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Research interests


  • Bayesian statistics
  • (In)equality constrained modeling
  • Social network analysis
  • Computerized adaptive testing


  • 2010 - present. Assistant professor, Department of Methodology & Statistics, UvT.
  • May - June 2010. Academic visit to John Boscardin, PhD, University of California (UCSF), San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 2006 - 2010.Ph.D. student, department of Methodology & Statistics, UU. Dissertation: "Bayesian Model Selection for Constrained Multivariate Normal Linear Models". Promotor: Prof. dr. Herbert Hoijtink.
  • 2005 - 2006. Graduation Assignment at the Department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis (OMD) at the faculty of Behavioral Sciences, UT, supervised by Prof. dr. Wim J. van der Linden.
  • 2004 - 2005. Internship at Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton,NJ, USA, supervised by Russell G. Almond, PhD.

Current courses

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  • Social Networks
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Bayesian Statistics

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Research Output 2008 2019

A tutorial on testing hypotheses using the Bayes factor

Hoijtink, H., Mulder, J., van Lissa, C. & Gu, X., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychological Methods. 59 p.

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Open Access
Statistical Models

Bayes factor testing of multiple intraclass correlations

Mulder, J. & Fox, J. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bayesian Analysis. 14, 2, p. 521-552 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Multiple Correlation
Intraclass Correlation
Bayes Factor
Random Effects

Bayesian evaluation of informative hypotheses for multiple populations

Hoijtink, H., Gu, X. & Mulder, J., 2019, In : British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Fractional Bayes Factor
Bayes Factor
Statistical Models

Computing Bayes factors from data with missing values

Hoijtink, H., Gu, X., Mulder, J. & Rosseel, Y., Apr 2019, In : Psychological Methods. 24, 2, p. 253-268

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Statistical Models

Modeling the evolution of interaction behavior in social networks: A dynamic relational event approach for real-time analysis

Mulder, J. & Leenders, R., 1 Feb 2019, In : Chaos, Solitons & Fractals. 119, p. 73-85

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Social networks
Electronic mail
Network dynamics