MATE-1501 Statistics I (Social Sciences)

Introductory course whose objective is to provide descriptive and inference tools to handle data in a social experiment to reach conclusions on the behavior of an individual as regards his/her social, political, economic environment, etc. Content: basic terms, Descriptive analysis, histograms, ogives, measures of central tendency, dispersion, graph interpretation. Introduction to probability: Definition of event, probability density function and its rules, mutually exclusive events, independent events, conditional probability. Discrete random variables, binomial distribution, standard deviation and mean of binomial distribution, standard normal distribution. Central limit theorem and applications. Point and interval estimation of one mean, two means, one and two proportions. Hypothesis testing of one and two means, and one and two proportions. Independence testing.




Rocuts Schweitzer