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Introduction to Probabilistic Reasoning

Module PH8126

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

PH8126 is a semester module in German or English language at which is offered in winter semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Subject-Related Qualification Modules for Doctoral Candidates in Physics (lecture series)

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
 h 15 h  CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH8126 is Allen C. Caldwell.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


You will learn the basics of probability theory and apply probabilistic reasoning to solve common problems encountered in research.  Prerequisites are basic knowledge of linear algebra and calculus.

Learning Outcome

Bayes Theorem

Central Limit Theorem

Linear and non-linear regression

model comparison


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

VI 1 Introduction to Probabilistic Reasoning Caldwell, A.
Assistants: Knollmüller, J.
Tue, 10:00–14:00, virtuell

Learning and Teaching Methods

The Block Course will consist of 6 1-hour lectures and 6 1-hour recitation sessions.  You will need to solve exercises and write up reports to get credit for the course.Der Blockkurs wird über Zoom übertragen.


The Block Course will be broadcast via Zoom


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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

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