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250090 SE Seminar (Stochastic models in population genetics) (2009W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 25 - Mathematik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 07.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 14.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 21.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 28.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 04.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 11.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 18.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 25.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 02.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 09.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 16.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 13.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 20.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum
Wednesday 27.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This advanced seminar gives an overview of probability methods as applied to current models of evolutionary biology. Some limited introduction on the biological background and the mathematical methods is provided, but the main focus is on state-of-the-art stochastic modelling of evolutionary problems. Interested students should send email to joachim.hermisson@univie.ac.at.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

The seminar will be a mixture of lectures given by the instructors to provide an introduction and overview of the biological questions and the relevant mathematical methods and oral presentations by students on specific topics

Reading list

Rick Durrett, Probability Models for DNA Sequence Evolution, Springer 2002
(more literature given in the seminar)

Association in the course directory

MBIS

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