Categorical data analysis
4th LSCR Summer School has started!
The 4th LCSR Summer School on “Categorical Data Analysis” starts on June 29, 2014 in Zelenogorsk, Saint-Petersburg. The event is attended by participants from different Russian universities, and also from Belarus, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the USA.
The Summer School-2014 is devoted to studying different methods of categorical data analysis which are relevant for comparative social research. The goal of this summer school is to provide assistance for graduate students, University faculty, and social scientists which are interested in developing their skills in quantitative methods of research in various fields. During the next two weeks Jacques Hagenaars (Tilburg University, the Netherlands) willexplain the basic principles of dealing with categorical data. Among others, several topics such as log-linear analysis of contingency tables, logistic regression, latent class analysis, factor analysis with observed categorical variables will be covered during the course. The course would be accompanied by practical lessons using Latent Gold and LEM free software. Zsuzsa Bakk (a PhD student at the Tilburg University) will be assisting to Professor Hagenaars on practical part of the course.