Introduction to Simulation
Denham Grove Hotel, Uxbridge, UK
This course has been postponed until early 2016. Please look out for further information
Presented by Dr Les Huson
This course provides an introduction to simulation techniques as applied to problems in the design and analysis of clinical trials. The course will cover basic methods of random number generation, generation of samples of univariate and correlated multivariate data, the CDF technique, an introduction to the Metropolis Hastings algorithm, and non-parametric simulation. A variety of examples and practical exercises will be presented, coded using SAS and R.
Les Huson has more than 30 years' experience of design and analysis of clinical trials, working with many pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He holds an appointment as Honorary Lecturer in Medical Statistics in the Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Imperial College London, and teaches courses on biostatistics and clinical trials at Imperial College London, University College London, and the University of Cambridge.