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330097 VO Advanced Biostatistics (2020W)

LV für Masterstudium: Voraussetzung Zulassung zum Masterstudium

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Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The lecture will be given online as video-conference via moodle. Date and time: Starting from 2 October, every Friday from 15:00 to 16:30.

Friday 02.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 09.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 16.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 23.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 30.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 06.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 13.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 20.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 27.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 04.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 11.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 18.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 08.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 15.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Friday 22.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture will be given online as video-conference via moodle. Date and time: Starting from 2 October, every Friday from 15:00 to 16:30. The aim is to learn about essential biostatistical methods. An understanding about the application of these methods in the field of nutrition science should also be gained. The following statistical topics/methods are covered and illustrated by examples: Types of studies and experimental design, regression, nonparametric tests, and multiple testing. The use of statistical software (R) is also demonstrated.

Assessment and permitted materials

Due to the current measures to end the SARS CoV-2 epidemic, the exam will take place as oral online exam. No externail aids, except for a calculator, are allowed. Each candidate will be asked questions out of three thematic areas of the lecture contents. In each area, up to 8 points can be achieved. Hence, the total number of points that can be achieved is 24.
The maximal number of points is 24, for a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. For a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. The examination takes 30 minutes per participant.
(Previously and after the end of the corrent measures: Written exam with questions asking for numeric calculations and theoretical questions. A collection of required formulas and a calculator may be used during the exam. The maximal number of points is 24, for a positive grade at least 12 points need to be achieved. The written examination takes 90 minutes.)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At least 12 points in the examination are required to pass.

Examination topics

The scope of the examination covers all contents presented in the lecture, in particular, lecture notes and the collection of exercises are relevant documents to prepare for the examination. Questions will address theoretical concepts as well as require actual calculations in numeric examples.

Reading list

Lecture notes and a collection of exercises are provided via moodle. Literature for further reading includes: Induktive Statistik, Helge Toutenburg und Christian Heumann, 4. Auflage 2008, Springer Verlag; Lineare Modelle, Helge Toutenburg, 2. Auflage 2003, Physica Verlag; Medizinische Statistik, Leonhard Held, Kaspar Rufibach und Burkhardt Seifert, 2013, Pearson Studium

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