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December 2020

£275.00

ONLINE COURSE – Nonlinear Regression using Generalized Additive Models (GAMR01) This course will be delivered live

16th December 2020 - 17th December 2020
Delivered remotely (USA east), Eastern Daylight Time, MD United States

Course Overview: This course provides a general introduction to nonlinear regression analysis using generalized additive models. As anM introduction, we begin by covering practically and conceptually simple extensions to the general and generalized linear models framework using polynomial regression. We will then cover more powerful and flexible extensions of this modelling framework by way of the general concept of basis functions, which includes spline and radial basis functions. We then move on to the major topic of generalized additive models…

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January 2021

£500

ONLINE COURSE – Structural Equation Modelling for Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists (SEMR03) This course will be delivered live

18 January 2021 - 22 January 2021
Delivered remotely (USA east), Eastern Daylight Time, MD United States

Course Overview: The course is a primer on structural equation modelling (SEM) and confirmatory path analysis, with an emphasis on practical skills and applications to real-world data. Structural equation modelling is a rapidly growing technique in ecology and evolution that unites multiple hypotheses in a single causal network. It provides an intuitive graphical representation of relationships among variables, underpinned by well-described mathematical estimation procedures. Several advances in SEM over the past few years have expanded its utility for typical ecological…

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£500.00

ONLINE COURSE – Species Distribution Modeling using R (SDMR03) This course will be delivered live

25 January 2021 - 29 January 2021
Delivered remotely (USA east), Eastern Daylight Time, MD United States

Course Overview: If you are interested in gaining the introductory knowledge required to work with SDMs, whether you be a student, postdoc, or practicing scientist, this course is for you.This four-day course will provide participants with the background knowledge and skills needed to get started in the use of species distribution models (SDMs) for applied and basic research. The course will focus on (1) the preparation of required spatial datasets (biological observations and environmental predictors); (2) practical considerations in the…

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