Statistical Methods and Simulation 7,5 credits FOR018F

Published: 20 December 2018

7.5 credits, September 2020 - January 2021
Deadline for application: 5 June 2020

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

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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.

Course period

Start term: 1

Start date: 2020-09-04

End date: 2021-01-15

Location: Luleå

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, enter name, personal number, email address and department.

Deadline for application (20-06-15)