*** UPDATE *** : See here for the class allocations for the last set of classes, which will be on Friday of week 0 and Tuesday of week 1. All these classes will be in the Seminar Room, Department of Statistics, 1 South Parks Road (work to be handed in to the Maths Institute pigeonholes in the normal way). If you are not on this list and need to sign up, or if you need to change your time for some reason, get in touch with me by email.
Edmund Halley, An Estimate of the Degrees of the Mortality of Mankind , Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, 1693.
George Louis Leclerc de Buffon, Essai d'arithmetique morale , 1777.
Gregory M. Erickson, Philip J. Currie, Brian D. Inouye and Alice A. Winn, Tyrannosaur Life Tables: An Example of Nonavian Dinosaur Population Biology, Science vol. 313, pp. 213-217, 2006.
Lecture 3: Slides , Example life table
Lecture 4: Slides
Lecture 5: ONS life expectancy report
Lecture 6: Slides
Lectures 7-8: Slides
Notes on the cohabitation example.
Kathleen Kiernan, The rise of cohabitation and childbearing outside marriage in Western Europe, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family vol. 15, pp. 1-21, 2001.
Lecture 12: Slides
Lecture 16: Slides