Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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401-3632-00L  Computational Statistics

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersM. H. Maathuis
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractComputational Statistics deals with modern statistical methods of data analysis (aka "data science") for prediction and inference. The course provides an overview of existing methods. The course is hands-on, and methods are applied using the statistical programming language R.
ObjectiveIn this class, the student obtains an overview of modern statistical methods for data analysis, including their algorithmic aspects and theoretical properties. The methods are applied using the statistical programming language R.
ContentSee the class website
Prerequisites / NoticeAt least one semester of (basic) probability and statistics.

Programming experience is helpful but not required.