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Arne Bathke

Using statistics to analyse forest damage on Pacific islands

05 May 2021

Professor of Statistics, Arne Bathke, and his research group from the Department of Mathematics at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS) have been developing the theoretical basis for these new methods over the last years.

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COVID-19. HOW TO CLEARLY COMMUNICATE THE SIGNIFICANCE OF EXPONENTIAL GROWTH

28 April 2021

A team led by Salzburg psychologists, Florian Hutzler and Stefan Hawelka, has been able to show that logarithmic-scaled graphs can depict growth dynamics of Covid-19 in an understandable way.

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IMPACT OF EVENING SMARTPHONE USE

14 April 2021

People who continually use their smartphones before going to sleep have trouble recuperating during the night and are less alert the next morning.