BIO-612 / 3 credits

Teacher: Kanari Lida

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2024


Frequency

Only this year

Summary

This course teaches basic mathematical techniques that can be applied on biological and neuroscience challenges. During the course we will focus on solving similarity tasks with stochastic systems, random walks, algebraic topology and statistics.

Content

Note

Learning Outcomes:

* Understand mathematical concepts (statistics, random processes, algebraic topology) and their applications in a variety of biological problems
* Set up and solve similarity tasks based on experimental datasets
* Create computational models for the description, analysis and comparison of neuronal morphologies

Keywords

Neuroscience, Statistics, Random walks, Stochastic processes, algebraic topology, neuronal morphologies

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

MATH-493
BIO-369, NX-450, CS-456

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Number of places: 20
  • Exam form: Project report (session free)
  • Subject examined: Mathematical methods for neuroscience
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)
  • Project: 14 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 14 Hour(s)

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