Draw random numbers from various types of distributions
Plot random number distributions and understand how changes to the various distribution parameters affect their shape and characteristics
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This project is aimed at beginners who have a basic familiarity with the statistical programming language R and the RStudio environment, or people with a small amount of experience who would like to review the fundamentals of generating random numerical data from distributions in R.
Basic familiarity with R recommended but not necessary
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Draw random numbers from a uniform distribution and plot them in a histogram. Learn how to use the Set Seed function to recover previously generated random numbers for replicability.
Draw random numbers from a binomial distribution, as well and use a binomial to draw random numbers from a Bernoulli distribution.
Draw random numbers from the Poisson distribution.
Draw random numbers from the Normal distribution and from multiple normal distributions simultaneously by using a vector of values for the distribution parameter arguments rather than a single value.
Use random number drawing from a distribution to solve a real world question.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
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You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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