Introduction to Statistical Methods for the Life and Health Sciences
These links are NOT intended to serve as a
substitute for attending lectures. The information provided here
is incomplete and insufficient, by itself, for learning the material
in this course. This information is supplemental to the material
presented in lectures and discussions.
Class Notes, Week 4-5, Oct. 15 - 19, 2001.
Also look up this Nature article for an extremely interesting
description of why we need to balance fidelity, imprecision, repetition and
uncertainty in virtually all biological processes. This paper provides
a rich resource for molecular and biological examples of the uncertainty
principle in action.