Statistical Methods

2018-2019
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Doel vak

After this course, the student should be:
- familiar with basic principles and techniques of statistics;
- able to apply these principles and techniques to data using the
statistical package R;
- able to present results from statistical analyses in a clear, concise
way;
- able to interpret and critically evaluate these results.

Inhoud vak

- Summarising data;
- Basics of probability theory;
- Estimating means and fractions;
- Hypothesis testing for one- and two-sample problems;
- Correlation and linear regression;
- Contingency tables.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures (2x2hours), exercise classes (2 hours) and computer classes (2
hours).

Toetsvorm

Mandatory (group) assignments and exams (midterm and final, both
mandatory).
You will work on assignments during weekly computer classes.
In the case that one of the exams (midterm or final) is not passed, a
resit exam can be taken which covers the whole lecture material.
The final grade consists of the following components (with the indicated
weights): the exam grade (75%) and the average assignment grade (25%).
The exam grade is either the weighted average of the midterm exam grade
(40%) and the final exam grade (60%), or it is the resit exam grade
(100%).
Both, the exam grade and the average assignment grade, have to be at
least 5.5 in order to pass the course.

Literatuur

Mario F. Triola "Elementary Statistics" Twelfth Edition (Pearson New
International Edition) ISBN 978-1-292-03941-1

Doelgroep

2CS, 2LI, 2IMM

Algemene informatie

Vakcode X_401020
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. D. Dobler
Examinator dr. D. Dobler
Docenten dr. D. Dobler

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