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The Leipzig School of Human Origins

c/o Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
Germany

phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 252
fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 119
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Supplementary Seminars: Statistical Rethinking

"Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course Using R and Stan" is a course offered by Richard McElreath (MPI EVA, Department of Human Behavior, Ecology & Culture) for 10 weeks (20 lectures) between Dec 3, 2018, to Mar 1, 2019. The lectures take place on Mondays and Fridays from 10 to 11 am in the 4th floor seminar room.
Please write to Sabrina Walter for registration.

December 3/7: The Golem of Prague (Modeling and probability theory)
December 10/14: Geocentric Models (Regression 1)
January 7/11: Spurious Waffles & Causal Terror (Regression 2)
January 14/18: Ulysses Compass (Overfitting and information criteria)
January 21/25: Conditional Manatees (Interactions)
January 28/Feb 1: Markov chain Monte Carlo / Maximum entropy & GLMs
February 4/8: Generalized Linear Model
February 11/15: Models with Memory (Multilevel models 1)
February 18/22: Adventures in Covariance (Multilevel models 2)
February 25/Mar 1: Missing Values & Measurement Error / Generalized Linear Madness (models beyond the GLM(M) framework)

See here for additional information.

Defences

Friday, February 8, 2019, 1 pm, Saskia Isabelle Glocke (Department of Evolutionary Genetics): Improving Methods for the Extraction of DNA from Ancient Bones, Teeth and Sediments.

For information on location, please see here.