﻿ Probabilities and Statistics - Auditoria e FiscalidadeInstituto Politécnico de Tomar

# IPT

Ano Letivo: 2014/15

## Probabilities and Statistics

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP , Cód. 963809.

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should have gained critical skills and be able to
analyse data and make appropriate decisions. Special emphasis is
placed on economical data analysis.

Program
I - Descriptive Statistics 1.1 Definitions 1.2. location, dispersion, assymetry and kurtosis measures II - Probabilities 2.1 Definitions 2.2 Conditional Probability and Bayes Theorem III - Probability Distribution 3.1 Discrete Random Variables 3.2 Continuous Random Variables IV - Estimation and Hypothesis Testing 4.1 Point Estimation 4.2 Confidence Intervals 4.3 Level of significance 4.4 Tests for various parameters V - Linear Regression 5.1 Introduction. Scatterplots 5.2. Minimum square method 5.3. Prediction 5.4 Degree of association between the variables

Evaluation Methodology
Final written test (classification from 0 to 20) of all syllabus contents. A minimum mark of 10/20 exempts students from final examination.

Bibliography
- Barroso, M. e Sampaio, E. e Ramos, M. (2010). Exercícios de Estatística descritiva para as Ciências Sociais. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo, ISBN: 978-972-618-567-3
- Murteira, B. e Ribeiro, C. (2010). Instrodução à Estatística. Lisboa: Escolar Editora, ISBN: 9789725922828
- Reis, E. (2009). Estatística Descritiva. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo, ISBN: 978-972-618-476-8
- Santos, C. (2010). Estatística Descritiva. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo, ISBN: 978-972-618-605-2

Teaching Method
Lectures

Software used in class
Excel