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Dario Spanò's Research

<new> EWF software for simulating exactly from Wright-Fisher (aka Jacobi) - type diffusions: download it here

Published papers

EWF: simulating exact paths of the Wright-Fisher diffusion (with J. Sant, P.A. Jenkins, J. Koskela). Bioinformatics, 2023; btad017,

Erratum: Asymptotic genealogies of interacting particle systems with an application to sequential Monte Carlo (with J. Koskela, P. Jenkins and A. Johansen), Ann. Statist. 50(4): 2467-2468, 2022. [pdf]

Convergence of Bayesian estimators for diffusions in genetics (with J. Sant, P.A. Jenkins, J. Koskela), to appear in Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. [pdf]

Asymptotic genealogies of interacting particle systems with an application to sequential Monte Carlo (with J. Koskela, P. Jenkins and A. Johansen), Annals of Statistics 48(1):560-583, 2020. [pdf]

Consistency of Bayesian nonparametric inference for discretely observed jump dffusions (with J. Koskela and P.A. Jenkins), Bernoulli (2019) 25 (3), 2183-2205. [pdf]

Duality and fixation in $\Xi$-Wright-Fisher processes with frequency-dependent selection (with A. González Casanova), Annals of Applied Probability, Volume 28, Number 1 (2018), 250-284. [pdf]

Bayesian non-parametric inference for Λ-coalescents: consistency and a parametric method (with J. Koskela and P. A. Jenkins), Bernoulli (2018) 24(3) 2122-2153. [pdf]

Inference and rare event simulation for stopped Markov processes via reverse-time sequential Monte Carlo (with J. Koskela and P.A. Jenkins), Statistics and Computing, January 2018, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 131–144. [pdf]

Poisson Random Fields for Dynamic Feature Models (with V. Perrone, P.A. Jenkins, Y.W. Teh), Journal of Machine Learning Research 18 (2017), 1-45 [pdf]

Wright-Fisher construction of the two-parameter Poisson-Dirichlet diffusion (with C. Costantini, P.P. De Blasi, S.N. Ethier and M. Ruggiero), Annals of Applied Probability, Volume 27, Number 3 (2017), 1923-1950. [pdf]

Exact simulation of the Wright-Fisher diffusion (with P.A. Jenkins), Annals of Applied Probability, Volume 27, Number 3 (2017), 1478-1509 [pdf]

Conjugacy properties of time-evolving Dirichlet and gamma random measures (with M. Ruggiero and O. Papaspilipopoulos), Electronic Journal of Statistics Vol. 10(2) (2016), 3452-3489. [pdf]

Computational inference beyond Kingman's coalescent (with J. Koskela and P.A. Jenkins), Journal of Applied Probability 52.2 (June 2015). [pdf]

Strong seed-bank effects in bacterial evolution (with A. González-Casanova; E. Aguirre-von-Wobeser; G. Espín; L. Servín-González; N. Kurt; J. Blath; G. Soberón-Chávez), Journal of Theoretical Biology Vol. 356, 7 September 2014, 62–70. [pdf]

Static-parameter estimation in piecewise deterministic processes using particle Gibbs samplers (with A. Finke and A. M. Johannsen), Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, (2014), 66(3), pp 577-609.

A vector of Dirichlet Processes (with F. Leisen and A. Lijoi), Electronic Journal of Statistics, vol 7 (2013) 62–90. [pdf]

On the ancestral process of long-range seedbank models (with J. Blath, A. Gonzales Casanova and N. Kurt) , Journal of Applied Probability, 50 (3) 2013. [pdf]

Orthogonal polynomials kernels and canonical correlations for Dirichlet measures (with R.C. Griffiths), Bernoulli 19(2), 548--598, 2013. [pdf ]

Multivariate Jacobi and Laguerre polynomials, infinite-dimensional extensions, and their probabilistic connections with multivariate Hahn and Meixner polynomials (with R.C. Griffiths), Bernoulli 17(3):1095--1125, 2011. [pdf]

Diffusion processes and coalescent trees (with R.C. Griffiths), Chapter 15 of Probability and Mathematical Genetics: Papers in Honour of Sir John Kingman, ed. N. H. Bingham and C. M. Goldie. London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series, Cambridge University Press 2010. [pdf]

Fragmenting random permutations (with C. Goldschmidt and J. Martin) Electr. Comm. in Probab., Vol. 13 (2008), pp. 461--474. [pdf]

Record indices and age-ordered frequencies in Gibbs random partitions (with R.C. Griffiths), Electr. Jour. of Probab., Vol. 12 (2007), paper no. 40, pp. 1101-1130. [pdf]

On transition functions with Dirichlet and Poisson-Dirichlet stationary distributions (with R.C. Griffiths), Oberwolfach Reports, Vol. 3 (2005), no. 2, pp 2289-2292.

Selected preprints.

Excursion theory of the Wright-Fisher diffusion (with P. A. Jenkins, J. Koskela, J. Sant, I. Valentic), arXiv:2309.16271

Dual Process in the two-parameter Poisson-Dirichlet diffusion (with R.C. Griffiths, M. Ruggiero, Y. Zhou), arxiv:2102.08520

Diffusion Limits at Small Times for Coalescent Processes with Mutation and Selection (with P.A. Hanson, P.A. Jenkins, J. Koskela), arxiv:2012.10316

The effective strength of selection in random environment (with A. Gonzalez-Casanova and M. Wilke-Berenguer), arXiv:1903.12121

The Genre-Topic Model for Semantic Change in Ancient Greek. (with A. Perrone, S. Hengchen, P.A. Jenkins, M. Palma, J.Q. Smith, A. Vatri, B. MacGillivrai)

Canonical correlations for dependent gamma processes (with A. Lijoi ) [pdf]

My coauthors (in lexicographical order):

Jochen Blath, Cristina Costantini, Pierpaolo de Blasi, Stewart Ethier, Axel Finke, Christina Goldschmidt, Adrian Gonzalez Casanova, Bob Griffiths, Phil Hanson, Paul Jenkins, Adam Johansen, Jere Koskela, Noemi Kurt, Fabrizio Leisen, Antonio Lijoi, James Martin, Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, Valerio Perrone, Matteo Ruggiero, Jaromir Sant, Yee Whye Teh, Ivana Valentić, Maite Wilke-Berenguer, Youzhou Zhou.

My Erdos number is 3.