2021/2022 6EV321 Advanced statistical modelling Læringsutbytte Learning outcomes A candidate with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:KnowledgeThe student has a good understanding of the main statistical modeling approaches and tools used in EcologySkillsThe student can apply advanced statistical models in ecology and interpret model outcomes and predictions.General competenceThe student is familiar with the use and limitations of statistical models in ecology. Innhold Course content Review of Generalized Linear Models Overdispersion Zero-truncated and zero-inflated models Generalized Additive Models Mixed Models and Hierarchical modelling Brief introduction to Bayesian inference Arbeids- og undervisningsformer Teaching and working methodsLectures, practical exercises, and discussions. Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges Coursework requirementsOne assignment in addition to the final report. Eksamen ExaminationFinal individual report. Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.