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Course syllabus B1-ZKM - Basic kvantitative methods (FCE - SS 2019/2020)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: B1-ZKM
Course unit title: Basic kvantitative methods
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (6 credits)
Course contents:
• Population and sample. Discrete and continuous randpm variables.
• Summary statistics, estimators and confidence intervals of parameters of population (average, mode, median, standard deviation, confidence intervals...)
• Graphical visualisation of samples, histogram, box-plot ...
• Random variable, continuous and discrete distributions of random variables.
• Probability functions, empirical and theoretical cumulative distribution functions, basic types of probability functions used in landscape engineering.
• Estimators of momenta and basic methods of fitting of probability functions. Crteria of quality of fitting including graphical methods.
• Introduction into hypotesis testing. Structure of hypothesis testing. Examples of tests: t-test, chi^2-test.
• Correlation and regression analysis. Assumptions (normality, independence, linearity, homoscedascity...) a diagnozis of linear regression (r, R-square adjusted and normalized, RMSE, MAE, AIC etc.). Outliers, influential observation
• Algorithms for the choice of variables in multivariable linear regression (stepwise regression, lasso)


Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 04/16/2019.

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