ADMB Workshop at Copenhagen, August 17-18, 2009.

Instructors: Anders Nielsen and John Sibert

Welcome to ADModel Builder Welcome to the course and a little bit of preparatory homework, too.

Getting Started with ADMB Introduction to installation, syntax and compilation.

Why ‘AD’ in ADModel Builder What is automatic differentiation, why is it important, and what to do if there is a problem.

Estimating and Expressing Uncertainty Ways to communicate uncertainty to managers perhaps.

ADMB Reference Card First draft of a quick reference card summarizing many ADMB and AUTODIF features. This is a new documents, so comments are welcome.

ADMB Primer Hans Skaug’s concise guide to the structure and content of ADMB template files.