Talks and Tutorials

2021

Using simulation to understand frequentist confidence intervals and Bayesian credible intervals as tools for inference

In this example, we’re going to go back to basics, and use both a formula and simulation to calculate confidence intervals for a sample …

Estimating treatment effects from observational spatial data using a difference-in-differences approach

For most problems involving some kind of spatial exposure, e.g. to a neighborhood environment, it is either unethical, impractical, or …

Smoothing! An interactive tutorial approach to univariate and spatial interpolation

In this tutorial, we will introduce some key concepts and tools for smoothing and visualizing potentially non-linear data. We will …

Likelihood and model fit: A visual tour

Likelihood is a concept that underlies most statistical modeling that falls under the heading of generalized linear model or GLMs.

When …

How does residential segregation impact infection risk? An interactive exploration

In this tutorial, we’re going to walk through ways in which patterns of residential segregation may impact infectious disease risk …

What can epidemiological models tell us about infection inequality?

Socioeconomic and racial inequalities in infection and mortality have been key features of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. …
What can epidemiological models tell us about infection inequality?