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(dt. Statistik)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Intermediate module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (3 SWS), recitation class (1 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises.
Examination type: Written or oral examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course B.Sc. Mathematics.
Original study programme B.Sc. Mathematik / Mathematik Wahlpflichtmodule
One semester,
Regelmäßig im Wechsel mit anderen intermediate moduleen
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Markus Bibinger, Prof. Dr. Hajo Holzmann


Depending on the specific lecture

Selected topics of multivariate statistics will be discussed, with a different focus depending on the specific lecture. Possible topics include regression analysis, cluster analysis, principal component analysis (pca), multivariate density estimation, variable selection and discriminant analysis.

Qualification Goals

The students shall

  • learn about important statistical methods and be able to analyse them mathematically,
  • be able to apply the procedures to data,
  • further develop their understanding of data analysis and statistics,
  • improve their oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Elementary Stochastics, Internship Stochastics.

Recommended Reading

  • Izenman, A. J. (2008) Modern multivariate statistical techniques. Springer
  • Weitere Literatur abhängig von der Veranstaltung

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Wintersemester 2022/23. 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:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.