Publications

Journal papers

  1. Connor, S.B. and W.S. Kendall. Perfect Simulation for a Class of Positive Recurrent Markov Chains, The Annals of Applied Probability 17 (3) (2007) 781-808 (with correction, 1808-1810)    arXiv
  2. Connor, S.B. and S. Jacka. Optimal co-adapted coupling for the symmetric random walk on the hypercube, Journal of Applied Probability 45(1) (2008) 703-713    arXiv
  3. Connor, S.B. and G. Fort. State-dependent Foster-Lyapunov criteria for subgeometric convergence of Markov chains, Stochastic Processes and their Applications 119(12) (2009) 4176-4193    arXiv
  4. Connor, S.B. Separation and coupling cutoffs for tuples of independent Markov processes, Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics 7 (2010) 65-77    arXiv
  5. Connor, S.B. Optimal co-adapted coupling for a random walk on the hyper-complete-graph, Journal of Applied Probability 50(4) (2013) 1117-1130    arXiv
  6. Connor, S.B. and W.S. Kendall. Perfect simulation of M/G/c queues, Advances in Applied Probability 47(4) (2015) 1039-1063    arXiv
  7. Bate, M.E. and S.B. Connor. Mixing Time and Cutoff for a Random Walk on the Ring of Integers mod n, Bernoulli 24(2) (2018) 993-1009    arXiv
  8. Connor, S.B. and R.J. Pymar. Mixing times for exclusion processes on hypergraphs, Electronic Journal of Probability 24 (2019)   arXiv
  9. Connor, S.B. Omnithermal Perfect Simulation for Multi-server Queues, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation 30(1) (2020)   arXiv
  10. Ding, L., D. Li and S.B. Connor. When to Switch? Index Policies for Resource Scheduling in Emergency Response, Production and Operations Management 29(2) (2020) 241-262

Unpublished/submitted papers

Book chapters

  1. Connor, S.B. Perfect Sampling, Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability (2007)
  2. Connor, S.B. Perfect Sampling, Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online (2015)

Thesis/dissertation work

  1. Connor, S.B. Simulation and Solving Substitution Codes, MMathStat Dissertation (3rd year), University of Warwick (2002)
  2. Connor, S.B. Coupling: Cutoffs, CFTP and Tameness, PhD Thesis, University of Warwick (2007)