33508 - Crash Course in Statistics

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  • Teacher Lucio Picci

  • SSD SECS-S/01

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Course Timetable from Sep 24, 2018 to Nov 21, 2018

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be provided with the basic statistical tools for analyzing and describing a set of data through graphical representations and summary measures, in both univariate and bivariate problems. Moreover, the students will be able to deal with: 1) basic tools of probability theory and its applications, 2) inferential methods of point and interval estimation and hypothesis testing.

Course contents

PLEASE NOTE: see the updated syllabus here.

 

1. Descriptive statistics

2. Probability

3. Probability distributions

4. Sampling distributions

5. Estimation

6. Test of hypothesis

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Links to further information

https://sites.google.com/view/quantitativemethods/

Office hours

See the website of Lucio Picci