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About the Course

This course will provide you with a basic, intuitive and practical introduction into Probability Theory. You will be able to learn how to apply Probability Theory in different scenarios and you will earn a "toolbox" of methods to deal with uncertainty in your daily life. The course is split in 5 modules. In each module you will first have an easy introduction into the topic, which will serve as a basis to further develop your knowledge about the topic and acquire the "tools" to deal with uncertainty. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to complete 5 exercise sessions to reflect about the content learned in each module and start applying your earned knowledge right away. The topics covered are: "Probability", "Conditional Probability", "Applications", "Random Variables", and "Normal Distribution". You will see how the modules are taught in a lively way, focusing on having an entertaining and useful learning experience! We are looking forward to see you online!...

Top reviews

NS
Sep 16, 2017

Superb course. I am very impressed with the way the faculty explained real world examples through the probability concepts. I wish we can have more courses from him on statistics and machine learning.

MI
Aug 9, 2020

This course has made me fall in love with probability. Highly recommended for anyone who dislikes probability. You will end up loving probability later. Great instructor and quality lecture material.

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By Rand A H

Nov 1, 2021

Very clear and intuitive explanation of a hard subject. Thank you very much for the awesome course

By Claudia D

Nov 19, 2020

I'm excited about statistics and probability now! Thanks so much Karl for your engaging classes :)

By Hanek M

Jun 4, 2020

Karl is a really great lector, I appreciate his jokes so much! This course leaves me in great awe!

By Co C

Jan 18, 2022

This is one of the best courses I have seen on Coursera. Simplest and very friendly explanations!

By nishan p

Jan 8, 2018

The best course I have taken on probability. The intuition for every concept was awesome. Thanks.

By Parakh S

Sep 24, 2018

Nice way to get the knowledge of probability. Beginners must try this if they HATE probability.

By Андрей Б

Nov 1, 2018

Great course, thanks a lot! Incredible simple and understandable presentation of the material.

By Leonard I S

Jul 5, 2020

Karl Shmedders is a wonderful instructor and loves statistics. His enthusiasm is contagious!

By Ian G A

Dec 14, 2018

Engaging, entertaining, taught as if teaching to students and not mindless drones. Great fun!

By Hugues T

May 13, 2019

Bonne introduction qui permet d'aborder dans sa globalité les notions de base sur les Proba.

By Javier P R

Feb 21, 2017

Very interesting introduction to probabilities.

Satisfactorily explained and quite enjoyable.

By Mirko M

Nov 15, 2021

Can get something fun out (e.g. applications) even if already knowledgeable on probability.

By Hannes R

Dec 29, 2019

Very good step-by-step introduction to Statistics and Probability. Thanks for your efforts!

By Hoda

Dec 26, 2019

I really enjoyed the course and the exercises. Thank you so much for an enlightening course

By vara P

Dec 10, 2017

Excellent course. Very good examples, really makes you want to learn more about probability

By Rupak K

Aug 17, 2017

Best course for those who wants to understand the real time implementations of probability.

By Echo

Jul 24, 2017

Mr Karl is passionate and I had a great experience in this class. Thank you very very much.

By James A

Nov 25, 2017

A great introduction to the subject, very well taught and with engaging and fun exercises.

By leo

Sep 21, 2017

very usefull to develop intuitive skills about probaIlity, to understand beyond the rules.

By Steven L

May 5, 2017

Great intro to probability concepts and Karl is a very personable and interesting teacher

By CLAUDIA B

Jan 7, 2022

Like the title says this is a vary intuitive course. Very interesting with many examples.

By John K N

Jul 28, 2019

I think it's best course ever. It was good with a lot of good examples and easy to follow

By D. J

Sep 10, 2021

This explains probability in nice bite size pieces which helps in understanding greatly

By Antonio S

Jun 12, 2017

If you want to have fun with probability the course of Prof. Karl Shmedders is for you.

By Clément P

Nov 25, 2017

Very good course but better have a scientific background to understand clearly week 5.