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Biological Data Processing

Head of the Module Olivier GAUTHIER (Associate Professor, UBO)
Type Compulsory
Number of hours 72
Learning outcomes The course will give students a general methodological framework enabling them to design a classic ad hoc sampling plan for a given problem and analyze the data produced. It will help students to become autonomous in data analysis during their internships and later.
Aims In addition to understanding biostatistical methods, a strong emphasis is put on data analysis using dedicated software. To achieve this objective, practical lessons will be held in the computer room.
Course content
  • Descriptive statistics and graphs
  • Probability
  • Statistical inference, common parametric and non-parametric tests
  • Bootstrap and jackknife
  • Linear regression
  • Analysis of variance
  • Analysis of covariance
  • Introduction to multiple regression and AIC
  • Use of multivariate analysis in exploratory data analysis
Teaching methods Lectures and practicals in the computer room (R software)