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Inference—How Close? How Confident?

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

Inference—How Close? How Confident?

Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

The logic of statistical inference is to compare data that we collect to expectations about what the data would be if the world were random in some particular respect. Randomness and probability are the cornerstones of all methods for testing hypotheses.

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May 18, 2017

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d********m
December 23, 2016
I've had statistics in math class, but we dove right into calculating means and standard deviations on bell curves. I got a small sense of how it worked and I've been applying that in my work ever since, but this class is really helping me consolidate some of the statistical analysis I'm doing for my own business.

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October 25, 2016

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