STK1110 - Statistical methods and data analysis 1
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Basic methods for estimation of parameters in a statistical model (method of moments and maximum likelihood). Interval estimation and hypothesis testing. Methods for analysis of paired and two sample data. Simple linear regression and examples of regression with more than one covariate. Stochastic simulation and statistical analysis by means of computers, including parametric bootstrapping.
The course provides background for performing simple statistical analysis.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:
Mathematics R1 (or Mathematics S1 and S2) + R2
And and in addition one of these:
- Physics (1+2)
- Chemistry (1+2)
- Biology (1+2)
- Information technology (1+2)
- Geosciences (1+2)
- Technology and theories of research (1+2)
The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies (in Norwegian).
Recommended previous knowledge
STK1100 - Probability and statistical modelling, MAT1100 - Calculus, MAT1110 - Calculus and linear algebra, MAT-INF1100 - Modelling and computations and INF1100 - Introduction to programming with scientific applications (continued)/INF1000 - Introduction to object-oriented programming (continued).
- 4 credits overlap with ECON2130 - Statistikk 1
- 4 credits overlap with ECON4130 - Statistics 2
- 5 credits overlap with STK1000 - Introduction to applied statistics
- 2 credits overlap with STK4900 - Statistical methods and applications
- 2 credits overlap with STK9900 - Statistical methods and applications
The information about overlaps is not complete. Contact the department for more information if necessary.
4 hours of lectures and 1 hour of plenary exercises per week. In addition group exercises/computer lab.
From Autumn 2015: 4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of plenary exercises per week. In addition group exercises/computer lab.
Two compulsory assignments need to be passed within given deadlines to be allowed to take the final exam. Final mark based on written examination at the end of the semester.
Examination support material
Permitted aids at the exam: approved calculator and formula list for STK1100/ STK1110.
Language of examination
Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.
You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.