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300240 UE Computer Training to Applied Statistics for Biologists (2016S)

6.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Die Veranstaltung kann nur gemeinsam mit 300667 Angewandte Statistik für Biologen VO absolviert werden.


max. 28 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

1. März 2016, 12:00-13:00 Großer SR Anthro

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Abschlussprüfung 30. Juni 2016 13:00-14:30 Großer SR Anthro

Tuesday 01.03. 12:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG


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 publication) 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.

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