Forensic Sci.

Statistic Methods in Forensic Science2

Estatística Aplicada às Ciências Forenses

Curse code:8059127

Luís Francisco Alexandrino Proença

Learning outcomes of the curricular unit:
  • Formulate statistical hypotheses.
  • Select and apply appropriate statistical methods based on data and problem characteristics.
  • Interpret, discuss and recognize the limitations of statistical results.
  • Correctly synthesize statistical information of various types.
  • Understand and apply concepts of descriptive statistics and inferential statistical methods.
  • Critically select the most appropriate statistical procedures and interpret the obtained results.
  • Use specific software packages to perform statistical analysis.
Syllabus:
  1. Data organization. Fundamental concepts in statistics.
  2. Descriptive statistics.
  3. Understanding inferential statistics.
  4. Association and correlation.
  5. Regression analysis.
 
Suggested Bibliography:
  • Callegari-Jacques SM (2003) Bioestatística: Princípios e Aplicações, Artmed. ISBN: 9788536300924
  • Lucy D (2005) Introduction to Statistics for Forensic Scientists, Wiley. ISBN: 0470022019
  • Marôco J (2011) Análise Estatística com o SPSS Statistics, ReportNumber. ISBN: 9789899676329

 

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