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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

Forskarnivå

Engelska

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%