Preface

Aims and Motivation

Recent years have seen a rapid increase in the use of technology in healthcare, and the field of statistics provides essential tools for understanding and testing the impact of new biomedical technologies and techniques. The authors have been teaching an undergraduate module on statistics using MATLAB® for Biomedical Engineering students at King's College London for a number of years, and this book has grown out of this experience. We have seen the wide range of challenges, difficulties, and misconceptions faced by students when trying to learn about statistical techniques and their practical application in biomedicine, and we have developed a variety of ways of addressing them. We have tried to incorporate ...

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