Statistics for Masters Students, Summer Semester 2019
Prof. Dr. Dirk Metzler
Every Monday from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm and
every Thursday from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm in lecture hall B01.019.
Extra exercise session on 24. July (Wednesday) from 9:00 to 10:00
in lecture hall B01.019.
The makeup exam will be on 16. September at 8:00 a.m. in lecture hall N00.001
the biomedical center BMC.
To take the makeup exam you need to register by email to Dirk Metzler by 10. September.
You will have 90 minutes to answer the questions. Participants can
bring nonprogrammable pocket calculators an their personal assortment of
formulas on an A4 sheet. This A4 can have any contents on both sides BUT ONLY
IN YOUR OWN HANDWRITING! (no copy, not printout, not another person's
handwriting)
Material will be added during the course. Here is the course material from 2018.
Please note that the handouts will not form a complete script.
They only summarize the contents of the slides shown during the lecture.
You will need to complement the handouts with your own notes during the lecture and read text books.
Descriptive Statistics, bluearea.csv
Standard Error
Basics from Stochastics
tTests and Wilcoxon's signed rank test,
more biological ttest examples,
more examples with ranksum tests
Comparing more than two groups:
multiple testing issues, ANOVA and KruskallWallis
Chisquare test
Linear Regression
sheet0.pdf
sheet1.pdf, swarth1.txt
sheet2.pdf
sheet3.pdf, sem_cll.R
sheet4.pdf
sheet5.pdf, yield.csv
sheet6.pdf, gene_p_values.csv
sheet7.pdf, songtime.csv,
catfish.txt, chilis.csv,
RNASeq_K_Na.csv
Examples of R commands:
R_intro.R,
FinchesSulloway.txt, swarth1.txt
There are several graphical user interfaces for, as for example RStudio.

D. Freedman, R. Pisani, R. Purves: Statistics (4. Ed.), Norton
(2007)

P. Dalgaard: Introductory Statistics with R,
Springer (2008)

M. J. Crawley: Statistics: an introduction using R,
Wiley and Sons (2005)

A.F. Zuur, E.N. Ieno, N.J. Walker, A.A. Saveliev, G.M. Smith: Mixed
Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R, Springer (2009)
Last Change: Dirk Metzler, 26. July 2019