Educational Background

  • Graduate in Mathematics from the University Complutense of Madrid in 1970. Mc. in Statistics from the University Complutense of Madrid in 1971. Received Ph. D. from the University Complutense of Madrid in 1976. Associate Professor at University Complutense of Madrid since 1978. Professor of Statistics at University Complutense of Madrid since 1983.
  • Scientific Interests

  • Foundations of Bayesian Inference. The relationship between frecuentist and Bayesian approaches in testing hypothesis. The study of robustness on Bayesian Gaussian networks. Dynamic Models. History of Probability and Statistics. UNESCO spcecialization codes: 1209.08; 1209.13; 2604.01
  • Research Projects

    The list only includes research projects in the last ten years.

    1. Title: Modelos bayesianos: tablas de contingencia y redes probabilísticas Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 2005 to 2005 Finantial entity: Comunidad de Madrid y Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    2. Title: Sensibilidad en redes bayesianas y análisis de mixturas de normales Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 2006 to 2008 Finantial entity: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia

    3. Title: Tests múltiples y robustez en redes bayesianas Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 2007 to 2007 Finantial entity: Ministerio Comunidad de Madrid y Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    4. Title: El desarrollo de la modelización en prensa Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 2007 to 2008 Finantial entity: Bayes Inference S.A.

    5. Title: Métodos bayesianos Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2010 Finantial entity: Universidad Complutense de Madrid y Banco Santander Central Hispano.

    6. Title: Tests bayesianos en microarrays y robustez en redes bayesianas Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2012 Finantial entity: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación MTM 2008-03282

    7. Title: Métodos Bayesianos Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2011 Finantial entity: Banco de Santander--Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    8. Title: Métodos Bayesianos Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez Villegas From 01/12/2014 to 20/11/2015 Finantial entity: Banco de Santander--Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    9. Title: Desarrollo de métodos Bayesianos aplicados a datos de expresión gráfica Scientific leader: Miguel A. Gómez-Villegas From 11/11/2016 to 11/11/2017

    Participation in National and International Conferences

  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Approximate prior distributions in statistical decision theory
  • Participation: Invited talk Conference: 4th European Young Statistician Meeting Place and date: Bressanone, Italy, 1981.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Robustez en Inferencia bayesiana y teoría de la decisión Participation: Invited talk Conference: 2nd Curso avanzado sobre métodos estadísticos bayesianos Place and date: Valencia, Spain, 1985.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Horra, J. Title: Bayesian robustness, Bayes factor and precise hypotheses Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 3rd Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Altea, Spain, 1987.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Maín, P Title: The influence of prior and likelihood tail behaviour on the posterior distribution Participation: Contributed paper >Conference: 4th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Peñíscola, Spain, 1991.
  • Authors: Gómez, E., Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Tejada, J. Title: Floods forecasting and Kalman filter Participation: Contributed paper Conference: Spruce II Statistical of Water Place and date: Rothamsted, England, 1993.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Los comienzos del Cálculo de Probabilidades y la Estadística Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: Historia y Fronteras en Matemáticas y Física >Place and date: Universidad de la Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España, 1993.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: El problema de la probabilidad inversa: Bayes y Laplace Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: Perspectivas Actuales en Lógica y Filosofía de la Ciencia >Place and date: Madrid, España, 1994.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: El origen de la Teoría de la Probabilidad Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: La Ciencia en el Siglo XX Place and date: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España, 1994.
  • Authors: Gómez, E., Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Tejada, J. Title: The dynamic linear model: an application to modelling rises Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 5th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alicante, Spain, 1994.
  • Authors: Girón, F.J. and Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: R.A. Fisher: su contribución a la Ciencia Estadística Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: Historia de la Matemática en el siglo XX Place and date: Real Academia de Ciencias, Madrid, España, 1996
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A., Main, P., Navarro, H. and Sanz, L. Title: Asymptotic relationships between the posterior probability and the p-value using the hazard rate Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 6th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alcosseber, Spain, 1998.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: La inferencia estadística en el siglo XX: la escuela inglesa Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: Historia de la matemática y la Física en el siglo XX Place and date: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España, 2000.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Sanz, L Title: Bayesian Analysis for the multivariate point null testing problem Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 7th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Tenerife, Spain, 2002.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Sanz, L. Title: Un procedimiento bayesiano para el contraste de la hipótesis nula puntual en varias dimensiones Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 27 Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Lérida, Spain, 2003.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Estadísticos significativos Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 2º Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Estadística y la Probabilidad. Place and date: Toledo, Spain, 2003
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Historia de la Inferencia Estadística y sus distintas aproximaciones Participation: Invited conference Conference: Universidad de Otoño Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2004.
  • Authors: Gómez, E., Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Marín, J.M. Title: Relaciones entre mixturas de normales y distribuciones elípticas Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 28 Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Cádiz, Spain, 2004.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A., Portela, J. and Sanz. L. Title: A Bayesian test for mean of the multivariate exponential power distribution Participation: Contributed paper Conference: 28 Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Cádiz, Spain, 2004.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Gónzález, B. Title: Acuerdo entre la aproximación clásica y la bayesiana en tablas de contingencia Participation: Contributed paper Conference: Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Cádiz, Spain, 2004.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: El contraste de hipótesis puntual: un posible acuerdo entre la aproximación clásica y la bayesiana Participation: Organizador de la Sesión: MÉTODOS BAYESIANOS EN ESTADÍSTICA Conference: MAT.ES. 2005 Place and date: Valencia, Spain, 2005.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. and Gónzález, B. Title: The r×s table: a Bayesian analysis Participation: Contributed paper Conference: International Seminar on Nonparametric Inference Place and date: A Coruña, Spain, 2005.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Aplicaciones de las Matemática las Ciencias Sociales Participation: Mesa redonda Conference: Curso de Verano de la Universidad Complutense Place and date: El Escorial, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. and González-Pérez, B. Title: Reaching the same frequentist and Bayesian decisions for multinomial distributions Participation: Poster Conference: International Congress of Mathematicians Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Susi, R. Title: Sensitivity analysis for parameters assessments in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Poster Conference: International Congress of Mathematicians Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2006.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Contrastes de hipótesis puntuales: una perspectiva bayesiana Participation: Coorganizador con Egozcue, J. J. Conference: Seminario de Datos Composicionales y Contrastes de Hipótesis Bayesianos Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Susi, R. Title: Sensitivity analysis of extreme inaccuracies in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Poster Conference: PGM’06 Place and date: Prague, Czech Republic, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. and González-Pérez, B. Title: A revision of Lindley’s Paradox and other examples Participation: Poster Conference: 8th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alicante, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., González-Pérez, B., Salazar, I. and Sanz, L. Title: Multiple hypothesis testing: a Bayesian approach Participation: Poster Conference: 8th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alicante, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Gómez, E. and Marín, J.M. Title: Multivariate Exponential Power distributions as mixtures of Normal distributions with an application to genetics >Participation: Poster Conference: 8th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alicante, Spain, 2006.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Susi, R. Title: Extreme behaviour of a sensitivity measure in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Poster >Conference: 8th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Alicante, Spain, 2006.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Acuerdos y discrepancias entre la aproximación frecuentista y la bayesiana en el contraste de hipótesis puntual Participation: Conferencia Conference: Seminariode la Universidad Carlos III Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2007.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Los retos de la teoría de la decisión en el siglo XXI. Participation: Conferenciante invitado Conference: Curso de Verano de la Universidad Complutense Place and date: El Escorial, Spain, 2007.
  • Author: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Karl Pearson, creador de la Estadística Matemática Participation: Communication Conference: IV Congreso Internacional de Estadística y Probabilidad Place and date: Huelva y Sevilla, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., González-Pérez, B., Rodríguez, M. T., Salazar, I. and Sanz, L. Title: Bayesian multiple hypothesis testing Participation: Communication Conference: XXX Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigacioón Operativa Place and date: Valladolid, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Sanz, L. Title: Contraste de hipótesis nula puntual multivariante para variables normales correladas Participation: Communication Conference: XXX Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigacioón Operativa Place and date: Valladolid, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. and González-Pérez, B. Title: On the irreconcilability of frequentist and Bayesian techniques in point null hypothesis testing Participation: Communication Conference: XXX Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigacioón Operativa Place and date: Valladolid, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Susi, R. Title: Robustez en redes bayesianas gausianas Participation: Communication Conference: XXX Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigacioón Operativa Place and date: Valladolid, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. Title: Karl Pearson, creador de la estadística matemática Participation: Communication Conference: IV Reunión Internacional de la Sociedad de Historia de la Estadística y de la Probabilidad de España (AHEPE) Place and date: Huelva y Sevilla, Spain, 2007.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. Title: Cómo la aproximación bayesiana pasó a ser frecuentista Participation: Communication Conference: Reunión Internacinal de la Sociedad de Historia de la Estadística y de la Probabilidad de España (AHEPE) Place and date: Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2008.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., and González-Pérez, B. Title: Sobre la existencia de la hipótesis puntual Participation: Communication Conference: XXXI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Murcia, Spain, 2009.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A., Maín, P. and Susi, R. Title: Estudio de los parámetros de una red bayesiana gaussiana Participation: Communication Conference: XXXI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Murcia, Spain, 2009.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. Title: La historia del cálculo de probabilidades y la estadística en España: lo que es y lo que debería ser. Participation: Communication Conference: Encuentro sobre historia de las matemáticas: en investigación y enseñanza en España Place and date: Universidad de la Rioja, Spain, 2009.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A., Maín, P., Navarro, H. and Susi, R. Title: Relative sensitivity of conditional distributions to curtosis deviations in the joint models Participation: Poster Conference: Sixth International Conference on Sensitivity of Model Output Place and date: Milan, Italy, 2010.
  • Authors: Villegas, M. A. and González-Pérez, B Title: Approaching p-values by means of least favorable answers in the multivariate two-sided testing problem Participation: Poster Conference: 9 th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Benidorm (Alicante), Spain, 2010.
  • Authors: Ausín, C., Gómez-Villegas, M. A., González-Pérez, B., Rodríguez-Bernal, M. Salazar, I. and Sanz, L. Title: Bayesian analysis of multiple hypothesis testing with applications to Microarray experiments Participation: Poster Conference: 9 th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics Place and date: Benidorm (Alicante), Spain, 2010.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A., Maín, P. and Susi, R Title: Dealing with uncertainty in Gaussian Bayesian networks from a regression perspective Participation: Communication Conference: PGM' 10 Place and date: Helsinki (Finland), 2010.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A., Maín, P., Navarro, H. and Susi, R Title: Conditional missespecification in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Communication Conference: XXXII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: A Coruña, Spain, 2010.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A. and González-Pérez, B. Title: Constructing the p-value by means of a system of Bayes rules Participation: Communication Conference: XXXII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: A Coruña, Spain, 2010.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A. Title: Sixto Rios y la Universidad Complutense Participation: organizador del "Homenaje a Sixto Rios" Conference: Homenaje a Sixto Rios mat.ucm.es/dptos/es/home-2 Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2011.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A. Title: Sixto Rios y la Universidad Complutense Participation: Communication Conference: Sesión especial de Historia de las Matemáticas en el Congreso de la Real Sociedad de Matemáticas Española Place and date: Ávila, Spain, 2011.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A. and González-Pérez, B. Title: La hipótesis nula puntual en el contraste de hipótesis Participation: Communication Conference: Seminario del Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa de la Facultad de Matemáticas de la Universidad Complutense Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2011.
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A. Title: Sobre el concepto del p-valor Participation: Communication Conference: VI Reunión Internacional de la Sociedad de Historia de la Estadística y la Probabilidad de España (AHEPE) Place and date: Valencia, Spain, 2011.
  • Authors: González-Pérez, B. and Gómez-Villegas, M. A. Title: A new family of density functions over the interval (0,1) Participation: Communication Conference: XXXIII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2012.
  • Authors: Susi García, R. and Gómez-Villegas, M. A. Title: Sensibilidad respecto a la eliminación de arcos en redes Bayesianas Gaussianas. Participation: Communication Conference: XXXIII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Madrid, Spain, abril, 2012.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: 2013 El año internacional de la estadística: una panorámica Participation: Conferencia Conference: Seminario de Historia de la Matemática Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2013.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: 2013 El año internacional de la estadística: una panorámica Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: CEU Universidad San Pablo Place and date: Madrid, Spain, 2013.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Los retos de la Teoría de la Decisión para el siglo XXI Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: ESTALMAT Place and date: Albacete, Spain, 2013.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: 2013 El año internacional de la estadística: una aproximación subjetiva Participation: Conferencia invitada Conference: Cursos de verano Universidad de la Rioja Place and date: Logroño, Spain, 2013.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: 2013 El año internacional de la estadística: una panorámica Participation: Conferencia inaugural Conference: VII Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Estadística y de la Probabilidad Place and date: San Sebastián, Spain, 2013.
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Una panorámica de la historia de la probabilidad y de la estadística Participation: Conferencia invitado Conference: Univ. Jaime I de Castellón Place and date: Castellón, 10/03/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Sensitivity to hyperprior parameters in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Presidente del workshop Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 27/06/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Organizador Participation: Presidente del workshop Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 6 y 7/11/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M.A. Title: Some questions about sensitivity in Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Conferencia inaugural del workshop Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 6 y 7/11/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M. A., Salazar, I. and Sanz, L. Title: A Bayesian decision procedure to test simultaneous multyple hipotheses in DNA Microarray experiments Participation: Conference Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 6/10/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M. A., Marín, J. M.. and Sanz, L. Title: Reference priors for the parameters of the Exponential Power distibution Participation: Conference Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 7/10/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M. A., González-Pérez, B. and Gregorio, O. Title: Bayesian approach applied to model split in tranport Participation: Conference Conference: METODOS BAYESIANOS'14.MADRID Place and date: Madrid, 7/11/2014
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M. A. Title : Juan Caramuel (1606-1682) un matemático del siglo XVII con proyección internacional Participation: Presidente de la reunión internacional AHEPE VIII Conference: Asociación de Historia de la Estadística y de la Probabilidad Place and date: San Lorenzo del Escorial, 1, 2 y 3/10/2015
  • Authors: Gómez Villegas, M. A. Title : Juan Caramuel el autor del segundo libro sobre probabilidades Participation: Conference: Conference Conference: 2º Encontro Ibérico de Históriada Matematica Place and date: Coimbra, 14 to 16/07/2016
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A., Marín Díazaraque, J. M., & Sanz San Miguel, L. Title : Reference priors for parameters of the exponential power distribution Participation: Conference: Conference Conference: XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Toledo, 5 to 7/09/2016
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A & Susi García, R. Title : Different aspects of Gaussian Bayesian networks Participation: Conference: Conference Conference: XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Toledo, 5 to 7/09/2016
  • Authors: Crespo-Pereira, D., González-Pérez, B. & Gómez-Villegas, M.A. Title : Bayesian networks applied to transport models. Case study: Central bioceanic rail carridor Participation: Conference: ISBA 2016 Conference: XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Sardinia (Italia) 13 to 17/06/2016
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M.A. Title : Juan Caramuel el autor del segundo libro sobre probabilidades Participation: Conference: 2º Encontro ibérico de Historia da Matemática Conference: XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Coimbra (Portugal)14 to 16/07/2016
  • Authors: Gómez-Villegas, M. A., Martín Díazaraque, J. M. & Sanz, San Miguel. Title : Reference priors for parameters of the exponential power distribution Participation: Conference Conference: XXXVI Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa Place and date: Toledo 5 to 7/09/2016
  • Miscellaneous

    Advisor of 10 Ph. D. dissertation.

    Member of: Bernoulli Society, SEIO (the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research), RSME (Real Sociedad Matemática Española), RSS (Royal  Statistical Society),  ASSA (American Statistical Association) and ISI (International Statistical Institute).

    Referee of: Annals of Statistics; Journal of the Royal Statistical Society; Journal of Multivariate Analysis; Statistics; Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference; Test; Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods; Revista de la Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas Físicas y Naturales; Questió; Estadística Española and Empiria.

    Listed in Who is Who in the World (2007)