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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Probability and Statistics

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Code Completion Credits Range
B0B01PST Z,ZK 7 4+2
Lecturer:
Petr Hájek, Mirko Navara (guarantor)
Tutor:
Petr Hájek, Mirko Navara (guarantor), Miroslav Korbelář, Matěj Novotný, Ladislav Průcha
Supervisor:
Department of Mathematics
Synopsis:

Basics of probability theory and mathematical statistics. Includes descriptions of probability, random variables and their distributions, characteristics and operations with random variables. Basics of mathematical statistics: Point and interval estimates, methods of parameters estimation and hypotheses testing, least squares method. Basic notions and results of the theory of Markov chains.

Requirements:

Linear Algebra, Calculus, Discrete Mathematics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic notions of probability theory. Kolmogorov model of probability. Independence, conditional probability, Bayes formula.

2. Random variables and their description. Random vector. Probability distribution function.

3. Quantile function. Mixture of random variables.

4. Characteristics of random variables and their properties. Operations with random variables. Basic types of distributions.

5. Characteristics of random vectors. Covariance, correlation. Chebyshev inequality. Law of large numbers. Central limit theorem.

6. Basic notions of statistics. Sample mean, sample variance. Interval estimates of mean and variance.

7. Method of moments, method of maximum likelihood. EM algorithm.

8. Hypotheses testing. Tests of mean and variance.

9. Goodness-of-fit tests.

10. Tests of correlation, non-parametic tests.

11. Discrete random processes. Stationary processes. Markov chains.

12. Classification of states of Markov chains.

13. Asymptotic properties of Markov chains. Overview of applications.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Elementary probability.

2. Kolmogorov model of probability. Independence, conditional probability, Bayes formula.

3. Mixture of random variables.

4. Mean. Unary operations with random variables.

5. Dispersion (variance). Random vector, joint distribution. Binary operations with random variables.

6. Sample mean, sample variance. Chebyshev inequality. Central limit theorem.

7. Interval estimates of mean and variance.

8. Method of moments, method of maximum likelihood.

9. Hypotheses testing. Goodness-of-fit tests.

10. Tests of correlation. Non-parametic tests.

11. Discrete random processes. Stationary processes. Markov chains.

12. Classification of states of Markov chains.

13. Asymptotic properties of Markov chains.

Study Objective:

Basics of probability theory and their application in statistical estimates and tests.

The use of Markov chains in modeling.

Study materials:

[1] Wasserman, L.: All of Statistics: A Concise Course in Statistical Inference. Springer Texts in Statistics, Corr. 2nd printing, 2004.

[2] Papoulis, A., Pillai, S.U.: Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes. McGraw-Hill, Boston, USA, 4th edition, 2002.

[3] Mood, A.M., Graybill, F.A., Boes, D.C.: Introduction to the Theory of Statistics. 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1974.

Note:
Further information:
http://cmp.felk.cvut.cz/~navara/stat/
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:A4-204
Průcha L.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.105)

Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:A4-204
Průcha L.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.104)

Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:D3-209
Navara M.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
roomT2:A4-204
Průcha L.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.106)

Dejvice
Učebna
Tue
roomT2:D3-309
Navara M.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
Fri
roomKN:E-126
Korbelář M.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Karlovo nám.
Trnkova posluchárna K5
roomKN:E-126
Korbelář M.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Karlovo nám.
Trnkova posluchárna K5
roomKN:E-126

16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Karlovo nám.
Trnkova posluchárna K5
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:C3-54
Novotný M.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Posluchárna
roomT2:C3-54
Novotný M.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Dejvice
Posluchárna
roomKN:E-126
Novotný M.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Karlovo nám.
Trnkova posluchárna K5
roomKN:E-126

16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.104)

Karlovo nám.
Trnkova posluchárna K5
Tue
Fri
roomKN:E-107
Hájek P.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Zengerova posluchárna K1
Thu
roomT2:D3-309
Hájek P.
10:00–11:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-07-23
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4681506.html