TMA4267 - Linear Statistical Models


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Random vectors. Multivariate normal distribution. Multiple linear regression. Analysis of variance. Multiple hypothesis testing. Design of experiments.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge. The student has strong theoretical knowledge about the most popular statistical models and methods that are used in science and technology, with emphasis on regression-type statistical models. The statistical properties of the multivariate normal distribution are well known to the student, and the student is familiar with the role of the multivariate normal distribution within linear statistical models. 2. Skills. The student knows how to design an experiment and how to collect informative data of high quality to study a phenomenon of interest. Subsequently, the student is able to choose a suitable statistical model, apply sound statistical methods, and perform the analyses using statistical software. The student knows how to present the results from the statistical analyses, and how to draw conclusions about the phenomenon under study.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and a written exam. The lectures may be given in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Retake of examination may be given as an oral examination. If the course is taught in English, the exam may be given only in English. Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMA4255 5.0 AUTUMN 2008
TMA4260 5.0 AUTUMN 2008
TMA4270 2.5 AUTUMN 2008
ST2202 5.0 AUTUMN 2008
SIF5068 5.0 AUTUMN 2008
SIF5038 2.5 AUTUMN 2008

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Statistics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mathematical Sciences


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 C 2024-05-30 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 Sluppenvegen 14 84
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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