You can find the .pdf of the dissertation on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1933936
The description of the submission is available on the forum Answers: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/17226
* the mcolon by Bruno Luong is slightly adapted to my needs (no change in the engine).
* The script fot the dissertation and bp.m have the path to the data hardcoded. I cannot re-distribute the data, however you're free to add some of your own and change the path accordingly (future releases may be more general).
You can post feedback/requests here or on the forum.
Added full suite of files and script of the paper.
Edited description and added full package with functions.