Lesson 2: Basic Statistical Inference for Bioinformatics Studies
|Key Learning Goals for this Lesson:|
Introduction to Statistics
We'll begin with a basic review of some of the concepts in statistics such as populations vsersus samples, exploratory data analysis, statistical hypothesis testing, parametric versus nonparametric testing, ideas of power, false discovery and false non-discovery. Finally, we will have a look at some of the methods in Bayesian statistics, which is increasingly used for bioinformatics. We will briefly go over these topics and then will go into more detail later.