Quarter Summary

Aug 3  7  Week 1
We will get to know each other, the tools we will use and the policies of the course. We will learn the basics of data, summarizing data numerically and visually. We will compare experiments and observational studies and discuss generalizibility and causality.
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Aug 10  14  Week 2
We will define probability, calculate expected value and variance. We will define discrete random variables and use Bernoulli, binomial, geometric, Poisson, and discrete uniform distributions.
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Aug 17  21  Week 3
We will define continuous random variables and use Normal, exponential, and continuous uniform distributions.
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Aug 24  28  Week 4
We will learn how to infer about population parameters using sample statistics.
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Aug 31  Sept 4  Week 5
We will use linear regression and learn about maximum likelihood estimation.
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