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Counting is one of the basic mathematically related tasks we encounter on a day to day basis. The main question here is the following. If we need to count something, can we do anything better than just counting all objects one by one? Do we need to create a list of all phone numbers to ensure that there are enough phone numbers for everyone? Is there a way to tell that our algorithm will run in a reasonable time before implementing and actually running it? All these questions are addressed by a mathematical field called Combinatorics. In this online course we discuss most standard combinatorial settings that can help to answer questions of this type. We will especially concentrate on developing the ability to distinguish these settings in real life and algorithmic problems. This will help the learner to actually implement new knowledge. Apart from that we will discuss recursive technique for counting that is important for algorithmic implementations. One of the main ‘consumers’ of Combinatorics is Probability Theory. This area is connected with numerous sides of life, on one hand being an important concept in everyday life and on the other hand being an indispensable tool in such modern and important fields as Statistics and Machine Learning. In this course we will concentrate on providing the working knowledge of basics of probability and a good intuition in this area. The practice shows that such an intuition is not easy to develop. In the end of the course we will create a program that successfully plays a tricky and very counterintuitive dice game. As prerequisites we assume only basic math (e.g., we expect you to know what is a square or how to add fractions), basic programming in python (functions, loops, recursion), common sense and curiosity. Our intended audience are all people that work or plan to work in IT, starting from motivated high school students....

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SP
26 de feb. de 2021

Special thanks to Prof. Vladimir Podolskii and Prof. Alexander S. Kulikov for their amazing explanations and diligent visuals of the concepts as well as problem sets. You Rock!

JC
8 de sep. de 2020

It's a perfect introduction to combinatorics and probability, short, fun, and easy to understand. I would like to see more puzzles, those are extremely fun and interesting

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por Juliano P

2 de ene. de 2021

Very nice course on the topic, lots of helpful exercises and practice!

por Harsh A

9 de jul. de 2021

G​reat course with good explaination and lots of practice problems.

por 慕容惜花

24 de ene. de 2020

Good course and help me a lot with a certain degree of difficulty

por Abhilash J

5 de oct. de 2020

Great experience. Used a lot of thinking skills in this course.

por Ankith u

29 de ago. de 2020

was very useful, gave new insight towards probability theory

por Xiaoyuan C

11 de ene. de 2018

Excellent course! Thanks for the effort of the course team!

por Vamsee M K

2 de dic. de 2017

A very nice introduction to probability and combinatorics.

por Neelam U

7 de oct. de 2020

I really liked the content and the design of the course.

por Javier O

15 de dic. de 2017

Excellent and complete course. I completely recommend it

por Jayanth C

14 de feb. de 2021

Nice explanations and a great introduction to Python!

por Gary M

20 de sep. de 2020

Extremely enjoyable course. I gained valuable insight

por Constantin C

17 de abr. de 2021

Very good. I enjoyed doing this course. Thank you!

por Umesh S

16 de nov. de 2020

nice built up and different ways to explain things

por Nick S

12 de jun. de 2020

Python knowledge is a must for the final projects!

por Ziqi Y

31 de dic. de 2018

Great! Challenging final project but worth trying!

por Miguel A D A

25 de nov. de 2018

Super interesting the topic about combinatorics

por Shubham K P

19 de abr. de 2019

Especially the probability part was very good.

por Orkun Ö

15 de oct. de 2019

Great course! Many thanks to the instructors!

por Steven W

1 de dic. de 2017

This course will fill your head with numbers.

por Snehal P

13 de jul. de 2020

Wonderful course everything is just perfect.

por Ayrton C A d A

28 de sep. de 2020

Excellent course, with quite fun problems!

por Zhen X

8 de jul. de 2020

very solid course, very helpful course

por kartish j

5 de sep. de 2019

I Love It while learning this course:)

por TEJAL R G

5 de sep. de 2020

The course was very informative.

por Rahul A

17 de ago. de 2020

Brilliant Course. Loved it.