MATH-444 / 5 crédits

Enseignant: Koch Erwan Fabrice

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Multivariate statistics refers to data in vector form. The main objective is to uncover the associations between the components of the vectors. The course introduces the major types of statistical methodology for this purpose as well as some applications to quantitative risk management.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Solid knowledge in Probability Theory and Statistics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Manipulate the multivariate normal distribution and some of its extensions.
  • Expound the main results about copulas and apply some models of copulas.
  • Expound and apply the main dependence measures.
  • Apply a canonical correlation analysis to some concrete cases.
  • Apply a principal component analysis to some concrete cases.
  • Perform basic multivariate hypothesis tests.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of linear discriminant analysis.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of graphical models theory.
  • Demonstrate his/her understanding of the main mathematical concepts/proofs of the course.
  • Justify the use of a method for a particular data set, especially in applications involving quantitative risk management.

Teaching methods

Lecture ex cathedra using slides as well as the blackboard (especially for proofs). Examples/exercices presented/solved at the blackboard.

 

Assessment methods

Written examination.

Dans le cas de l'art. 3 al. 5 du Règlement de section, l'enseignant décide de la forme de l'examen qu'il communique aux étudiants concernés.

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Notes/Handbook

The slides will be available on Moodle.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Multivariate statistics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Multivariate statistics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Multivariate statistics
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
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12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
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