TMA4285 - Time Series


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

Autoregressive and moving average based models for stationary and non-stationary time series. Parameter estimation. Model identification. Forecasting. ARCH and GARCH models for volatility. State space models (linear dynamic models) and the Kalman filter.

Learning outcome

1. Knowledge. The student knows the theoretical basis for modelling and analysis of time series data from engineering and finance. This includes knowledge about autoregressive and moving average models for stationary and non-stationary time series, and to know how to do model identification, parameter estimation and forecasting in such models. It also includes knowledge about ARCH and GARCH models for volatility, state space models (linear dynamic models) and the Kalman filter. 2. Skills. The student is able to use his or her knowledge about various time series models to fit models to observed time series data from engineering and finance, and to make forecasts based on the same data.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. Written final examination is the basis for the grade awarded in the course. The lectures may be given in English. 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.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Retake of examination may be given as an oral examination.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF5079 7.5

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

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 *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 C 2022-12-21 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 2
SL123 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL110 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 27
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.

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