David Wooff

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David Wooff
Occupation Chief Scientist
Employer Bayesline

David Wooff is a chief scientist with Bayesline. He is also a senior lecturer in statistics, University of Durham, and director of the university’s Statistics and Mathematics Consultancy Unit.[1] He has also authored books.[2]


Wooff has co-authored (with Michael Goldstein, another professor) a research monograph on Bayes linear methods and has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles since 2000. His main interests are applied statistics and the application of Bayesian statistical approaches to industrial problems including Bayes linear methods for commodity trading, the next generation of methods for software testing via Bayesian graphical models, parsimonious representations of oil reservoirs and a Bayesian approach to detecting leaks in pipelines.[3]


  • Bayes Linear Statistics : Theory & Methods (Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, June 2007) - ISBN 9780470015629



  1. General Background and History. http://www.bayesline.com/.
  2. Staff Profile. Durham University.
  3. David A Wooff: Research Interests. University of Durham.