LINGUIST List 24.5345

Thu Dec 19 2013

Summer Schools: Postgraduate Course in Statistics for Humanities/ Copenhagen, Denmark

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <>

Date: 19-Dec-2013
From: Albert Gatt <>
Subject: Postgraduate Course in Statistics for Humanities/ Copenhagen, Denmark
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Postgraduate Course in Statistics for Humanities

Host Institution: University of CopenhagenCoordinating Institution: University of CopenhagenWebsite:

Dates: 03-Feb-2014 - 07-Feb-2014Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Focus: This course will focus on statistical techniques for use in experimental and data-driven analyses.

Minimum Education Level: MA

Description:The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD course on Quantitative Methods for Humanistic Studies. The aim of the course is to introduce postgraduate students to statistical techniques for use inexperimental and data-driven analyses and to give them the opportunity to deploy their newly acquired skills to analyse data from their PhD project. Students will also be introduced to the R software package.

The course is open to PhD students from other universities. The maximum number of participants is 20. More information, including a registration form, is available at

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Registration: 28-Nov-2013 to 08-Jan-2014

Contact Person: Albert Gatt Email:

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:The participants will be asked to send a brief description of the project data they intend to work on during the course. The participants will have to bring their own laptops, and to download and install the R software prior to the course. Instructions on how to do this will be provided.

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