lstat2011  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
3 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
Legrand Catherine;
This course reviews the prerequisites in mathematics for the courses of the certificates and masters in statistics. 
On particular, fundamental concepts of combinatory analysis, matrix algebra, analysis of single and multiple variables functions (including limits, derivatives and integrals). 
Teaching methods
Formal lectures and exercices sessions
Evaluation methods
Written exam - 2 hours - closed book - Form with formula and simple calculator allowed.
Theoretical questions and exercices.
One (non-mandatory) dispensatory evaluation at the beginning of the course and one (mandatory)  evaluation test organised at the end of the course. 
Online resources
Moodle Website - LSTAT2011: Eléments de mathématiques pour la statistique
Wackerly et al. (2002) Mathematical Statistics with Applications
Dowling E.T. (1995) Mathématiques pour l’économiste
Dodge Y. (2007) Mathématiques de base pour économistes
Lecoutre J.P. (1998) Statistique et probabilités
Teaching materials
  • Transparents du cours disponible sur Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Certificat d'université : Statistique et sciences des données (15/30 crédits)