MU11185 Applied Statistics II

Mathematical Institute in Opava
Summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Samuel Joshua Roth, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Tesarčík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Oldřich Stolín, Ph.D.
Mathematical Institute in Opava
Mon 13:05–14:40 202
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MU11185/01: Wed 16:25–17:10 RZ, J. Tesarčík
( MU20027 Strategic Management and Forec || MU11160 Applied Statistics ) && TYP_STUDIA ( B )
The student is supposed to be acquainted with the material covered in Applied statistics.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course Applied Statistics consists of lectures and tutorials whose goal is to introduce students to Bayesian statistics and its practical methods.
  • 1. Statistical models.
    2. The geometry of the space of probability distributions.
    3. Singular statistical models.
    4. Variational Bayesian methods.
    5. Hierarchical models
    6. Pseudo-Bayesian methods: Expectation-maximization algorithm. Empirical Bayesian methods.
    7. First encounter with stochastic differential equations.
    8. Kalman filters.
    9. Dynamic filters.
    10. Purposeful control under random influences.
    required literature
  • Christian P. Robert. The Bayesian choice: From decision-theoretic foundations to computational implementation. New York, 2007. info
    recommended literature
  • Sumio Watanabe. Algebraic geometry and statistical learning theory. New York, 2009. ISBN 9780521864671. info
  • Amari, Shun-ichi and Nagaoka, Hiroshi. Methods of Information Geometry. Oxford University Press, AMS, 2007. info
  • Christian P. Robert and George Casella. Monte Carlo statistical methods. New York, 2004. info
    not specified
  • Karl Friston and Klaas Stephan and Baojuan Li and Jean Daunizeau. Generalised Filtering, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 621670. 2010. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Requirements to pass the course:
Satisfactory completion of all assigned exercises with at most two exceptions.
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Domácí příprava na výuku24
Příprava na zápočet8
Příprava na zkoušku16

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