All posts tagged with modeling

Neandertal ancestry "Iced"

7 minute read

UPDATE (2015-10-21): This post has gotten some attention from social media recently, because Ötzi has been in the news. Later analyses have made clear that o...

More on chimpanzee population structure

4 minute read

A reader reminded me of a second paper on chimpanzee population structure, using a different Bayesian framework, which came out shortly after the study by Jo...

People particles

2 minute read

Last week’s Science included an article by Adrian Cho examining the way that social modelers use math to describe human behavior on a large scale (“Ourselves...