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Back to An Intuitive Introduction to Probability

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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!...

SP

Mar 22, 2023

It's a great course, loved the way Prof. Karl Schmedders explains things. However one area of improvement of this course is - the methods adopted in the exercises needed to be covered in the lectures.

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.

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By Nestor I P M

•Jul 20, 2019

It's really very intuitive. And it helped me to remember some basic stuff of probability. Thank you.

By Christos G

•Jan 22, 2019

A spectacular course to make you start wondering about chances and the way you are taking decisions!

By Marcel M

•Jan 8, 2021

Very nice MOOC that helps me refreshing my knowledge and terminology of statistics and probability.

By James H

•Jul 7, 2020

The main presenter was very good. Worth reading the course notes as instructed before each lecture.

By George S R

•Feb 2, 2018

Very easy to understand the explanations. The examples are also intuitive and easy to follow along.

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 FlyEagle 3

•Oct 2, 2022

Very informative . it helped me understanding the basic of probabiliy. Thanks for Professor Karl

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.

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