METODOLOGIA DELLA RICERCA ED EPIDEMIOLOGIA

6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

MASSIMO COSTANZO - Module STATISTICA MEDICA EPIDEMIOLOGICA - MED/01 - 4 CFU
FABIO ROBERTO VITELLO - Module Information processing system - ING-INF/05 - 2 CFU

Learning Objectives

• Information processing system

The course has as its aims as to reach a scientific-disciplinary set of skills related to the design and implementation of information processing systems, as well as their management and use in different application contexts.

The course will be supplied the basics and technologies related to the different aspects of a system of information processing. Operating systems, Computers network and databases will be introduced. The usage of word processing and spreadsheet software will be explored.

Course Structure

• Information processing system

Lectures

Detailed Course Content

• STATISTICA MEDICA EPIDEMIOLOGICA

.Brief introduction to epistemology of knowledge

2. Scientific use

3. Types of measurement scales: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales

4. Representation of data in graphs and tables

5. Central indicators, variability indicators, asymmetry and kurtosis

6. Probability, sum and product principle

7. Probability application

8. Diagnostic tests: sensitivity, specificity, predictive values

9. Relative risk and odds ratio

10. Probabiloity distributions: binomial, Poisson and normal

11. Standardized Gaussian curve

12. Inference: central limit theorem ,sample distribution of the mean and standard error

13. Confidence interval for the mean and variance

14. Hypothesis test: null and alternative hypotheses

15. Significance tests between two groups: Sudent t test for dependent and independent groups

16. Contingency tables and chi square test

1. Brief description of linear correlation and regression

2. Non parametric-tests

3. Scientific paper

• Information processing system

1 Fundamentals of Computer Science

• Computer science and Information system
• Computer: history
• Analogic and digital signal, numbering systems, binary numeral system, the bit
• Hardware and Software
• Algorithm

2 Operating system, software for information processing, organization and management

• The modern operating system
• Computer network
• Databases
• Word processos

Textbook Information

• STATISTICA MEDICA EPIDEMIOLOGICA
 Colton T (1991) Statistica Medica. Piccin: Padova. Armitage P, Berry G (1996) Statistica Medica - Metodi statistici per la ricerca in medicina. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia srl: Milano M. R. Costanzo, (2018). “Statistica sperimentale per le professioni sanitarie”, Createspace by Amazon
• Information processing system

Dennis Curtin, Kim Foley, Kunal Sen, Cathy Morin, Agostino Marengo e Alessandro Pagan; INFORMATICA DI BASE 6/ED CON CONNECT E EBOOK; VI ed., McGraw-Hill.

Daniele Bochicchio, Stefano Mostarda; HTML 5 con CSS e Javascript; Hoepli EAN: 9788820385255

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