TMA4245 - Statistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Descriptive statistics. Probabilities for an event and stochastic variables. Independent and
dependent stochastic variables. Conditional probability. Univariate and multivariate probability distributions. The most important classes of univariate probability distributions. Extreme
variables. Point estimation, interval estimation and hypothesis testing for one and two sample
data. Simple linear regression.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge. The student knows the mathematical basis for probability and statistical inference, can recognise simple statistical standard situations in technology and natural sciences, and know how these situations can best be analysed. Furthermore the student understands
the concepts of statistics and probability sufficient to be able to communicate with a trained statistician in more complicated situations.

2. Skills. The student can calculate probabilities for events in simple situations. Further, the student can apply his or her knowledge of probability and statistics to recognise and analyse data from simple statistical situations in technology and natural sciences, if necessary with the use of mathematical software. Furthermore, the student is able to communicate with a trained statistician in more complicated situations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, recommended problems and compulsory exercises partly using computers (Matlab). Written final examination is the basis for the grade awarded in the course. Retake of examination may be given as
an oral examination.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MET1002 7.5 2017-08-01
SIF5060 3.7
SIF5062 7.5
ST0101 3.7
ST0103 7.5 2009-09-01
ST0201 3.7
ST0202 7.5 2008-09-01
ST1101 3.7
ST1201 3.7
ST6200 3.7 2008-09-01
ST6201 3.7 2008-09-01
TMA4240 7.5



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring Written examination 100/100 C 2017-05-24 09:00 R D1-185 Datasal
Summer Written examination 100/100 C
* The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.