Statistics (Intro to Statistics) OpenCourseWare: UC Berkeley's Free Bachelor Level Intro to Statistics Class

Published Mar 31, 2009

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Students can get an introduction to the principles of statistics with this online OpenCourseWare from the University of California Berkeley. 'Statistics: Introduction to Statistics' covers the fundamentals of how statistical samples are collected and charted. This course can benefit students working on a Bachelor of Science in Statistics.

Statistics (Introduction to Statistics): Course Specifics

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Statistics (Introduction to Statistics): Course Description

An understanding of statistics has applications in a variety of fields, from environmental studies and sociology to politics and sports. This OpenCourseWare, available online from the University of California (UC) Berkeley, provides students with an introduction to statistical sampling and modeling. Instructor Fletcher Ibser leads a series of lectures on the subject that can be heard as streaming audio free from UC Berkeley's website. Lectures cover topics like histograms, regression, expected value and the binomial formula. These lectures explain both the methodology of collecting data and the process of analyzing the data. The course also addresses potential error, variation and misinterpretation in statistical analysis. This material is recommended for students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Statistics.

Lectures are available online in streaming audio format. To start learning about statistics, visit the introduction to statistics course page.

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