#### Explanatory Data Analysis group

### Statistics

- Prospectus
- 16-17, 17-18
- Level
- BSc, 6 EC
- Part of
- Computer Science, Computer Science & Biology, Computer Science & Economy, minor Data Science
- Language
- Dutch
- Lecturer
- Matthijs van Leeuwen
- Assistants
- Hugo Manuel Proença, Sander van Rijn
- For students
- All material, including slides and exercises, and announcements will be communicated through Blackboard.
- Contents
In this course, primarily aimed at Computer Science students, we cover the basics of statistics, the fundamental 'data science' that researches the description and analysis of data. The focus is on learning how to correctly apply statistical methods, not on their mathematical justification.

The following provides a high-level overview of the lectures of the course:

- Introduction
- Data and probability
- Descriptive statistics
- Random variables and probability distributions
- Discussion on 1st assignment, more probability distributions
- Estimation
- Hypothesis testing
- Comparing two groups
- Assocations between categorical variables
- Regression and correlation
- Multiple regression and correlation
- Advanced topics
- Analyse the analysis, Q&A

- Literature
- Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, Alan Agresti and Barbara Finlay, Fourth Edition, Pearson Education, IBSN 0-13-713150-X (
*hardcopy is mandatory if you want to use it during the open book exam*)