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New manuscript on the properties of the Allan Variance (Wavelet Variance) for non-stationary processes made available on the arXiv.


April 21, 2017

Two abstracts accepted to the ION GNSS 2017 conference that will take place next September in Portland, USA. Congratulations to Ahmed Radi (University of Calgary) and Gaetan Bakalli (University of Geneva) who first authored these papers!


April 25, 2017


Stéphane Guerrier and Roberto Molinari have accepted offers respectively as tenure track Assistant Professor and Research Associate at Pennsylvania State University.

April 27, 2017

Yuming Zhang has received the University Graduate Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship is made at the college level and is offered to the 100 most promising incoming students at Pennsylvania State University. Congratulations to her!

April 27, 2017

Yuming Zhang has been awarded the bronze tablet that is awarded to the top three percent of the students in their graduating class to recognize their sustained academic achievement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Congratulations to her!

April 17, 2017

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May 23, 2016

Process to Haar Wavelet Variance Formulae

The following equations are derivations used within the package as they relate to the Haar Wavelet Variance (WV) theoretical quantities. The initial WV formula,

February 10, 2016

Eurocow GMWM Workshop 2016

As the lifeforce of our new statistical software package “gmwm” within the R computational environment grows, there is more interest in learning about the estimation...

February 01, 2016

Simulation Study using GMWM

The following simulation was designed to mimic the simulation setup in the paper “Maximum Likelihood Identification of Inertial Sensor Noise Model Parameters” of the Generalized...