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

**Syllabus**

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University: | Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava |

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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.*