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Intensive Course in Statistics (Summer 2021)

The Intensive Course in Statistics 2021 takes place within the scope of the Master of Automation and Robotics and the Master of Electrical Engineering and Information technology. It is not designated to students of the Department of Statistics. The course will be held in English.

 

Lectures and Tutorials

Lecture: Dr. Marc Ditzhaus (marc.ditzhaus@tu-dortmund.de)

Tutorials: Lubna Amro (amro@statistik.tu-dortmund.de)

The lectures and the tutorials will take place digitally through live (synchronous) Zoom meetings.

Enrollment

Please contact Dr. Marc Ditzhaus (Email) for further information regarding the enrollment to Moodle.

 

Schedule

  • The course starts on the 9th of June 2021 and ends on the 22th of July 2021.
  • In typical weeks, the course is scheduled as follows:

    • Wednesday, 10-12  (Tutorial / computer lab)
    • Wednesday, 12-14 (Lecture)
    • Thursday, 12-14 (Lecture)

Course outline

The course gives an introduction to statistical concepts that are useful for research projects in various fields of application and areas of science.

Specifically, the lecture covers the following topics:

  • basic probability random variables
  • probability and sampling distributions
  • point estimation
  • confidence intervals
  • hypothesis testing
  • simple linear regression
  • time series analysis

 

Except for basic mathematical calculus no prior knowledge is necessary.

 

 

 

Software

You might want to install or update the free and open source statistics software R and the graphical user interface RStudio prior to the first tutorial.

 

Exam

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