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Statistical Methods for Data Science A.Y. 2018/19

Instructor

Classes

Day of Week Hour Room
Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Fib-N1
Tuesday 9:00 - 11:00 Fib-A1

Pre-requisites

Students should be comfortable with most of the topics on mathematical calculus covered in:

  • [P] J. Ward, J. Abdey. Mathematics and Statistics. University of London, 2013. Chapters 1-8 of Part 1.

Extra-lessons refreshing such notions may be planned in the first part of the course.

Text Books

The following are mandatory text books:

  • [T] F.M. Dekking C. Kraaikamp, H.P. Lopuha, L.E. Meester. A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics. Springer, 2005.
  • [R] P. Dalgaard. Introductory Statistics with R. 2nd edition, Springer, 2008.

Software

Preliminary program and calendar

Project

Written exam

Written exam consists of open questions and exercises. Example text: sample1, sample2. The exam lasts 2 hours. No teaching material can be consulted during the exam. Registration is mandatory.

Class calendar

Date Room Topic Learning material
1 18.02 14:00-16:00 N1 Introduction. Probability and independence. [T] Chpts. 1-3
2 19.02 9:00-11:00 A1 R basics. [R] Chpts. 1,2.1,2.2 slides script1.R
3 26.02 9:00-11:00 A1 Discrete random variables. [T] Chpt. 4 [R] Chpt. 3 script2.R
4 4.03 14:00-16:00 N1 Continuous random variables. Simulation. [T] Chpts. 5, 6.1-6.2 [R] Chpt. 3 script3.R
5 5.03 9:00-11:00 A1 Expectation and variance. R data access. [T] Chpt. 7 [R] Chpt. 2.4 script4.R
6 12.03 9:00-11:00 A1 Recalls: derivatives and integrals. [P] Chpt. 1-8 scriptMath.R
7 13.03 11:00-13:00 I-Lab Power laws and Zipf laws. Newman's paper Sects. I,II,IIIA,IIIB,IIIE,IIIF
script5.R
8 18.03 14:00-16:00 N1 Zipf laws. Project presentation.
9 19.03 9:00-11:00 A1 R programming. [R] Chpt. 2.3 exercise.R script6.R
10 20.03 11:00-13:00 I-Lab Computations with random variables. Joint distributions. [T] Chpts. 8-9 script7.R
11 25.03 14:00-16:00 N1 Covariance. Sum of random variables. [T] Chpts. 10-11
12 26.03 9:00-11:00 A1 Law of large numbers. The central limit theorem. [T] Chpts. 13-14 script8.R
13 8.04 14:00-16:00 N1
14 9.04 9:00-11:00 A1
15 15.04 14:00-16:00 N1
16 16.04 9:00-11:00 A1
17 29.04 14:00-16:00 N1
18 30.04 9:00-11:00 A1
6.05 14:00-16:00 N1 NO LESSON ON THIS DATE
19 7.05 9:00-11:00 A1
20 8.05 11:00-13:00 I-Lab
13.05 14:00-16:00 N1 NO LESSON ON THIS DATE
14.05 9:00-11:00 A1 NO LESSON ON THIS DATE
21 20.05 14:00-16:00 N1
22 21.05 9:00-11:00 A1
23 27.05 14:00-16:00 N1
24 28.05 9:00-11:00 A1

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mds/smd/start.txt · Ultima modifica: 25/03/2019 alle 10:42 (9 ore fa) da Salvatore Ruggieri