Topic outline

  • Introduction to Statistics

    Zurich, 22-25 January 2019

    University of Zurich, Irchel campus,Winterthurerstrasse 190, building Y34 room J-02

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.


    • Schedule

      The course will start at 10:30 on 22 Jan and at 9:00 the following days, and end around 17:00 every day. There will be two coffee breaks and a lunch break of one hour every day.


      22 January

      • Exploratory data analysis
      • Hypothesis tests
      • T-test and assumptions
      • Parametric and non-parametric groups comparison

      23 January

      • Hypothesis tests - continuous
      • ANOVA 
      • Multiple testing: FDR, FWER

      Evening

      • Social dinner

      24 January

      • Regression
      • Correlation 

      25 January

      • Data representation, clustering and PCA