Teaching

Since acquiring my master degree (cand. scient.) I've taught the courses listed below.
Lectures given at specific occations can be found here.
Students that I've supervised and their projects can be found here.

Applied Machine Learning (Spring 2021 - online due to Covid-19)

Teachers: Troels C. Petersen and Adriano Agnello..
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 13-17 and Wednesday 08-17 (Skemagruppe C).
Period: April - June 2021.
Prerequisites: Mathematics, programming (python), and independence.
Text book: The Elements of Statistical Learning II by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, Jerome Friedman, along with two other books, notes, papers, and links.
Outline: Graduate course giving students insight in and experience with Machine Learning.
Key words: Dimensionality reduction, cost function, tree-based ML methods, neural networks, hyper parameter optimisation.
Number of students: 103

Applied Statistics (Winter 2020-2021, last five weeks online due to Covid-19)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2020 - January 2021.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics (calculus and linear algebra) and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo, Hypothesis Testing.
Number of students: 150

Applied Machine Learning (Spring 2020 - online due to Covid-19)

Teachers: Troels C. Petersen, Brian Vinter, and Adriano Agnello..
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 13-17 and Wednesday 08-17 (Skemagruppe C).
Period: April - June 2020.
Prerequisites: Mathematics, programming (python), and independence.
Text book: The Elements of Statistical Learning by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, Jerome Friedman, along with two other books, notes, papers, and links.
Outline: Graduate course giving students insight and experience into using machine learning.
Key words: Dimensionality reduction, cost function, tree-based ML methods, neural networks, hyper parameter optimisation.
Number of students: 58

Applied Statistics (Winter 2019-2020)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2019 - January 2020.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics (calculus and linear algebra) and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo, Hypothesis Testing.
Number of students: 109

Applied Machine Learning (Spring 2019)

Teachers: Troels C. Petersen, Brian Vinter, Joachim Mathiesen, and Adriano Agnello..
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 13-17 and Wednesday 08-17 (Skemagruppe C).
Period: April - June 2019.
Prerequisites: Mathematics, programming (python), and independence.
Text book: The Elements of Statistical Learning by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, Jerome Friedman, along with two other books, notes, papers, and links.
Outline: Graduate course giving students insight and experience into using machine learning.
Key words: Dimensionality reduction, cost function, tree-based ML methods, neural networks, hyper parameter optimisation.
Number of students: 48

Applied Statistics (Winter 2018-2019)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2018 - January 2019.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.
Number of students: 128

Applied Statistics (Winter 2017-2018)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2017 - January 2018.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Winter 2016-2017)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2016 - January 2017.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Winter 2015-2016)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: November 2015 - January 2016.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2014)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2014.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2013)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2013.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (python).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students experience in data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2012)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2012.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (C++).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students methods for data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2011)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2011.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (C++).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students methods for data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Fitting, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2010)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 9-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 9-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2010.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (C++).
Text book: Statistics: A guide to the use of statistics by Roger Barlow.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students methods for data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Estimators, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Monte Carlo.

Applied Statistics (Fall 2009)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures and problem solving: Monday 8-12, Tuesday 13-17, and Friday 8-12 (Skemagruppe B).
Period: September - October 2009.
Prerequisites: Simple mathematics and programming (C++).
Text book: Statistical Data Analysis by Glen Cowan.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students methods for data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Monte Carlo.

Physics 1 (Newtonian Mechanics) (Fall 2005)

Class Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Problem solving: Tuesday 8-10 and Friday 8-10 in HC A102.
Period: September - November 2005.
Prerequisites: None.
Text book: Elements of Newtonian Mechanics by J. M. Knudsen and P. G. Hjorth.
Outline: Undergraduate physics course giving students an introduction to Newtonian Mechanics.
Key words: Newton's Laws, Celestial Mechanics, Friction, Rotation.

Experimental Methods in Paricle Physics (Winter 2004-2005)

Teachers: Jrn Dines Hansen, Peter Hansen and Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures: Monday and Wednesday 9-12 in NBI Auditorium M.
Problem solving: Wednesday 13-17 in NBI Auditorium M.
Period: November 2004 - February 2005.
Prerequisites: Simple programming (Fortran or C++).
Text book: "Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments: A How-To Approach" by W.R. Leo and notes.
Outline: Graduate course on detectors and experimental methods in particle physics.
Key words: Bethe-Block formula, Tracking, Calorimetry, Radiation, Data Analysis.

Applied Statistics (Spring 2001)

Teacher: Troels C. Petersen (NBI HEP).
Lectures: Wednesday 13-14 in NBI Auditorium M.
Problem solving: Wednesday 14-16 in NBI computer rooms (Kk2).
Period: February - May 2001.
Prerequisites: Simple programming (Fortran or C++).
Text book: Statistical Data Analysis by Glen Cowan.
Outline: Graduate statistics course giving students methods for data analysis.
Key words: PDF, Correlation, Chi-Square, Likelihood, Monte Carlo.