Workshop on « Trajectories »

October 14th, 2011
mercredi 6 juillet 2011
par  Madalina Olteanu

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The recorded presentations are now available

Conference poster

Context and objectives

Longitudinal data such as life courses or career paths occur in various research fields : economy, sociology, demography, geography, history and statistics. All of these fields are representative for the research developed at Paris 1 University. This workshop aims to bring together scientists with quite variate backgrounds. The invited speakers will present recent techniques and methodologies allowing to deal with categorical time series and panel data.


8h50-9h00 Opening
9h00-9h45 Nicolas Robette

Université Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Analysis of life-courses : a typological approach, Slides
9h45-10h30 Matthias Studer

Université de Genève, Switzerland
An introduction to sequence analysis using TraMineR package, Slides
10h30-11h00 Coffee break
11h00-11h45 Brendan Halpin

University of Limerick, Ireland
Sequence analysis of life-course data and sociological meaning, Slides
11h45-12h30 Cees Elzinga

VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kernels for sequences and networks, Slides
12h30-14h00 Lunch
14h00-14h45 Patrick Rousset

CEREQ, Marseille, France
Career-path typologies, Slides
14h45-15h30 Sébastien Massoni

Université Paris 1, France
An analysis of career-paths using non-homogeneous Markov chains and self-organizing maps, Slides
15h30-16h00 Coffee break
16h00-16h45 Raffaella Piccaretta

Università Bocconi, Italy
Describing and visualizing life-courses represented as sequences, Slides
16h45-18h00 Discussion


The workshop will be held in the conference room at the 6th floor of the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, 112 Boulevard de l’Hôpital, Paris.


The registration is free of charges, but mandatory. All participants are invited to fill out the following form before October 5th.


The workshop is organized by

Madalina Olteanu (SAMM, Université Paris 1)

Patrick Rousset (CEREQ)

with the support of SAMM, Université Paris 1 and CEREQ.

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