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Professor
MASSIMO CANNAS (Tit.)
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
INGLESE 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[11/81]  SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING [81/00 - Ord. 2017]  PERCORSO COMUNE 6 36

Objectives

The aim of the course is to offer students the main tools for flexible data analysis, data-driven decision making and efficient use of resources. All tools will be illustrated via realistic case studies of business relevance.

Prerequisites

Basic probability and statistics typically offered in a first undergraduate course for students in economic and business sciences e.g. Newbold Carlson Thorne, Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson Education. See in particular the probability chapters. Familiarity with R language is advantageous.

Contents

Decision trees
Simulation of probability models
Linear programming
Discrete Stochastic Processes.

Teaching Methods

Lessons and practice sessions.

Virtual room link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3adfbcc0e1175444bc9513dbf31428d7f6%40thread.tacv2/conversations?groupId=689bbe6c-053e-46af-a956-51fb3ebd4a1a&tenantId=6bfa74cc-fe34-4d57-97d3-97fd6e0edee1

Verification of learning

Attending students: a final written exam (50%) and a final presentation (50%). The final presentation can be done in groups (1-3 students)

Non attending students: written and oral exam.

Texts

Probability and statistics recap:

Paul Newbold, William L. Carlson, Betty Thorne:
Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson Education 8th edition. Please review all chapters on probability and the first chapter on regression.

Main Text:
Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science by Dimitris Bertsimis and Robert Freund.

For the stochastic processes part:

Understanding Markov Chains (2nd Edition), N. Privault, Springer 2018 (part of ch1, ch4)

Other possible readings will be shared on the learning space.



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