Universität Wien FIND

300718 VO Statistics in biology (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

The lecture will be held in the hall HS1, building UZA 1. If more students attend than can be accomodated there, the lecture will be transmitted into HS 2 (UZA 1). This service will be discontinued when no longer needed. The lecture will NOT be recorded via u:stream for later use as video file!

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

lecture starts 7th December 2016
lecturing every Wednesday and Thursday, 17.00-20.00 h, lecture halls H1 and H2, building UZA1

Wednesday 07.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 14.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 15.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 11.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 12.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 18.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 19.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 25.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 26.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This course presents the principles of obtaining representative quantitative data. Elementary (univariate) test concepts and methods will be introduced, in combination with other generally relevant quantitative methods in biology. Absolvents of this course will gain a first insight into principles and methods of quantitative and graphical presentation and analysis of empirical data sets, which are relevant to all biological disciplines. Covered methods include the t-test, U-test, ANOVA, analysis of contingency tables, correlation and ordinary least-squares linear regression analysis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test (duration: 1 h).

First test date: planned for 26th January 2017, location: probably HS 1 & HS 2, UZA 1.

Further test dates (beginning, middle and end of summer term 2017) will be announced successively.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50 % of points (maximum possible: 25 points) are required to pass the exam. Exam consists of multiple-choice part (maximum: 19 points) and some questions where items need to be filled out in writing (maximum: 6 points).

Examination topics

Contents of lectures.

Reading list

Matthias Rudolf & Wiltrud Kuhlisch: Biostatistik - eine Einführung für Biowissenschaftler. Pearson Studium, 2008.

Association in the course directory

BIO 4, B-BIO 4, EC EA PM3, UF BU 10

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