Generalized Linear Models (online)

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Generalized Linear Models (online)

Thursday 17 - Friday 18 June 2021

Scope

In this module we study how to analyse data that are not normally distributed. We look at fractions (logistic regression), counts (Poisson regression, log-linear models), ordinal data (threshold models), and overdispersion. We discuss (quasi-) maximum likelihood estimation and the deviance. In computer practicals participants can familiarize themselves with models and methods. The main statistical software used in this course is R.

Programme
  • Day 1: Logistic regression
  • Day 2, morning: Poisson regression
  • Day 2, afternoon: Miscellaneous topics related to GLMs
 
General information
 
Target Group The course is aimed at PhD candidates and other academics
Group Size Min. 10 / Max. 24 participants
Course duration 2 days
Language of instruction English
Frequency of recurrence Once a year (Summer)
Number of credits 0.6 ECTS
Lecturers Dr. Gerrit Gort (Biometris, Wageningen University), Dr. Bas Engel (Biometris, Wageningen University)
Prior knowledge Knowledge of Basic Statistics and Linear Models and some experience with the software package R are assumed
Location Online

 

Fees 1
 
  EARLY-BIRD FEE 2 REGULAR FEE 2
PE&RC / WIMEK / WASS / EPS / VLAG / WIAS PhD candidates with an approved TSP € 75,- € 125,-
a) All other PhD candidates
b) Postdocs and staff of of the above mentioned Graduate Schools
€ 190,- € 240,-
All others € 265,- € 315,-

1 The course fee includes a digital reader.
2 The Early-Bird Fee applies to anyone who REGISTERS ON OR BEFORE 22 APRIL 2021

  • If you need an invoice to complete your payment, please send an email to office.pe@wur.nl, including ALL relevant details that should be mentioned on the invoice (e.g., purchase order no., specific addresses, attendees, etc.).
  • The Early-Bird policy is such that the moment of REGISTRATION (and not payment) is leading for determining the fee that applies to you.
  • Please make sure that your payment is arranged within two weeks after your registration.
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PE&RC Cancellation Conditions
  • Up to 4 (four) weeks prior to the start of the course, cancellation is free of charge.
  • Up to 2 (two) weeks prior to the start of the course, a fee of € 75,- will be charged.
  • In case of cancellation within two weeks prior to the start of the course, a fee of € 190,- will be charged.
  • If you do not show at all, a fee of € 265,- will nevertheless be charged.

Note: If you would like to cancel your registration, ALWAYS inform us (and do note that you will be kept to the cancellation conditions)

More information

Dr. Gerrit Gort
Phone: +31 (0) 317 483570
Email: gerrit.gort@wur.nl

Claudius van de Vijver (PE&RC)
Phone: +31 (0) 317 485116
Email: claudius.vandevijver@wur.nl

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