Tribhuvan University

Institute of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology

Course Title: Statistics II

Course no: STA215

Semester: III

Nature of course: Theory + Lab

Full Marks: 60 + 20 + 20

Pass Marks: 24 + 8 + 8

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description : This course contains basics of statistics, descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, random variables and mathematical expectations, probability distribution, correlation and regression

Course Objective : The main objective of this course is to impart the knowledge of descriptive statistics, correlation, regression, sampling, theoretical as well as applied knowledge of probability and some probability distributions.

Course Contents:
Laboratory Works:

The laboratory work includes implementing concepts of statistics using statistical software tools such as SPSS, STATA etc.

S. No.   Practical problems  No. of practical problems  
1   Sampling distribution, random number generation, and computation of sample size   1  
2   Methods of estimation (including interval estimation)   1  
3   Parametric tests (covering most of the tests)   3  
4   Non-parametric test(covering most of the tests)   3  
5    Partial correlation   1  
6   Multiple regression    1  
7   Design of Experiments   3  
   Stochastic process   2  
   Total number of  practical problems   15  

Text Books:
  • Ronald E. Walpole, Raymond H. Myers, Sharon L. Myers, & Keying Ye(2012). Probability & Statistics for Engineers & Scientists. 9th Ed., Printice Hall
  • Michael Baron (2013). Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists. 2nd Ed., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, A Chapman & Hall Book
Reference Books:
  • Douglas C. Montgomery & George C. Runger (2003). Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers. 3rd Ed., John Willey and Sons, Inc.
  • Sidney Siegel, & N. John Castellan, Jr. Nonparametric Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Ed., McGraw Hill International Editions.