, Dragan (2016). Terahertz Frequency Quantum Cascade Lasers: Optical Feedback Effects and Applications. In: 16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, Sydney, Australia, (203-204). 11-15 July 2016. doi:10.1109/NUSOD.2016.7546996

  • Kuhn, J., Mandjes, M. and Taimre, T. (2015). Mean shift detection for state space models. In: T. Weber, M. J. McPhee and R. S. Anderssen, MODSIM2015: 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (1703-1709). 29 November to 4 December 2015.

  • Mowla, Alireza, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng and Rakic, Aleksandar D. (2015). Monte Carlo Model of laser Doppler perfusion imaging in skin cancer detection. In: 2015 11th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO-PR). Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, Busan, South Korea, (). 24-28 August 2015. doi:10.1109/CLEOPR.2015.7376039

  • Agnew, Gary, Grier, Andrew, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Ikonić, Zoran, Dean, Paul, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Valavanis, Alexander, Cooper, Jonathan, Harrison, Paul, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Indjin, Dragan and Rakić, Aleksandar D. (2015). Terahertz quantum cascade laser bandwidth prediction. In: 2015 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP). IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, Paphos, Cyprus, (). 26-29 October 2015. doi:10.1109/MWP.2015.7356671

  • Nazarathy, Yoni, Taimre, Thomas, Asanjarani, Azam, Kuhn, Julia, Patch, Brendan and Vuorinen, Aapeli (2015). The challenge of stabilizing control for queueing systems with unobservable server states. In: Proceedings of 2015 Australian Control Conference (AUCC 2015). Australian Control Conference (AUCC), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, (342-347). 5-6 November 2015.

  • Agnew, Gary, Grier, Andrew, Taimre, Thomas, Lim, Yah Leng, Ikonic, Zoran, Dean, Paul, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Valavanis, Alexander, Cooper, Jonathan, Harrison, Paul, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Indjin, Dragan and Rakic, Aleksandar D. (2014). A QCL model with integrated thermal and stark rollover mechanisms. In: Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials & Devices (COMMAD), 2014 Conference on. 2014 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials & Devices (COMMAD), Perth, Australia, (48-51). 14-17 December 2014. doi:10.1109/COMMAD.2014.7038649

  • Dean, P., Taimre, T., Lui, H. S., Bertling, K., Lim, Y. L., Valavanis, A., Keeley, J., Alhathlool, R., Chowdhury, S., Li, L. H., Khanna, S. P., Lachab, M., Indjin, D., Rakic, A. D., Linfield, E. H. and Davies, A. G. (2014). Coherent THz imaging using the self-mixing effect in quantum cascade lasers. In: Optical Sensors, Barcelona Spain, (). 27-31 July 2014. doi:10.1364/SENSORS.2014.SeTh4B.3

  • Mowla, Alireza, Nikolic, Milan, Lim, Yah Leng, Bertling, Karl, Rakic, Aleksandar D. and Taimre, Thomas (2014). Effect of the optical numerical aperture on the Doppler spectrum in laser Doppler velocimetry. In: Lorenzo Faraone and Mariusz Martyniuk, COMMAD 2014 Conference Proceedings. Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices, Perth, WA, Australia, (72-74). 14-17 December 2014. doi:10.1109/COMMAD.2014.7038654

  • Keeley, J. T., Dean, P., Valavanis, A., Bertling, K., Taimre, T., Lim, Y. L., Alhathlool, R., Chowdhury, S., Li, L. H., Indjin, D., Rakić, A., Linfield, E. H. and Davies, A. G. (2014). Electrical modulation schemes for imaging by self-mixing in terahertz quantum cascade lasers. In: IQCLSW 2014: 1st International Quantum Cascade Lasers School and Workshop, Policoro (Matera), Italy, (). 7-12 September, 2014.

  • Valavanis, A., Dean, P., Li, L., Burnett, A. D., Keeley, J., Chowdhury, S., Alhathlool, R., Chen, L., Zhu, J., Han, J., Freeman, J., Khanna, S. P., Indjin, D., Davies, A. G., Linfield, E. H., Taimre, T., Lim, Y. L., Bertling, K. and Rakic, A. (2014). High-power (> 1 Watt) terahertz frequency quantum cascade lasers for stand-off imaging. In: STO-MP-SET-210 - Novel Infrared Laser Technology for Modern Battlefield Requirements. Sensors and Electronics Panel (SET) Specialists’ Meeting, Salisbury, United Kingdom, (8-1-8-11). 24-25 July 2014.

  • Rakić, Aleksandar, Taimre, Thomas, Bertling, Karl, Lim, Yah Leng, Wilson, Stephen J., Nikolić, Milan, Valavanis, Alexander, Indjin, Dragan, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles, Ferguson, Blake, Walker, Graeme, Schaider, Helmut and Soyer, H. Peter (2014). THz QCL self-mixing interferometry for biomedical applications. In: Manijeh Razeghi, Alexei N. Baranov, John M. Zavada and Dimitris Pavlidis, Terahertz Emitters, Receivers, and Applications V. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications Conference 2014, San Diego, United States, (91990M-1-91990M-12). 17-21 August 2014. doi:10.1117/12.2061433

  • Dean, Paul, Taimre, Thomas, Bertling, Karl, Lim, Yah Leng, Keeley, James, Valavanis, Alex, Alhathlool, Raed, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Indjin, Dragan, Linfield, Edmund H., Davies, A. Giles and Rakić, Aleksandar (2013). Coherent imaging and sensing using the self-mixing effect in THz quantum cascade lasers. In: ITQW 2013: The 12th International Conference on Intersubband Transitions in Quantum Wells, Boston Landing, NY, USA, (1-2). 16-20 September, 2013.

  • Rakić, Aleksandar D., Taimre, Thomas, Bertling, Karl, Lim, Yah Leng, Dean, Paul, Keeley, James, Valavanis, Alex, Alhathlool, Raed, Khanna, Suraj P., Lachab, Mohammad, Indjin, Dragan, Ikonic, Zoran, Harrison, Paul, Linfield, Edmund H. and Davies, A. Giles (2013). Self-mixing effect in THz quantum cascade lasers: applications in sensing and imaging. In: Fairuz Abdullah, 4th International Conference on Photonics (ICP2013) Conference Proceeding. ICP2013: 4th International Conference on Photonics, Melaka, Malaysia, (18-20). 28-30 October, 2013. doi:10.1109/ICP.2013.6687056

  • A. Bakar, A. A., Taimre, T., Lim, Y. L., Bertling, K, Kliese, R. and Rakić, A. D. (2008). Linewidth measurement of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers under feedback using the self-mixing technique. In: 2008 International Conference on Electronics Materials, Sydney , Australia, (). 28 July - 1 August 2008.

  • A Bakar, A. A., Bertling, K, Kliese, R., Lim, Y. L., Rakić, A. D. and Taimre, T. (2008). Measuring VCSEL linewidth enhancement factor using the self-mixing technique. In: 2008 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Melbourne, Australia, (1-1). 25-29 February, 2008.

  • Ross, J., V and Taimre, T. (2007). On The Analysis of Hospital Infection Data Using Markov Models. In: Modsim 2007: International Congress On Modelling and Simulation. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM07), Christchurch New Zealand, (2939-2945). Dec 10-13, 2007.

  • Ross, J. V. and Taimre, T. (2007). On the analysis of hospital infection data using Markov models. In: Oxley, L. and Kulasiri, D., Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation. 17th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM07), Christchurch, New Zealand, (2939-2945). 10-13 December, 2007.

  • Botev, Z. I., Kroese, D. P. and Taimre, T. (2006). Generalized cross-entropy methods for rare events and optimization. In: 6th International Workshop on Rare Event Simulation (RESIM 2006), Bamberg, Germany, (1-30). 8-10 October, 2006.

  • Cairns, B. J., Ross, J. V. and Taimre, T. (2005). Models for predicting extinction times: Shall we dance (or walk or jump)?. In: A. Zerger and R. M. Argent, Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM05), University of Melbourne, (2061-2067). 12-15 December 2005.

  • Cairns, B. J., Ross, J. V. and Taimre, T. (2005). Models for predicting extinction times: shall we dance (or walk or jump)?. In: Modsim 2005: International Congress On Modelling and Simulation: Advances and Applications for Management and Decision Making. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM05), Melbourne Australia, (2061-2067). Dec 12-15, 2005.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision