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StatisticsConfidence IntervalStatistical Hypothesis TestingBiostatistics

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction, Probability, Expectations, and Random Vectors

5 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 179 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
Biostatistics and Experiments12m
Set Notation and Probability14m
Probability22m
Random Variables6m
PMFs and PDFs17m
CDFs, Survival Functions, and Quantiles11m
Expected Values12m
Rules About Expected Values10m
Variances and Chebyshev's Inequality18m
Random Vectors and Independence17m
Correlation10m
Variance Properties and Sample Variance22m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Faculty10m
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Homework40m
Module 1 Quiz: Introduction, Probability, Expectations, and Random Vectors40m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Conditional Probability, Bayes' Rule, Likelihood, Distributions, and Asymptotics

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 157 min)
7 videos
Bayes' Rule and DLRs23m
Likelihood32m
Bernoulli Distribution and Binomial Trials15m
The Normal Distribution28m
Limits and LLN18m
CLT and Confidence Intervals23m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Homework26m
Module 2 Quiz: Conditional Probability, Bayes' Rule, Likelihood, Distributions, and Asymptotics32m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Confidence Intervals, Bootstrapping, and Plotting

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 121 min)
7 videos
Student's t Distribution and CI for Normal Means19m
Profile Likelihoods8m
T Confidence Intervals24m
Plotting22m
The Jackknife12m
Bootstrapping17m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Homework20m
Module 3 Quiz: Confidence Intervals, Bootstrapping, and Plotting22m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Binomial Proportions and Logs

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 71 min)
3 videos
Binomial Proportions Part B36m
Logs27m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 Homework10m
Module 4 Quiz: Binomial Proportions and Logs10m

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