Bi5040c Biostatistics - practices

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Klára Benešová (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Danka Haruštiaková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Renata Chloupková (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Jiří Jarkovský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Denisa Krejčí (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Jan Mužík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tereza Nečasová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ondřej Ngo (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Michal Svoboda (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ivana Svobodová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Švancara (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michal Uher (seminar tutor)
Supervisor
doc. RNDr. Ladislav Dušek, Ph.D.
Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: RNDr. Jiří Jarkovský, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
Bi5040c/01_1: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 8:00–9:50 A29/347-RCX2, J. Jarkovský
Bi5040c/01_2: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 8:00–9:50 A29/347-RCX2, J. Jarkovský
Bi5040c/02_1: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 10:00–11:50 A29/347-RCX2, J. Jarkovský
Bi5040c/02_2: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 10:00–11:50 A29/347-RCX2, J. Jarkovský
Bi5040c/03_1: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Fri 8:00–9:50 A29/347-RCX2, J. Jarkovský
Prerequisites
NOW ( Bi5040 Biostatistics - basic course )
Bi5040 Biostatistics in the same semester.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
Descriptive statistics, data visualisation.
Tables of distribution functions.
Introduction to sampling design and experimental design.
Distribution of continuous and bivariate variables.
Application of binomial distribution in biology.
One sample testing.
Two sample testing.
Application of goodness-of-fit test in biology.
Analysis of variance (ANOVA), non - parametric ANOVA.
Corelation, linear regression.
Syllabus
  • Introduction to statistics, testing of hypotheses.
  • Tables of distribution functions. Sampling from biological populations, data processing.
  • Introduction to sampling design. Continuous, ordinal and nominal data in biology.
  • Distribution of continuous and bivariate variables - testing of hypotheses, graphical methods.
  • Application of binomial distribution in biology.
  • One sample testing: sample mean, median, standard deviation, variance, binomial p.
  • Two sample testing. Parametric and non - parametric methods.
  • Application of goodness-of-fit test in biology, analysis of R x C contingency tables, discrimination of categorical data.
  • Covariance, correlation coefficients.
  • Analysis of variance (ANOVA), non-parametric ANOVA alternatives.
  • Linear regression.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Petrie, A., Watson, P. (2006) Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science, Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd ed
  • Zar, J.H. (1998) Biostatistical analysis. Prentice Hall, London. 4th ed.
  • Sokal, R.R., Rohlf, F.J. (1994) Biometry, W. H. Freeman, 3th ed.
Teaching methods
Practical training using computers
Assessment methods
Exam on computers based on correct application of statistical methods on example data.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016.
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