Study unit
4215204 Mathematics in Pharmacy, Part 2: Linear and nonlinear regression, 2 Cp  
Code 4215204  Validity 01.01.2010 -
Name Mathematics in Pharmacy, Part 2: Linear and nonlinear regression  Abbreviation MAF2 
Credits 2 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeIntermediate Studies Subject0708 Biopharmacy 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Pharmacy (K) 

Teachers
Name
Veli-Pekka Ranta 

Description
Learning outcomes 

To understand the basics of curve fitting. To understand the mathematical methodology in linear and nonlinear regression.

 
Content 

1) Method of least squares 2) Linear regression 3) Nonlinear regression 4) Mathematical weighting in regression.

 
Modes of study 

Practical Exercises, learning diary.

Details: The student solves exercises, prepares a learning diary and discusses with the teacher on its topics.

 
Teaching methods 

One-to-One Teaching 2 h,  independent study 52 h.

The course can be taken at any time during autumn and spring semester. Initial meeting with the teacher. The student studies independently: reads the textbook, solves exercises and prepares a learning diary. The teacher may be contacted if necessary. Final discussion with the teacher. It is also possible to study in a group of students.The course can be taken at any time during autumn and spring semester. Initial meeting with the teacher. The student studies independently: reads the textbook, solves exercises and prepares a learning diary. The teacher may be contacted if necessary. Final discussion with the teacher. It is also possible to study in a group of students.

 

 
Study materials 

Stanton A. Glantz and Bryan K. Slinker: Primer of applied regression and analysis of variance, 2nd ed., 2001 (selected chapters); Exercise workbook entitled MAF2 learning material. Optional supporting material: Erich Steiner: Chemistry maths book, 2nd ed., 2008 (selected chapters).

 
Teachers 

Lecturer Veli-Pekka Ranta.

 
Prerequisites 

Mathematics in pharmacy, part 1 (MAF1) or corrresponding knowledge.

 
Time 

Autum semester and spring semester.

 
Offering data 

FA1, FA2, FA3, PR1, PR2, PR3, PR4, PR5, exchange students.

 
Campus 

Kuopio.

 
Further information 

Organising Department: School of Pharmacy,  Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy.

Contact persons: 

Responsible teacher Veli-Pekka.Ranta (veli-pekka.ranta(at)uef.fi).

Office: Marja Lappalainen (marja.lappalainen(at)uef.fi).

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams