3

2020-2021

01003650

Biomedical Engineering

Portuguese

Face-to-face

SEMESTRIAL

4.5

Compulsory

1st Cycle Studies

N.A.

Lecturing, demonstrating, discussion and practical problem resolution.

To analyze data using appropriate statistical procedures;

To use suitable software tools to perform statistical calculations;

To plan correctly statistical studies in biomedical sciences;

To judiciously evaluate the results of studies published in the literature.

Introduction to exploratory data analysis: level of measurement, measures of location and dispersion.

Descriptive statistics and data visualization: numerical indicators and graphics. Databases: creation, labeling and debugging.

Probability: concept and algebra. Random variables and probability functions. Discrete probability distributions:

binomial and Poisson. Continuous probability distributions: normal, normal standard and t-Student. Central limit theorem.

Inferential statistics. Sample, population and sampling techniques. The estimation theory: point estimation and confidence intervals.

Statistical hypothesis and hypothesis testing. Level of significance and power of a test. P value. Parametric and non-parametric tests.

Methods of regression and correlation;

Statistical methods of supervised and unsupervised classification.

Evaluation

*Exam: 100.0%*

*Análise Estatística, com utilização do SPSS*; João Maroco, Edições Silabo;*Fundamentals of Biostatistics*, Bernard Rosner, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2006*Bioestatística, Epidemiologia e Investigação*, A. Gouveia de Oliveira, Lidel*Métodos Quantitativos em Medicina*, Massad, Menezes, Silveira & Ortega ed. Manole, 2004*Pattern Classification*; Richard Duda, Peter Hart, David Stork; John Wiley & Sons, Inc*An Introduction of Support Vector Machines*; Nello Christianini, John Shawe-Taylor; Cambridge University Press