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BIOL 58210 Ecological Statistics

Session Offered:

Fall Credit 3.0

Prerequisites:

STAT 50100 or 50300 or 51100 or 51200 or equivalents

Description:

This course covers topics that are useful for successfully designing and analyzing statistically observational and experimental studies in ecology, animal behavior, evolutionary biology, forestry, wildlife sciences, fisheries, etc. Some topics are: differences between hypotheses and predictions, design of an ecological study, general linear models, assumptions, different types of designs (factorial, nested, repeated measures, blocks, split-plots, etc.), fitting models to data, etc. The course will focus on the conceptual understanding of these topics (e.g., interpreting the results of statistical tests) and practice with statistical programs and real datasets.

Instructor(s):
ESTEBAN FERNANDEZ- JURICIC

E-mail:
efernan@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

None

Notes:

Exam information is available on-line via:
https://roomschedule.mypurdue.purdue.edu/Timetabling/exams.do



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