Introductory Probability and Statistics

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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

This is an introductory course in probability and statistics. This course helps to serve as foundation for higher levels of statistics course particularly inferential statistics.

This course provides 26 video lectures and it also teaches you how to estimate probability and do statistical analysis using spreadsheets.

The course is structured in four sections:

  1. Probablity
  2. Random Variable and Probability distribution- Binomial, Poisson, Normal Distribution
  3. What is Statistics- Nature & Scope
  4. Descriptive Statistics- Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion and Measures of Shape

This course will teach you statistics in real sense and help you to remove your all doubts relating to statistics and probability.

If you want really learn probability and statistics in simple way, you must enroll for this course.

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of MS excel is desirable
  • you should be familiar with high school mathematics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn essentials of statistical concepts
  • Learn basic concepts of statistics like mean median mode and standard deviation
  • Learn how to use excel for doing statistical analysis
  • Learn basic concepts of probability
  • Learn various approaches of assinging probability to events
  • Learn revising probability

Who is the target audience?

  • Students who are looking to have foundations in statistics
  • Students who are doing basic courses in statistics
  • Students of business studies
  • Students who are thinking of doing data analysis

What you get with this course?

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Introductory Lecture
Section 1: Probability
Concepts of Probability
Approaches to Probability
Addition Rule
Statistical Independence and Multiplication Rule
Statistical Dependence
Revising Probability: Bayes' Theorem
Section 2: Random Variable and its Probability Distribution
Meaning of Random Variable
Types of Random Variable
Binomial Distribution
Expected value and variance of Binomial Distribution
Binomial using Excel
Poisson Distribution
Normal Distribution
Normal Distribution:Finding the Area
Probability of Normal Distribution using Excel
Section 3: Statistics
Meaning of Statistics
Characteristics of statistics
Nature of Statistics
Scope of Statistics
Types of Statistics
Limitations of Statistics
Section 4: Descriptive Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency: Mean Median Mode
Measures of Dispersion
Measures of Shape
Descriptive Statistics Using MS Excel

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Instructor Biography

Dr. Ash Narayan Sah, Data Scientist

I am Ash Narayan Sah working as assistant professor in the area of Economics and Econometrics in Thapar University, Patiala. I am a doctorate in Economics. I started doing my specilization in the economics area after my 12th. I completed my graduation in economics with honours from Utkal University in 1997. I did my master in economics from Hyderabad Central University, Andhra Pradesh in 2000. I also did my M.Phil in Economics and after M.Phil, I enrolled for my PhD in Financial Economics in Hyderabad Central University. After completion of my PhD, I joined as an assistant professor in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun in January 2007. I worked for 5 years in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies and taught basic econometrics course and mangerial economics to MBA students. During my stay at University of petroleum and Energy Studies, I realized the need of data analysis book using MS Excel for students of business studies. And then I decided to author my first book titled 'data Analysis using MS Excel', which published in 2009. after that I published another book titled ' Statistics for Management using MS Excel', which got published in 2013. I am having eight years teaching experience. In addition, I have also published few research papers. My expertise also extends in doing econometric and statistical analysis using several softwares like SPSS, Eviews, and MS Excel.

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