Announcements

Advanced Statistical Programming Camp 2018

October 24, 2017

Dates: Monday, January 29 - Friday, Feburary 2, 2018
Session: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Sherrerd Hall 101
Instructor: Will Lowe and Hubert Jin

The Advanced Statistical Programming Camp builds on the Introductory Camp by expanding the computing toolsets of researchers beyond base R.  The camp provides tools which can help analyze big datasets, e.g. voter files across many states, micro-level international trade data, large federal personnel databases, and employ computationally intensive methods, e.g. Monte Carlo simulation, cross-validation, or the...

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Statistical Programming Camp 2018

October 12, 2017

Dates: Sunday, January 28 - Friday, February 2, 2018
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Wallace 300
Instructors:  Naoki Egami & Diana Stanescu & Erik H. Wang

This camp will prepare students for POL 572 and other quantitative analysis courses offered in the Politics department and elsewhere. Although participation in this camp is completely voluntary, the materials covered in this camp are a pre-requisite for POL 572. Students will learn the basics of statistical programming using R, an open-source...

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Web Scraping and Text Processing 2017

April 24, 2017

Dates: Monday, May 22 - Friday, May 26, 2017
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm+
Location: May 22-25 at Sherrerd 101; May 26 at Corwin 127
Instructor: Will Lowe & Hubert Jin

Over the last decade, both the variety and amount of data available to social scientists have expanded. These new data sources include administrative records e.g., voter files, campaign finance and lobbying records, geo-referenced data e.g., satellite maps, geocoded event data, and texts e.g., speeches, court rulings, legislative bills. Many...

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Advanced Statistical Programming Camp 2017

November 23, 2016

Dates: Monday, January 30 - Friday, Feburary 3, 2017
Session: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Sherrerd Hall 101 (Monday - Thursday); Corwin 127 (Friday)
Instructor: Hubert Jin and Will Lowe

The Advanced Statistical Programming Camp builds on the Introductory Camp by expanding the computing toolsets of researchers beyond base R.  The camp provides tools which can help analyze big datasets, e.g. voter files across many states, micro-level international trade data, large federal personnel databases, and employ computationally intensive methods, e.g. Monte Carlo...

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Statistical Programming Camp 2017

November 23, 2016

Dates: Sunday, January 29 - Friday, February 3, 2017
Morning Session | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Session | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Wallace 300 (Sunday - Thursday); Sherrerd Hall 101 (Friday)
Instructors:  Munji Choi & Asya Magazinnik

This camp will prepare students for POL 572 and other quantitative analysis courses offered in the Politics department and elsewhere. Although...

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Princeton Politics Department Formal and Quantitative Methods Graduate Fellowship

May 5, 2016

The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (Q-APS) in the Politics Department invites applications from current PhD students in Politics with an interest in formal theory and quantitative methods.  Students interested in the fellowship should send a CV, transcript, and a one-page statement describing your research plan for the fellowship year.  The fellowship is open for renewal. Applicants looking to renew should also include a description of the work accomplished in the previous year. This fellowship comes with office space and a research stipend...

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