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2021/2022

6EV321 Advanced statistical modelling

Læringsutbytte

Learning outcomes

 

A candidate with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge

The student has a good understanding of the main statistical modeling approaches and tools used in Ecology

Skills

The student can apply advanced statistical models in ecology and interpret model outcomes and predictions.

General competence

The student is familiar with the use and limitations of statistical models in ecology.

Innhold

Course content

  • Review of Generalized Linear Models
  • Overdispersion
  • Zero-truncated and zero-inflated models
  • Generalized Additive Models
  • Mixed Models and Hierarchical modelling
  • Brief introduction to Bayesian inference

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, practical exercises, and discussions.

Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges

Coursework requirements

One assignment in addition to the final report.

Eksamen

Examination

Final individual report. Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.