Crash Course in Statistics for Neuroscience Center Zurich, University of Zurich, Summer 2024

[2 credit points]


If you miss more than 3 h (half day) of Course, you don't get any CP's!

Time:

Date Time Lecturer Subject Venue
August 19 0900-1200 Dr. Christoph Luchsinger Theory Irchel 03-G-95
August 20 0900-1200 Dr. Christoph Luchsinger Theory Irchel 03-G-95
August 21 0900-1200 Dr. Christoph Luchsinger Theory Irchel 03-G-95
August 22 0900-1200 Dr. Christoph Luchsinger Theory Irchel 03-G-95
August 23 0900-1200 Dr. Christoph Luchsinger Theory Irchel 16-G-05
August 26 0900-1200 and 1300-1600 Servan Grüninger Applications (in R) Irchel 16-G-05
August 27 0900-1200 and 1300-1600 (voraussichtlich nur Morgen) Servan Grüninger Applications (in R) Irchel 16-G-05
August 28 0900-1200 and 1300-1600 Servan Grüninger Applications (in R) Irchel 03-G-85

Lecturers:

Aims of the Course: Participants...

  1. have basic knowledge of probability theory
  2. can solve simple statistical problems without help
  3. can reconstruct the train of thought of correct solutions to more complicated problems and adapt them to their own problems with same structure
  4. have basic knowledge of statistics, enabling them to familiarize themselves with more advanced topics in the literature given below
  5. have R-Documentation to methods treated (no complete introduction!)
  6. see limitations of statistical reasoning

The way this course is taught

This course will be split into a theoretical part (21st to 25th of August) taught by Christoph Luchsinger and an applied part (28th to 30st of August) taught by Servan Grüninger.

How to prepare for the applied part:

Contents / Downloads (Script):

Christoph Luchsinger

  1. Introduction
  2. Distributions
  3. Visualization
  4. Tests, Models
  5. Diagnostics Issues

Exercises - to be handed in by midnight each day

Solutions

Servan Grüninger

All material for the practical part can be found under the following link: www.servangrueninger.ch/znz2023

Prerequisites:

suggested Literature and preparation: Script and in particular the following books:

Links:


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