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This course will provide you with an intuitive and practical introduction into Probability Theory. You will be able to learn how to apply Probability Theory in different scenarios and you will earn a "toolbox" of methods to deal with uncertainty in your daily life. The course is split in 5 modules. In each module you will first have an easy introduction into the topic, which will serve as a basis to further develop your knowledge about the topic and acquire the "tools" to deal with uncertainty. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to complete 5 exercise sessions to reflect about the content learned in each module and start applying your earned knowledge right away. The topics covered are: "Probability", "Conditional Probability", "Applications", "Random Variables", and "Normal Distribution". You will see how the modules are taught in a lively way, focusing on having an entertaining and useful learning experience! We are looking forward to see you online!...
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建议:You will have to invest about 3-4 hours per module to acquire the taught knowledge.

完成时间大约为13 小时
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Bayes' TheoremNormal DistributionProbabilityConditional Probability
Globe

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。
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Beginner Level

初级

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建议:You will have to invest about 3-4 hours per module to acquire the taught knowledge.

完成时间大约为13 小时
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完成时间为 4 小时

Probability

In this module we will learn about probabilities and perform our first calculations using probability formulas. We want to get comfortable with the idea that probabilities describe the chance of uncertain events occurring....
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7 个视频(共 63 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
Video7 个视频
Welcome6分钟
Introduction5分钟
Definition and Rules12分钟
A First Look at Statistical Independence10分钟
Subjective Probabilities9分钟
Empirical Probabilities: Benford's Law11分钟
Exercise7分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Script: Part 1分钟
Quiz7 个练习
Introductory Quiz2分钟
1.14分钟
1.26分钟
1.34分钟
1.44分钟
1.54分钟
1.64分钟

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完成时间为 3 小时

Conditional Probability

The arrival of new information may lead us to alter our probabilistic assessments of uncertain events. In this module, we will learn how the concept of "conditional" probabilities allows us to make these changes correctly. Script of the course can be found here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/introductiontoprobability/resources/qxi9W ...
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6 个视频(共 54 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video6 个视频
Intuition8分钟
Definition7分钟
Multiplication Rules10分钟
Probability Tables9分钟
Bayes Rule10分钟
Exercise6分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Script: Part 2分钟
Quiz6 个练习
2.14分钟
2.24分钟
2.34分钟
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2.64分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Application

We will discuss some fascinating every-day applications of probability. In addition to entertaining examples, we will also review very serious applications from finance and law....
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6 个视频(共 80 分钟), 6 个测验
Video6 个视频
The Monty Hall Problem11分钟
Structuring Risks: Part 113分钟
Structuring Risks: Part 28分钟
The Prosecutor's Fallacy15分钟
The Sad Story of Sally Clark16分钟
Quiz6 个练习
3.14分钟
3.22分钟
3.3.16分钟
3.3.24分钟
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完成时间为 4 小时

Discrete Random Variables

In this module we move beyond probabilities and learn about important summary measures such as expected values, variances, and standard deviations. We also learn about the most popular discrete probability distribution, the binomial distribution....
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8 个视频(共 80 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
Video8 个视频
Expected Value12分钟
Measures of Dispersion8分钟
Application: Financial Model5分钟
Binomial Distribution17分钟
Application: Airline Overbooking11分钟
Exercise 16分钟
Exercise 25分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Script: Part 4分钟
Quiz8 个练习
4.14分钟
4.24分钟
4.34分钟
4.44分钟
4.52分钟
4.64分钟
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创建者 NSSep 17th 2017

Superb course. I am very impressed with the way the faculty explained real world examples through the probability concepts. I wish we can have more courses from him on statistics and machine learning.

创建者 RRJun 17th 2017

Amazing course to understand the nature of probability and its applications. Lecture delivery by Karl is fabulous and the efforts put in by Jose is highly appreciable. Hoping for an advance course.

讲师

Karl Schmedders

Professor of Quantitative Business Administration
Department of Business Administration

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