Power calculation and sample size optimization

A.Y. 2020/2021
Lesson for
Overall hours
Lesson period
March 2021
To introduce the basic concepts of type-II error, power calculation and standardized effect size. To understand the use of commonly used softwares, tools and methodologies for the power calculation. To Learn how to report the power calculation in a scientific protocol.
Knowledge of English language, PC basic use
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
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