# 2023/2024

## Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To introduce the student to concepts and ideas within statistics and how statistics can be applied to problems relevant to engineers in “ITCOM”.

### Learning objectives

#### Knowledge

• Must have knowledge about fundamental concepts in probability, including conditional probability and independence.
• Must have knowledge about discrete and continuous random variables and relevant properties of these
• Must have knowledge about various examples of descriptive statistics, e.g. histograms and scatterplots.
• Must have knowledge about statistical inference, including estimation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.
• Must have knowledge about important statistical models, like linear regression (simple and multiple), analysis of variance, logistic regression and log-linear models (in particular contingency tables).

#### Skills

• Must be able to, given specific data, specify a relevant statistical model and account for the assumptions and limitations of the chosen model.
• Must be able to use relevant software for carrying out the statistical analysis of given data and be able to interpret the results of the analysis

#### Competences

• Must be able to judge the applicability of statistics within own area.
• Must be capable of performing a critical judgement of the results of a statistical analysis.
• Must be capable of communicating the results of a statistical analysis to people with no or little background within statistics.

### Type of instruction

Lectures in combination with practical exercises and self-study or similar.

## Exam

### Exams

 Name of exam Introduction to Probability Theory and Statistics Type of exam Written or oral exam ECTS 5 Assessment 7-point grading scale Type of grading Internal examination Criteria of assessment The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

## Facts about the module

 Danish title Introduktion til sandsynlighedsregning og statistik Module code ESNITCOB4K3 Module type Course Duration 1 semester Semester Spring ECTS 5 Language of instruction English Empty-place Scheme Yes Location of the lecture Campus Copenhagen Responsible for the module Ove Kjeld Andersen

## Organisation

 Study Board Study Board of Electronics and IT Department Department of Electronic Systems Faculty The Technical Faculty of IT and Design