Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design

BIO-449

Lecturer(s) :

Herzog Michael

Language:

English

Remarque

The course is for MA students and in particular for PhD students.

Summary

This course is neither an introduction to the mathematics of statistics nor an introduction to a statistics program such as R. The aim of the course is to understand statistics from its experimental design and to avoid common pitfalls of statistical reasoning. There is space to discuss ongoing work.

Content

 

Sensitivity and Bias

Statistical Power

Bayes Theorem and Odds Ratio

What the t-test measures

Classical statistical tests

Experimental design

Fraud and misconduct of statistics

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Very Basic Mathematics

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15   MAA330 
15-16    
16-17   MAA330 
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German