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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11711008 - Probability theory (Cálculo de probabilidades)

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DEGREE: Grado en Estadística y empresa
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Probability theory
CODE: 11711008 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: MARTÍNEZ RODRÍGUEZ, ANA MARÍA
DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 045 E-MAIL: ammartin@ujaen.es P: 953212929
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. Introduction to probability.
  2. Univariate random variables.
  3. Characteristics of univariate random variables.
  4. Discrete univariate probability distributions.
  5. Continuous univariate probability distributions.
  6. Multivariate random variables.
  7. Characteristics of multivariate random variables.
  8. Conditional expectation. Regression and correlation.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The lessons are given in Spanish and they are divided in:

  • Theoretical lessons, where the theoretical contents are developed by the teacher. The theoretical contents are illustrated by examples.
  • Practical sessions, where the students must solve some problems and exercises. 

  • When appropriate, the students will be trained to use adequate statistical software. 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The student's final mark is the weighted average of the marks obtained in the following items:

  • A final written exam, where the students must answer some short theoretical questions and solve some exercises (weight: 80%).
  • Exercises resolution on the blackboard and in-class tests to evaluate the skills learnt by the students (weight: 20%).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Introduction to probability and statistics for engineers and scientists. Edition: 5th ed. Author: Ross, Sheldon M. Publisher: Boston, etc. : Elsevier, 2014  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Probability and statistics with R. Edition: 2nd edition. Author: Ugarte, María Dolores. Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, cop. 2016  (Library)