ILP407 Quantitative methods
Showing course contents for the educational year 2015 - 2016 .
Course responsible: Dag Einar Sommervoll
Teachers: Petter Andreas Næss
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Teaching language: EN, NO
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Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2015-2016
PhD students from ILP or other Faculty of Social Science departments
The course gives a brief introduction to presentation and analysis of numerical data. Main topics are regression, stochastic processes, law of large number and the central limit theorem .
The course provides the participants with ways to present and analyze data. In particular, it provides insight into how to choose an apropriate way to analyze data given a specific research question.
Lectures and exercises.
Basic knowledge in EXCEL
It is an advantage to know elementary statistical notions (as found in Mattespettboka Statistikk (author Dag Einar Sommervoll).
24 hour home exam, essay regarding use of statistical methods and final oral exam
Participants must be part of a PhD programme
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått