Statistical Methods - An Introduction

Statistics - An Introduction

The Lecture will take place in presence here:

Lecture: Wednesdays, 12:15-13:45, starting on April, 17th, Universitäts-Sternwarte, Scheinerstrasse 1, 003

Make sure you register for this course on Statistics - An Introduction.

The main course webpage will be on Moodle here. You will obtain the enrollment key upon registrastion in LSF.

In addition to the lecture in presence there will be a live stream and a recording (details provided on Moodle)

Lecture notes - will be provided on Moodle.


The course will mainly follow the book:
"Data Analysis: A Bayesian Tutorial"
D.S. Sivia (with J. Skilling)
Oxford Science Publications
(available as e-book from the LMU library)

The statistical distributions are discussed in:

"Statistical Data Analysis"
G. Cowan
Oxford Science Publications

The MCMC chapter is inspired by:

"Markov Chain Monte Carlo in Practice"
W.R. Gilks, S. Richardson and D.J. Spiegelhalter
Chapman & Hall/CRC

A nice general introduction to probability:
Probability Theory - The Logic of Science
E. T. Jaynes
Cambridge Univeristy Press
(available as e-book from the LMU library)

Problem sheets will be provided on LMU Moodle.