MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS IN BIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΙΚΑ ΚΑΙ ΣΤΑΤΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΣΤΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS IN BIOLOGY
CodeEC.01.01
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStefanos Sgardelis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001663

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 325
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167898
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Use of mathematical and statistical Technics for solving problems and for the understanding of biological phenomena. Learn to be analytic and reductive. Would be able to generalize.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Differential and difference equations as mathematical models of dynamical systems. Mathematical models of Biological systems. Stability analysis. Probability theory. Frequency distributions. Parameter estimation. Statistical tests. Linear regression and correlation.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Use of R statistical package elearning opencources
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures451.8
Reading Assigment451.8
Tutorial150.6
Written assigments200.8
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination, Written essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Σγαρδέλης Σ. (2006). Μαθηματικά μοντέλα στη Βιολογία. Εκδόσεις University studio. Θεσσαλονίκη. S. Sgardelis 2006. Mathematical models in Biology. University studio press. Thessaloniki. 2. Κολύβα–Μαχαίρα Φ. και Ε. Μπόρα-Σέντα. (1998). Στατιστική: Θεωρεία, εφαρμογές. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη. Θεσσαλονίκη. F. Kolyva-Machaira and E. Mpora-Senta 1998. Statistics: theory and applications. Ziti publishers.
Last Update
12-02-2021