Course code GMUJ210

GMUJ210 Parameter Estimation

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Course responsible: Ola Øvstedal
Teachers: Jon Glenn Omholt Gjevestad
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Optimal estimation of parameters (e.g. coordinates). Methods to detect outliers in observations. Quantification of integrity in the form of computed numbers for reliability. Introduction to sequential methods and Kalman filtering.
Learning outcome:
Master parameter estimation and propagation of errors. Have knowledge of and ability to carry out outlier detection and reliability analyses, sequential adjustment and Kalman filtering. Have knowledge of robust estimation, conditional adjustment and parameter adjustment with conditions.
Learning activities:
Lectures and exercises.
Teaching support:
Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance. It will also be possible to communicate directly with the course teacher by appointment during office hours.

Ghilani, C.D., Adjustment computations - Spatial data analysis, Fifth edition, Wiley, 

ISBN 978-0-470-46491-5.

Supplementary literature in the form of lecture notes and articles (made available on the course website).

MATH113 or MATH131, STAT100
Recommended prerequisites:
GMLM102, GMLM213
Mandatory activity:
Compulsory exercises.
Final written examination of 3.5 hours.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: 52 hours. Exercises: 52 hours.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: All types of calculators, all other aids.
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått