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Spring 2021  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 2nd Semester  ›  Statistics

Statistics II, Group B-C2

Course Code:
QUANT202
Lecturers:
Dr. Clemens Buchen
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
2,0
Term:
Spring 2021
Language:
Englisch
Credits:
3.0
(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
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Thursday, 11/03/2021
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Thursday, 18/03/2021
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Thursday, 15/04/2021
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Monday, 19/04/2021
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Friday, 30/04/2021
09:00 AM till 12:00 PM
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, Springer

Weiss, 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.
Exam
Statistics I
90