MSF100, Statistical Inference Principles, Spring 18

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Welcome to the course! The schedule for the course can be found in TimeEdit.

7/12: The first meeting to fix the schedule of the course is on Monday, January 15, 8:00 in MVH:11.

Teachers

Course coordinator: Annika Lang


Course literature

Casella/Berger: Statistical Inference (2nd edition)

Hogg/McKean/Craig: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (Person New International Edition 7e)

Migon/Gamerman/Louzada: Statistical Inference: An Integrated Approach (2nd edition)

Wasserman: All of Statistics

Program

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Computer labs



Reference literature:

Learning MATLAB, Tobin A. Driscoll ISBN: 978-0-898716-83-2 (The book is published by SIAM).

Course requirements

The learning goals of the course can be found in the course plan.

Assignments

Weekly assignments are given and due every TBA. Students present the solutions in weekly exercise classes and are requested to be able to present solutions for XY% of the exercises. The assignments consist of a combination of theoretical exercises and programming tasks which can be implemented in the preferred programming language.

Examination

Besides the assignments (2.5 hp) a written 4 hour exam (5 hp) has to be passed on TBA in TBA. To pass the exam 50% of the tasks have to be solved correctly.

Examination procedures

In Chalmers Student Portal you can read about when exams are given and what rules apply on exams at Chalmers. In addition to that, there is a schedule when exams are given for courses at University of Gothenburg.

Before the exam, it is important that you sign up for the examination. If you study at Chalmers, you will do this by the Chalmers Student Portal, and if you study at University of Gothenburg, you sign up via GU's Student Portal, where you also can read about what rules apply to examination at University of Gothenburg.

At the exam, you should be able to show valid identification.

After the exam has been graded, you can see your results in Ladok by logging on to your Student portal.

At the annual (regular) examination:
When it is practical, a separate review is arranged. The date of the review will be announced here on the course homepage. Anyone who can not participate in the review may thereafter retrieve and review their exam at the Mathematical Sciences Student office. Check that you have the right grades and score. Any complaints about the marking must be submitted in writing at the office, where there is a form to fill out.

At re-examination:
Exams are reviewed and retrieved at the Mathematical Sciences Student office. Check that you have the right grades and score. Any complaints about the marking must be submitted in writing at the office, where there is a form to fill out.

Old exams

Exam 2014 and solution

Exam 2016 and solution