Mathematics III

Information and Communication Technologies, Publication in the Diário da República - Plano 4 - 2010/2011

4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP


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Students will be provided with in-depth expertise in Probabilities and Statistics, which are crucial in a technology course to understand the role of statistical data analysis in the decision-making process and related risks.

1. What is statistics?
2. Data analysis, representation and reduction.
3. Sampling.
4. Introduction to probabilities.
5. Random variables.
6. Theoretical Distributions.
7. Introduction to estimation.
8. Hypothesis tests.
9. Simple linear regression.

Evaluation Methodology
Mid-term assessment: three tests with a minimum of 7/20 in at least two tests.
Final assessment: final exam.


Method of interaction
Theoretical classes involving description, explanation and exemplification of concepts and methods.
Theoretical and practical sessions including problem-solving.

Software used in class