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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 manuel e c e

Oct 20, 2017

Very nice course! Easy to understand.

By Emmanuel N A T

Jun 16, 2017

very informative, learnt a whole lot.

By Ananda R

Feb 24, 2017

is very interesting it is good course

By Karthik

Dec 15, 2016

Good content and nice way of teaching

By Reiko M

Sep 22, 2016

Excellent course! I enjoyed it a lot!

By Shekhar M

Jun 17, 2016

Fantastic course with great exercises

By Vaibhav S B

Sep 18, 2019

Nice content...worth for beginners..

By James J

Sep 05, 2019

Excellent material and presentation.

By Soumya S

Jul 07, 2018

very good and friendly for beginners

By Gbenro S

May 23, 2017

Very detailed and informative course

By Ako A A

Apr 06, 2017

I feel so proud and rearing to go!!!

By Sean Q Z

Sep 18, 2016

Very good one. Learnt a lot from it.

By D V S k

May 30, 2016

One of the best courses on Coursera.

By shubhasis p

Feb 26, 2020

best Course till date i came across


Aug 29, 2019

Useful from practical point of view

By Henri M

Jan 09, 2019

Excellent course. Great instructor!


Jul 16, 2020

I have learned a lot in this site.

By Francisco M

Oct 25, 2019

Excellent course, very informative

By Jyothi-Raghav J

Nov 15, 2017

Excellent course even for an Intro

By Juan P S

Nov 01, 2017

Exellent introduction to the topic

By Etienne T

Aug 25, 2017

Really clear, enjoyed this course!

By Graeme B

Feb 28, 2017

Clear and enthusiastically taught.

By Karanpal S

Jan 19, 2017

Very nicely planned, great content

By Anthony O

May 24, 2020

This course meets my expectation.

By Nakanan N

Apr 10, 2020

a good start for data career path