Overview

Venue

Pune, India. Dec 16-20, 2019

Learning goals

After this workshop the students will have a deeper understanding of the statistical aspects in modeling taxonomic variation in microbial communities. Commonalities between various learning methods are demonstrated by using latent variable models as a unifying framework. In addition to learning new modeling techniques, the students gain an overall understanding of the underlying statistical concepts.

Prerequisites

Targeted to researchers and PhD students actively involved in microbiome research (max. 30).