Inferential Statistics

Inferential Statistics

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7 h
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  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - About the Specialization and the Course
    This short module introduces basics about Coursera specializations and courses in general, this specialization: Statistics with R, and this course: Inferential Statistics. Please take several minutes to browse them through. Thanks for joining us in this course...
  • Week 1 - Central Limit Theorem and Confidence Interval
    Welcome to Inferential Statistics! In this course we will discuss Foundations for Inference. Check out the learning objectives, start watching the videos, and finally work on the quiz and the labs of this week. In addition to videos that introduce new concepts...
  • Week 2 - Inference and Significance
    Welcome to Week Two! This week we will discuss formal hypothesis testing and relate testing procedures back to estimation via confidence intervals. These topics will be introduced within the context of working with a population mean, however we will also give ...
  • Week 3 - Inference for Comparing Means
    Welcome to Week Three of the course! This week we will introduce the t-distribution and comparing means as well as a simulation based method for creating a confidence interval: bootstrapping. If you have questions or discussions, please use this week's forum t...
  • Week 4 - Inference for Proportions
    Welcome to Week Four of our course! In this unit, we’ll discuss inference for categorical data. We use methods introduced this week to answer questions like “What proportion of the American public approves of the job of the Supreme Court is doing?”.
  • Week 5 - Data Analysis Project
    In this week you will use the data set provided to complete and report on a data analysis question. Please read the background information, review the report template (downloaded from the link in Lesson Project Information), and then complete the peer review a...

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Annemarie Zand Scholten
Assistant Professor
Economics and Business

Emiel van Loon
Assistant Professor
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Editor

Duke University is a private North American research university located in Durham, North Carolina. The university is named after the Duke dynasty. 

Although the university was not officially founded until 1924 (its roots go back to 1838). Frequently referred to as the "Harvard of the South", Duke is the most selective university in the American South. 

The university is a member of the Association of American Universities, an association which, since 1900, has brought together the elite research universities of North America.

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Coursera is a digital company offering massive open online course founded by computer teachers Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller Stanford University, located in Mountain View, California. 

Coursera works with top universities and organizations to make some of their courses available online, and offers courses in many subjects, including: physics, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, data science, and other subjects.

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