BSc in Computer science (Università degli Studi di Milano)

BSc in Digital communication (Università degli Studi di Milano)

BSc in Computer science and music (Università degli Studi di Milano)


The course aim at introducing the fundamentals of descriptive statistics, probability and parametric inferential statistics.

Expected results

Students will be able to carry out basic explorative analyses and inferences on datasets, they will know the main probability distributions and will be able to understand statistical analyses conducted by others; moreover, they will know simple methods for the problem of binary classification, and will be able to evaluate their performances. The students will also acquire the fundamental competences for studying more sophisticated techniques for data analysis and data modeling.

Information

Date Info
19/09/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of September, 15th 2016 and oral test calendar
Students enrolled in the Statistics and data analytics test of 15/9 are invited to check their e-mail: they will find a message showing their result. The oral tests will take place in the Computer science department on Thursday Sep. 22nd at 9:30 in aula Omega.
13/09/2016 Place and time of the Statistics and data analytics written test of September 15th, 2016
The Statistics and data analytics written test of 15/9 will take place in Via Comelico in aula Sigma starting from 9:00.
19/07/2016 Schedule change for the Statistics and data analytics exam session of September
The Statistics and data analytics written test of September session is resheduled from 21/09 to 15/09.
08/07/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of July, 6th 2016 and oral test calendar
Students enrolled in the Statistics and data analytics test of 6/7 are invited to check their e-mail: they will find a message showing their result. The oral tests will take place in the Computer science department on Wednesday Jul. 13th at 9:30 in aula 5.
04/07/2016 Place and time of the Statistics and data analytics written test of July 6th, 2016
The Statistics and data analytics written test of 6/7 will take place in Via Comelico in aula Sigma starting from 9:00.
13/06/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of June, 10th 2016 and oral test calendar
The results of written test of 10/6 are available. The oral tests will take place in sala lauree of the Computer science department on Wednessday Jun. 15th at 10:00.
06/06/2016 Office hours canceled
Starting Monday 06/13, regular office hour are canceled until next semester; students can arrange an appointment via e-mail.
06/06/2016 Place and time of the Statistics and data analytics written test of June 10th, 2016
The Statistics and data analytics written test of 10/6 will take place in Via Comelico in aula Delta starting from 9:00.
01/05/2016 Office hours canceled for two weeks
Office hours in the next two weeks are canceled; students can contact the teacher via e-mail.
25/02/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of February, 17th 2016 and oral test calendar
The results of written test of 17/2, not yet sent due to a failure of the university information system, are available. The oral tests will take place in the Computer science department on Friday Feb. 26th at 9:30 in aule Omega and on Monday Feb. 29th in aula 4.
24/02/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of February, 17th 2016 and oral test calendar
Students enrolled in the Statistics and data analytics test of 17/2 are invited to check their e-mail: they will find a message showing their result. The oral tests will take place in the Computer science department on Friday Feb. 26th at 9:30 in aule Omega and on Monday Feb. 29th in aula 4.
16/02/2016 Office hours of February 22nd canceled
The office hours of February 22nd are canceled; students can arrange an appointment via e-mail.
16/02/2016 Place and time of the Statistics and data analytics written test of February 17th, 2016
The Statistics and data analytics written test of 17/2 will take place in Via Comelico in aula Sigma and aula Tau starting from 13:00.
29/01/2016 Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of January, 26th 2016 and oral test calendar
Students enrolled in the Statistics and data analytics test of 26/1 are invited to check their e-mail: they will find a message showing their result. The oral tests will take place in the Computer science department on Tuesday Feb. 2nd at 9:30 in sala Lauree (CPSM) and on Wednesday Feb. 3rd in aula 5 (Statistics and data analysis).
19/01/2016 Place and time of the Statistics and data analytics written test of January 26th, 2016
The Statistics and data analytics written test of 26/2 will take place in Via Comelico: in aula Sigma starting from 9:00 (students of this year) and in aula Alfa starting from 9:30 (students of previous years).
18/01/2016 Schedule change for the Statistics and data analytics course
The canceled class will be made up on 20/01 at 10:30 in aula MG in via Mangiagalli 32.
07/01/2016 Schedule change for the Statistics and data analytics class of Jan 12
Class of Tuesday Jan 12 is postponed to Wednesday Jan 13.
03/12/2015 Suspension of the Statistics and data analytics lab
The Statistics and data analytics lab of December, 9th is canceled.
12/10/2015 Lab lectures for the Statistics and data analytics course
Additional lectures of the lab of statistics and data analytics will take place in aula 309 between 8:30 and 10:30, starting from October, 20th, each Tuesday (for Computer science for digital communication and for Computer science and music students) and each Wednesday (for Computer science students).
05/10/2015 Suspension of the Statistics and data analytics lesson
The Statistics and data analytics class of October, 7th is canceled.
01/10/2015 Office hours for the fall semester
Office hours for the fall semester will be during Monday on 14:30 in the teacher's office, starting from 5/10.

Language

Lectures are in italian.

Course schedule

Lectures will take place at the educational sector of Città studi, according to the following provisional schedule:

Day Hour Place
Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30 G08
Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30 G24

Any change to the schedule will be announced in class and published in paragraph News of this page. The class videos for the edition of Prof. Zanaboni are available at http://vc.di.unimi.it, using the University mail login credentials. There will be an additional lab lectures each Tuesday (for Computer science for digital communication and for Computer science and music students) and each Wednesday (for Computer science students) between 8:30 and 10:30 in aula 309.

Office hours

Thursday, at 17:00 (online: https://meet.jit.si/ricevimento-malchiodi). It is possible contact the teacher by e-mail, taking care to read in advance the guide prepared by Prof. Sebastiano Vigna and clearly specifying in the message the course name and the academic year. In particular, students are encouraged to always use their academic address (i.e. based on the domain studenti.unimi.it) signing with name and student ID number and recalling that the response time may vary depending on the teacher commitments.

Course material

The parts on descriptive statistics are taken from the first three chapters of the textbook Ross, Introductory statistics, Academic press, 2010, ISBN 9780123743886 (marked by PS in the lectures calendar). Students enrolled in the course can download these chapters of the italian edition through authentication using their academic credentials.

The remaining part course is mainly based on the following textbook: Ross, S., Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Academic press, 2014, ISBN 978-0-12-394811-3 (marked by RPS in the lectures calendar).

Syllabus

The course explains the topics listed in the lecture calendar.

Lectures calendar

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Exam modalities

The exam consists in a written test, including problems to be solved through basics of the R language, followed by an oral test.

Exam sessions

Session Date
January 26/01/2016
February 17/02/2016
June 10/06/2016
July 06/07/2016
September 15/09/2016
January 25/01/2017