RD Baker

Professor of Statistics

Business School

University of Salford

Applied Statistics, Computer programming, Jams and Jellies :)

1972-1973: Lecturer in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Bombay 1973-1977: Research Associate, Rutherford High Energy Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot,Berks 1977-1980: Computing Officer, Computing Services or ILS (as it now is), University of Salford 1981-1990: Senior Computing Officer, AIS, University of Salford 1990-1997: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Salford 1998-2001: Reader in Statistics, University of Salford 2001- Personal chair in Statistics

M.A. (double first, Cantab) in Theoretical Physics (1968) Ph. D. (Cantab) in High Energy Physics (1972) C. Stat. (Chartered Statistician) (1990) C. Math (Chartered Mathematician) (1990), FIMA (Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications)(1990) Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) (1999)

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  1. Baker, RD ORCID: 0000-0003-3555-3425 2019, 'New order-statistics-based ranking models and faster computation of outcome probabilities' , IMA Journal of Management Mathematics .
  2. Baker, RD ORCID: 0000-0003-3555-3425 2019, 'New survival distributions that quantify the gain from eliminating flawed components' , Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 185 (May 19) , pp. 493-501.
  3. Baker, RD and McHale, IG 2017, 'Time-varying ratings for international football teams' , European Journal of Operational Research, 267 (2) , pp. 659-666.
  4. Baker, RD ORCID: 0000-0003-3555-3425 2017, 'An adjusted random-effects model for binary-data meta-analysis' , Statistics & Probability Letters, 134 , pp. 93-97.
  5. Peek, MCL, Ahmed, M, Scudder, J, Baker, RD, Charalampoudis, P, Pinder, SE and Douek, M 2017, 'High intensity focused ultrasound in the treatment of breast fibroadenomata (HIFU-F trial)' , International Journal of Hyperthermia, 34 (7) , pp. 1002-1009.
  6. Baker, RD and Kharrat, T 2017, 'Event count distributions from renewal processes : fast computation of probabilities' , IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 29 (4) , pp. 415-433.
  7. Jackson, D, Veroniki, AH, Law, M, Tricco, AC and Baker, RD 2017, 'Paule-Mandel estimators for network meta-analysis with random inconsistency effects' , Research Synthesis Methods, 8 (4) , pp. 416-434.
  8. Zada, A, Peek, M, Muneer, A, Bauke, A, Baker, RD, Kusakabe, M, Sekino, M, Klaase, JM, ten Haken, B and Douek, M 2016, 'Meta-analysis of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer using the magnetic technique' , British Journal of Surgery, 103 (11) , pp. 1409-1419.
  9. Peek, MC, Kovacs, T, Baker, RD, Hamed, H, Kothari, A and Douek, M 2016, 'Is blue dye still required during sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer?' , ecancermedicalscience, 10 .
  10. Peek, MCL, Ahmed, M, Napoli, A, Usiskin, SI, Baker, RD and Douek, M 2016, 'Minimally invasive ablative techniques in the treatment of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis' , International Journal of Hyperthermia, 33 (2) , pp. 191-202.