Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS I|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Michaelmas term|
|Contact Hours||Lecture hours: 22Lab hours: 2Tutorial hours: 9Total hours: 33|
|Module Personnel||Lecturing staff: Arthur White|
At the end of this module students should be able to:
To introduce students to the elementary ideas of probability and the use of simple probability models
Elementary probability ideas;discrete probability models, including binomial, hypergeometric, geometric, Poisson; continuous distributions including Normal, uniform and exponential; expectations and variances of random variables; combining random variables; sampling distributions.
|Recommended Reading List|
% Exam: 100% or % Coursework: 10% + 90% exam. Description of assessment & assessment regulations. The final mark is either the examination mark or a weighted average of examination and coursework, whichever is higher.
|Academic Year of Data||2014/15|