Universität Wien FIND

300020 UE Applied Statistics for Anthropologists (2016W)

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


max. 28 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Vorbesprechung 04-10-2016 12:00 - 13:00 Großer Seminarraum Anthropologie

17.10.2016 13:00-17:00 Statistik
25.10.2016 13:00-17:00 Statistik
15.11.2016 13:00-17:00 Statistik
22.11.2016 13:00-17:00 Statistik
29.11.2016 13:00-17:00 Statistik
10.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik
13.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik
17.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik
19.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik
24.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik
26.01.2017 13:00-17:00 Statistik

Prüfung 2. Februar 2017 13:00-14:30 Gr. Seminarraum Anthropologie

Tuesday 04.10. 12:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG (Kickoff Class)


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, B-BAN 5

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:56