1.1. Concepts and use of Statistics.
1.2. Statistical terms: populations, subpopulations, individuals and samples.
1.3. Types of variables.
2. Analysis of univariate data with R.
2.1. Representations and graphics of a qualitative variable: bar plots.
2.2. Representations and graphics of a quantitative variable: histograms, densities and box-plots.
2.3. Graphics for related observations in time and space: line graphics and map visualization.
2.4. Numerical summaries.
3. Analysis of bivariate data with R.
3.1. Association among quantitative variables: scatter plots and correlograms.
3.2. Association among qualitative variables: mosaic plots.
3.3 Association among qualitative and quantitative variables: box-plots.
3.4 Associations among statistical units and variables: heat maps.
3.4 Numerical summaries of associations: covariance and correlation.
4. Probability and probabilistic models.
4.1. Random experiments, sample space, elemental and composite events.
4.2. Properties of Probability. Conditional Probability and its properties.
4.3. Random variables and their characteristics.
4.4. Discrete probability models: Bernoulli variables and related distributions.
4.5. Continuous probability models: the normal distribution and related distributions.
4.6. Introduction to the bivariate normal distribution.
5. Introduction to Statistical Inference.
5.1. Parameter point estimation.
5.2. Goodness-of-fit to a probability distribution. Graphical methods.
5.3. The sample mean distribution.
5.4. Confidence interval for the mean.
5.5 Hypothesis testing on a mean: use and interpretation of a p-value.