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Bayesian Statistics: From Concept to Data Analysis, Universidad de California en Santa Cruz

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This course introduces the Bayesian approach to statistics, starting with the concept of probability and moving to the analysis of data. We will learn about the philosophy of the Bayesian approach as well as how to implement it for common types of data. We will compare the Bayesian approach to the more commonly-taught Frequentist approach, and see some of the benefits of the Bayesian approach. In particular, the Bayesian approach allows for better accounting of uncertainty, results that have more intuitive and interpretable meaning, and more explicit statements of assumptions. This course combines lecture videos, computer demonstrations, readings, exercises, and discussion boards to create an active learning experience. For computing, you have the choice of using Microsoft Excel or the open-source, freely available statistical package R, with equivalent content for both options. The lectures provide some of the basic mathematical development as well as explanations of philosophy and interpretation. Completion of this course will give you an understanding of the concepts of the Bayesian approach, understanding the key differences between Bayesian and Frequentist approaches, and the ability to do basic data analyses....

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por GS

Sep 01, 2017

Good intro to Bayesian Statistics. Covers the basic concepts. Workload is reasonable and quizzes/exercises are helpful. Could include more exercises and additional backgroung/future reading materials.

por JH

Jun 27, 2018

Great course. The content moves at a nice pace and the videos are really good to follow. The Quizzes are also set at a good level. You can't pass this course unless you have understood the material.

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385 revisiones

por Eddie Grinman

Apr 21, 2019

It would have been better to have more data analysis applications

por Aravind Manoj

Apr 17, 2019

Good introductory course. Could provide more hands-on examples

por Lau Chuen

Apr 15, 2019

Super clear and easy to follow. Thanks for the introduction.

por Binghao Liang

Apr 12, 2019

nice course

por Xiao Wei

Apr 08, 2019

This is an excellent course but you will need background in calculus and some statistics to begin with

por Xinyi Jiang

Apr 08, 2019

Great!

por Deepanshu Pariyani

Apr 02, 2019

Very well structured and informative content. Also the delivery of content is amazing.

por Hager Ahmad Ibrahim Mahmoud

Mar 25, 2019

Very informative and informative

por Stephen Hou

Mar 18, 2019

A very nice introduction to Bayesian Statistics in a couple of hours. The course is quite intuitive and concise.

por Jakob Lavröd

Mar 16, 2019

Good introduction and interesting topics. However, some of the model analyses are not appropriate and feels artificial.