105.121 Introduction to stochastic processes and time series
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, UE, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • manipulate Brownian motions,
  • compute (simple) Ito integrals,
  • compute entrance time, entrance probabilities and other properties of Markov chains,
  • check the stationarity of stochastic processes,
  • compute autocovariance function and other properties of stationary processes,
  • estimate AR processes,
  • compute linear forecasts.,
  • ...

Subject of course

This course provides some further insights into the concepts and methods presented in the lecture. This problem solving course will include theoretical examples as well as applications to simulated and real world data sets.

Teaching methods

Exercise sessions.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The course is planned entirely in presence. Changes are possible due to the current COVID situation.



Examination modalities

The completed problems have to be marked in TUWEL. Grade distribution:

  • more than 80% "sehr gut"
  • 71-80% "gut"
  • 61-70% "befriedigend"
  • 51-60% "genügend"
  • less than 51% "nicht genügend".

Group dates

Gruppe AMon14:00 - 15:0013.03.2023 - 26.06.2023FH Hörsaal 2 105.121 Introduction to stochastic processes and time series Gruppe A
Gruppe BMon15:00 - 16:0013.03.2023 - 26.06.2023FH Hörsaal 2 105.121 Introduction to stochastic processes and time series Gruppe B
Gruppe CMon15:00 - 16:0013.03.2023 - 26.06.2023Sem.R. DA grün 03 B 105.121 Introduction to stochastic processes and time series Gruppe C

Course registration

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Group Registration

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Gruppe A04.02.2023 00:0008.03.2023 23:59
Gruppe B04.02.2023 00:0008.03.2023 23:59
Gruppe C04.02.2023 00:0005.03.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 203 Statistics and Mathematics in Economics Mandatory4. Semester
033 205 Financial and Actuarial Mathematics Not specified4. Semester
066 395 Statistics and Mathematics in Economics Mandatory elective


Brzezniak, Zdzislaw; Zastawniak, Tomasz Basic stochastic processes. A course through exercises. Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series. Springer-Verlag London, Ltd., London, 1999.

Norris, J. R. Markov chains. Reprint of 1997 original. Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics, 2. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998.

Deistler, Manfred; Scherrer, Wolfgang. Modelle der Zeitreihenanalyse. Mathematik Kompakt,  Birkhäuser, 2018.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of probability theory, random variables, expectation, variance, covariance, ...

Accompanying courses


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