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Internship Statistics
(dt. Praktikum zur Statistik)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Practical module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Internship (2 SWS),
90 hours (30 h attendance, 60 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
Course requirement: None, but attendance is compulsory.
Examination type: The examination consists of an oral presentation with a written assignment.
Das Modul ist unbenotet gemäß der Prüfungsordnung für den Studiengang B.Sc. Computer Sciences.
Original study programme B.Sc. Informatik / Mathematik Pflichtmodule
One semester,
Jeweils im Sommersemester / als Blockveranstaltung in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit im Frühjahr
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Dominik Heider


The practical course is based on the statistics software ''R''. First, the functionalities of ''R'' are introduced. Subsequently, the theory is briefly introduced to the topics listed below. The methods introduced are investigated with ''R'' on the basis of simulations and applied to data sets.

Topics (only a selection is covered)

  • Basics in dealing with R
  • Random variables and their simulation
  • descriptive statistics and graphics
  • Point and interval estimation
  • Statistical hypothesis tests
  • Analysis of multivariate data
  • Linear Regression
  • Covariance and variance analysis
  • Generalized linear models

Qualification Goals

The students shall

  • learn how to use the statistics software R,
  • be able to investigate statistical methods by means of suitable simulations,
  • be able to apply appropriate statistical methods to given data sets and problems,
  • to process the results obtained in an appropriate manner in writing,
  • gain experience in teamwork and work organisation during the development of tasks.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Basic Linear Algebra, Basic Real Analysis, Introduction to Statistics.

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Wintersemester 2019/20. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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