Course: 2024/2025

Statistics

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Once successfully having studied this subject, the students should be able to:
- Analize problems involving random phenomena
- Define populations for a statistical study
- Build Hypothesis about a distribution
- Test hypothesis about the paramters of the chosen model
- Evaluate how well does the model fit to reality
- Understand the limitations of the methods that have been studied and the conditions under which they lead to wrong conclusions

Skills and learning outcomes

Description of contents: programme

BLOCK 0: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
0. Descriptive Statistics
BLOCK I: PROBABILITY
1. Introduction to Probability
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Random phenomena
1.3 Definition of probability and properties
1.4 Assessment of probabilities in practice
1.5 Conditional probability
1.6 Bayes Theorem
2. Random variables
2.1 Definition of random variable
2.2 Discrete random variables
2.3 Continuous random variables
2.4 Characteristic features of a random variable
2.5 Transformations of random variables
2.6 Independence of random variables
BLOCK II: PARAMETRIC MODELS AND INFERENCE
3. Distribution models
3.1 Binomial distribution
3.2 Geometric distribution
3.3 Poisson distribution
3.4 Uniform distribution (continuous)
3.5 Exponential distribution
3.6 Normal distribution (with CLT)
4. Statistical Inference
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Estimators and their distributions
4.3 Confidence Intervals
4.4 Hypothesis testing
4.5 Particualr tests on a single sample
4.6 Comparison of two populations
BLOCK III: APPLICATIONS
5. Quality control
5.1 Introduction, control charts
5.2 Variables control charts, the X-bar chart
5.3 Attributes control charts, the p and np charts
6. Linear regression
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Simple linear regression
6.3 Multiple linear regression

Learning activities and methodology

- Lectures: introducing the theoretical concepts and developments with examples, 2.2 ECTS
- Problem solving sessions: 2.2 ECTS
- Computer (practical) sessions: 0.6 ECTS -- 4 SESSIONS
- Evaluation sessions (continuous evaluation and final exam): 1 ECTS

Assessment System

- % end-of-term-examination 0
- % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations

Basic Bibliography

- MONTGOMERY, D.C., RUNGER, G.C.. Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers. John Wiley & Sons. 2003
- Navidi, W.. Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. McGraw-Hill. 2006

Additional Bibliography

- GUTTMAN, L., WILKS, S.S., HUNTER, J.S.. Introductory Engineering Statistics. Wiley, 1992.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.