Johns Hopkins University

Statistical Inference

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Brian Caffo, PhD
Roger D. Peng, PhD
Jeff Leek, PhD

Instructors: Brian Caffo, PhD

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54 hours (approximately)
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  • Understand the process of drawing conclusions about populations or scientific truths from data

  • Describe variability, distributions, limits, and confidence intervals

  • Use p-values, confidence intervals, and permutation tests

  • Make informed data analysis decisions

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week, we'll focus on the fundamentals including probability, random variables, expectations and more.

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10 videos11 readings1 quiz5 programming assignments

We're going to tackle variability, distributions, limits, and confidence intervals.

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10 videos4 readings1 quiz3 programming assignments

We will be taking a look at intervals, testing, and pvalues in this lesson.

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11 videos5 readings1 quiz3 programming assignments

We will begin looking into power, bootstrapping, and permutation tests.

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9 videos4 readings1 quiz3 programming assignments1 peer review


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Brian Caffo, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
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