401-0603-00L  Stochastics (Probability and Statistics)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersP. Cheridito
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentThis course unit is offered for the last time in the Autumn Semester 2022.


401-0603-00 VStochastik
Wird ab HS 2023 nicht mehr angeboten.
2 hrs
Mon16:15-18:00ETA F 5 »
P. Cheridito
401-0603-00 UStochastik
Groups are selected in myStudies.
Mo 18-19 oder Di 12-13 gemäss Gruppeneinteilung (für Studiengang Materialwissenschaft geht nur Mo 18-19)
Die Übungen beginnen in der zweiten Semesterwoche.

Wird ab HS 2023 nicht mehr angeboten.
1 hrs
Mon18:15-19:00HG D 5.2 »
18:15-19:00HG E 33.1 »
18:15-19:00HG G 26.5 »
Tue12:15-13:00LFW C 5 »
12:15-13:00ML F 36 »
P. Cheridito

Catalogue data

AbstractThe following concepts are covered: probabilities, random variables, probability distributions, joint and conditional probabilities and distributions, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, parameter estimation, confidence intervals, statistical tests, two-sample tests, linear regression.
ObjectiveKnowledge of the basic principles of probability theory and statistics.
ContentIntroduction to probability theory and statistics.
Lecture noteshttps://stat.ethz.ch/~meier/teaching/skript-intro/skript.pdf
LiteratureLukas Meier: Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik: Eine Einführung für Verständnis, Intuition und Überblick. Springer, 2020.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Computational Science and Engineering 2016; Version 27.03.2018 (Examination Block G2)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Materials Science 2017; Version 28.01.2020 (Examination Block 2)
Bachelor's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering 2012; Version 13.12.2016 (Examination Block G2)
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersP. Cheridito
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aids10 hand- oder maschinengeschriebene A4-Seiten, Taschenrechner ohne Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten. Neutrales (nicht fachspezifisches) Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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401-0603-00 UStochastik
Mon18:15-19:00HG D 5.2 »
Tue12:15-13:00LFW C 5 »
Mon18:15-19:00HG E 33.1 »
Tue12:15-13:00ML F 36 »
Mon18:15-19:00HG G 26.5 »


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Waiting listuntil 16.09.2022

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