406-2604-AAL Probability and Statistics
|Autumn Semester 2018
|every semester recurring course
|Language of instruction
|Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.
Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
|Probability and Statistics
Self-study course. No presence required.
|Introduction to probability and statistics with many examples, based on chapters from the books "Probability and Random Processes" by G. Grimmett and D. Stirzaker and "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis" by J. Rice.
|The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the basic ideas and concepts from probability theory and mathematical statistics. In addition to a mathematically rigorous treatment, also an intuitive understanding and familiarity with the ideas behind the definitions are emphasized. Measure theory is not used systematically, but it should become clear why and where measure theory is needed.
Chapters 1-5 (Probabilities and events, Discrete and continuous random variables, Generating functions) and Sections 7.1-7.5 (Convergence of random variables) from the book "Probability and Random Processes". Most of this material is also covered in Chap. 1-5 of "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis", on a slightly easier level.
Sections 8.1 - 8.5 (Estimation of parameters), 9.1 - 9.4 (Testing Hypotheses), 11.1 - 11.3 (Comparing two samples) from "Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis".
|Geoffrey Grimmett and David Stirzaker, Probability and Random Processes.
3rd Edition. Oxford University Press, 2001.
John A. Rice, Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, 3rd edition.
Duxbury Press, 2006.
|Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
|Performance assessment as a semester course
|Language of examination
|The performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
|Mode of examination
|written 180 minutes
|Formulary or summary as specified in the course 401-2604-00L Probability and Statistics (taught in FS 2017).
|This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.
|No public learning materials available.
|Only public learning materials are listed.
|No information on groups available.
|There are no additional restrictions for the registration.
|Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements