E.g., 2016-08-30
E.g., 2016-08-30
E.g., 2016-08-30
Sep 6th 2016

Use R to learn fundamental statistical topics such as descriptive statistics and modeling. In this first part of a two part course, we’ll walk through the basics of statistical thinking – starting with an interesting question. Then, we’ll learn the correct statistical tool to help answer our question of interest – using R and hands-on Labs. Finally, we’ll learn how to interpret our findings and develop a meaningful conclusion.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Sep 5th 2016

Linear models, as their name implies, relates an outcome to a set of predictors of interest using linear assumptions. Regression models, a subset of linear models, are the most important statistical analysis tool in a data scientist’s toolkit. This course covers regression analysis, least squares and inference using regression models. Special cases of the regression model, ANOVA and ANCOVA will be covered as well. Analysis of residuals and variability will be investigated. The course will cover modern thinking on model selection and novel uses of regression models including scatterplot smoothing.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Learn how to draw conclusions about populations or scientific truths from data. This is the sixth course in the Johns Hopkins Data Science Course Track. Statistical inference is the process of drawing conclusions about populations or scientific truths from data. There are many modes of performing inference including statistical modeling, data oriented strategies and explicit use of designs and randomization in analyses. Furthermore, there are broad theories (frequentists, Bayesian, likelihood, design based, …) and numerous complexities (missing data, observed and unobserved confounding, biases) for performing inference.

Average: 7.5 (8 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

This course introduces simple and multiple linear regression models. These models allow you to assess the relationship between variables in a data set and a continuous response variable. Is there a relationship between the physical attractiveness of a professor and their student evaluation scores? Can we predict the test score for a child based on certain characteristics of his or her mother?

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Aug 29th 2016

This course covers the essential exploratory techniques for summarizing data. These techniques are typically applied before formal modeling commences and can help inform the development of more complex statistical models. Exploratory techniques are also important for eliminating or sharpening potential hypotheses about the world that can be addressed by the data. We will cover in detail the plotting systems in R as well as some of the basic principles of constructing data graphics. We will also cover some of the common multivariate statistical techniques used to visualize high-dimensional data.

Average: 7.3 (3 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

This class presents the fundamental probability and statistical concepts used in elementary data analysis. It will be taught at an introductory level for students with junior or senior college-level mathematical training including a working knowledge of calculus. A small amount of linear algebra and programming are useful for the class, but not required.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Learn fundamental concepts in data analysis and statistical inference, focusing on one and two independent samples.

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Aug 29th 2016

This course introduces the Bayesian approach to statistics, starting with the concept of probability and moving to the analysis of data. We will learn about the philosophy of the Bayesian approach as well as how to implement it for common types of data. We will compare the Bayesian approach to the more commonly-taught Frequentist approach, and see some of the benefits of the Bayesian approach.

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Aug 29th 2016

Learn how probability, math, and statistics can be used to help baseball, football and basketball teams improve, player and lineup selection as well as in game strategy.

Average: 7 (8 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

A data product is the production output from a statistical analysis. Data products automate complex analysis tasks or use technology to expand the utility of a data informed model, algorithm or inference. This course covers the basics of creating data products using Shiny, R packages, and interactive graphics. The course will focus on the statistical fundamentals of creating a data product that can be used to tell a story about data to a mass audience.

Average: 2.9 (7 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

An introduction to the statistics behind the most popular genomic data science projects. This is the sixth course in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization from Johns Hopkins University.

Average: 6.8 (4 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Inferential statistics are concerned with making inferences based on relations found in the sample, to relations in the population. Inferential statistics help us decide, for example, whether the differences between groups that we see in our data are strong enough to provide support for our hypothesis that group differences exist in general, in the entire population.

Average: 7.3 (3 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

This course covers the design, acquisition, and analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Aug 29th 2016

Understanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepare you for the next course in the specialization - the course Inferential Statistics.

Average: 8.8 (4 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Il corso copre la matematica di base, permettendo di colmare eventuali lacune e di mettere a punto la preparazione necessaria all'ingresso all'università.
The course covers the fundamentals of Math, thus allowing to fill high school gaps and to optimize students’ knowledge as they start college.


Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

We are always using experiments to improve our lives, our community, and our work. Are you doing it efficiently? Or are you (incorrectly) changing one thing at a time and hoping for the best? In this course, you will learn how to plan efficient experiments - testing with many variables. Our goal is to find the best results using only a few experiments. A key part of the course is how to optimize a system.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Aug 29th 2016

This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes' rule. You will examine various types of sampling methods, and discuss how such methods can impact the scope of inference. A variety of exploratory data analysis techniques will be covered, including numeric summary statistics and basic data visualization.

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Aug 22nd 2016

This course describes Bayesian statistics, in which one's inferences about parameters or hypotheses are updated as evidence accumulates. You will learn to use Bayes’ rule to transform prior probabilities into posterior probabilities, and be introduced to the underlying theory and perspective of the Bayesian paradigm.

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Aug 22nd 2016

By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, we will provide a crash course in what these terms mean and how they play a role in successful organizations. This class is for anyone who wants to learn what all the data science action is about, including those who will eventually need to manage data scientists. The goal is to get you up to speed as quickly as possible on data science without all the fluff. We've designed this course to be as convenient as possible without sacrificing any of the essentials.

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Aug 22nd 2016

Le MOOC « Fondamentaux pour le big data » permet d'acquérir efficacement le niveau prérequis en informatique et en statistiques pour suivre des formations dans le domaine du big data. Le big data offre de nouvelles opportunités d’emplois au sein des entreprises et des administrations. De nombreuses formations préparant à ces opportunités de métiers existent. Le suivi de ces formations nécessite des connaissances de base en statistiques et en informatique que ce MOOC vous propose d’acquérir dans les domaines de l’analyse, algèbre, probabilités, statistiques, programmation Python et bases de données.

Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

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