PNASS 2018 – Participant Page


All slides and assignments are available in this Dropbox folder!

Try the JASP network module!

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Jasp is an open-source and free point and click interface for performing state of the art statistical analyses, developed right here at the University of Amsterdam. The great team of Jasp has recently implemented the first version of a network module! Feel free to try it out, and let us know what you think!

General information

Literature and references

These links are not mandatory to read but give a comprehensive overview of the materials covered throughout the week.

Day 1: Monday, August 27

In the morning, we will guide participants from Kriterion to the workshop location at 08:45.

Morning session: Introduction 1: Complexity & R

Afternoon session: Introduction 2: Network Science

Introduction drinks

After the first day of the workshop, we will have introduction drinks in CREA.

Day 2: Tuesday, August 28

Morning session: Theory 1: Causality & Philosophy of Science

Afternoon session: Theory 2: The Ising Model & Statistical Mechanics

Day 3: Wednesday, August 29

Morning session: Estimation 1: Markov Random Fields & Directed Acyclic Graphs

Afternoon session: Estimation 2: Time-series Analysis

Day 4: Thursday, August 30

Morning session: Estimation 3: Accuracy, Stability & Replicability

Afternoon session: Theory 3: Resilience


There will be a dinner in the Ysbreker at 18:00. Guests can be invited to the dinner for an extra cost of 55 euro per person. Please contact us in this case and let the guest fill in the menu form separately.

Day 5: Friday, August 31

This whole day is dedicated to working on your own data. We will end the day with presentations by the participants.

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