Foundations of Statistics

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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UW Professional & Continuing Education

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Who should attend

Professionals who use statistics in their work, and others who want to deepen their knowledge of the subject.

About the course

Statistics — the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data — permeates and influences our lives. If something can be measured, the science of statistics can be applied to make it more relevant and understandable. Statistical techniques are used to generate valuable insights and shape decisions in disparate fields such as business, science, engineering, politics, the environment, health care and sports. Having a solid foundation in statistics can be valuable in a wide variety of professions.

In this course, you’ll explore the essential knowledge and concepts of statistics. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the properties of probability and their distributions, along with their impact on statistical inference. And you‘ll learn how to apply these properties to investigate the relationships between various characteristics of data.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Key concepts in statistics, including definitions, terminology and designing research questions
  • Fundamental aspects of probability and distributions
  • How to interpret statistical results based on sample size, confidence intervals and significance

Experts

Ming Li

Ming Li is a research scientist at Amazon who leverages big data and machine learning to boost customer satisfaction in the Device, Digital and Alexa Support organization. He was the chair of the Quality & Productivity Section of the American Statistical Association for 2017. Ming was a data ...

Foundations of Statistics at UW Professional & Continuing Education

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