Excerpt from course description

Preparatory Course in Statistics


The main objective of the course is to prepare students for more advanced topics in statistics and data science. The course provides students the possibility to refresh and update their knowledge about statistics. The course additionally introduces students to simple mathematical notation applied in statistics and data science courses.

Course content

  • Mathematical primer
  • Data sequences
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Probability models
  • Estimation
  • Testing hypotheses


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