Weekly outline

  • Welcome to the Principles of Uncertainty Course!


    Aljaž Zalar (lecturer - probability part)
    Erik Štrumbelj (lecturer - statistics part; exams)
    David Nabergoj (TA)

    The textbook (will be updated frequently) and exercise handbook, combined with the lectures and labs is essentially all the material that you will need to learn an successfully pass the course.

    Post general and substantive questions here in the Discussion forum.


    R test
    • Demonstrate fluency in basic R.
    • In person 1-on-1 test with computer (you may bring your own laptop).
    • 0-15 minutes.
    • Pass/Fail, can be taken multiple times, must be passed before taking written exam.
    • Opportunity to pass at least once before each written exam.
    • See Resources for cheat sheet (it represents more or less what you should learn to do in R; you may refer to it during the exam if you forget a method name or operator, but don't use it as a crutch - to pass, you are expected to be comfortable and quick with the basics).
    • You can also access R's help, but you can't browse the internet.
    • There are many ways of doing things in R. It is OK to use a different method than those listed in the cheat sheet.

    Written exam
    • 10 theory questions, 10 problems (8 theory + 4 problems to pass).
    • No literature or computing devices allowed.
    • Optional oral exam for grade 10 for those that get at least a grade 9 (16 points out of 20) on written exam.
    • See Resources for example exam.

    • Set by TA each week.
    • Submit solution to your own repository.
    • May be reviewed, especially for higher grades.

  • Resources