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Dear Colleagues,
we would like to inform you that the registration to the following workshop is NOW OPEN:



Introduction to the Statistical Analysis of Social Networks with Exponential Random Graph Models

Social Network Analysis Research (SoNAR) Center, University of Italian Switzerland - Lugano (CH)

June 17 - 19, 2015




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Learning objectives
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The workshop aims to:

-   Make participants aware of the considerable range of possibilities offered by the most recent generation of ERGMs for the analysis of social networks.

-   Help students develop sufficient familiarity with the specification and estimation of ERGMs so that they can get started on or make progress with their own network projects.
-   Help students become informed consumers of contemporary research based on ERGMs.


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Participants
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The workshop is addressed to doctoral and postdoctoral students in the Social Sciences for whom the empirical analysis of social networks represents an important part of their dissertation or a major component of their current research work.


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Instructors
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Alessandro Lomi - Social Network Analysis Research (SoNAR) Center, University of Italian Switzerland
Garry Robins - Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne


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Dates
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Classes will start in the morning of Wednesday June 17, and end the afternoon of Friday June 19.
Classes will run from 9:00am to 12:00 noon and from 2:00pm to 5:00 pm.


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Pricing and Payment
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For students and University of Italian Switzerland staff the fee is 350 CHF (
350 CHF =  250 GBP; 380 USD or 330 Euros, approximately). All other attendees 500 CHF.
The fee covers 18 hours of face-to-face teaching over 3 days and lunches on campus for 3 days. The fee excludes travel and accommodation.
Payment is due by June 1st, 2015.



To register your place and for further details on the workshop please visit: http://www.sonarcenter.eco.usi.ch/teaching-activities.htm


 


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