A statistician saying that a model is best according to one measure is like a doctor saying the patient is completely healthy according to his blood pressure.

Haakon Bakka is a Post-Doctoral fellow In Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Professor Håvard Rue in his research group.

Education and Early Career

Haakon received his PhD degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.

Research Interest

My focus is on applied Bayesian statistics, often with spatial or space-time models, including priors, constructing random effects, fast inference, software development and data analysis.