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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

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.

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 Esteban M

Jun 21, 2020

Excelent explanation on how to intrepret probability concepts. Fun course!

By Nuzha Y

Sep 9, 2019

Absolutely fantastic presentation. Very clear delivery with good examples.

By Tiago L

Apr 2, 2019

Excellent introduction! Really clarifies some key concepts in probability.

By Gilbert A

May 8, 2018

This course has been very well explained by prof. Karl and easy to follow.

By Siddhartha R

Sep 4, 2020

loved it. Highly recommend to start learning probability from this course

By Shanshkruthan R

Jul 9, 2020

Very useful course for starters to jump into the world of probabilities.

By 1017

Jun 29, 2020

Thank you very much! I enjoyed the course as a good refresher on the top

By Juan G

Nov 1, 2017

Super educational and funny way to teach an introduction to Probability!

By avik

Aug 14, 2019

Cleared my fear of probability !

I am not scared of probability anymore.

By Javier A

Apr 28, 2017

Clear explanations, funny stories, and simple and useful calculations.

By Yonghye K

May 24, 2020

It makes me break the thought that the probability is complex things.

By yijin

Dec 27, 2017

provide intuitive explanations and examples of the most famous cases.

By Gema A

Sep 14, 2017

I like the course because it is taught in profound yet intuitive way.

By Aayushi S

Sep 20, 2020

Karl is a passionate professor and it was a joy taking this course.

By enrique a r

Jan 5, 2019

excelente introducción! Las explicaciones son muy claras y directas!

By Ruba D

Jul 6, 2017

it was a very nice course that explained probability in a simple way

By Ho W

Feb 24, 2018

Very good introduction to probability with interesting application.

By Stefan W

May 3, 2021

highly inspiring course, i had a lot of fun! Thank your very much.

By Daniel C E

Jul 15, 2020

Excellent course on probability with several application examples.

By Robin B

Sep 16, 2019

Great lecturer! Makes it easy and fun to understand probabilities!

By רועי ס

Mar 10, 2018

Probability is useful and fun, and i'd like to learn more. Thanks

By Marcus S

Aug 19, 2017

One of the best MOOCs I've done. Prof Smedders is just excellent.

By Ahmed A

Jul 26, 2017

Great Course ... It made probability concepts easy to understand.

By Johnny T

Mar 22, 2017

This short course offers informative and fun real world examples.

By Supratim P

Dec 2, 2017

Good course to get examples on real life examples on probability