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Statistics: Basics [MA2402]
Statistik: Grundlagen [MA2402]

Course 820935547 in SS 2020

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Research Department Mathematics Centre
Lecturers Philipp Dettling
Mathias Drton
Dates Tue, 10:15–11:45, virtuell

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks Statistics comprises mathematical methods for the description, modeling and analysis of data sets. In this context statistical inference refers to conclusions about an unknown distribution based on one or several observations from a known population - the sample. It includes the choice of suitable (parametric) distributional models. In this module we discuss the choice of such models, their properties and the estimation of unknown parameters using the method of moments or the maximum likelihood method. Apart from point estimations for the unknown parameter we also consider interval estimators. The adequacy of a general model will then be examined via hypothesis testing. In the course we will examine general properties of statistical tests but also specific tests as examples. Furthermore, as an example for modeling a target variable by means of another explanatory variable, we discuss the simple linear regression model. Many topics and examples will be illustrated using the statistical software R. The lecture forms the basis for all further statistical courses.
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SS 2019 Statistics: Basics [MA2402] Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
SS 2018 Statistics: Basics [MA2402] Haug, S. Krahmer, F. Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
SS 2017 Statistics: Basics [MA2402] Czado, C. Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
SS 2016 Statistics: Basics Klüppelberg, C. Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
and singular or moved dates
SS 2015 Statistics: Basics Czado, C. Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
SS 2014 Statistics: Basics Klüppelberg, C.
Responsible/Coordination: Haug, S.
Tue, 10:15–11:45, BC2 BC2 0.01.17
SS 2013 Statistics: Basics Czado, C.
SS 2012 Statistics: Basics Czado, C.
SS 2011 Statistics: Basics Rolles, S.
SS 2010 Statistics: Basics
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