Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


36th Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2010

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Special Event #324
Practicum on Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–9:30 PM
204AB (CC)
Domain: Experimental Analysis
Chair: Timothy D. Hackenberg (Reed College)
Panelists: JESSE DALLERY (University of Florida), PAUL L. SOTO (Johns Hopkins University)
Abstract: The ABAI Science Board, ABAI Student Committee, and the Society for Quantitative Analyses of Behavior are please to announce the Practicum on Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis, conducted by Jesse Dallery and Paul Soto. This practicum will demystify quantitative methods by showing how they can be used to detect patterns in data. We will cover the structure and function of quantitative models, model development, parameter estimation, and model comparison. Participants will gain hands-on experience with quantitative methods based on a variety of real-world examples. Participants will work through a guided set of exercises to learn more about quantitative methods and descriptive modeling. Participants should bring a laptop with Excel, and Solver loaded into the data analysis tools. The target audience for this practicum includes graduate students, postdocs, and advanced undergraduate students.
JESSE DALLERY (University of Florida)
PAUL L. SOTO (Johns Hopkins University)



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