Fiches de cours

Biostatistics

MATH-449

Lecturer(s) :

Stensrud Mats Julius

Language:

English

Summary

This course covers statistical methods that are widely used in medicine and biology. A key topic is the analysis of longitudinal data: that is, methods to evaluate exposures, effects and outcomes that are functions of time. While motivated by real-life problems, some of the material will be abstract

Content

Keywords

Biostatistics; statistical inference; survival analysis; longitudinal data; research synthesis

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

The students are expected to have taken introductory courses in statistical theory, probability theory and regression modeling.

Recommended courses

Undergraduate courses in statistics.

Important concepts to start the course

Likelihood theory, statistical testing. Experience with R is an advantage, but is not required.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Classroom lectures, where I will use Beamer slides and the blackboard. Exercises and take-home projects that will require programing in R.

Assessment methods

Final written exam and a mini-project.

Dans le cas de l'art. 3 al. 5 du Règlement de section, l'enseignant décide de la forme de l'examen qu'il communique aux étudiants concernés.

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

Teaching resources

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