Oct 24th 2016

Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 1 (Coursera)

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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.


Week 1: Introduction, Probability, Expectations, and Random Vectors

Week 2: Conditional Probability, Bayes' Rule, Likelihood, Distributions, and Asymptotics

Week 3: Confidence Intervals, Bootstrapping, and Plotting

Week 4: Binomial Proportions and Logs