 CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
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2023/2024

# Selected statistical methods

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MI-VSM Z,ZK 8 4P+2C Czech
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Department of Applied Mathematics
Synopsis:

Summary of probability theory;

Multivariate normal distribution;

Entropy and its application to coding;

Statistical tests: T-tests, goodness of fit tests, independence test;

Random processes - stacionarity;

Markov chains and limiting properties;

Queuing theory

Requirements:

Basics of probability and statistics, multivariable calculus, and linear algebra.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Summary of basic terms of probability theory

2. Random variables

3. Random vectors

4. Multivariate normal distribution

5. Entropy for discrete distribution

6. Application of entropy in coding theory

7. Entropy of continuous distribution

8. Summary of basic terms of statistics

9. Paired and Two-sample T-test,

10. Goodness of fit tests,

11. Independence test, contingency table

12. Estimation od PDF and CDF

13. Gaussian mixtures and EM algorithm

14. Random processes - stacionarity

15. Random processes - examples (Gaussian, Poisson)

16. Memory-less distributions, exponential race

17. Markov chain with discrete time

18. Markov chain with discrete time - state classiffication

19. Markov chain with discrete time - stationarity

20. Markov chain with discrete time - parameters estimation

21 MCMC

22. Markov chain with continuous time

23. Markov chain with continuous time - Kolmogorov equations

24. Queuing theory, Little theorem

25. Queuing systems M/M/1 and M/M/m

26. Queuing systems M/G/infty

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Revision lesson: basics of probability

2. Random vectors, multivariate normal distribution

3. Entropy and coding theory

4. Entropy, mutual information

5. T-tests

6. Goodness of fit tests, independence test

7. Estimation od PDF and CDF

8. Random processes, Poisson

9. Markov chain with discrete time - stationarity

10. Markov chain with discrete time - state classiffication

11. Exponential race

12. Markov chain with continuous time

13. Queuing theory

Study Objective:

The goal of the course is to introduce to the students advanced probabilistic and statistical methods used in information technology praxis.

Study materials:

1. Cover, T. M. - Thomas, J. A. : Elements of Information Theory (2nd Edition). Wiley, 2006. ISBN 978-0-471-24195-9.

2. Durrett, R. : Essentials of Stochastic Processes. Springer, 1999. ISBN 978-0387988368.

3. Grimmett, G. - Stirzaker, D. : Probability and Random Processes (3rd Edition). Oxford University Press Inc., 2001. ISBN 978-0-19-857222-0.

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