Introduction to Statistics

The course provides an introduction to statistics and data analysis. During the four week we will discus the most important methods and concepts of statistics.
2 hours per week
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About this course

This course is designed to explain the fundamental of statistics. The course contains four weeks or four modules. The first module is devoted to the main concepts of statistics and data analysis. First of all we will introduce the concepts of sample,  general population, descriptive statistics and normal distribution. At the end of the first module we will discuss the idea of statistical inference, one of the most important topics of our course. If you have just started to study statistics look more closely at the first week. All the lessons of the first module are extremely important to enable you to understand the rest of the course and more complicated concepts and methods of statistics. Each module contains lessons with short theoretical video lectures mixed with practical problems.

Who is this course for

High school graduates, first year students at universities.

The course does not require any prior study of statistics.

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