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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 M V S S H

May 10, 2020

Great course to learn R & Exploratory Data Analysis

By Joe C

May 01, 2018

Great refresher while I develop my R coding skills.

By Walter V

Jun 28, 2020

Excellent! from any point of view! Thanks Dr Mine!

By Marcus V C A

Jun 17, 2020

It's an introductory course, but it's very useful.

By Maisha

Jul 24, 2018

Well organized course with good labs and lectures.

By omydudu

Nov 30, 2017

Got a simply method of using data, analyzing data.

By omkar k

Sep 23, 2017

Well taught and covers the basics to a good level.

By Oleg

Jul 27, 2017

It is great and really helpful !!! Thanks a lot!!!

By Gangadher A

Dec 12, 2016

Crisp and clear course on introductory statistics.


Aug 24, 2020

It was more challenging than I initially thought.

By Sampath i i

Apr 30, 2020

Great start in to data science. Loved the course.


Jul 12, 2019

Very knowledgeable with practical use of R Studio

By Andrea P

Jan 28, 2019

Very nice and well explained material. Suggested!

By Michael M

Oct 13, 2017

I liked this course. Very elaborate introduction.

By David B M

Aug 08, 2020

Great introduction to statistical analysis and R

By Yusui T

Jun 29, 2020

Very well informed of the Probability and the R.

By Dongliang Z

Jan 23, 2019

Terrific! The recommended textbook is also good!

By Manikanta D V

Sep 04, 2018

Good for high level understanding of probability

By Mithil M

Dec 13, 2016

An awesome introduction to Probability and Data!

By Sai T

Jul 06, 2020

One of the best Intro courses I have ever taken

By Zirco L

Sep 17, 2019

A premier understanding about R and statistics.

By Guillermo U O G

Sep 04, 2018

It was a good introduction and very informative

By Hugo E V

May 10, 2018

I really loved this course! Thank you very much

By Simonas C

Jun 14, 2017

Fantastic introduction to simple data analysis.

By Gustavo L F

Jul 30, 2020

Great Course, though R could be more explored.