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Content and learning outcomes
Descriptive statistics; measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion, Probability and probability distributions; the Binomial distribution, the Normal distribution. Statistical inference theories; sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing. 2-analysis. Regression and correlation. Analysis of variance. Non-parametrical methods; Mann-Whitney U-test, sign test, Fischer’s exact test.
Intended learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to give the students an understanding of fundamental principles in statistics and ability to choose the right statistical method for a given situation. After completing the course, the students should be able to independently carry out a statistical project work within their own research area.
Literature and preparations
The course is open for students from all programs and requests knowledge corresponding to the basic course in mathematics/statistics at KTH (7,5 hp).
Johnson. Miller & Freund´s Probability and Statistics for Engineers. Prentice-Hall (2011)
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Homework, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web FAH3451