Augustin Kelava is Professor of Education Sciences (Quantitative Methods) and Director of the Methods Center of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

In his research, he focuses on:

  • quantitative research methods
    • nonlinear latent variable modelling (incl. semi- and non-parametric methods)
    • time series analysis and forecasting
  • competence modelling and student drop out
  • coherence of psychophysiological signals and emotion regulation

Research interests

  • latent variable models (in general)
    • nonlinear SEM and IRT models
    • estimation methods of nonlinear effects
    • semi- and non-parametric latent variable models
    • latent mixture models
    • nonlinear multilevel models
    • multilevel modeling of intensive longitudinal data
  • competence diagnosis / competency modelling
    • intercultural competencies
    • mathematical competencies of math teachers (incl. content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge)
  • emotion regulation
    • coherence of psychophysiological measures of emotion regulation
    • intra- und interindividual differences in emotion regulation

My Erdős number is 3 (see The Erdös Number Project). I have published with Jürgen Heller (paper). He has published with Janos Aczél (paper) who published with Paul Erdös (list).

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