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LINGUIST List 22.5061

Thu Dec 15 2011

Confs: Psycholing, Text/Corpus Ling, Cog Sci, General Ling/Germany

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        1.     Zofia Malisz , Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop


Message 1: Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop
Date: 14-Dec-2011
From: Zofia Malisz <BiMM2012googlemail.com>
Subject: Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop
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Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop
Short Title: BiMM2012


Date: 22-Feb-2012 - 24-Feb-2012
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Contact: Zofia Malisz
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.spectrum.uni-bielefeld.de/BiMM2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

BiMM 2012: Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop

Mixed-effects models are a powerful tool for the statistical analysis and modelling of psycho-/linguistic data and are increasingly used in experimental and corpus-oriented work. The Bielefeld Mixed Models Workshop (BiMM 2012) offers an opportunity to gain insight into the application of mixed-effects models. Focus will be placed on combining theoretical background with practical data analysis (using R). Participants can look forward to lively discussions with and between experts about how to use, report and interpret these methods.

The workshop is targeted at students and researchers from psycho-/linguistics and related disciplines working or willing to work with mixed-effects models. No prior knowledge of these models is required. However, participants should be familiar with general statistics and R.

Place and dates:

Bielefeld University
22-24 February 2012

Topics:

-Random effects models

-Hierarchical Models

-ANOVA vs. Mixed models

-Model validation

-Unbalanced designs

-Outliers and data transformation, correlated predictors

-Interpretation, visualisation and reporting

Experts:

-Dale Barr (Glasgow University)

-Holger Mitterer (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)

-Hugo Quené (Utrecht University)

-Shravan Vasishth (Potsdam University)

-Marco van de Ven (Radboud Universität)

Registration:

To guarantee a place, please send an email with a short description of your work and a motivation for participating in the workshop to BiMM2012googlemail.com by January 22, 2012. The mail should include a short description of your work and a motivation for participating in the workshop. The workshop fee (50 EUR) should be paid after receiving a confirmation from the organisers.




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