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Probabilistic Reasoning in Data Analysis (Slides, Data File, MATLAB Code, Answer Key)

Lawrence Sirovich*

*Contact information. E-mail, lsirovich{at}

Slides. Probabilistic Reasoning in Data Analysis. This Presentation contains slides for a lecture in a graduate course on computational biology. The lecture discusses concepts of probability theory and how probability distributions can be used in the interpretation of experimental data.

Technical Details

Format: PowerPoint (.ppt)

Size: 939 KB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

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Data File. The data file (“hecht_fig7_data.txt”) to be used for analysis in problem set.

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Answer Key. The answer key and the MATLAB file (“hecht.m”) corresponding to the answers for the problem set can be obtained by completing the “Request Resource” form.

Limits for Use

Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to Science Signaling is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.

Citation: L. Sirovich, Probabilistic Reasoning in Data Analysis. Sci. Signal. 4, tr14 (2011).

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