Professor Robert Rigby

Professor Robert Rigby is a Lecturer in Statistics at the School of Computing and Digital Media.

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Professor Robert A. Rigby graduated with a first class honours degree in Mathematics BSc at University College London in 1975. He has a Master of Science degree with distinction in Statistics from Birkbeck College London (1977), and a PhD in Statistics at Imperial College London (1987). He has been lecturing and researching in Statistics at London Met since 1979.

Professor Rigby researches in statistical modelling, and in particular Generalised Additive Models for Location, Scale, and Shape (GAMLSS) which he invented with co-researcher Professor Mikis D. Stasinopoulos and presented in a read paper (with discussion) to the Royal Statistical Society, published in 2005 and now has over 2000 citations in google scholar.
Professor Rigby has lectured in Statistics at London Met since 1979 in a variety of modules including Generalised Linear Models, Multivariate Analysis, Time Series Analysis and Data Mining.

Selected publications  

  • Rigby and Stasinopoulos (2004, 2005, 2006, 2013)
  • Rigby et al. (2019)
  • Stasinopoulos and Rigby (2007)
  • Stasinopoulos et al. (2017)
Read a paper to the Royal Statistical Society with Discussion, Rigby and Stasinopoulos (2005).
Professor Robert A. Rigby