Universität Wien FIND

300015 UE Applied Statistics for Anthropologists (2019W)

9.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 28 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 12:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG (Kickoff Class)
Tuesday 15.10. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 22.10. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 29.10. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 12.11. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 03.12. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 17.12. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Thursday 09.01. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Monday 13.01. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Tuesday 21.01. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG
Thursday 23.01. 13:00 - 17:00 Computerraum Anthropologie Biozentrum 2.006 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The first part focuses on: Organisation of study data (data base), simple methods of statistical analysis (SPSS), introduction of basic definitions, and graphical display of results. Within the second part, more methods of analysis and graphs are presented. Moreover, the main goal of this part is the individual drafting of a 10-20page manuscript that simulates the common process of producing scientific publications and supports the natural application of acquired skills.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written (final exam) and continuous oral examinations

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Deepening of statistical basic knowledge, application-oriented approach, adequate choice of analytic method, interpretation of statistics output, verbalisation of precise conclusions

Examination topics

Theoretical lectures, lots of practical exercises on the computer, homework

Reading list

Köhler W, Schachtel G, Voleske P (2002) Biostatistik. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
Sachs L (2002) Angewandte Statistik (10. Aufl.). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
Madrigal L (1998) Statistics for Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Association in the course directory

BAN 5

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