About this Course

Statistics is about extracting meaning from data. In this class, we will introduce techniques for visualizing relationships in data and systematic techniques for understanding the relationships using mathematics.

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Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 2 months
Skill Level
Beginner
Included in Course
  • Rich Learning Content

  • Interactive Quizzes

  • Taught by Industry Pros

  • Self-Paced Learning

  • Student Support Community

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Course Leads

  • Sebastian Thrun
    Sebastian Thrun

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1

Visualizing relationships in data

  • Seeing relationships in data.
  • Making predictions based on data.
  • Simpson's paradox.
Lesson 1

Visualizing relationships in data

  • Seeing relationships in data.
  • Making predictions based on data.
  • Simpson's paradox.
Lesson 2

Probability

  • Introduction to Probability.
  • Bayes Rule.
  • Correlation vs. Causation.
Lesson 2

Probability

  • Introduction to Probability.
  • Bayes Rule.
  • Correlation vs. Causation.
Lesson 3

Estimation

  • Maximum Likelihood Estimation.
  • Mean, Median, Mode.
  • Standard Deviation and Variance.
Lesson 3

Estimation

  • Maximum Likelihood Estimation.
  • Mean, Median, Mode.
  • Standard Deviation and Variance.
Lesson 4

Outliers and Normal Distribution.

  • Outliers, Quartiles.
  • Binomial Distribution.
  • Manipulating Normal Distribution.
Lesson 4

Outliers and Normal Distribution.

  • Outliers, Quartiles.
  • Binomial Distribution.
  • Manipulating Normal Distribution.
Lesson 5

Inference.

  • Confidence Intervals.
  • Hypothesis Testing.
Lesson 5

Inference.

  • Confidence Intervals.
  • Hypothesis Testing.
Lesson 6

Regression

  • Linear regression.
  • Correlation.
Lesson 6

Regression

  • Linear regression.
  • Correlation.
Lesson 7

Final Exam

Lesson 7

Final Exam

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course does not require any previous knowledge of statistics. Basic familiarity with algebra such as knowing how to compute the mean, median and mode of a set of numbers will be helpful.

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Why Take This Course

This course will cover visualization, probability, regression and other topics that will help you learn the basic methods of understanding data with statistics.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals
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