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Statistics II, Group A-C1

Course code
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2021
Dr. Clemens Buchen
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.
The course Statistics II covers problems and methods of inferential statistics. The following topics will be discussed:
  • Basics of point and interval estimation
  • Hypothesis tests
  • Linear regression
  • Analysis of variance
Date Time
Monday, 08.03.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 22.03.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 08.04.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 12.04.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Friday, 30.04.2021 09:00 - 12:00
Upon completion of the course Statistics II students will have a basic understanding of the tools of inferential statistics. How can we draw conclusions for a population from a sample? Students will be able to understand which tests and methods should be applied to which data problems. Furthermore, students will be aware of the limits and potential pitfalls of data analysis, in particular in terms of correlation versus causation.
Heumann, Christian, Schomaker, Michael, Shalabh, 2016,Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis, SpringerWeiss, Neil A.,Introductory Statistics, Pearson (several editions)
In class we cover the basic ideas and theories. To this end, we will use both many examples and some theoretical and formal reasoning. Moreover, assignments and problem sets will be provided for further application and study.
Statistik I
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