Data Science- Hypothesis Testing Using Minitab and R
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Data Science- Hypothesis Testing Using Minitab and R

Introduction to Hypothesis Testing, Performing Parametric and non parametric tests, Analysis of Variance
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What Will I Learn?
  • Formulate Null and alternative hypothesis statement; perform Hypothesis testing techniques for various output and input types; Have an understating of "Analysis of Variance"
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  • It is recommended (though not mandated) that participants have clear understanding of high school mathematics and basic statistics

Data Science - Hypothesis Testing using Minitab, R is designed to cover majority of the capabilities from Analytics & Data Science perspective, which includes the following:

  • Learn how to formulate a hypothesis statements with business context
  • Preform 2 sample t test for continuous output with discrete inputs in 2 categories
  • Using ANOVA for continuous outputs with more than 2 discrete categories of inputs
  • Performing 2 – proportion test for discrete output and discrete inputs in 2 categories
  • The Chi – Square test for discrete outputs with multiple discrete inputs 
  • Introduction to Non Parametric tests like: Mann Whitney test, Paired T test, Moods median Test and Tukey pairwise comparisons  
  • Learn about Hypothesis testing techniques & how to accomplish the same using R and Minitab
Who is the target audience?
  • Participants who want to take up a career in Data Analytics, Quality management and other allied fields
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
Hypothesis Testing
4 Lectures 28:30

Describes about course content and route map for the entire course

Preview 02:13

The cardinal ‘formula’ for a data scientist; The outcomes relating to Null Hypothesis and Alternate Hypothesis

Preview 11:02

Null Hypothesis statement and Alternate hypothesis statement; formulating them with some examples

Hypothesis Testing Formulation

The difference between one tail and two tail in a distribution curve; The four main types of tests and the testing flowpath. Performing the sample t - test using a case study

Hypothesis Testing- Various Types of Tests
Hypothesis Testing -Parametric Using Minitab
16 Lectures 02:48:58

Identification of the input and output variable of interest; Types of tests to for various combinations of Y and X; Flow path to determine the test to be conducted based on the input and output parameters; Parametric tests for normal data and non parametric tests for non normal data; Understanding the business problem; Identifying the inputs and output variables of interest in the case study and choosing the appropriate test;

1 Sample Z- Test Part -1

Formulating the Null and the alternate hypothesis for normality test; Choice of null hypothesis based on absence of action and the vice versa for alternate hypothesis; checking for normality in Minitab; interpreting the Q–Q plot; Comparing the computed ‘p’ value with α (alpha) for taking the decision on whether or not to take the action; Step to performing the 1 sample Z test, selection of appropriate hypothesis in minitab. Formulation of the conclusion statement at the end of the test

1 Sample Z Test Part-2

Perform check test on data for normality; selection of the appropriate test to be conducted based on conditions of data;

1 Sample T Test

Performing Non parametric test for non normal data; 1 sample Sign test for one sample using population median measure

1 Sample Sign Test

Understanding what external conditions are, in an experiment; identifying the existence of external conditions given various scenarios

Paired T Test

Defining the Null and Alternate hypothesis statements for the given case study; defining the Ho and Ha for the various comparative tests that are a part of the t - test, Using minitab.

2 Sample T-Test Part-1

Conducting the comparative tests viz Normality test, Equal variance test using Minitab

2 Sample T-Test Part-2

Learn the hypothesis statements for 2 sample t - test and the 2 sample t - test using minitab, Iterative hypothesis testing

2 Sample T-Test Part-3

Formulating the null and the alternate hypothesis statements based on the test flowpath; conduct of Normality test for all samples

One Way ANOVA Part-1

Learn how to conduct Normality test for all samples, Variance test for more than 2 populations

One Way ANOVA Part-2

Formulation of Null and alternate hypothesis statement for ANOVA test for comparisons; Conduct of one way ANOVA using Minitab.

One Way ANOVA Part-3

The distinction between one way ANOVA, Two Way ANOVA and Multiple ANOVA or MANOVA.

ANOVA-1,2, Multiple Way

Application of 2 proportion test based on the output & input data types; Formulating the hypothesis statements; Iterative testing of 2 proportion test

2 Proportion Test

Understanding the business problem, Identifying the Y and X and their data types; Choosing the appropriate tests based on the flow path diagram; Perform Normality test using ‘graphical summary’ option in Minitab; Performing one way Anova and reconciling the results with the Hypothesis statement;

Tukey Pairwise Comparisons Part-1

Selecting all the possible graphical outputs in Minitab for analysis; Using Tukey test for comparisons of means; Interpreting the Tukey pair wise comparison based on ‘letter’ sharing method; Interpreting residual plots, Interval plot, Individual plot and box plot, Inferring the sample with the highest mean and lowest mean based on the difference measures

Tukey Pairwise Comparisons Part-2

Recap of the various types of tests based on the data types of X and Y, understand the purpose of using hypothesis testing for predictive analytics

Recap Of Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis Testing -Non Parametric Using Minitab
4 Lectures 38:33

Choosing correct test based on the number of inputs; Formulating the combined Hypothesis statement for Null and Alternate; Conducting the Chi Square Test using minitab

Chi Square Test

Perform the check for normality test for 2 samples; choosing the non – parametric test of comparisons of medians when the data is found to be not normal

Mann Whitney Test

Checking for normality test; performing the paired T test when the external conditions are the same; formulating the Null and the alternative hypothesis statements;

Paired T Test Assumption

Understanding the logic behind the mood’s median test; Mood’s Median Vs Kruskal Wallis where to use; Performing both the tests and comparing the results;

Moods Median Test
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