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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

450 - Degree in Marketing and Market Research

27610 - Statistics II

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Academic Year:
27610 - Statistics II
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
450 - Degree in Marketing and Market Research
First semester
Subject Type:

5.3. Syllabus

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Lesson 1: Discrete probability distributions.

Random variables. Discrete and continuous random variable. Probability distribution or mass function. Binomial, Hypergeometric and Poisson distributions.


Lesson 2: Continuous probability distributions.

Continuous random variable. Probability density function. Uniform and Exponential distributions. Normal distribution and related to normal distributions.


Lesson 3: Basic notions of sampling theory.

Sampling from a population. Sampling methods. Sampling distribution of statistics: Monte Carlo method. Asymptotic behavior of sampling moments. Sample-size determination.


Lesson 4: Point estimators and Interval estimation

Estimation. Building estimators: method of moments and maximum likelihood estimates. Properties of estimators.

Confidence interval. Methods of finding interval estimators. Confidence intervals for parameters of normal distribution. Some applications.


Lesson 5: Parametric hypotheses.

Basic concepts: Simple, compound, null and alternative hypotheses, significance level, power of a test. Tests of the mean and variance of a normal distribution, tests of the population proportion.


Lesson 6: Two-sample hypothesis tests.

Independent and dependent samples. Comparing proportions, means and variances: confidence intervals and tests of statistical hypotheses.