|Course Code :||2001WETBIO|
|Semester:||Semester: 1st semester|
|Study load (hours):||196|
|Contract restrictions: ||Exam contract not possible|
|Language of instruction :||English|
|Exam period:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Tutor(s)||Stefan Van Dongen|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
An active knowlegde of :Specific prerequisites for this course:
A solid understanding of basic statistical concepts, analysis of variance and regression.
2. Learning outcomes
You are able to translate a biological question into a statistical hypothesis.
You can select the appropriate technique to test this hypothesis.
You can perform this technique in the programme R.
You can interpret the outcome.
3. Course contents
The following topics are covered: ANOVA, two-way ANOVA, mixed models, regression, multiple regression, ANCOVA, generalized mixed models (binomial and poisson), experimental design (including simulation techniques), multivariate statistics (PCA, factor analysis, ordination, manova, discriminant analysis, canonical correlation).
4. Teaching method
Class contact teaching: LecturesPractice sessions
Personal work: ExercisesAssignments:Individually
5. Assessment method and criteria
Examination: Written without oral presentationOpen book
6. Study material
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
The R book (Crawley), this book contains much more material than what we cover in this course, but presents a very comprehensive
7. Contact information
(+)last update: 11/03/2013 14:05 ivan.nijs