Estimation and Testing

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBP036A05
Vaknaam Estimation and Testing
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Estimation and Testing
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Compute a confidence interval
2. Set up a statistical hypothesis based on a description of a situation.
3. Choose the right test(s) for a statistical hypothesis in standard situations with a normal distribution.
4. Design ones own test(s) for a statistical hypothesis in non-standard situations.
5. Manually perform a statistical test using given summary of the data.
6. Perform a test using computer programming given raw data.
7. Draw conclusions from a test.
8. Systematically apply steps 2-7 when data and a problem description are given.
Omschrijving In this course you will learn to construct a confidence interval and you will learn to set up a hypothesis, perform a statistical test on this hypothesis and draw conclusions from this test.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, practica
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. M. Groneck
Docent(en) dr. S.W.S. Lui
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
John E. Freund's mathematical statistics with applications, 7th (or later) edition. Miller, I., M. Miller 9780131246461 ca. €  75,00
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc EOR. Depending on e.g. capacity, other students may be allowed to participate in some or all course activities. (To be decided by the Programme Director.)
Opmerkingen This course builds on the material from Probability Theory and Probability Distributions. A sufficient grade on those courses is not compulsory to enter Estimation and Testing, but you should at least have some basic understanding of the material in the probability courses before taking Estimation and Testing.
Info: Secretary Martine Geerlings-Koolman, phone: +31(0)50 363 7018, e-mail:
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research/EOR  (basisprogramma BSc EOR) 1 semester II b verplicht