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Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Dealing with Uncertainty and Complexity in a Chaotic World

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 68 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
1.1 The Monty Hall Problem9m
1.2 Decision Making Under Uncertainty10m
1.3 Uncertainty in the News9m
1.4 Simplicity vs. Complexity - The Need for Models10m
1.5 Safe to Assume? Beware, When Model Assumptions Go Wrong!9m
1.6 Roadmap of the Course9m
Week One Summary and Key Takeaways4m
6 readings
1.1 The Monty Hall Problem10m
1.2 Decision Making Under Uncertainty10m
1.3 Uncertainty in the News10m
1.4 Simplicity vs. Complexity - The Need for Models10m
1.5 Safe to Assume? Beware, When Model Assumptions Go Wrong!10m
1.6 Roadmap of the Course10m
1 practice exercise
Week One Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Quantifying Uncertainty With Probability

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 74 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 Simple Probability Distributions11m
2.3 Expectation of Random Variables13m
2.4 Bayesian Updating11m
2.5 Parameters9m
2.6 The Distribution Zoo11m
Week Two Summary and Key Takeaways4m
6 readings
2.1 Probability Principles10m
2.2 Simple Probability Distributions10m
2.3 Expectation of Random Variables10m
2.4 Bayesian Updating10m
2.5 Parameters10m
2.6 The Distribution Zoo10m
1 practice exercise
Week Two Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Describing The World The Statistical Way

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
3.2 Data Visualisation11m
3.3 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Central Tendency13m
3.4 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Spread10m
3.5 The Normal Distribution11m
3.6 Variance of Random Variables13m
Week Three Summary and Key Takeaways5m
6 readings
3.1 Classify Your Variables!10m
3.2 Data Visualisation10m
3.3 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Central Tendency10m
3.4 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Spread10m
3.5 The Normal Distribution10m
3.6 Variance of Random Variables10m
1 practice exercise
Week Three Quiz
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

On Your Marks, Get Set, Infer!

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
4.2 Random Sampling11m
4.3 Further Random Sampling12m
4.4 Sampling Distributions11m
4.5 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean11m
4.6 Confidence Intervals13m
Week Four Summary and Key Takeaways5m
6 readings
4.1 Introduction to Sampling10m
4.2 Random Sampling10m
4.3 Further Random Sampling10m
4.4 Sampling Distributions10m
4.5 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean10m
4.6 Confidence Intervals10m
1 practice exercise
Week Four Quiz

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