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Email : Roger.Bivand@nhh.no
Roger Bivand
Scientific committee member

Topics: applied spatial econometrics, practical history of R, spatial processes and support (multi-level models).

Education
PhD, London School of Economics (geography)

Roger is a professor at the Norwegian School of Economics. His specialties are Geographical Information Analysis, Statistical programming and Spatial econometrics. Roger is author of numerous R packages (rgdal, sp, maptools, rgrass7) and the main author of the of Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R book. He has been teaching at almost every Summer School since 2009. Roger Bivand is the winner of the OpenGeoHub Life Achievement award.

I especially encourage isolated PhD students or younger researchers who do not have local support and are unsure where to look for support that gives them a virtual network, to attend our summer schools