Submitted 26 January 2015 by Giovanna Vidoli
This one day workshop, taught by Drs. Richard Jantz and Steve Ousley, will present the statistical methods used by Fordisc 3.1 and how to properly interpret its results. Topics covered will be methods and assumptions of Fordisc’s statistical methods, estimating sex and ancestry, posterior and typicality probabilities, stature estimation, analyzing admixed groups and individuals and measurement definitions and techniques. There will also be practical exercises providing students the opportunity to measure cases and run the measurements in Fordisc.
The workshop will be held in Orlando, FL during the AAFS meetings at the Clarion Inn and Suites, within walking distance of the Hyatt Regency. It will be from 8:30am to 5:00 pm. Cost: $225
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