PNASS 2019 – Participant Page

All slides and assignments are available in this Dropbox folder! All materials from the winter school 2019 can be found here.


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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! Also check out their Youtube tutorial!

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

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

Morning session: Introduction & Theoretical Foundation of Network Analysis

Afternoon session: Network Science & Social Networks

Introduction drinks

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

Day 2: Tuesday

Morning session: Causality & Directed Acyclic Graphs

Afternoon session: Estimation 1: Markov Random Fields

Day 3: Wednesday

Morning session: Estimation 2: Accuracy, Stability and Replicability

Day 4: Thursday

Morning session: Estimation 3: Time-series

Afternoon session: Advanced Topics


There will be a dinner at de Bierfabriek at 18:00. The cost of the dinner is 55 euro per person. Please contact us if you would like to attend this but have not indicated so already within the google forms, or if you would like to bring along a guest

Day 5: Friday

All day: Work on own data and Q&A session