MTTTA14 Matrices for Statistics and Computational Methods 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Natural Sciences

Learning outcomes

After the course the student is familiar with matrix operations needed for statistical methods, as well as the most important computational methods, which students learn to apply using statistical software.

General description

Course Contents

Matrix basic operations, random number generation, cross-validation, Jackknife, Bootstrap, use of the R program

Modes of Study and Registration

Independent work and exercises, mainly for CBDA-students.

Please see the Moodle page for details and instructions.

Lectures of the course MTTTA14 Tilastotieteen matriisilaskenta ja laskennalliset menetelmät are held only in Finnish. The lectures are based on study material which is available in English for independent study.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Pekka Pere, Teacher responsible
pekka.pere (at)


10-Sep-2018 – 21-Oct-2018
Independent work
Course Examination
Fri 19-Oct-2018 at 9-12, LS B1096
Wed 19-Sep-2018 - 17-Oct-2018 weekly at 10-12, LS B0016, Pinni B
10-Oct-2018 at 10 –12 , LS B0020, Pinni B
Computer lab
Wed 12-Sep-2018 at 10-12, ML B1084, Pinni B