ICY0006 Probability Theory and Statistics

This course is designed to give students a working knowledge and understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics and how statistics is applied in the sciences, social sciences, and business.

Course Syllabus
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Exam arrangement details and registration

Choose only one date. Please also register at ÕIS (corresponding date), otherwise registration is not valid.

Topics to be covered

  • Descriptive Statistics,
  • Probability,
  • Probability Distributions,
  • Estimation and Tests of Hypotheses for One Population,
  • Estimation and Tests of Hypotheses for Two or More Populations,
  • Bivariate Analysis

Schedule and lecture slides 2018

Grading is based on final exam

The grading allocation is designed as follows:

Study material

Primary material:

  • shaum

    David M. Lane (primary author and editor) et al. Introduction to Statistics. Rice University, University of Houston Clear Lake, and Tufts University, Web Version (2.0).

Additional material:

  • pelikan

    B.C.Bruce. Introductory Statistics and Analytics: A Resampling Perspective. John Wiley & Sons, 2014. ISBN 9781118881354.

  • palm

    Richard D. De Veaux. Intro Stats (4th ed.). Pearson, 2012, ISBN 978-0321825278.