Data models and methods, module 1

3 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2022-2023, NB00AF27
This free online course introduces the basics and use of machine learning methods for biomedical data.
The course is meant for everyone interested in the application of machine learning methods to biomedical data.


Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies
Independent study

Course study period



0 €

Education information

This course is part of a study module:

Supervised and unsupervised learning, linear regression and classification problems, the curse of dimensionality, regularized regression, generalized regression model, clustering algorithms.

Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2022-2023

Field of study

Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics
Medicine, dental and pharmacy



Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants


Prerequisities and co-requisites

It is recommended that this course is taken after the courses “Bio-data”, “Data mining and data-based models”, “Elementary Programming” and “Mathematics for biomedical data analysis” from the minor programme in bioinformatics if these courses are in the student’s curriculum.

It is recommended that this course is taken together or before the courses “Data analysis in practice, module 1” from the continuous education programme in bioinformatics and data analytics.

Contact information

More information and contact information

Krista Juurikka,
Last updated: 23.9.2022