Course: Experimental data assessment and modelling

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Course title Experimental data assessment and modelling
Course code KBI/XHED
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 15
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kindlmann Pavel, prof. RNDr. DrSc.
Course content
The content of the course varies according to the needs and test specifications of quantitative data of individual students´ projects. In general, the content includes the following topics: experimental and statistical hypothesis, random vectors, characteristics of random quantities, independence, random selection, interval estimates, parameter testing, testing with the use of the CLV, linear regression and variance analysis - ANOVA.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the principles of thinking during mathematical modeling and its implementation to problems in education. The entire course is focused on comprehension of principles, model application and correct result interpretation. Course graduates will be able to process data from own research work, interpret correctly the results and comprehend the importance of statistical assessment. All is being explained with the use of practical examples similar to those used in bachelor, master, dissertation theses and original expert / scientific publications.
Choice and use of adequate evaluation methods of qualitative data.
Prerequisites
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Combined exam

Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data of individual students´ projects.
Recommended literature
  • " Lepš, J. (1996). Biostatistika. Jihočeská univerzita, České Budějovice (a literatura tam citovaná)..
  • Ashby FG, ed. Multidimensional Models of Perception and Cognition. Hills dale, NJ: Erlbaum 1992.
  • Gigerenzer G., Murray D.J.:. Cognition as Intuitive Statistics. Hills dale, NJ: Erlbaum. 1987.
  • Havránek, T.:. Statistika pro biologické a lékařské vědy. Academia, Praha. 1993.
  • Luce R.D., Raiffa H.:. Games and Decisions: Introduction and critical Survey. New York: Dover. 1989.


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