Syllabus FOR018F, Statistical methods and simulation
Responsible department: TVM
Course code: FOR018F
Course name: Statistical methods and simulation
Higher Education Credits: 7.5 ECTS credits
Grading scale: G or U (pass or fail)
Main field: (Science Theory, Research ethics, Research Methodology, Communication, Leadership) Research Methodology
Examiner: Jesper Martinsson
Email examiner: email@example.com
Short course description: Basic concepts and methods of statistics, generation of random numbers from probability distributions, integralestimation, the Poissonprocess, theory of finite Markov chains, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods including the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm, Gibbs sampling. Applications in the natural, social and engineering sciences.
Start term: 1
Start date: 2020-09-04
End date: 2021-01-15
Implementation The course meetings consist of lectures and seminars. Compulsory assignments are done continuously during the course.
Examination: The course is examined through individual assignments and a written final exam. Participation in the problem seminars earns up to full points on the final exam.
Application: Application is sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, enter name, personal number, email address and department.
Deadline for application (20-06-15)