Data Analysis and Statistical Inference: Online course by Duke Univ

Data Analysis and Statistical Inference


Data Analysis and Statistical Inference is an online course conducted by Duke University. This course is a part of the Reasoning, Data Analysis and Writing specialization.

About this course
This course introduces students to the discipline of statistics as a science of understanding and analyzing data. They will learn how to effectively make use of data in the face of uncertainty: how to collect data, how to analyze data, and how to use data to make inferences and conclusions about real world phenomena.

Course Syllabus
Week 1: Unit 1 - Introduction to data
Week 2: Unit 2 - Probability and distributions
Week 3: Unit 3 - Foundations for inference
Week 4: Finish up Unit 3 + Midterm
Week 5: Unit 4 - Inference for numerical variables
Week 6: Unit 5 - Inference for categorical variables
Week 7: Unit 6 - Introduction to linear regression
Week 8: Unit 7 - Multiple linear regression
Week 9: Review / catch-up week
Week 10: Final exam

Course Sessions
September 1, 2014 - November 10, 2014

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