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260032 VU Statistical Methods of Data Analysis (2018W)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 12 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Fr 14:00-18:00, TU Wien. Starts: Oct 5, 2018

Lectures:
Fr 05.10.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 12.10.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 19.10.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 09.11.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 16.11.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 23.11.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 30.11.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 07.12.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 14.12.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 21.12.2018 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 11.01.2019 14:00 - 15:30
Fr 18.01.2019 14:00 - 15:30

Preparatory course for exam:
Mi 23.01.2019 14:30 - 16:00

Exercises:
Fr 09.11.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 16.11.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 23.11.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 30.11.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 07.12.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 14.12.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 21.12.2018 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 11.01.2019 15:45 - 18:00
Fr 18.01.2019 15:45 - 18:00

Wednesday 03.10. 10:00 - 10:20 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The students will understand and learn how to apply the most important statistical methods in experimental data analysis.

Elementary introduction to probability; Bayes' theorem; counting experimants, discrete random variables; measurement experiments and continuous random variables; random samples and sample statistics; and their properties; moment estimators, maximum likelihood estimators, bayes estimators; confidence intervals and credible intervals; linear models and regression.

Assessment and permitted materials

Weekly blackboard and programming exercises. In addition, there will be an oral or written examination at the end of the semester, depending on the number of participants.
The exercises make up 60% of the final grade.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Mathematics of the first two semesters

Examination topics

The content of the book "Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik für Studierende der Physik"

http://bookboon.com/de/wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung-und-statistik-ebook

Reading list

The course is based on the book "Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik für Studierende der Physik" which can be downloaded from:

http://bookboon.com/de/wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung-und-statistik-ebook

In addition:

Sheldon M. Ross, Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Academic Press

Association in the course directory

M-VAF A 2, M-VAF B, MaG 22, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

Last modified: Th 31.01.2019 13:08