Statistics for Masters Students, Summer Semester 2018
Prof. Dr. Dirk Metzler
Every Monday from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and
every Thursday from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm in room D00.013.
The exam will be on 12. July in the afternoon.
You will have 90 minutes to answer the questions. Participants can
bring nonprogrammable pocket calculators an their personal assortment of
formulas on an A4 sheet. This A4 can have any contents on both sides BUT ONLY
IN YOUR OWN HANDWRITING! (no copy, not printout, not another person's
handwriting)
Material will be added during the course. Here is the course material from 2017. Please note that the handouts will not form a complete script. They only summarize the contents of the slides shown during the lecture. You will need to complement the handouts with your own notes during the lecture and read text books.
1. Descriptive Statistics, bluearea.csv
2. Standard Error
3. Basics from Stochastics
sheet0.pdf
sheet1.pdf, swarth1.txt
sheet2.pdf
sheet3.pdf, sem_cll.R
Examples of R commands:
R_intro.R,
FinchesSulloway.txt, swarth1.txt
There are several graphical user interfaces for, as for example RStudio.

D. Freedman, R. Pisani, R. Purves: Statistics (4. Ed.), Norton
(2007)

P. Dalgaard: Introductory Statistics with R,
Springer (2008)

M. J. Crawley: Statistics: an introduction using R,
Wiley and Sons (2005)

A.F. Zuur, E.N. Ieno, N.J. Walker, A.A. Saveliev, G.M. Smith: Mixed
Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R, Springer (2009)
Last Change: Dirk Metzler, 24. April 2018