Topic outline

  • Advanced Statistics: Statistical Modelling

    16-19 August 2021

    Streamed from Lausanne.

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.

    • Schedule

      The course will run every day from 9:00 to 17:00 with two coffee breaks and a lunch.


      Monday 16 August:

      • Simple and multiple linear regression

      Tuesday 17 August:

      • Generalized linear models

      Wednesday 18 August:

      • Mixed-effects linear models
      • Longitudinal data analysis

      Thursday 19 August:

      • Generalized additive models


      • Software installation prior to the course

        You are required to have your own laptop, with at least 4 Gb of RAM, "R" v4.03 and "RStudio" v1.4.1717 software installed.

        The following packages need to be installed, for the practical sessions: akima, car, DAAG, faraway, gam, ggplot2, ISwR, lattice, lme4, nlme, SemiPar, splines, statmod, WWGbook