François Caron

François Caron

Statistical Machine Learning, Bayesian methods, Bayesian nonparametrics, Statistical Network Analysis

I am an Associate Professor in Statistics at the University of Oxford, a Tutorial Fellow of Keble College and a Faculty Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute.

Publications

2018

  • X. Miscouridou , F. Caron , Y. W. Teh , Modelling sparsity, heterogeneity, reciprocity and community structure in temporal interaction data, Mar-2018.
    Project: bigbayes

2017

  • A. Barbos , F. Caron , J. F. Giovannelli , A. Doucet , Clone MCMC: Parallel High-Dimensional Gaussian Gibbs Sampling, in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2017.
  • F. Caron , E. B. Fox , Sparse Graphs using exchangeable random measures, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), vol. 79, no. 5, 1295–1366, 2017.
  • F. Caron , W. Neiswanger , F. Wood , A. Doucet , M. Davy , Generalized Pólya Urn for Time-Varying Pitman-Yor Processes, Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), vol. 18, no. 27, 1–32, 2017.
  • E. Matechou , F. Caron , Modelling individual migration patterns using a Bayesian nonparametric approach for capture-recapture data, Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 11, no. 1, 21–40, 2017.
  • A. Todeschini , X. Miscouridou , F. Caron , Exchangeable Random Measures for Sparse and Modular Graphs with Overlapping Communities, Aug-2017.
    Project: bigbayes
  • F. Caron , J. Rousseau , On sparsity and power-law properties of graphs based on exchangeable point processes, arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.03120, 2017.

2016

  • T. Gray-Davies , C. Holmes , F. Caron , Scalable Bayesian nonparametric regression via a Plackett-Luce model for conditional ranks, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 10, 1807–1828, 2016.
  • T. Gray-Davies , C. C. Holmes , F. Caron , . others , Scalable Bayesian nonparametric regression via a Plackett-Luce model for conditional ranks, Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol. 10, no. 2, 1807–1828, 2016.
  • K. Palla , F. Caron , Y. W. Teh , A Bayesian nonparametric model for sparse dynamic networks, Jun-2016.
    Project: bigbayes
  • K. Palla , F. Caron , Y. W. Teh , Bayesian Nonparametrics for Sparse Dynamic Networks, 2016.
    Project: bigbayes

2015

  • C. C. Holmes , F. Caron , J. E. Griffin , D. A. Stephens , Two-sample Bayesian nonparametric hypothesis testing, Bayesian Analysis, vol. 10, no. 2, 297–320, 2015.
  • C. C. Holmes , F. Caron , J. E. Griffin , D. A. Stephens , . others , Two-sample Bayesian nonparametric hypothesis testing, Bayesian Analysis, vol. 10, no. 2, 297–320, 2015.

2014

  • A. Todeschini , F. Caron , M. Fuentes , P. Legrand , P. Del Moral , Biips: software for Bayesian inference with interacting particle systems, arXiv:1412.3779, 2014.
  • F. Caron , Y. W. Teh , B. T. Murphy , Bayesian Nonparametric Plackett-Luce Models for the Analysis of Preferences for College Degree Programmes, Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 8, no. 2, 1145–1181, 2014.

2013

  • A. Todeschini , F. Caron , M. Chavent , Probabilistic low-rank matrix completion with adaptive spectral regularization algorithms, in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2013, 845–853.

2012

  • C. Archambeau , F. Caron , Plackett-Luce regression: A new Bayesian model for polychotomous data, in Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 2012.
  • F. Caron , Bayesian nonparametric models for bipartite graphs, in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2012.
  • A. Lee , F. Caron , A. Doucet , C. C. Holmes , . others , Bayesian sparsity-path-analysis of genetic association signal using generalized t priors, Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology, vol. 11, no. 2, 1–29, 2012.
  • F. Caron , C. C. Holmes , E. Rio , On the sampling distribution of an $\backslash ell\^ 2$ distance between Empirical Distribution Functions with applications to nonparametric testing, PhD thesis, INRIA, 2012.
  • F. Caron , C. C. Holmes , E. Rio , On the sampling distribution of an l2 norm of the Empirical Distribution Function, with applications to two-sample nonparametric testing, 2012.
  • F. Caron , Y. W. Teh , Bayesian Nonparametric Models for Ranked Data, in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2012.

2010

  • A. Lee , F. Caron , A. Doucet , C. C. Holmes , A hierarchical Bayesian framework for constructing sparsity-inducing priors, arXiv preprint arXiv:1009.1914, 2010.

2009

  • F. Caron , A. Doucet , Bayesian Nonparametric Models on Decomposable Graphs, in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2009.

2008

  • F. Caron , M. Davy , A. Doucet , E. Duflos , P. Vanheeghe , Bayesian inference for linear dynamic models with Dirichlet process mixtures, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 1, 71–84, 2008.

2007

  • F. Caron , M. Davy , A. Doucet , Generalized Polya urn for time-varying Dirichlet process mixtures, in Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 2007.

Software

2017

  • A. Todeschini , X. Miscouridou , F. Caron , SNetOC. 2017.
    Project: bigbayes