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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XII (May 31-June 4, 2016)

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Venue: Room 201 Thomas Building.

 
May 31, 2016 (Tuesday)

  8:00 a.m. -   8:30 a.m.    Registration
  8:30 a.m. -   8:45 a.m.    Welcome address

  8:45 a.m. -   9:30 a.m.    Astrostatistics: Past, Present & Future (Eric Feigelson)  
  9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    Probability I (David Hunter)
          Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.    Probability II (David Hunter)
          Afternoon Session
  2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Inference I (Kwame Kankam)  
          Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:30 p.m.    Introduction to R   [R code 1] [Rmd Files] [Python Files] (Derek Young)   LAB
June 1, 2016 (Wednesday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Inference II (Kwame Kankam)
          Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    Introduction to Regression (David Jones)
          Afternoon Session
  2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Model Fitting, Bootstrap, & Model Selection (G. Jogesh Babu)  
          Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:15 p.m.    R session for Astronomy   [R code 2] (Derek Young)   LAB

  6:30 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.    Reception and Dinner at The Nittany Lion Inn  
  
June 2, 2016 (Thursday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Multivariate Analysis, Clustering & Classification (Jessi Cisewski)
          Break
10:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.    Introduction to Bayesian Analysis I (Thomas Loredo)
          Afternoon session
  2:00 p.m. -   3:45 p.m.    Nonparametric Statistics (Jessi Cisewski)  
          Break
  4:00 p.m. -   6:00 p.m.    R session for Astronomy   [R code 3]   [Solutions] (Derek Young)   LAB
June 3, 2016 (Friday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Time Series Analysis (Eric Feigelson)  
          Break
10:20 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.    Introduction to Bayesian Analysis II (Thomas Loredo)
          Afternoon Trip
                     2:00 p.m.     Trip to Penn's Cave

  5:30 p.m. -   8:00 p.m.   Picnic at Sunset Park, 850 McKee St., State College
June 4, 2016 (Saturday)

  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)    [MCMC Notes]   (Murali Haran)
          Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.    Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling (Angie Wolfgang)

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    Multivariate Clustering & Classification with R, R code (Eric Feigelson)
          Afternoon session
  2:00 p.m. -   3:45 p.m.    Convergence Diagnostics for MCMC (Eric Ford)
          Break
  4:00 p.m. -   5:30 p.m.    Spatial Models: A Quick Overview (Murali Haran
          End of the 12th Summer School

BOOKLET OF LECTURE NOTES FOR SUMMER SCHOOL XII

INSTRUCTORS:
Department of StatisticsEberly College of ScienceDepartment of Astronomy and AstrophysicsNSF