Bioestatística - Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 1 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: MAT
Level: Intermédio

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 24.00
Theorical-Pratical: 40.00
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

Sandra Maria Freitas Mendonça
Sandra Maria Freitas Mendonça

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

O1 Stimulate the ability to interpret statistical information, whether of a general nature or a more specific of the area.

O2 Provide the learning of some traditional techniques used in statistical inference through problem resolution using confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.

O3 Deal with situations where the use of parametric methods is not adequate.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Methodology: M1. The theoretical classes are of expository type (using the computer and the projector) although students can intervene whenever they need. M2. The theoretical/practical classes are designed essentially to solve the proposed exercises, with the help of the calculator and of statistical software, particulary R and SPSS. M3. The evalution is based on the average of two tests. In case of failure, any of the tests can be recovered in ""Época de Recurso".

Evaluation dates: 11/04/2018 and 06/06/2018.

Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

Dennis, B. (2013). The R Student Companion. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Everitt, B.S. (1977). The Analysis of Contingency Tables. Wiley.
Pestana, D. e Velosa, S. (2002). Introdução à Probabilidade e à Estatística. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Reis, E., Melo, P., Andrade, R. e Calapez, T. (1997). Estatística Aplicada. Edições Sílabo.
Torgo, L. (2009). A Linguagem R. Programação para a análise de dados. Escolar Editora.
Triola, M.F. (1997). Elementary Statistics (Seventh Edition). Addison-Wesley.
Zar, J.H. (1999,). Biostatistical Analysis. Pearson Prentice Hall.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Student Support

Thursdays, 15:30-17:30.

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