Dr Gabriel Popescu | Reconstructing the History of a Prehistoric Society in the Eastern Balkans

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When studying the earliest human societies, researchers use a combination of archaeological records and radiocarbon dating to create comprehensive models of population patterns. By applying advanced mathematical techniques, they can now estimate the changing sizes and distributions of ancient human populations and make more informed inferences about how societies were structured. In many regions, these models have allowed researchers to better understand the social and environmental changes that shaped the prehistoric world. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Sine qua non: inferring Kodjadermen-Gumelnița-Karanovo VI population dynamics from aggregated probability distributions of radiocarbon dates’, in Radiocarbon, doi.org/10.1017/RDC.2023.6

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For further information, you can connect with Dr Gabriel Popescu at gabriel.popescu@icub.unibuc.ro

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