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Contemporary methods in spatial statistics in R with applications to life and social sciences

PhD winter school co-organized by University of Pavia and USI

Due to the COVID 19 situation the winter school is postponed.

A reduced version is organized the 13 and 14 December exclusively online.


Prof. Paula Moraga

Prof. David Bolin

Prof. Håvard Rue

Dr. Elias Krainski

from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology


DEC 13


Introduction to INLA (H. Rue)


An introduction to the SPDE approach (D. Bolin)

DEC 14


Generalized Bayesian Likelihood-Free Inference Using Scoring Rules Estimators (L. Pacchiardi)


Spatial Disease Modeling and Visualization using INLA and R (P. Moraga)

All the videos about lectures and useful materials can be found at the following link

The Venue

Info and Registration

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Links for the lessons will be sent by email to the registered participants.

Scientific Committee:

Silvia Figini (University of Pavia), Antonietta Mira (Data Science Lab - USI) and Håvard Rue (King
Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Organizing Committee:

Chiara Bardelli, Elena Ballante, Raffaella Cabini (University of Pavia), Chiara Ghiringhelli (UNICATT and USI)

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