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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Statistics 1 - AB501009
Title: Statistics 1
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021 to 2021
Semester: both
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Koťátková Stránská Pavla Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B501009
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Literature -

R: LIND, D., MARCHAL, W., WATHEN, S. (2015), Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics, (16th Edition). McGraw-Hill Education.

R: TRIOLA, M., F. (2015), Essentials of Statistics (5th Edition), Pearson Education.

R: LEVINE, SZABAT, STEPHAN (2016), Business Statistics: A First Course. New York: Pearson Global Edition.

R: ZÁŠKODNÝ, Přemysl (2012), The Principles of Probability and Statistics (Data Mining Approach). Praha: Curriculum.

Last update: Krajčová Jana (15.09.2020)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

Po získání zápočtu se student může přihlásit ke zkoušce. Zkouška bude písemná, v předem vyhlášených termínech.

Studenti se musí na vybraný termín přihlásit v SIS. Zkouška trvá 90 minut a její maximální délka je 90 minut.

počet bodů je 100. Zkouška se bude skládat ze dvou částí - teoretické části (maximálně 50 bodů) a části, která se skládá ze dvou částí.

praktické části (maximálně 50 bodů).

Pro úspěšné složení zkoušky musí student získat alespoň 25 bodů z následujících bodů

z každé z obou částí.

Last update: Koťátková Stránská Pavla (12.09.2023)
Syllabus -

1. Introduction to Statistics. Types of data, data representation and visualization.

2. The essentials of probability theory. Random Experiments, Sample space, Events, Probabilities.

3. Axioms of probability. Elementary probability theorems, conditional probability, multiplication rule. Subjective probability.

4. Random variable and probability theory. Random variable, frequency, probability distribution and its representation and main characteristics. Probability function, density function, cumulative distribution function and their properties.

5. Selected probability distributions I. Discrete random variable.

6. Selected probability distributions II. Continuous random variable.

7. Multidimensional random variable. Random vectors and multivariate probabilistic distributions.

8. Joint, marginal and conditional probability. Independence.

9. Storing data in random variables, introducing descriptive statistics, characteristics of location and of variability, central moments. Variance decomposition.

10. Introduction to statistical inference. From understanding a sample to assessing population. Point and interval estimates.

11. Statistical inference continued. Hypothesis testing: null and alternative hypothesis, level of significance, critical values and rejection interval, type I and type II errors, p-value, one-sided and two-sided alternative hypothesis.

12. Basic parametric tests: equality of mean, variance, one-sample or two-sample tests.

13. Introduction to non-parametric testing. Importance of normality. Assigning ranks. Selected non-parametric tests: Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon rank-sum, sign test.

14. Final recap, consultations.

Last update: Scholleová Hana (10.12.2021)
Course completion requirements -

Credit can be awarded to student based on his participation in practical exercises and submitted homework during the semester. Alternatively student can pass a test at the end of the semester, with minimum required score of 60%. The minimum required attendance rate to seminars is 75%. The details will be agreed upon with the seminar instructor at the beginning of the semester.

A credit is required to allow a student to take the final exam. The final exam will cover both, the theory and the practical exercises. The exam will be in written form but can be complemented by oral examination.

Last update: Botek Marek (17.01.2020)