Integrating Statistics in Medical Informatics: A Lecture on Statistical Analysis Systems

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 25)


In this paper I will try to point out the necessity of giving lectures in statistical analysis systems, and that this can only be done when basic knowledge in the field of informatics and statistics is available. The structure of such a course is given and experiences in lecturing the course to different audiences are reported. Integrating statistics and informatics, as it is needed here, seems to be especially successful in curricula focussing on medical applications such as the Medical informatics curriculum at the University of Heidelberg/Heilbronn polytechnical School.


Statistical analysis systems education Computational statistics Medical informatics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Haux
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  1. 1.Abteilung Medizinische Statistik und DokumentationRWTHAachenFederal Republic of Germany

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