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Postgraduate course

Limit Theorems in Probability Theory

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeSTAT221
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
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Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

This course gives an introduction to asymptotic methods in statistics. Types of convergence such as convergence in probability, convergence with probability one and convergence in distribution are discussed. A version of the law of large numbers and the Lindeberg central limit theorem are proved. The theory applied to maximum likelihood.

Learning Outcomes

The purpose of the course is to give the basics of asymptotic analysis in statistics and probability.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

MAT112 Calculus II, STAT110 Basic Course in Statistics, and STAT210 Theory of Statistical Inference

Forms of Assessment

Oral examination

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.