714-0052/01 – Numerical Methods and Statistics (NMaS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mathematics and Descriptive GeometryCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Zdeněk Boháč, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Zdeněk Boháč, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2005/2006
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Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

This course is closed.

Teaching methods


Basic problems of the numerical mathematics, errors in computations. Solving of equation f(x)=0: bisection method, regula-falsi, iterative method, Newton´s iteration, roots of polynomials. Numerical solution of systems of linear algebraic equations: LU-factorization, iterative methods, condition number of matrix, ill-conditioned matrices. Numerical solution of systems of nonlinear equations: Fixed-point iteration, Newton’s method. Interpolation and approximation of functions: Polynomial interpolation, interpolation by cubic spline functions, least squares approximation. Numerical integration: Trapezoid rule, Simpson’s rule, Richardson extrapolation, Monte Carlo method. Characteristics of population and sample, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion and skewness, sampling distributions, point estimate, confidence interval, moment method, maximum likelihood method, testing hypotheses.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Forsythe, G., E., Malcolm, M.,A., Moler, B., C.: Computer Methods for Mathematical Computations. Prentice –Hall, Inc., Englewood Clifs, N.J. 07632 1977. [2] Buchanan, J., L., Turner, P., R.: Numerical Method and Analysis. McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York 1992. ISBN 0-07-112922-7 [3] Stoer, J., Burlish, R.: Introduction to Numerical Analysis. Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg 1992. ISBN 0-387-97878-X [4] Triola, Mario, F.: Elementary Statistics. Benjamin/Cummings Publ. Comp., Inc., Redwood City, California 1989.

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Problematika numerických výpočtů Zdroje a typy chyb, podmíněnost úlohy, numerická stabilita algoritmu. Metody řešení algebraických a transcendentních rovnic Separace kořenů, metoda půlení intervalu, metoda regula - falsi, Newtonova metoda, iterační metoda. Podmínky konvergence. Řešení soustav lineárních rovnic Normy matic, podmíněnost matic. LU rozklad. Metoda prosté iterace, Seidelova iterační metoda, podmínky konvergence. Interpolace a aproximace funkcí Polynomiální interpolace, interpolace pomocí spline funkcí. Aproximace metodou nejmenších čtverců, Čebyševova aproximace. Numerická kvadratura Lichoběžníková a Simpsonova metoda, Rombergova integrace, Richardsonova extrapolace. Adaptivní kvadraturní formule. Pseudonáhodná čísla a jejich generátory, výpočet integrálu metodou Monte Carlo. Řešení soustav nelineárních rovnic Prostá iterační metoda, Newtonova metoda. Podmínky konvergence. Zpracování statistického souboru s jedním a více argumenty Určení empirických charakteristik statistického souboru s jedním a více argumenty, korelační a regresní analýza. Odhady parametrů a testování hypotéz Momentová metoda, metoda maximální věrohodnosti, intervaly spolehlivosti. Testování hypotéz.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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(act. for subtasks)
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 20 (20) 0
                Written exam Written test 15  0
                Other task type Other task type 5  0
        Examination Examination 80 (80) 0
                Written examination Written examination 60  0
                Oral Oral examination 20  0
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