Course syllabus RRAS - Applied Statistics (FRDIS - SS 2013/2014)


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Course code:
RRAS
Course title in Czech:
Applied Statistics
Course title in English: Applied Statistics
Semester:
SS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Applied Statistics and Demography (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Božena Bodečková (instructor)
Ing. Veronika Jadczaková, Ph.D. (instructor)
prof. Ing. Bohumil Minařík, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Lukáš Nevěděl, Ph.D. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Kristina Somerlíková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Acquirement of theoretical knowledge and basic calculation procedures in the field of descriptive statistics, assessment of relationships between numerical and categorical variables, description of time series and statistical comparisons as applied to social and economic processes. Skills to use statistical tools and functions of Microsoft Excell package.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction into statistics (allowance 2/4)
 
a.
The term of statistics, methods, terminology, stages of statistical investigation
b.
Statistical means of expressing results, tables and diagrams
c.
Univariate statistical series, distribution of frequencies, variable classification
d.
Important values: extremes, mode, quantiles
e.
Analysis of structure, Lorenz curve and Gini index

2.Descriptive statistics (allowance 4/10)
 
a.
Measuring the location and variability
b.Moments and system of moment characteristics
c.
Basic types of statistical dependencies, terminology
d.Regression and the least squares method, correlation index, determination
e.
Simple linear correlation, joint regression lines and correlation coefficient
f.Classification of categorical data, analysis of contingency tables

3.Statistical dynamics (allowance 6/14)
 
a.
Time series, definition, types, derived time series
b.Elementary characteristics of dynamic events; moving averages
c.
Description of trend; trivial model of seasonality; assessment of model quality
d.Measurements and comparisons of magnitude of particular events, types of quantities for comparisons, definitions and types of relative numbers
e.Indices in wide and narrow sense, concept, types. Individual complex indices
f.
Aggregate indices, value index and related indices, decomposition of indices and corresponding absolute differences

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice
28 h
preparation for exam42 h
preparation for regular assessment
14 h
preparation for regular testing
28 h
elaboration of reports
28 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
Solution of 6 practical examples to be solved individually and 2 partial tests (collectively, they may grant some extra points to final exam results) within semester. 60-minute written exam, 50 % theory, 50 % examples, with 50% pass rate each.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
HINDLS, R. et al. Statistika pro ekonomy. 8th ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2007. 415 p. ISBN 978-80-86946-43-6.
MINAŘÍK, B. Statistika I: popisná statistika. 3rd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7375-152-4.
MAREK, L. et al. Statistika pro ekonomy: aplikace. 2nd ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2007. 485 p. ISBN 978-80-86946-40-5.

Recommended:
Minařík, B. Statistika. E-learningová studijní opora ve formátu PDF (dostupná v UIS).

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Field of study B-RD-SEDR Socioeconomic and Environmental Development of Regions, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 02/03/2014.

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