Detailed information 
Original study plan 
Master's programme Bioinformatics 2013W 
Objectives 
This bridge course aims at upgrading the students' knowledge of mathematics and scientific computing to a level that is necessary for the remaining master curriculum of bioinformatics. The course concentrates on essentials and addresses both the basic mathematical background and computational methods.
All computational examples are based on the scientific computing platform R.

Subject 
 Basics of R
 Probability and statistics
 Linear algebra (vectors, matrices, and linear equations)
 Calculus (functions, derivatives, and integrals)
 Nonlinear equations and optimization

Criteria for evaluation 
Marking is based on homework

Methods 
Slide presentations complemented by examples presented on the blackboard and online demos

Language 
English 
Study material 
Electronic course material is made available for download

Changing subject? 
No 
Corresponding lecture 
BIMPEKVNSME: KV Numerische und symbolische Methoden für BioinformatikerInnen (3 ECTS)
