Statistics

Landscape Management
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 TP

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Basics of algebraic calculus.

Objectives
At the end of the term the students should be able to process and analyse data, particularly with regard to economic indicators, with special emphasis on market research analysis.

Program
1. Descriptive statistics. Descriptive measures and frequency distributions. 2. Combinatorial analysis 3. Probability and random variables. 4. Simple linear regression and correlation.

Evaluation Methodology
The same methodology is used for both tests and examinations: 1 written closed-book test marked 0/20 comprising all the subject matters taught during the semester.

Bibliography
- Reis, E. (2009). Estatística Descritiva. Portugal: Edições Sílabo
- Spiegel, M. e Srinivasan, A. e Schiller, J. (2008). Probability and Statistics. USA: Schaum´s Outline
- Anderson, D. e Sweeney, D. e Williams, T. (2008). Statistics for Business and Economics. USA: South Western College Pub.

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials focused on problem-solving exercises.

Software used in class