Mathematics for Students of Biomedical Science
(dt. Mathematik für Studierende der Humanbiologie)
|Level, degree of commitment in original study programme||Basic module, compulsory elective module|
|Forms of teaching and learning,
|Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS), |
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises.
Examination type: Written examination
|German,The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course B.Sc. Mathematics.|
|Original study programme||Reine Exportmodule|
|One semester, |
each winter semester
|Person in charge of the module's outline||Dr. Dorothea Strauer|
- Basics: Properties of real numbers, incl. absolute and relative errors; systems of linear equations; sequences and functions;
- Stochastics/statistics: Basic notions; evaluating data with summary statistics, contingency tables, and graphs; Kolmogorow axioms, probability density and cumulative distribution function; Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson and normal distribution incl. parameter estimation; statistical hypothesis testing, incl. tests for normal distribution, chi-squared tests, and sign tests;
- Applied analysis: Application of differentiation and integration, e.g. extrema, propagation of uncertainty, mean value theorems; discrete and continuous growth models, in particular linear, exponential, logistic, and allometric growth; adaptation of a function to a table of values by means of linear regression, also to other function classes.
Students shall work on selected mathematical contexts and thereby gain confidence in the use of terms and models that are necessary for understanding the laws of nature and for scientific experimentation.
The aim is to enable students to independently apply the acquired mathematical skills in the course of their further education.
Students shall also be able to apply mathematical concepts to the problems and experiments of their main subject.
This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Wintersemester 2020/21. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:
- WiSe 2016/17 (no corresponding element)
- SoSe 2018 (no corresponding element)
- WiSe 2018/19
- WiSe 2019/20
- WiSe 2020/21
- SoSe 2021
- WiSe 2021/22
The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.
The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.