Statistical Computing

Subject description

  • Programming in the R programming environment and preparation of reproducible reports.
  • Sampling, sampling distribution and generating a statistical sample.
  • Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Verification of methods for parameter estimation with simulations.
  • Hypothesis testing, calculating test size and test power with simulations.
  • Bootstrapping and resampling.

The subject is taught in programs

Objectives and competences

The course improves the knowledge of basic statistical concepts and their background by checking their validity with the help of computer capabilities. The student gets to know the key methods of statistical simulations and modeling. The course builds on student's independent use the R programming language and familiarizes the student with methods for preparing reproducible reports.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, practical work on computers, project work, individual projects.

Expected study results

Knowledge and understanding:

– programming in R,

– use of typsetting system markdown

– knowledge and use of state of the art computer tools for studying statistical concepts, methods and models.

Basic sources and literature

Knjige/ Books

  • Rice, J.A. (2007) Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis. 3rd ed., Duxbury Press.


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