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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIII (June 5-9, 2017)

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Venue: Berg Auditorium (100 Life Sciences Building)

 
June 5, 2017 (Monday)

  8:30 a.m. -   8:50 a.m.    Registration
  8:50 a.m. -   9:00 a.m.    Welcome address

  9:00 a.m. -   9:40 a.m.    Astrostatistics: Past, Present & Future (Eric Feigelson)  
  9:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    Probability I (David Hunter)
          Break
11:20 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] (Eric Feigelson)   LAB

June 6, 2017 (Tuesday)

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Inference II (Kwame Kankam)
          Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    R session for Astronomy   [R code] (Eric Feigelson)   LAB   2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Model Fitting, Bootstrap & Model Selection (G. Jogesh Babu)  
          Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:30 p.m.    Introduction to Regression (Chad Schafer)   6:30 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.    Reception and Dinner at The Nittany Lion Inn
  
June 7, 2017 (Wednesday)

  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    Multivariate Analysis, Clustering & Classification (Jessi Cisewski)
          Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.    Time Series Analysis (Eric Feigelson)  
          Afternoon session
  2:00 p.m. -   3:30 p.m.    Introduction to Bayesian Analysis I (Thomas Loredo)
          Break
  3:45 p.m. -   5:45 p.m.    R session for Astronomy   [R code] (Eric Feigelson)   LAB
June 8, 2017 (Thursday)

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Introduction to Bayesian Analysis II (Thomas Loredo)
          Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    R session for Astronomy   [R code] (Eric Feigelson)   LAB
          Afternoon session
  1:45 p.m. -   3:15 p.m.    Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)    (Murali Haran)

  3:30 p.m. -   7:00 p.m.   Picnic at Sunset Park, 850 McKee St., State College
June 9, 2017 (Friday)

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Spatial Models: A Quick Overview (Murali Haran
          Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.    Convergence Diagnostics for MCMC (Eric Ford)
          End of the 13th Summer School

BOOKLET OF LECTURE NOTES FOR SUMMER SCHOOL XIII

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