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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Emi Tanaka is an applied statistician whose primary interest is to develop impactful methods and tools that can be readily used by practitioners. Her research interests include mixed models and experimental designs, motivated primarily by the problems in bioinformatics and agricultural sciences. She obtained her PhD in statistical bioinformatics at The University of Sydney. She was a lecturer in statistics at School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney before joining Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University. 

Community service

  • Vice President of Statistical Society of Australia Victoria Branch (since 2020)
  • Councillor of International Biometrics Society Australiasian Region (since 2017)
  • Secretary of Statistical Society of Australia NSW Branch (2018-2019)
  • Assistant Secretary of Statistical Society of Australia NSW Branch (2017)

Monash teaching commitment

  • ETC5512: Wild Caught Data (25%)
  • ETC5521: Exploratory Data Analysis (50%)
  • ETC5523: Communicating with Data (50%) & Chief Examiner

 

Research area keywords

  • statistics
  • data science
  • plant breeding
  • genetics
  • bioinformatics

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Research Output

  • 7 Article
  • 1 Conference Paper

Simple outlier detection for a multi‐environmental field trial

Tanaka, E., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Biometrics. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Symbolic formulae for linear mixed models

Tanaka, E. & Hui, F. K. C., 2019, Statistics and Data Science: Research School on Statistics and Data Science, RSSDS 2019 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, July 24–26, 2019 Proceedings. Nguyen, H. (ed.). 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer, p. 3-21 19 p. (Communications in Computer and Information Science; vol. 1150).

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Order selection and sparsity in latent variable models via the ordered factor LASSO

Hui, F. K. C., Tanaka, E. & Warton, D. I., Dec 2018, In : Biometrics. 74, 4, p. 1311-1319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Increased accuracy of starch granule type quantification using mixture distributions

Tanaka, E., Ral, J. P. F., Li, S., Gaire, R., Cavanagh, C. R., Cullis, B. R. & Whan, A., 6 Dec 2017, In : Plant Methods. 13, 7 p., 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Increased genomic prediction accuracy in wheat breeding using a large Australian panel

Norman, A., Taylor, J., Tanaka, E., Telfer, P., Edwards, J., Martinant, J-P. & Kuchel, H., Dec 2017, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 130, 12, p. 2543-2555 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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8 Citations (Scopus)