Graduate Positions Available

Graduate Positions Available The Laboratory for Computational-Anthropology and Anthroinformatics (LCA) in the Department of Anthropology at Purdue University is currently accepting applications for MS and PhD students for fall 2019 (applications due 12/15/2018). Prospective students should be interested in pursuing questions related to the evolution of human diets and testing hypotheses about the effects of…

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QUANTARCH Symposium: Call for Abstracts!

  Call for submissions to the second SAA sponsored QUANTARCH poster symposium – Submission deadline: August 25th 2018, 11:59 PM EST The SAA’s Quantitative Methods and Statistical Computing in Archaeology Interest Group (QUANTARCH) is accepting abstract submissions for our 2nd poster symposium, entitled “Novel Statistical Techniques in Archaeology”, to be held at the 84th Annual…

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Never tell me the odds!

  Never tell me the odds! eoc/jw February 13, 2018 Han Solo, the Bayesian Archaeologist? About a week ago on the QUANTARCH FB page Jesse Wolfhagen and I posted R-code to accompany “Count Bayesie’s” excellent introductory example of Bayesian inference using Han Solo. This is a wonderful tool to introduce Bayesian thinking, in everyday language,…

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