10 sessions of 3 hours each = 30 hours contact over 2 weeks
Graduate students and researchers with and understanding of the basic concepts of probability and statistical inference
Review of basic concepts: statistical distributions, sample distributions, types of variables, principles of significance testing
Relationships among variables: association and dependence. Measuring association and dependence. Correlation coefficients (for 2 or more variables) and coefficient of determination. Regression (simple). Linear and nonlinear regression
Models for continuous responses and discrete explanatory variables (1 OF 2): ANOVA models (single factor, random blocks, repeated measures, nested designs)
Models for continues responses and discrete explanatory variables (2 OF 2): ANOVA models (factorial designs).
Models for continuous responses and explanatory variables: Multiple regression
Models for continuous responses and continuous and discrete explanatory variables: ANCOVA and mixed models
Models for proportions: logistic model, survival curves
Models for discrete responses and explanatory variables: categorical models. Models analysis of frequencies: log-linear models.
The generalized linear model. Assumptions and limitations of linear models. Variable transformation. Introduction to the generalized additive model
Guide lines for data analysis, experimental design and model choice
REGISTRATION FEES: 50€ (normal fee)
Registration does not include travel and lodging. Faro has an international airport located 4 km from the Gambelas Campus of the University of Algarve where the course will take place.