Universität Wien FIND

300718 VO Statistics in biology (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

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Lecturing will occur only in December and January, every Wednesday and Thursday. First lecturing unit is on 5th December 2018. Lecturing occurs in Lecture Hall 1 (building UZA 1). If required, there will be a live video stream into Lecture Hall 2 (same building).

Wednesday 05.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 06.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 12.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 13.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 09.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 10.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 16.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Thursday 17.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 23.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Thursday 24.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1.008A EG
Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Wednesday 30.01. 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 and analyzing representative quantitative data in biology, with focus on elementary (univariate) statistical methods. Covered procedures include the t-test, ANOVA, analysis of contingency tables, correlation methods, and ordinary least-squares linear regression analysis. Wherever appropriate, rank-based alternatives to 'classical' frequentist test approaches are presented for comparison.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test (duration: 1 h).

First test date: planned for 31st January 2019, 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 (19 questions; maximum: 19 points) and three questions where text items need to be filled out in writing (maximum: 6 points).

Examination topics

Contents of lecture units.

Reading list

Matthias Rudolf & Wiltrud Kuhlisch: Biostatistik - eine Einführung für Biowissenschaftler. Pearson Studium, 2008.
Hedderich, J., & Sachs, L. (2015). Angewandte Statistik: Methodensammlung mit R. Springer-Verlag.

Association in the course directory

BIO 4, EC EA PM3, UF BU 10

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