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About the Course

This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes' rule. You will examine various types of sampling methods, and discuss how such methods can impact the scope of inference. A variety of exploratory data analysis techniques will be covered, including numeric summary statistics and basic data visualization. You will be guided through installing and using R and RStudio (free statistical software), and will use this software for lab exercises and a final project. The concepts and techniques in this course will serve as building blocks for the inference and modeling courses in the Specialization....

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Jan 24, 2018

This course literally taught me a lot, the concepts were beautifully explained but the way it was delivered and overall exercises and the difficulty of problems made it more challenging and enjoying.


Sep 04, 2019

Very clearly explained and the pace is awesome! I really enjoy each deadline and l can already see how it is impacting my day to day work and life. I ook forward to completing the course! Thank you.

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By Ryan M

Jun 09, 2016

I am hoping for some more R specific programming and reference.

By H.M F R

Sep 04, 2019

4 star for now. Will give a complete review after completion

By Peter K

Aug 29, 2017

Best course in programming I have taken so far on Coursera.

By Adhishwar S

Jul 19, 2020

Some concepts like p-values could be more elaborated upon.

By P K

Aug 04, 2019

It was a great course, with great insights about multiple

By Bharat S

Mar 19, 2018

Great high level coverage of basic Statistical concepts

By Merlyn A

Jan 14, 2017

To easy to sink tons of time into the final coursework.

By Ashwin R

Aug 15, 2016

Great course to help you get started in statistics.

By Abhishek B

Jun 17, 2018

Awesome course for beginners and advanced learners

By Yuwei K

Nov 26, 2016

It's very worth to learn but really difficult.

By Tariq R J

Feb 26, 2017

Nice course to learn data science techniques.

By Partha S

Sep 24, 2017

Very good introduction course for Statistics

By Laura C

Jun 03, 2017

very interesting and well structured !!

By Ruturaj S C (

May 18, 2020

A good set of questions in the Quiz.

By Ian M

Nov 02, 2017

Generally a pretty good course.

By Mohd Z

Sep 18, 2020

The Project was very difficult

By Daud M M

Nov 14, 2017

Excellent course for beginners

By Mulenga M

Aug 19, 2016

It was a well taught course

By clement l

Apr 20, 2017

Nice intro to stats and R.

By heleny2

Aug 20, 2018

Need more courses about R

By Shashank M

Apr 16, 2018

5 for Stats and 3 for R.

By George G R

May 06, 2017

The classes are good.

By Hennie d n

Aug 15, 2016

great course so far!!

By Shikhar M

Feb 08, 2018

Comprehensive Course

By Marildo G F

Jul 26, 2017

Excellente course!!!