Info regarding another stats bootcamp in 2018

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Stefan Th. Gries

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Apr 24, 2018, 11:14:07 AM4/24/18
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With apologies for cross-posting and self-advertising:

I will be teaching a bootcamp "Statistics for linguists with R"

where: at the University of Erfurt, Germany
when: 27 to 31 August 2018.

The focus of the bootcamp will be on regression methods and other classifiers. It assumes basic familiarity with R and simple monofactorial tests so there will only be a brief recap of those kinds of contents. The course will then first discuss/recap various aspects of regression modeling with fixed effects (linear and binary logistic regressions) and then with mixed effects (linear and binary logistic regressions). We will work with a variety of new data sets covering different linguistic domains as well as add a variety of tools to regression modeling that are not yet often found in research and that are not discussed in my books such as a priori contrasts, curvature, residualization, and maybe a brief discussion of generalized additive models; plus we will spend quite some time on visualization. A final component of the bootcamp - probably the last day - will be concerned with conditional inference trees (maybe random forests) and exploratory data analysis using cluster analysis.

The registration fee is EUR 280.

For further information about the event, including the registration procedure, venue and participation requirements, please contact the local bootcamp organizer, Prof. Beate Hampe (<beate...@uni-erfurt.de>). For questions regarding content, please contact me.
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