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PFS0157

Statistics I: Basic Statistics

The course is built on lectures and computer exercises. The main moments are as follows:

• Descriptive statistics.

• Basic probability theory.

• Probability distributions.

• Statistical inference of means and proportions, one and two samples.

• Nonparametric and resampling methods.

• Analysis of frequency data.

• Sample size determination.

Kursplan

PFS0157 Statistics I: Basic Statistics, 4,0 Hp

Ämnen

Matematisk statistik

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Språk

Engelska

Förkunskapskrav

None

Mål

The objective of the course is to give an introduction to basic probability theory and statistical inference. On completion of the course, the student will be able to:

• use basic probability concepts and statistical principles

• formulate a problem in statistical terms

• describe common statistical methods including conditions and assumptions

• apply basic statistical methods in scientific research

• select an appropriate statistical method for a given problem

• carry out a basic statistical analysis

• interpret and evaluate results correctly and draw reasonable conclusions

• clearly and concisely communicate results and conclusions

• use statistical software for analysis

Innehåll

The course is built on lectures and computer exercises. The main moments are as follows:

• Descriptive statistics.

• Basic probability theory.

• Probability distributions.

• Statistical inference of means and proportions, one and two samples.

• Nonparametric and resampling methods.

• Analysis of frequency data.

• Sample size determination.

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

Requirements for examination:

Passed exercises and passed examination in written and/or oral form.

Ytterligare information

Implementation

Scheduled activities:

Lectures: 16 h

Computer exercises 4 h

Examination and course evaluation 10 h

Self studies 80 h

Totally 110 h

Ansvarig institution/motsvarande

Institutionen för Skoglig resurshushållning

Kursfakta

Ämne: Matematisk statistik
Kurskod: PFS0157 Plats: Umeå Distanskurs: Nej Undervisningsspråk: Engelska Ansvarig avdelning: Institutionen för Skoglig resurshushållning Studietakt: 55%