This course gives an introduction to statistics. Main themes are descriptive statistics, probability and hypothesis testing. Formulas and formal procedures play an important role, but the emphasis is on developing statistical literacy and critical thinking.

Course content

  • Descriptive data analysis
  • Random samples and populations
  • Probability
  • Random variables
  • Discrete and continuous probability models
  • Estimation
  • Confidence intervals
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Correlation and regression


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